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Freeman’s Journal

This Week — Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

 

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

HISTORY IS MADE!  Kathy Chase of Cooperstown, center, was the first Otsego County voter to cast a ballot under the state’s new early voting law. Polls opened Saturday, Oct. 26, at the county’s Meadows Office Complex, and early voting continues daily through Sunday, Nov. 3.  For schedule, click here.   (James Cummings/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Vote Expected Nov. 6 On County Manager

Trustees Remove Dorms From New Zoning

Schenevus, Worcester Schools Revisit Merger

Oneonta Christian Academy Seeks Otego Site

SUNY Team Bus, Moose Collide In Adirondacks

6-Month Moratorium Planned On Dunkin’ Site

Fire-Extinguisher Drive Honors Fallen Fireman

EDITORIAL

Early Voting Offers Opportunities, Dangers

COLUMNS

LEAGUE: 5¢ Deposit Creates Right Incentives

ZAGATA: Democrats Blame The Other Guy

McEVOY: Let’s Give Democrats A Chance

POLITICAL LETTERS

McHUGH: Basile Promises Energy, Openness

NORTHRUP: Broadband, Renewables, Pot, Why Not?

SHUE: Harrington Rooted In 6th Ward Politics

MANNION: Drnek Knows Most About Ward 8

HUNTSMAN: Basile Qualified For County Board

SERAFIN: Tonner Passionate, Determined, Confident

BUTTERMANN: Basile Assumes Growing Responsibility

MOWERS: Holleran Wants Oneontans To Run Town

MARIETTA: Bi-Partisanship Moves County Forward

AVANZATO:  Drnek Knows How To Promote Business

MALLOY: Buccheri Understands Laurens’ Needs

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Travisano’s New Book Reveals Poet’s Trauma

SUNY Chorus Bring World’s Music To Oneonta

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Oct. 31, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Nov. 1, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Joseph Kenyon, 86; Served 20 Years On County Board

Lawrence Gennarino, 85; Navy Vet Worked At Bendix

Edith M. Catella, 93; Head Bookkeeper At Sears

Kenneth Robinson, 53: Memorial Service Nov. 2

Betty Jo Chase, 69; 20-Year Bassett Nurse’s Aide

Josephine Bertino, 89; Planned SSPCA Fashion Show

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ZAGATA: Regulations Coming Home To Roost

THE VIEW FROM WEST DAVENPORT

Regulation Coming

Home To Roost

By MIKE ZAGATA • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

For several decades our nation’s environmental policies have, for the most part, been driven by emotion or what “seemed,” according to popular opinion, to be the “right” thing to do. As a result, many of those policies lacked a scientific basis and the unintended consequences are, like lost chickens, coming home to roost.

Mike Zagata, DEC commissioner in the Pataki Administration and a former environmental executive for Fortune 500 companies, lives in West Davenport.

New York State’s ban on fracking may well be such an example. There are some in the environmental community who use natural gas to cook or heat their homes, yet they demand that gas not come from fracked wells in Pennsylvania. Let’s take a closer look at what that means to the release of carbon and the impact on climate change.

The gas they demand comes largely from the Gulf of Mexico, about 1,200 miles to the south of New York. It is transported from the Gulf of Mexico to New York via pipeline at about 800 psi (pounds per square inch) of pressure.

To maintain that pressure inside the pipe the gas must be run through large reciprocating engines or turbines that compress it. This gas compression is done about every 40 miles along the pipeline at compressor stations and, guess what, natural gas is the fuel that powers the engines or turbines used to compress the gas to increase the pressure in the pipe.

In other words, not all the gas that enters the pipeline from the wells in the Gulf of Mexico arrives at the other end of the pipeline – much of it is burned as fuel to maintain the pressure inside the pipe and move the gas along the pipeline.

To maintain the pressure along the 1,200 miles the gas is being moved, it takes about 30 compressor stations. To move the gas from Pennsylvania to New York, a distance of about 80 miles, it would take two. Therefore, if we divide 30 by 2, we can quickly see that it takes about 15 times more gas for fuel to power the engines/turbines to move the gas in the pipeline from the Gulf of Mexico than it would take to move it from Pennsylvania to New York.

