Locals March 14 15 2019

LOCALS – March 14 -15, 2019

CSO Conductor Contest Raises Record $46,321

Ian Austin/HOMETOWN ONEONTA  –  Though Al Rubin, owner, A&D Transport Services, ultimately took the baton to conduct “Stars & Stripes Forever,” he was helped by Cindy Donaldson, OMS choral music director, left, and Libby Cudmore, managing editor, Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman’s Journal and AllOtsego.com, in raising a record-setting $46,321 for the Catskill Symphony Orchestra during the annual Cabaret Concert on Saturday, March 9, at SUNY Oneonta.

Ommegang, Red Shed Win State Medals


Brewery Ommegang won two prizes and the Red Shed Brewery one at the New York State Brewers Association’s third annual Craft Beer Competition.
Ommegang’s Three Philosophers took a bronze in the “Belgian Other” category and Witte took a bronze in the “Wheat Beer” category.
The Red Shed’s Jessica’s Red Ale took a silver, in the “Amber/Red Ale” category.



Ian Austin/HOMETOWN ONEONTA – Maddie Hurley, Cherry Valley, and Chloe Bellcourt, Cooperstown, were on Main Street, Oneonta, Saturday, March 9, to sample a few of the dozens of craft beers available at Brewery Ommegang’s Snommegang.


Brigham, Leinhart On SLU Dean’s List


Macklin T. Brigham, Cherry Valley and Olivia A. Leinhart, Cooperstown, were both named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at St. Lawrence University.
Brigham is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in performance and communication arts.
Leinhart is a member of the Class of 2020 and is majoring in performance and communication arts.










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