Edition of 02/01/2024


Nurses, Hospital Come to Terms

Nurses, Hospital Come to Terms NYSNA Benefit Fund Preserved, Wage Increase ‘Unprecedented’ ONEONTA—A.O. Fox Hospital leadership has reached an agreement with the New York State Nurses Association related to a collective bargaining agreement for registered nurses at the hospital. Negotiations have successfully concluded after just a few months, according to hospital officials. “We would like to thank the representatives at NYSNA for their good faith collaboration,” said Joan MacDonald, DNP, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient…


Trio Elected to Hall of Fame

Induction Weekend 2024 will take place Friday, July 19 through Monday, July 22. In addition to the induction ceremony, there will be an awards presentation on Saturday, July 20.…


Editorial: Dancing in the Doldrums

Be that as it may, carnivals—winter festivals, winter carnivals, snow festivals, frost fairs—have been around for a long time. They are especially popular in the wintry countries of the north, where the long, cold, snowy and, in the past, very often severe weather conditions exacerbate the winter doldrums, forcing the residents indoors and offering them no rewarding and stimulating social activity.…


A Voters Guide to Elections: Voting: The Time To Prepare Is Now

A Voters Guide to Elections from the League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown Area Voting: The Time To Prepare Is Now On Tuesday, November 5, 2024, New Yorkers will be voting for president, vice president, senator, members of congress, and state legislators. November 5 may be 10 months away, but the 2024 election season begins now. “How can that be?” you might wonder. The answer is related to how New York runs its primary elections. Primary elections are used…

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