The people who oppose using the fracked gas from Pennsylvania are contributing to the 15-fold increase of released carbon by demanding we burn more gas than necessary to transport the gas they are using and thus are driving climate change. How’s that for irony?

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), California’s largest utility, has announced it is utting off power to about 1.5 million Californians. How can that be, and what drove them to do that?
We’ve all read about California’s catastrophic wildfires, but how many of us understand what triggered them? It was a combination of things, including population growth and home construction being allowed in a fire-dominated ecosystem. However,
good intentions may have been the primary cause.
Every time the U.S. Forest Service, the state’s Forest Management Agency of PG&E, attempted to manage the forest and brush by reducing the fuel load, they were sued by a well-intentioned advocacy group. That too went on for decades allowing the accumulated fuel of dead and dying wood to build up.
When fire came, and that was certain to happen, it came with a vengeance. Entire communities were consumed.

As a result, PG&E was sued as a spark from one of its electric transmission lines may have ignited one of the fires. The groups that sued PG&E to keep the company from removing that fuel were, however, not held to be responsible. That may change going forward.

A year has passed and we’re now into another fire season. To avoid being held culpable for any fires this year, PG&E made a pre-emptive move. They cut off power to about 1.5 million customers. The lack of science-based forest management policy has indeed come home to roost for those affected Californians.

For New York to fulfill its rush toward renewable energy sources, including solar and wind, it must think about how to avoid having the “chickens” come home to roost. The “chickens” will be the expanded electric transmission lines that will
be needed to move the electricity generated by all the new wind and solar farms.
What new unintended consequences will we be asked to face as a result?

This Week — Oct. 24-25, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Oct. 24-25, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Stay calm! That’s not a real ghost, but an image superimposed on the hallway by our photographer, Ian Austin, outside Room 217 at the Worcester Inn, which is among the selections on this year’s I Love New York “Haunted History Trail.” Innkeeper Jim Buelow believes a longtime pal, Dennis Enright, who passed away in the room last year, is hanging around, flushing the toilet to say hi. Waitress Stephanie McAdams says she’s seen Dennis’ image looking out the window over the parking lot from time to time. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO..com)

FRONT PAGE

Worcester Slaying: Anatomy Of A Tragedy

In-County Candidate Plans Assembly Run

Teaching, Coaching, Scouting Wins Fetterman

All Arraignments Now In County Jail Lobby

For 1st Time, You Can Vote Early This Year

EDITORIAL

CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENTS

In Richfield, Vote GOP, Overturn Zoning Code

For County Board, Farwell, Brockway, Basile

Clark Oliver Emerging As Shaker, Mover

COLUMNS

BENNETT: In Land Of Plenty, Many Needy

ZAGATA: Regulation Coming Home To Roost

ISSUE & DEBATE: Parking And Lofts On Dietz 

LETTERS

DOWNEY: No Gas Upstate?  Blame Politics

NORTHRUP: Want Franchise Food? Try Texas

FALIN: Harrington Has Sixth Ward Spirit

POLITICAL LETTERS DEADLINE: NOON, 10/28

(Email Them To info@allotsego.com)

ALLOTSEGO.spooky

At Worcester Inn, Ghostly Flush, More

In Roseboom, Mother Finally At Rest

WORST BETS: What’s Scariest Around Here?

