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Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum cancelled

Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum cancelled The Ice Harvest Festival was cancelled at the Hanford Mills Museum due to the museum site being “dangerously slippery” from the snow and ice storm on Thursday and Friday, according to a recorded message on the Hanford Mills Museum phone line. The Ice Harvest Festival website said frozen water on the site, including Mill Pond, created dangerous conditions. “We were very much look forward to hosting an in-person Ice Harvest after having…


HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Ice Harvest Family Fun 02-06-21

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6 Ice Harvest Family Fun ICE HARVEST – 11 a.m. Hanford Ice Harvest goes online. Presenting family program ‘Ice Harvesting and Ice Houses’ with Luke Mills, education coordinator. Learn how ice houses work and experiment to see which materials work best. Free, registration required. Presented by Hanford Mills Museum, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit COVID-19 TESTING – 8 a.m. Free rapid testing for people with no symptoms of Covid-19. Appointments required. Oneonta Health Center, 125…


Locals Brave Cold For Hanford Mills Ice Harvest

One Of Coldest Weekends Ideal For Hanford Mills’ Ice Harvest In it’s 29th year, the annual Hanford Mills Museum’s Ice Harvest Festival attracted hundreds of local families to East Meredith Saturday, eager to participate in the old fashioned ice harvest. Pictured above, Josh Coleman, 8, Windsor, helped cut ice blocks from the pond, pushed the blocks up a ramp on the bank, and pulled them on a sled to the ice house. Helping Josh in the photo is Milford resident…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4 Enjoy Final Day-Long Celebration Of Coop’s  50th Winter Carnival FUN IN THE SNOW! Final day of the 50th anniversary Cooperstown Winter Carnival features snowman building, soup’n’ chili, soccer slushing in Pioneer Park,  the “Fatty Bumppo” bike race ghost tours, wine tasting, a chicken wing competition, the Fire & Ice Bar at The Otesaga, Annie & The Hedonists concert, and the carnival closer.  For full schedule of events, see…