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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 Ice Harvest Festival ICE HARVEST FEST – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Participate in traditional ice harvesting as was done 100 years ago (as long as ice is at least 8”). Also includes ice carving, fishing, hot soup buffet, exhibits by local businesses, more. Cost, $9/adult/teen. Children under 12 enter free. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 Auction To Benefit Wigs & Wishes FUNDRAISER – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Support Tracy Abrams to provide wigs to local community members who have lost their hair to chemotherapy. Enjoy Quarter Auction, food, drink, preview items. Partnered with 501c organization Wigs & Wishes. Oneonta Vets Club, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-287-4294 or visit…


MCS Bleachers Filled With Polar Jump Fans

MCS Bleachers Filled With Polar Jump Fans Chinese Auction Leads Up To Feb. 16 Event Ezra Wilber of Cherry Valley, now 14, a beneficiary of the 2004 Goodyear Lake Polar Bear Jump, helps distribute merchandise to winning bidders at today’s Chinese auction in the Milford Central School gym to benefit this year’s plunge, planned for Saturday, Feb. 16.  The winners were Michelle Zuk, Oneonta, accompanied by a friend, Barbara Finkelstein.  At right, young Maverick Bliss, 4, shows glee at mom…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 21 Deowongo Island Day SUMMER PICNIC – Noon – 3 p.m. Day of summer fun featuring food, party barge rides to Deowongo Island, live music. Bakers Beach, St. Hwy. 28, Richfield Springs. 607-547-2366 or visit DANCE PARTY – 6 – 10 p.m. Back to the 80’s with cover band “Flux Capacitor.” Includes snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks. Cost, $25. Proceeds to Greater Oneonta Historical Society building fund. Deer Haven Campground, 180 Deer Haven Ln., Oneonta. 607-432-0960…

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