Click For Full Halloween Calendar

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Oct. 24, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Oct. 25, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Maria Devlin, 84; Ran Oneonta’s Golden Rooster

Edward C. Stalter, World War II Vet, Teamster

Alexander Glass, 86; Milford Native Top Exec

Heather Stalter, 42; Deputy Sheriff’s Wife

‘Woody’ Woodrow, 82; Richfield Vets’ Leader

Phyllis Collins, 94; Past Girl-Scout, 4-H Leader

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This Week – Sept 26-27, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Sept 26-27, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Hannah Bergene made a point of attending last week’s Harvest Festival at The Farmers’ Museum for a good reason: She didn’t want to miss the roasted corn on the cob, a fest favorite. At right is her CCS classmate Henry Bauer. Hannah, who works at PaperKite Creative in Cooperstown, said she’s just passed her one-year anniversary since leaving the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce, where she was the go-to contact for a number of years. (Jim Kevlin/www.AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Driver Ejected In First Fatal XNG Crash

Delgado Says, Impeach President Trump

Hartwick 3-Year Degree Enters 10th Year

Waits, Record Haul On Hazardous Waste Day

Remove Flashing Light, Fair Street Folks Say

EDITORIAL 

In The End, Only Work And Love Matter

COLUMNS

PALUMBO: ‘We Were Told, Don’t Worry…’ 

CHARTOCK: Jousting With Cuomo Not Easy

LETTERS

CROWELL: Budget Never Balanced In September

LINDLEY: Agent Got Me Into Playboy (Clothed)

NORTHRUP: When Canary Croaks, Jump!

DUNCAN: Annual Checkup Means Life, Death

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Sept. 26, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Sept. 27, 2019

AllOTSEGO.life

Nifty Sign Honors Couple At Hartwick Field

Of 500-‘Girl’ Baseball  League, 22 At Reunion

IN MEMORIAM

Anya Kiraly, 78, Ran Chief Schenevus

Mike Stringer, 70; Chef Ran Mike’s Flooring 

Bennie Pratt, 95; WWII Vet, Electrician

Velma Vibbard, 85; Farmer, 4-H Leader

John Swank, 89; Korea Vet, Jehovahs Witness

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This Week Aug. 29-30, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Aug. 29-30, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Capt. Paula Wikoff and husband Terry pause next to Pirate Smell de Feet, The Glimmerglass Queen’s mascot. For people intending to enjoy Otsego Lake this fall, the one-hour cruises are a prime opportunity. Details in Summer Dreams; see below. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO,.com)

This Week’s Newpapers, Aug. 15-16, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Aug. 15-16, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

An intent Elizabeth Reynolds, Oneonta, scales the climbing wall at Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, which will be receiving the Otsego County Chamber’s 2019 Quality of Life Award Thursday, Aug. 22, at a Summer Soiree at the sports center. Also that evening, ISD Tech, also profiled in this week’s Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta, will receive the chamber’s Environmental Stewardship Award. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

SPECIAL REPORT

DOLORES WHARTON’S “A MULTICULTURED LIFE”

FRONT PAGE: From Harlem Aristocracy To Nation’s Heights

EDITORIAL: With Determination, Discipline, Whartons Led Way

EXCERPT: Ekofisk Trip Built Phillips Petroleum Camaraderie

FRONT PAGE

OTSEGO COUNTY CHAMBER’S SUMMER SOIREE

• Clark Sports Center: ‘Luckiest People’ Have Access

• ISD Tech: Firm Sells Computers, Recycles Them Too

Woodstock Memories Still Vivid

‘Grassroots’ Gets Kids To Put On Mitts

Eardley Slips, But Will Try ‘Ninja’ Again

EDITORIAL 

With Determination, Discipline, Whartons Led Way

COLUMNS

SEWARD: Dems Tie Up Bill To Protect Police

ATWELL:  The Newspaper Roundabout

ZAGATA: Here’s Life Without Fossil Fuels

LETTERS

GRADY: Make Baseball Kid-Centric Again

STERNBERG: Trump Oughtn’t Disparage ‘Squad’

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Aug; 15, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Aug. 16, 2019

Summer DREAMS

As U-Pick Peaks, Ingalls A Favorite

FINE, FUN FOOD: Nothing Like A Diner

THINGS TO DO: Art By Lake, Power Days

IN MEMORIAM

David Denny, 87, Retired Education Professor

Rev. George Goodwin, 84; Ran ‘Tent Meeting’

Charles Blanchard, 91; WWII Vet, OPT Driver

Joan E. Fluke, 80; Coloradan Traveled Extensively

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This Week: Aug. 1-2, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Aug. 1-2, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

