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Up, Up And Away!

Up, Up And AWAY!

Balloon Fest Begins In Neahwa Park

Dave Markowitz, Town of Maryland, and Ben Wagoner, Bristol, sit inside the basket of the Wild Ride balloon surrounded by crew members Stephanie Douglas, Gofftown, Michael Butler, Cooperstown, Nick Scherer, Schenevus, and Beth McGown, Cooperstown,  as they illuminate the hot air balloon during tonight’s balloon glow in Neahwa Park. At right, Savannah Wilson, Morris, and Emily Leonard, Pittsfleld, enjoy one of the inflatable attractions from the New York Bounce House. The festivities continue Saturday with the second annuall Rothenberger Run, live music, face painting, vendors, hot air balloons and more. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Balloons Rise Above Neahwa Park

Balloons Rise Above Neahwa 

A grand total of seven hot-air balloons rose above Neahwa Park in Oneonta this evening at the 10th annual Susquehanna Balloon Festival. Balloons, as well as several vendors and live entertainment drew thousands of on-lookers to the park. Pictured at right, Jamie Barnes, New Berlin, inflates her family’s hot air balloon, which she has been operating since she was 8. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)

 

 

Balloon Festival Underway In Neawah Park

Susquehanna Balloon Fest

Floats Over Neahwa Park

The 2016 Susquehanna Balloon Fest is here! Friday night marked the first evenings of festivities with food, music, and of course hot air balloon launches! Here, Alan Jones gives his balloon a final burn of hot air before lifting off with Kyle Crave, Waterville, and Paul Kilgore, Evans Mill. The festival runs from 5-9pm on Saturday with fun and activities for the whole family. This even is free and open to the public. For more info and bookings, visit www.balloonny.com (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
The 2016 Susquehanna Balloon Fest is here! Friday night marked the first evenings of festivities with food, music, and of course hot air balloon launches! Here, Alan Jones gives his balloon a final burn of hot air before lifting off with Kyle Crave, Waterville, and Paul Kilgore, Evans Mills.  The festival continues 5-9 p.m. Saturday, ith fun and activities for the whole family. This even is free and open to the public. For more info and bookings, visit www.balloonny.com (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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Fireworks Explode Over Cooperstown, Hot Air Balloons Float Above Oneonta

Fireworks Explode Over Cooperstown…

Cooperstown Community Band Director Julie Solomon prepares to cut off the players on the final note of "Stars & Stripes Forever" in Cooperstown's Lakefront Park this evening as the crowded awaited the fireworks.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Cooperstown Community Band Director Julie Solomon prepares to cut off the players on the final note of “Stars & Stripes Forever” in Cooperstown’s Lakefront Park this evening as the crowded awaited the fireworks.  In the background is the profile of Cooper’s famed Sleeping Lion, Mount Wellington.    Saturday, northern Otsego countians will flock to Springfield Center, where the 101st Fourth of July Parade, one of the nation’s oldest, steps off at 11 a.m.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)

…Hot Air Balloons Float Above Oneonta

In Oneonta, Walton's  Norman Groat, with Rufus' in his arms, and Norman's wife Doris, cross James Georgeson Avenue in front of Damaschke Field as the hot air balloons are brought to ground for the evening.  Saturday, the Hometown Fourth of July Celebration begins with a parade at noon, ending with fireworks at dusk.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
In Oneonta, Walton’s Norman Groat, with Rufus’ in his arms, and Norman’s wife Doris, cross James Georgeson Avenue in front of Damaschke Field as the hot air balloons are brought to ground for the evening. Saturday, the Hometown Fourth of July Celebration begins with a parade at noon, ending with fireworks at dusk. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)

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