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Sewerage Work Begins Monday At Gilbert Lake

Sewerage Work Begins

Monday At Gilbert Lake

Worked Planned To Limit Disruptions

Sewerage upgrades begin Monday at Gilbert Lake State Park, Town of Laurens.

LAURENS – $2.2 million in  upgrades to Gilbert Lake State Park’s sewerage will begin Monday, New York State Parks announced today.

The project, funded in part by the NY Works program, with additional funding from Federal Land &d Water Conservation Fund dollars, will provide much improved sanitary facilities for the 200,000 patrons who visit the park annually.

To limit disruption to patrons, work on the project will take place in phases throughout peak season, with overall completion expected around Dec. 8.

The Snow Must Go On!

The Snow Must Go On!

OCCA Program Director Jeff O’Handley, right, leads Bridgette Hulbert, daughter Vivian, Jack and William Mokay, and Andrew Rock, all of Delhi, and Erin and Kathryn Dailey, both of Oneonta, on a snowshoeing hike at the annual Winter Fest at Gilbert Lake State Park this afternoon. At right, Tami-Lee Volgari, Oneonta, sleds down a hill with her daughter Eama-Lee. Visitors also enjoyed skiing, information sessions on winter camping and survival, as well as a bonfire. The event was hosted by OCCA and Five Star Subaru. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPT. 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPT. 10

Remembering The Markets

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EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 2-4 p.m. Opening “Oneonta’s Neighborhood Markets” exhibit. Free admission, refreshments available. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

RIDE ON! – 8 a.m. Cyclists are invited to a multi-distance bike ride to promote the communities effort to reduce the carbon footprint and promote healthy lifestyles. Rides start throughout the day. Cost, $35/person. Starts at Richfield Springs Central School. Call (607) 547-8881 or visit www.otsego2000.org/2017/07/13/join-orcas-ride-on/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Kids Day In The Woods

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GET THE KIDS OUT! – 10-11:30 a.m. Help the kids beat the Summer doldrums. Bring them for a fun day exploring the woods. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Rd., Laurens. occainfo.org/calendar/save-date-get-kids-gilbert-lake-state-park/

WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new craft in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week its Origami with instructor Pat Follett. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wilcox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/wednesday-workshops-2017/

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