The Doubleday Cafe’s Tim Searles, above, prepares specialty grilled-cheese sandwiches made with goat cheese and elderberry jam at Grilled Cheese For A Good Cause at the Cooperstown Farmer’s Market Sunday evening; the Otsego 2000 fundraiser wrapped up the 51st annual Cooperstown Winter Carnival. Behind him Jim Hoffmann, Cooperstown, gets a bowl of soup from volunteer Susanna Membrino . The event featured live music, ice cream and of course, grilled cheese made special by many area eateries. In inset photo, Winter Carnival Committee chairman Rich McCaffery, right, congratulates Katie Marvel of Oneonta and her boyfriend, John Janitz, Jr. of Fly Creek, on receiving a $500 check for finding this year’s Winter Carnival medallion at Council Rock. The presentation was made at Cooperstown Distillery; the medallion hunt is sponsored by The Freeman’s Journal & Hometown Oneonta. The couple plans on going out to a nice dinner to celebrate. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
NOW AVAILABLE AT CHURCH AND SCOTT PHARMACY, STEWART’S CONVENIENCE STORE, TAYLORS, AND PRICE CHOPPER IN COOPERSTOWN.
Be sure to hit the newsstands early so you can be one of the first to discover the SECOND CLUE for this year’s Cooperstown Winter Carnival Medallion Hunt! Somewhere in Cooperstown is hidden a medallion, which if you find will win you $500!!! So find the clue in every issue of The Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta reaching newsstands this afternoon in Cooperstown, Oneonta, Richfield Springs, and beyond.
COOPERSTOWN – The hunt for the Cooperstown Winter Carnival Medallion – and the $500 prize – is on! The first clue is in the new edition of The Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta, on newsstands by 3 this afternoon.
This year’s carnival, on the theme “Cooperstown and the Chocolate Factory,” is Friday-Sunday, Feb. 6-8.