Cooperstown PTA


Ten Nonprofits Receive Grants from Rotary

The Rotary Club of Cooperstown has announced $5,000.00 in donations to the benefit of 10 area nonprofits. The Rotary Club of Cooperstown raises funds annually to donate to local nonprofits through its popular community events, including Fall Fling, the Election Day Pancake Day and the Spring Lawn Sale.…


Parade Packs Main Street Cooperstown

Halloween Parade Packs Main Street Cooperstown Trick or Treating was already underway on Main Street Cooperstown when the Halloween Parade kicked off at 5 p.m. Lead by a police car the first down the street were members of the Cooperstown High School Band performing a rendition of horror classic ‘Jaws’ theme, their first performance since winter 2019. Following them was an absolute hoard of children and parents which filled the street with everything from Princesses and goblins to post office…


HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Take Home Pancake Benefit 12-19-20

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19 Take Home Pancake Benefit PICK-UP PANCAKES – 9 – 11 a.m. Pick up kits to make pancakes for the Cooperstown PTA Pancake Breakfast. Support various program and enjoy delicious pancakes with real maple syrup at home. Presented by Cooperstown Parent Teacher Association. Visit for info.…


Cooperstown PTA Debates Bullying

Cooperstown PTA Debates Bullying By JENNIFER HILL• Special to COOPERSTOWN “We’re asking you to take better care of the students and then we’ll trust you more.” Cooperstown Central School’s PTA Co-President Tabetha Rathbone’s remarks to school board members and administrators echoed what 60-plus plus parents and students said in a packed Cooperstown Elementary School’s library Tuesday, June 11. However, School Super-intendent Bill Crankshaw said he isn’t sure what the school district will do next. The PTA meeting offered the…


Creative Kids, Crafts At Crayon Carnival

Creative Kids, Crafts At Crayon Carnival COOPERSTOWN – Kids and their families enjoyed a day of fun at the Cooperstown Central School District PTA’s annual Crayon Carnival, held this afternoon in the middle school gym.  Above, Gillian Spencer, Cooperstown, helps Avni Pattel and Meara Foster decorate flower posts with beads and paint at the station hosted by the Cooperstown Farmer’s Market and Carefree Gardens. Right, Peter Doyle, Worcester, displays his architect skills as he builds a tower from blocks at the Oneonta…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DEC. 3 Run Of The Ugly Sweaters At 3 p.m. In Cooperstown To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE. UGLY SWEATER RUN – There’s still time to take in the Ugly Sweater Run:  It departs at 3 p.m. from Pioneer Park in downtown Cooperstown.  (The listing incorrectly reported 1:30 p.m.)  Info, CONCERT – 7 p.m. Juice Newton performs her greatest hits. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St. Oneonta. Info, …

Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Special Subscription Offer

Now through September 30, new annual subscribers to “The Freeman’s Journal” and have an opportunity to help their choice of one of four Otsego County Charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Cooperstown Art Association, Helios Care or Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.