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Oneonta Vets Brave Rain For Parade

Oneonta Veterans

Brave Rain For Parade

In Oneonta, the rain broke just in time for the Memorial Day parade and service in Neahwa Park this morning. Here, Color Guard members Gary Ballard, Gary Walters, and Wayne Gregory, all of Oneonta, and Chris Proctor and Harry Martin, both of Otego, await the start of the service. At right, Cliff Eaglefeathers, Bloomville, who served in the Army from 1967-69, wore his headdress as he marched in the parade to honor his Native American heritage. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAY 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAY 29

Memorial Day Parades,

Plus Clinton Canoe Regatta

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ONEONTA MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – 10 a.m. Line up on Market St., members of the armed services, and many more organizations will proceed down Main St. to Neahwa Park for memorial services by the American Legion. Info, Vic Bronner, (607) 263-5349, vicjbronner@frontiernet.net

COOPERSTOWN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – 11 a.m., from the Cooperstown Vets Club up Main Street to the Soldiers & Sailor Monument in front of the county office building, where commemorations are planned.

GENERAL CLINTON CANOE REGATTA – 7 a.m. Entrants in the 55th annual, 70 mile canoe regatta, enter the river for this test of endurance. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Rt. 80, West Lake Rd., Cooperstown. The finish line is in the General Clinton Park, Bainbridge. Info, otsegolandtrust.org/places-to-explore-103/brookwood-point

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 19

Santa Parade Today

In Downtown Oneonta

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ONEONTA SANTA PARADE – 11 a.m., Main Street, Oneonta. For more info visit the FACEBOOK page.

CRAFT SHOW – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fox Care Center, 1 Foxcare Dr, Oneonta

GINGERBREAD CONTEST – Noon-3 p.m. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. signedevents.com/united-states/oneonta/gingerbread-contest/ , (607)432-2941

PAINTING CONTEST – 10 a.m. 3rd annual winter windowland painting contest. Enter, vote, or spectate. Main St., Richfield Springs, Info, www.richfieldspringschamber.org/

WORKSHOP – 9 a.m.-noon Learn to Sew a decorator style pillow with $5 fee. Cooperative Extension Center-Schoharie, 173 South Grand St., Suite 1, Cobleskill. Info, registrations, (518) 234-4303, ext. 121, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2016/11/19/4-h-sewing-workshop

All Treats, No Tricks For Oneonta Halloween

All Treats, No Tricks

At Oneonta Halloween

You'd be hard pressed to figure out if there were more people in the parade or watching it! Spectators of the annual Oneonta Halloween Parade cheer and wave as the Riverside School float makes it's way through the heart of downtown this evening. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
You’d be hard pressed to figure out if there were more people in the parade or watching it! Spectators of the annual Oneonta Halloween Parade cheer and wave as the Riverside School float makes it’s way through the heart of downtown this evening. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Princess Padme (Shayla Truesdel), Darth Vader Declan Truesdell), and Princess Leia (Brigha Truesdell) were able to set aside their galactic differences for some trick-or-treating in downtown Oneonta this afternoon before the parade. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Queen Amidala (Shayla Truesdel), Darth Vader (Declan Truesdell), and Princess Leia (Brigha Truesdell) were able to set aside their galactic differences for some trick-or-treating in downtown Oneonta this afternoon before the parade. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
PAGE OF PHOTOS IN THIS WEEK’S HOMETOWN ONEONTA
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 31
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 31

Cooperstown, Oneonta

Halloween Parades Today

halloween_moon_0COOPERSTOWN PARADE – 5-6 p.m., Line up in Cooper Park, parade down Main St., Cooperstown.

ONEONTA TREAT & PARADE – 3-6 p.m., 7 p.m. parade. Trick of Treat on Main St. Participating businesses will have signs in their storefronts. 7 p.m. parade through downtown Oneonta. Line up on Elm St. 6:15-6:45 p.m.

Hot Time In Hartwick As Field Days Flower

Hot Time In Hartwick

As Field Days Flower

Wyatt Drake 8, of Hartwick lets out a whoop as he slides down the Amazon Zip Line, one of the carnival rides offered today and Sunday at the Hartwick Field Days.  The parade is at 6 p.m. -- you can still make it if you hurry.  Fireworks are at dusk, and the Jason Wicks Band plays to 11.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Wyatt Drake 8, of Hartwick, lets out a whoop as he slides down the Amazon Zip Line, one of the carnival rides offered today and Sunday at the Hartwick Field Days. This evening, the parade is at 6 p.m. – you can still make it if you hurry. Fireworks are at dusk, and the Jason Wicks Band plays to 11. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
July 4th in Neahwa Park, Oneonta

Parade Begins 2-Day ‘Hometown 4th of July’

The July 4th festivities in Oneonta kicked off at noon with a parade down Main Street which featured dancers, skateboarders, classic cars and the FIrst Night puppets, seen here carried by Mike Krusinski and Debbie Barns of Sidney Center.
Oneonta’s two-day “Hometown Fourth of July” festival was kicked off at noon today with a parade down Main Street which featured dancers, skateboarders, classic cars and the First Night puppets, seen here carried by Mike Krusinski and Debbie Barns of Sidney Center.
Memorial Day Parades In Oneonta, Cooperstown

Memorial Day Parades In Oneonta, Cooperstown

Oneonta’s Memorial Day parade begins at 10 a.m. and proceeds down Main Street to the Veterans’ Memorial at the end of the walkway in Neahwa Park, where a ceremony is planned.

Cooperstown’s begins at 11 a.m., from the Vets’ Club up Main Street to the Soldiers & Sailors’ Monument in front of the county office building, where a ceremony is planned.

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