A herd of 75 buffaloes broke loose at a Town of Sharon farm and spent a week wandering around the towns of Roseboom and Cherry Valley, before their herding instinct caused them to gravitate home Tuesday. At the Proper farm on Honey Hill Road, Roseboom, the herd ate the second hay cutting, which the family planned to use to pay their property taxes for the year. Also, when Frank Proper was shaving Saturday, he looked in the mirror to see a big bull bison staring through the bathroom window. (Photo courtesy of Lucy Proper)

FRONT PAGE

Buffalo Herd Escapes, Roams In County

SUNY-O President Atop Kilimanjaro

Vendor: Selling Stars & Bars = Freedom

Pride Flag Will Fly Over Village Hall

At Town Hall, Delgado Touts Moderation

Campbell Memorial Evokes Old Oneonta

EDITORIAL 

What Is It About Flags, Anyhow?

Marijuana Law May Be Just Enough

COLUMNS

CAMPBELL:  Dad Loved Teaching, Coaching, Radio

D’IMPERIO:  Campbell Loved Life, Was Loved

ATWELL:  Accidents Will Happen … And How

FALK: People Want To Live In Cooperstown

ZAGATA:  Capitalism Works, ‘Squad’ Proves It

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Aug; 1, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Aug. 2, 2019

Summer DREAMS

1909, Elegant Dining Addition At The Otesaga

‘Hot Glass’ Punctuates MWP Tiffany Exhibit

FINE, FUN FOOD: Noor’s, Bomber’s Burrito Bar

THINGS TO DO: Red Shed Hosts 1st Music Fest

IN MEMORIAM

KellyAnn Wolner, 54, 30-Year Unatego Coach

Andrea Schleicher, 73; Retired Bay State Teacher

Christina Schermerhorn, 69; Lifelong Oneontan

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Josh Edmonds Builds House Of The Future

EXCLUSIVE IN THIS WEEK’S PAPERS

Josh Edmonds Builds

House Of The Future

You may have been observing Coopertown’s first new house in six years rising art the corner of Delaware and Walnut. It turns out Simple Integrity’s Josh Edmonds is building a home that will cost only $254 a year to heat, he may have looked at some bungalow house plans as it is unlikely to heat an entire house for that amount, we’ll have to wait and see. Take a tour of the futuristic house in this week’s Hometown Oneonta and Freeman’s Journal. Also, maybe it’s a good thing marijuana legalization is stalled in Albany, because today’s pot isn’t your grandfather’s pot: It’s much more potent and dangerous. See this week’s editorial on Page A4
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THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS – May 30-31, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

May 30-31, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

In the midst of the back-and-forth about the future of the former CVS property at 100 Main St., Cooperstown’s Rena Lull shared a copy of the December 1984 edition of Town & Country magazine, which featured a shopping tour of the downtown by the former Mary “Cissie” Busch Hager, who was also featured in the cover photo and a feature story on the Hager family of Cooperstown. The variety of shops downtown was impressive. Clockwise from upper left are The
Gazebo gift shop; The Market Place deli; Around the House, doll house miniatures, antique toy replicas and Christmas ornaments; Augur’s Bookstore; Terrace Café; Church & Scott pharmacy; the Baseball Hall of Fame; Bland’s Sporting Goods; The Short Stop coffee shop; Straws & Sweets, handmade candles, wicker baskets and party decorations; Schneider’s Bakery, and the Red Nugget Ice Cream Saloon. It HAS been 35 years, but only the Hall of Fame and Schneider’s remain downtown, and Church & Scott at the south end of town. (AllOTSEGO.com photo)

FRONT PAGE

For Calif. Baseball Family, Dream Come True

Milford UM Awaits ‘Starkly Beautiful’ Church

Net-Zero Apartments Planned For Cooperstown

Unfunded, RSS Still Bullish On Riverside Project

Son Succeeds Mom/Business Partner On MCS Board

Village Adopts Noise Ordinance Just In Time

SUNY-O’s College Foundation Praised Again

EDITORIAL 

The Downtown That Was … And Might Be Again

COLUMNS

KUZMINSKI: Can Only Small Business Save Us?

