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Stephen W. Tompkins, 44; Fought Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosed At Infancy
IN MEMORIAM

Stephen W. Tompkins, 44; Fought

Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosed At Infancy

Stephen Wyatt Tompkins • 1974-2018

CHERRY VALLEY – Stephen Wyatt Tompkins, 44, who had been fighting Cystic Fibrosis since infancy, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at New York Presbyterian Hospital with loving family by his side.

Born in Cooperstown, Oct. 28, 1974, Stephen’s Cystic Fibrosis led to other challenges.  He was a 10+ year survivor of a double lung transplant received at New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Stephen graduated from Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School in 1995. He attended the RIT National Technical Institute for the Deaf. He was most recently employed by the Town of Middlefield Highway Department.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Animal Shelter Fundraiser

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MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER – 6 – 8 p.m. Celebrate wonderful life of Dr. Gahleb with wife Jill, Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Cost, $100/person includes 2 drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction. RSVP by 9/20. Veranda, The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-8111 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Susquehanna-Animal-Shelter-121696841223218/

BENEFIT 5K/MILE – 9 a.m. Run/walk in Mindful Mile & Fight Hunger 5K to benefit the Riverside Back Pack Program, providing Oneonta school children food over the weekend. Registration from 8-8:45 a.m. Cost day-of, $25 for 5K, $15 for Mile. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-3337 or visit oneonta.sodexomyway.com/explore/mindful_mile

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Fly A Kite At Cherry Valley Fest

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KITE FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. All day outdoor kite fly for all. Includes Rev Riders Team Performances, Fighter Kite Battles, more. Admission, $5/adult. Campbell Road, Cherry Valley. 607-264-3080 or visit www.facebook.com/cherryvalleyartworks/

BLOCK PARTY – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Benefit for Family Resource Network features free hot dogs, vendors, children’s activities, opportunity to dunk Pastor Paul, 3 tries/$1, Noon – 12:30 p.m. Bring friends, meet more. Atonement Lutheran Church parking lot, 1 Center St., Oneonta. 607-432-6852.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

September 11 Memorial

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MEMORIAL – 9 a.m. Ceremony remembering 7 SUNY Oneonta Alumni who lost their lives in the attacks on 9/11. Memorial, Quad, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2589433

BOOK SIGNING – 5 – 7 p.m. Reading of “Riko: Seduction of an Artist” a biography of a Czech artist from the ‘30s thru the ‘80s. Written by Denise B. Dailey. Signing to follow. The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

9/11 Memorial Event

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HERO RUN/WALK – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Memorial run/walk for all the heroes who lost their lives on 9/11/01 and honoring the heroes who still answer the call. Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Company., 832 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. Visit hero5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=6181

RODEO – 4 – 11 p.m. Support your hometown baseball team at Saturday Night Showdown. Pre-rodeo features games, food, music. Rodeo kicks off at 7, followed at 9 by party with music, cash bar, snacks. Tickets, $20/adult. Available at SFCU locations, ISD, The Shipping Room, or Online. Oneonta Outlaws, Damaschke Field, 15 James Georgeson Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-6326 or visit www.facebook.com/oneontaoutlawsbaseball/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 12
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Great Piano Music In Concert

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MUSIC FESTIVAL – 7:30 p.m. Ran Dank and Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano, present selections by Mozart, Debussy, Stravinsky, Granados, others. Includes works for solo piano, four-hand piano. Cost, $25 general admission. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 877-666-7421 or visit www.cooperstownmusicfest.org

RENAISSANCE FAIR – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Medieval Ren fair features crafters, vendors, games for kids & adults, auctions, performances by variety of musical groups. All welcome to come in period costume. Windfall Dutch barn, 2009 Clinton Road, Cherry Valley. 518-993-2239 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com/renaissance-fair.html

30th Cherry Valley-Springfield Graduation Fills Opera House

30th Cherry Valley-Springfield

Graduation Fills Opera House

Gathering at the Alice Busch Opera Theater in Springfield, The Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School class of 2018 received their diplomas on Saturday morning, marking the end of their high school careers as students. Valedictorian Kaitlyn Ehlers and Salutatorian Amanda Pressly both spoke during the ceremony, as well as CV-S Spanish teacher Donna Ahrens. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)
Joe Gray’s Busch Commercial Hits Youtube

Joe Gray’s Busch Beer

Commercial Hits YouTube

With a cardboard cutout of their dad, Joe Gray, hinting at what he’d like for Father’s Day, Scott and Justin Gray pick up a case of Busch Beer at the end of a walk through downtown Cherry Valley, where banners, posters and even coasters reminded them that all Joe wanted was a Busch, all as part of a national ad campaign by the Busch Beer company. The ad, shot Sunday, June 3 in Cherry Valley, premiered today, and a second ad, also starring the Gray family, will premier on Father’s Day.

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Cherry Valley Want To Buy Joe Gray A Beer

Cherry Valley Rallies

To Buy Joe Gray A Beer

Joe Gray, center, Cherry Valley, had to get used to being in the spotlight this morning as film crews followed him around village, taking footage for an extensive ad campaign for Busch beer featuring himself. Banners, and posters cover windows, telephone poles, store fronts and even adorn the sides of buildings, all with Joe’s “subtle” hints to his family about what to get him this Father’s Day Joe was hand-selected by Busch to be an “every-man” in their upcoming national ad campaign which will also feature his wife Kim and sons Scott and Justin.  Teasers are expected out soon with the full commercial premiering on Father’s Day. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Novelist Dana Spiotta Due Back In County For Lecture

Novelist Dana Spiotta Due

Back In County For Lecture

Dana Spiotta

COOPERSTOWN – Dana Spiotta, whose novel “Eat the Document” was a National Book Award finalist while she was co-proprietor the Rose & Kettle restaurant in Cherry Valley, will be back in Otsego County at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, to give a talk at the Village Library of Cooperstown.

Spiotta is the author of three other novels, “Innocents and Others” (2016), winner of the St. Francis College Literary Prize and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; “Stone Arabia” (2011), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and her first, “Lightning Field” (2001).

Bliss Tells Of Bipartisan Record; Berliant Says It’s Time For Change
DISTRICT 7 DEBATE (MIDDLEFIELD, CHERRY VALLEY, ROSEBOOM)

Bliss Tells Of Bipartisan Record;

Berliant Says, Time For Change

District 7 Representative Dave Bliss and challenger Leslie Berliant address a packed house at the old high school in Cherry Valley on Monday night. Bliss believes that his record of bi-partisan leadership shows his commitment to getting things done for the constituents of District 7. Berliant believes it is time for big changes in the County Board of Representatives. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)
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Thomas Krietsch Rites Saturday

IM MEMORIAM: Thomas Krietsch Rites

CHERRY VALLEY – A memorial service for Thomas Krietsch will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, followed by a gathering of family and friends at Sherman’s Tavery, The Hotel Pratt, Cooperstown.

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