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Freeman’s Journal

This Week’s Newspapers Jan. 18, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Jan. 17-18, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

For perhaps one of the final times, Margaret and Mark in the backseat of one of Cooperstown Medical Tranport’s 12 ambulances.

FRONT PAGE

Longest Shutdown Has Little Impact Here

2 Historic Markers Ready For MLK Day

Goodyear Polar Jump To Aid 2 Volunteers

Known For Opera, She’s Praised For Book

20 Inches Of Snow On Way This Weekend

EDITORIAL 

Andela, Red Shed Show Entrepreneurial Mettle

COLUMNS

SEWARD:  Democrats Shutting Out GOP Voices

‘Uxurious’ Misread Suffragette’s Fateful Visit

Which Appliance Should We Be Afraid Of Next?

Digital Infrastructure  Allows Competition With Big Tech

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Renewables, Maybe Not Answer Today, Are Wave Of The Future

HISTORY COLUMNS

HOMETOWN History

BOUND VOLUMES

ALLOTSEGO.LIFE

From Single Van, Cooperstown Couple Built Three-County Ambulance Service

Milford 5th-Graders Study Trout By Raising Trout

Brides Aplenty at Foothills

‘Citizen Clark’ Film, Basketball Tourney, Art For The SPCA

IN MEMORIAM

Roger B. Sullivan, 68; SUNY Oneonta Asst. VP/Enrollment

Barbara Means, 87, Oneonta; Artist, World Traveler

Sandee H. Alpern, 71, Cooperstown; Spinner, Weaver, Potter, Teacher

Edward Van Beers, 84; Operated Pittsfield Plumbing & Heating

 PEOPLE

Senate Resolution Gives Fallen Hero Liberty Medal

SUNY Students Study Sea Life Of Japanese Isles

At Noah’s World. The Queen of the Dance

Mebust Leading New Committee Of Village Dems

Let it Snow…And Snow And Snow AND SNOW!

DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS

Brides Flout Stain Risks To Enjoy Tempting BBQ

BONUS STORY FROM HOMETOWN

ONEONTA & FREEMAN’S JOURNAL

Brides Flout Stain Risks

To Enjoy Tempting BBQ

By LIBBY CUDMORE • HOMETOWN ONEONTA & The Freeman’s Journal

Nikki Bower knows sometimes good food can be messy. She and husband Sean were early local adopters of a growing barbeque wedding trend when they married in 2016.

Editor’s Note:  This article appeared in the Thursday-Friday, Jan. 10-11 print editions in anticipation of yesterday’s 2019 Wedding Expo at Foothills.  For photos of the event, see this week’s print editions, on newsstands Wednesday afternoon.

ONEONTA – Nikki Bower reminds you to always eat barbeque with care.“I’m not a girly-girl, so wearing a wedding dress all day was hard for me,” she joked. “I was trying to eat responsibly, but I got barbeque sauce all down the front of my dress!”

Nikki and her husband Sean, married June 25, 2016, were on the cutting edge of the latest in wedding trends –  forgoing filet mignon and lobster tails for some good old-fashioned barbeque.

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Celebrate Christmas With Your Newspaper

Celebrate Christmas

With Your Newspaper

• Unadilla’s Mrs., Mr. Claus Remembered

• See Photos Of 2 ‘Scrooge’ Performances

• ‘Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus’

• Christmas Day, From St. Luke’s Gospel

• We Found 10 Local Gifts On Main Streets

• FOR-DO Revives Holiday Spirit In Clients

• EDITORIAL: Life Has Never Been Better

Plus much more news of the week, from Governor Cuomo blocking a $3.5 million grant to bring natural gas to the county, to Hartwick College naming a new provost, to veteran Trustee Bruce Maxson retiring from the Cooperstown Village Board. Available this afternoon at newsstands across Otsego County.
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Business Closes Cooperstown Office

Business Closes

Cooperstown Office

Building Superintendent Vaughn Clark scrapes “The Cooperstown Crier” off the signboard in front of 21 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown, as the newspaper ended its presence in the village at the end of August. The Crier laid off its editor, Greg Klein, two weeks ago and allowed the lease for its village office to expire at the end of last month.  To subscribe to the remaining in-village newspaper, The Freeman’s Journal, locally owned and operated in Cooperstown since 1808, click here, or call Larissa at 607-547-6103. (AllOTSEGO.com photo)
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EXCLUSIVE!

