High Winds Hit, But Little Harm Done In County

City of the Hills: Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2019

High Winds Hit,

But Little Harm

Done In County

Madeline Walker, a volunteer for the Save the Tails Ciders & Ales fundraiser for Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans, pours a cup of Ommegang’s 3 Philosophers brew during the Save the Tails Ciders & Ales fundraiser at My Father’s Place on Saturday, Feb. 23.


Otsego County was buffeted with high winds gusting up to 65 mph from Sunday, Feb. 24, to the next day at 7 p.m.
Miraculously, little damage was reported across the county, and only 66 customers were out of power, in the Town of Pittsfield.


PONDERING FUTURE: The first meeting of the Otsego County “Energy Task Force” was planned at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Oneonta Town Hall, West Oneonta. For details, check

Cobleskill were in Otsego County Jail for punching a state trooper trying to break up a fight between the two men alongside I-88 near Worcester Tuesday, Feb. 19.
►NIXON’S SPEECHWRITER, Raymond Price, died in New York City. He was familiar with Roseboom, where a sister and nephew live.
►A GOAT GOT LOOSE in Toddsville, wandering around the neighborhood to the amusement of onlookers before
being returned to owners Hank & Diana Nichols.
►MAYOR GARY HERZIG will give the “State of the City” address at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5.


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