News of Otsego County

Serving Otsego County, NY, through the combined reporting of Cooperstown's Freeman's Journal and the Hometown Oneonta newspapers.

BJ the Clown

36th Annual Crayon Carnival Fills Bursey Gymnasium

36th Annual Crayon Carnival

Fills Bursey Gymnasium

Breona Talbot, 3, Cooperstown, is presented with a balloon animal, made specially for her by BJ the Clown during the Cooperstown PTA’s annual Crayon Carnival in the Red Bursey Gymnasium. Talbot was one of several children running around with balloon animals during the event. Several other games, events, and snacks kept the children busy all afternoon. (Parker Fish/
Golf Ball Drop

6th Ward Golf Ball Drop Offers

Family Fun, Food And Prizes

Aiyesha Washburn, Oneonta, left, who came down to the 6th Ward Booster Club for the annual Golf Ball Drop on Saturday, dances with BJ the Clown, who was on hand preforming magic tricks and handing out smiles to the children.  Winners of the Golf Ball Drop were: first, Mary Thomas; second, Maryann Brown, and third, Scott McDonald.  (Ian Austin/
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