• XNG Truck Caught Fire, And Few Told Of It

• 1st In-Depth Interview With SUNY President

• Hartwick College Prepares For 225th Class

• Hanford Mills In Summer Dreams Supplement

• Plus Editorials, Columns, Letters To Editor

A citizen FOILing a police report now has evidence of a XNG gas-bearing truck catching fire on July 9 on Route 205 on Country Club Road, Oneonta. This and much more in this week’s Hometown Oneonta and The Freeman’s Journal, on newsstands this afternoon.
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EXCLUSIVE!!!! Civic Leader’s Death Felled Focus Execs Democrats Back Republican For Sheriff DRI About To Award Millions In Projects Schenevus Petitions County For Jobs Dyslexia School Looks At Otego Site EDITORIAL: Elect Len Carson Sheriff

EXCLUSIVE!!!!

Civic Leader’s Death Felled Focus Execs

Democrats Back Republican For Sheriff

DRI About To Award Millions In Projects

Schenevus Petitions County For Jobs

Dyslexia School Looks At Otego Site

EDITORIAL: Elect Len Carson Sheriff

All these exclusive stories, and more, as well as Summer Dreams, the new 16-page “things to do” supplement. On newsstands this afternoon.
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EXCLUSIVE! What Did Amy Schumer Say At Foothills? Candidate Refuses To NOT Go Negative CCS Students Sign At Hall of Fame Game Theresa’s Emporium Opens Coop Store Armory Exhibit May Become Permanent Get Yer Milk!  At Bank Of Cooperstown
EXCLUSIVE! $5M Due For Doubleday Field Upgrade Volunteers Reopen Oneonta Bike Trails SUNY Oneonta Takes Lead On Artspace Morris Veteran In NY Senate Hall Of Fame Hometown: SUNY Graduation Picture Page Freeman’s: CCS Senior Prom Picture Page Exclusive Editorial, Columns, Letters To Ed
EXCLUSIVE articles in Hometown, Freeman’s

EXCLUSIVE!

Details On County Suing Big Pharma

Hesse’s Archaeology Museum Complete

Fenimore, Boston’s MFA To Collaborate

State Names Springbrook Hub Of Care

CSO Founding Conductor Says Goodbye

Oneonta Company Enters Bat Business

As usual, Hometown Oneonta & The Freeman’s Journal are filled with exclusive local news stories.  Plus opinion:  Learn how you can enlist in the Trade War on the U.S. behalf.  This week’s editions are available this afternoon at newsstands around Otsego County.
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EXCLUSIVE NEWS!

EXCLUSIVE!

Breakthrough Regarding Sheriff’s Son

Coopertown’s Casale Runs Top Campaign

2 Accused Priests Had Served In County

NYSEG Abandons Gas Pipeline Upgrade

For exclusive local news reports, local opinion and local photos, pick up this week’s Hometown Oneonta and The Freeman’s Journal, on newsstands across the county this afternoon.
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WOMEN RULE In Cooperstown, Ellen Tillapaugh Mayor; In Oneonta, 3 Trailblazers, Sivers Lauded

WOMEN RULE

In Cooperstown, Ellen Tillapaugh Mayor;

In Oneonta, 3 Trailblazers, Sivers Lauded

Women are on the ascendancy in Otsego County, judging from this week’s front pages. In Cooperstown, Trustee Ellen Tillapaugh was elected mayor, the second woman to hold that position. In Oneonta, Rachel Lutz Jessup and two other women received the city Human Rights Commission’s annual Trailblazer Awards, plus departing commission member and First UM Pastor Teressa Sivers was honored. All this and more in this week’s Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta, on newsstands across Otsego County.
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Another Local Candidate For Congress, Much More

Another Local Candidate

For Congress, Much More

A second Otsego County candidate, Erin Collier of Cooperstown, has announced she is challenging U.S. Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook, this year. The first local candidate, Sue Sullivan, dropped out late last year after she found she was unable to raise sufficient money. Read about Collier, the GOP endorsement of Sheriff Devlin, a celebrated Maine brewer’s return to his hometown of Oneonta, and much more, in this week’s Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta, on local newsstands this afternoon.
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