Hats Off to Ommegang

Hats Off to Ommegang “As part of our 25th anniversary, we thought it only proper that we do something to celebrate all the support the Cooperstown business community has given us over the years,” said Tim Holmes, event planner of Ommegang Brewery. “We began with a kick off on the prior Friday evening with an open invitation to a social gathering around its well-known fire pit,” Mr. Holmes said. “The evening was capped off with a solid and colorful fireworks…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 4 Fourth of July Celebrations SPRINGFIELD PARADE – 11 a.m. One of the oldest 4th of July parades in the country returns from a two-year hiatus. Parade will feature floats, marching bands, equestrian and much more to honor veterans groups, fire departments, and community organizations from all over the region. Will be followed by music, Brooks BBQ, historical displays, a quilt show, raffles, and much more at the Springfield Community Center and then a concert at…


The Memorial Day parade in Oneonta is Monday, May 30 at 10 am. 

The Memorial Day parade in Oneonta is Monday, May 30 at 10 am. The parade lines up at 9 am in front of Foothills at 24 Market Street in Oneonta and steps off at 10 am sharp. Police Chief Douglas Brenner (retired) will announce the parade from Muller Plaza on Main Street. Parade will process down Main Street and continue to Neahwa Park, where a commemorative ceremony will take place at 11 am. City Council member Len Carson will introduce…


HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Santa Arrives in Cooperstown 11-26-21

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Santa Arrives in Cooperstown SANTA ARRIVES – 5 p.m. Bring the friends and kids to greet Santa as he arrives at his cottage. Refreshments and music will be available. Please wear a mask to visit Santa’s cottage. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. CHRISTMAS – Be an Angel. Sign up to give the gift of Christmas to local families in need with this years Angel Tree Program. Visit for details.…


Cooperstown Comes out to Celebrate Boys Soccer Team

Cooperstown Comes out to Celebrate Boys Soccer Team Main Street was the place to be this evening a little around 4 p.m. as the Cooperstown community celebrated the Cooperstown Boys Varsity Soccer team. Cooperstown, Fly Creek, fire department and emergency squads as well as the county Sheriff were all represented in the parade carrying the boys on a circuit down Chestnut St., Main Street, and River Street. Braving the chilly weather and a delay caused by an afternoon thunderstorm to…


HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Celebrate Independence Day! 07-04-21

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 4 Celebrate Independence Day! CELEBRATION – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the nations independence with sights and souds of the 18th century. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – 1 p.m. The parade will line up at Noon at Foothills and proceed down Main Street to Neahwa Park for remarks and festivities. All essential workers are invited to participate and will have a chance to win door prizes from…


Hometown 4th: Oneonta to revive holiday celebration

Hometown 4th: Oneonta to revive holiday celebration By PATRICK DEWEY • Special to ONEONTA — The Hometown 4th Festival will return to Oneonta’s Neahwa Park to celebrate the July Fourth holiday next weekend, with a theme of honoring essential workers. The goal is to honor the workers, including grocery store staff, teachers, police officers, firefighters and healthcare workers, who took risks for the community good during the coronavirus pandemic, according to festival officials. “We wanted to do everything we…


Memorial Day parade and celebrations in Oneonta

Memorial Day parade, celebrations set in Oneonta STAFF REPORT • Special to Despite significant delays because of COVID, the Memorial Day parade in Oneonta is set to continue on Monday, May 31, as scheduled, following the traditional route. The parade will start at 10 a.m. at the Foothills Performing Arts Center, go down Main Street and end in Neahwa Park, for a somber memorial service. The city of Oneonta is still looking for parade entries to join the lineup…

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