Mary Ann Dowdell


Habitat For Humanity Celebrates 30 Years

LATEST FAMILY READY TO MOVE IN Habitat Slide Show Applauds 36 Homes, 2 Renovations Habitat For Humanity celebrated 30 years of building homes in Otsego County at the Elm Park Methodist Church this evening. A slideshow of the 36 homes and two major renovations was played for the guests as they enjoyed refreshments and cake. Above, Brad Conforti, wife Colleen and their children Abrielle and Micah, Town of Maryland, show off the most recent Habitat newsletter that features the home…


Habitat For Humanity: 35 Homes In 30 Years

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION SUNDAY Habitat For Humanity: 35 Homes In 30 Years By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to ONEONTA – A decade ago, Lois Newell felt hopeless. “I was living in an apartment on Academy Street, my window faced the back of the Salvation Army,” she said. “I would look at that wall every day and cry. I was freshly divorced, I had no money and no resources. I wanted hope, a better life for my kids.” Now, when she…