BBJN.COM: If In Rome, Why Not Cooperstown?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

SEELEY: Nothing Perfect, But Greens Seek Answers

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: May 30, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: May 31, 2019

Summer DREAMS

‘Shoebox Treasures’ Has It All On Cards

FINE, FUN FOOD: Try Farmhouse’s Clams

THINGS TO DO:  38 Special To Borodin

IN MEMORIAM

Bonnie Jo Farmer, 86; Pastor Mel’s Wife Ran Eatery

Virginia ‘Gina’ Dwyer, 88; Mother Of 9, Then Teacher

Tom Armstrong, 92; ‘Mr. Springfield’ For Decades

Bill Dornburgh, 87; Banker Predicted Focus Failure

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Summer Dreams supplement back in Hometown, Freeman’s

IT’S BACK!

‘Summer Dreams’ Supplement

Features Fun Things To Do Here

With Cooperstown All Star Village and Dreams Park welcoming youth teams Friday, the “Summer Dreams” supplement will be published weekly in Hometown Oneonta & The Freeman’s Journal through the summer. This week, the Hall of Fame’s new exhibit, “Shoebox Treasures,” is featured, plus restaurant reviews and things to do.
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Exclusive Photos Of Head-On Crash That Hurt Deputy

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Exclusive Photos

Of Head-On Crash

That Hurt Deputy

Pick up this week’s edition of Hometown Oneonta or The Freeman’s Journal for exclusive photos and details of the head-on collision on Route 20 at Kelly’s Corners, Springfield Center, last evening, where a Sharon Springs man was killed and a deputy sheriff broke both his legs. Also in this edition, an exclusive article on Buzz Hesse’s rediscovery of Onaquaga, the headquarters of the Iroquois Confederacy on the Susquehanna. And much more …
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THIS WEEK — 5-16-19

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

May 16-17, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Dropping the presidential address to graduates at SUNY Oneonta’s 130th Commencement Saturday, May 11, new President Barbara Jean Morris continued to signal she’s open to new approaches. Earlier in the week, she’d issued a 13-word mission statement, replacing a 407-word one, and communicating it to the campus community through an e-mailed video. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Newborns Died, Twins’ Mom Indicted

OHS Schools Cutting Help For Neediest

CCS Budget Focus: Kindergarten, Vaping

PETS Task Force’s First Case: Pittsfield Pigs

Fly Creek UM Letter ‘Dismayed’ At Gay Ban

Widower, 3 Kids Homeless In Pittsfield Fire

EDITORIAL 

Downtown Revival IS Exciting; Let’s ACT Excited

COLUMNS

TILLAPAUGH: Prosperity, Offerings About Here

KUZMINSKI: Is 2-Party System Serving Nation?

STERNBERG: Blame Businesspeople For Downtown

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

WELCH: Caped Crusaders Can Fight Ticks

O’SHEA: RSS Foes Resist ‘Living With Crazies’

DiPERNA: Don’t Despair; Here’s What YOU Can Do

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: May 16, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: May 17, 2019

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…Away On A Hilltop: Inn At Fly Creek

Hovis’ Novel Updates Adam, Eve Story

Hartwick Hosts Stephen Joseph’s ‘Broadway’

LIBBY’S BEST BETS: Relay, Fling, Woodstock

IN MEMORIAM

William L. Yeager, 97; Owned Tieco-Unadilla

Rabbi Donald Roberts; Served Oneonta Synagogue

Mabel Graham, 88; Worked With Bassett Nobelist

Irene Harbison, 80; Active In Extension, 4H

Philip Moore, 77; Worked 35 Years At Remington

Donna Jean Mullinex, 65; ‘Community Mom’ To Many

PEOPLE

Tree Dedicated To Homer Osterhoudt

CV Supervisor Vows To Save Pollinators

Delgado Appoints 3 To Task Force

SPORTS

Morrell Breaks Another OHS Record

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THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS — 5-2-19

