Photography Exhibit on Display


Photography Exhibit On

Display in City Hall Lobby


Wayne Wright, the Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s librarian, shows off a two-lens stereoscopic camera that is featured in three panels from the “Oneonta Photographers, 1850-1900” he staged forGOHS during the fall now being installed in the City Hall lobby. The show features work from William Mereness, Perry Young and Howard N. Smith, who took some of the earliest images of Oneonta.


Baby Boy From Walton First ’19 Bassett Birth

Austin James Robinson  is the first baby born in 2019 at the Bassett Birthing Center in Cooperstown. Austin arrived at 3:01 a.m. New Year’s Day to his mother and father, Destiny Grant and Adam Robinson of Walt- on, Austin weighs 6 lbs.,13 oz., and is 19¾ inches long. Destiny noted that Austin’s birthday is exactly 30 days before her own birthday. 2018 was another record setting year with 1,081 babies born at Bassett.


Joe Stillman’s Celebrate ‘Citizen Clark’

Gets Benefit Screening In U-U Church A benefit screening of “Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle,” the story of former U.S. Attorney General and Human Rights activist Ramsey Clark will be held on Sunday, January 20th at 6:00pm in the Unitarian Universalist Church, 12 Ford Avenue, in Oneonta, NY.

The film, narrated by Martin Sheen, is a chronological look at Clark’s national and international commitment to the causes of peace, justice and human rights issues.  Clark’s work in the Justice Department with John & Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, LBJ, the turbulent 1960’s, the Vietnam War, his run for the 1974 U.S. Senate race in New York, and U.S. interventions throughout the world will be shown.  New footage from the Parkland, Florida shooting, which was added to the finished version of the film, will be seen for the first time in our area.  Individuals like Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Frank Serpico, UN General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann and other journalists, politicians and human rights activists are featured in the film.

The award-winning documentary was recently honored at the Mediterranean Film Festival in Cannes, France, and its script was chosen to be part of the permanent library core collection at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, CA.

Dr. Ben Friedell will introduce Oneonta filmmaker Joseph C. Stillman.

A donation of $10 is suggested for admission. For reservations call 607.287.5175 or email:


DEJOSEPH LAUDED: Gabriel DeJoseph, Unadilla, was named to the Dean’s List at Hamilton College for the 2018 fall semester. DeJoseph is a senior majoring in government and religious studies.

BAKER ON LIST: Hanna Baker, Oneonta, has been named to the Nazareth College Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. Baker is majoring in Music Therapy.

ROSNER ACHIEVES: Cole Rosner, Oneonta, has been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Slippery Rock University.

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