FLY CREEK – James Francis Wolff, Sr., 79, longtime civic leader in Fly Creek, who served as Otsego town justice, and with the Fly Creek Volunteer Fire Company and EMT squad, lost his lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday, July 23, at his home with family by his side.
Born May 3, 1941, Jim was raised in Richmond Hill, Queens, and attended Richmond Hill High School, graduating as a scholar-athlete. After attending the City College of New York, he worked in the wood products industry, including positions at U.S. Plywood and Champion International.
DELHI – Organizers said more than 700 people filled Delhi’s Courthouse Square today and lined the town’s Main Street for a protest and “living memorial” to honor black lives.
The number topped an estimated 500 last Sunday in Oneonta’s Muller Plaza. A third local protest, one of hundreds nationwide, is planning at 1 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) in front of the Otsego County Courthouse in Cooperstown.
ONEONTA – Funeral services are tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 16, Merle A. Keller, 60, of Oneonta, who worked at Denny’s and Brook’s House of Bar-B-Q. He passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 in the Cooperstown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.
He was born Jan. 22, 1959, in Albany, the son of Raymond J. and Virginia M. (Prey) Keller. A lifelong Upstate resident, Merle lived in the Albany area, Otego, Morris and finally Oneonta. He graduated from Morris Central School, receiving his high school diploma, and attended BOCES.
MOUNT VISION – David Miller, 72, who retired as an NYCM insurance investigator, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Mount Vision Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 2019.
He was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Albany, a son of Alfred Durwood Miller and Pearl M. Wasson Miller. Raised and educated in Oneonta, Dave attended college and then entered the military. He proudly served in the Army from March 8, 1966, until he received his Honorable Discharge on Feb. 23, 1968.