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

May 2-3, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Representing the rest of the Susquehanna SPCA residents, Baby can’t restrain her excitement as Staffworks President Anita Vitullo, left, announces she will match donations to the $2 million “Shelter Us” fund drive dollar for dollar up to $250,000. Board member Merilyn Gould, there with fellow board member (and husband) Peter, couldn’t quite get Baby to settle down. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

L.A. Angels Exec New Hall Of Fame President

Benefactress Will Match Your SSPCA Donation

RSS Record Rocky, Sixth Ward Neighbors Say

Oneonta’s First UM Ramping Up Vs. Gay Ban

Who-Dunnit Novelist’s House Endangered

EDITORIAL 

D’oh, Homer Simpson, You Got Upstate Wrong

COLUMNS

SEWARD: State Has 3rd Most Lyme Disease

KUZMINSKI: Do The Numbers On Yang’s UBI

MORGAN: Punishing The Present For The Past

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

DEAN: As We Toil, Thanks For Nothing, Homer

CATLIN: WSKG Listened, Classical Music Back

RORICK: Time To Move Forward On D&H Yards

NORTHRUP: Before Long, Goodnight Irene To Gas

AGOGLIA: If We’re Wrong On Renewables, So What?

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: May 2, 2019

HOMETOWN History: May 3, 2019

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Heat From The Earth: Geothermal Pioneers

Need Comfort? Ken’s Cafe Is Here For You

LIBBY’S BEST BETS: Mother’s Day Tea, More

IN MEMORIAM

Suzanne Wart, 71; Farmer’s Wife Devoted To Family

Frank Kasprowicz, 82; Led Snowtopper Snowmobilers

Fred Sherwood, 80; Rose Up Ranks As State Trooper

Geraldine Kennedy, 96; Business, Democratic Leader

PEOPLE

Cooperstown Youth Baseball Parades Into Season

Lambert Among 5 Heading To Division III Schools

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THIS WEEK – April 25-26, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

April 25-26, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Anthony Eardley, former Oneonta Stallion football player, has qualified to compete on the TV show, “American Ninja Warriors.” Filming begins Monday. Meanwhile, he’s working out in his parents’ backyard at 1 Tilton Ave. (Ian Austin /AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Truitt Caught Next To Oneonta Police HQ

Cooperstown’s NY Pizzeria Looking To Grow

OH-FEST: Committee To Study Vetting Stars

OH-FEST: Chief Says Quelling Protests Hard

Filmmaker Stillman’s Next Topic: Local Poverty

Zakrevsky, Profs: Let’s Get Railyards Right

Andela Details Factory Planned In Richfield

EDITORIAL 

Officers: Keep Suspect’s Mugshots Public

COLUMNS

FACEBOOK: Read ‘OH-OH Fest’ Comments

ZAGATA: Chasing The Elusive Free Lunch

League Finds Downtown Eschewing Plastic

WALLER: Former CVS An Eyesore. Help!

POEM TO EDITOR: April, After The Shower

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

DOWNEY: As We Dither, China Plans Coal Plants

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: April 25, 2019

HOMETOWN History: April 26, 2019

ALLOTSEGO.life

Oneonta’s Ninja: Eardley Seeks National Fame

STRIP! Our Clothes Are Killing Us

LIBBY’S BEST BETS: 5K Season Arrives

IN MEMORIAM

Len Sauer, 89; Bassett Scientist Dies In Montana

Duncan Nesbitt, Sr., 76, A Last Manager Of Mill

Eunice Goodspeed Saunders, 102; Dairy Farmer

Gwendolyn Griffin, 80; Ran Worcester Oil Firm

James Starbuck, 75; Amphenol Master Tool Maker 

Leroy E. Snyder, 70; Mohawk Valley Entrepreneur

Mary Elizabeth Delong, 96; Enjoyed Thanksgiving Home

Ralph G. Bennett, 79, Milford; Firefighter, EMT

PEOPLE

Jack Lambert Named Player Of The Year

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