Jim Seward


‘A Roadhouse Coup’ Released Worldwide

From Screening to Streaming ‘A Roadhouse Coup’Released Worldwide By JOEL J. PLUEONEONTA After a year of research and development, followed by months of filming and editing, “A Roadhouse Coup,” the film, has begun making appearances on video on demand platforms. “It’s been an incredible undertaking and we were fortunate to have so many members of the community take part. It’s rewarding to see everyone’s hard work come to fruition and know that it is now making its way into the…


Eva Coo film stars get first look at project’s progress

‘Roadhouse Coup’ filmmaker treats Rotary, stars to sneak preview Filmmaker Lori Bailey treated Cooperstown’s Rotary Club to three preview clips of her upcoming moving, “A Roadhouse Coup,” filmed entirely in Otsego County and on track for a September 2022 release. “We’re just about done with shooting the film,” she told a full house of Club members during its March 8 meeting at the Otesaga Hotel. “I’m doing this in ‘docudrama’ style so we’re working hard on the editing. Soon we’ll…


With Seward, Bassett Reclaims Some Of County’s Ebbing Clout

EDITORIAL With Seward, Bassett Reclaims Some Of County’s Ebbing Clout Someone was remarking the other day that, over almost four decades, Otsego County had two key players that could be called upon in any crisis. One, Bill Streck, Bassett Healthcare Network president/CEO since 1984, who spent years developing contacts in Albany. A Democrat, he was a go-to guy around here, someone who could call the Governor’s Office and expect an answer. Two, state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, who served in…


Seward To Join Bassett Network In Liaison Role

BULLETIN Seward To Join Bassett Network In Liaison Role COOPERSTOWN – Retired state senator Jim Seward, R-Milford, has agreed to join Bassett Healthcare Network in an advisory capacity as a strategic affairs liaison, Network President/CEO Tommy Ibrahim announced this morning. “The former senator has been a public servant of our area for decades and has an intimate knowledge of the communities served by Bassett,” Ibrahim said in an email to the Network community.…


Former Assemblyman Bill Magee Dies At 81

HE SERVED COUNTY 28 YEARS Former Assemblyman Bill Magee Dies At 81 NELSON – Former state Assemblyman William “Bill” Magee, who served in the New York State Assembly for nearly three decades, died on Christmas Eve, his niece confirmed, is reporting today. He was 81. From 1990 to 2018, Magee represented a district that included Madison, Otsego and Oneida counties. He also was an auctioneer, running Magee Auction Service for decades. He was a longtime chairman of the Assembly…


Boy Scouts To Honor Seward On Retirement

Annual Banquet 12/4 At Otesaga Boy Scouts To Honor Seward On Retirement COOPERSTOWN – The Boy Scouts of America Leatherstocking Council will honor retiring state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, at its annual Leadership Dinner Friday, Dec. 4, at The Otesaga. Due to COVID precautions, Senator Seward will be joining via a live and interactive video feed to receive the BSA’s Community Leadership Award. The BSA Community Leadership Award is presented to those who exemplify in their daily lives the ideals…


Seward: Prayers Helped Me Through COVID-19

Seward: Prayers Helped Through COVID-19 Scare By JIM KEVLIN • Special to MILFORD – The coronavirus came on bit by bit. “In late March, I got a cough, a hacking cough,” said state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, now recuperating at home from a narrow escape from COVID-19. “I didn’t think a lot about it.” Then, “I started feeling quite fatigued and lethargic.” Also suffering from a second cancer bout – the first was in 2016 – he went to…


Cindy Seward En Route To Bring Husband Home

Cindy Seward En Route To Bring Husband Home MILFORD – State Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, may be back in his Milford home by today’s end. His wife, Cindy, posted this afternoon on the Milford Community Facebook page: “I am on my way to pick Jim up!! And he does not require oxygen!!” The senator came down with the coranavirus in late March and has been in Albany Medical Center for the past two weeks, the last week recuperating from treatment…

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