Phase 2


Phase 2 Opens Main Street Shops

Phase 2 Opens Main Street Shops By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to Kim Weekes, Oneonta, had been waiting for this moment for two months. “I feel giddy, like a school girl,” she said. “It’s like a first date!” Weekes, a client of Kelly Woessner at The Hair Studio in The Shops at Ford and Main, snagged a coveted appointment on Saturday, May 29, Oneonta, the first full-day retail and hair salons could be open under Phase Two of NY…


Sunny Shines, Cooperstown, Oneonta Main Streets Open

‘PHASE 2’ ALLOWS SHOPPING Sun Shines, Cooperstown, Oneonta Main Streets Open Kim Weekes, Oneonta, above, settles into the hairdresser’s chair Saturday at The Hair Studio, 179 South Main St., Oneonta for a much anticipated wash and cut from owner Kelly Woessner as “Phase Two” of NY Forward arrived Friday, enabling stores and “personal services” to restart, and offices to do so on Monday.  Inset right, Sue Fink, Cooperstown, shows the hand sanitizer station, including sanitizer provided by Cooperstown Distillery, at…


NYC Looks To Phase 1, Otsego, Others Allowed To Shop, Work Again

GOVERNOR’S BRIEFING/Friday, May 29 NYC Looks To Phase 1, Otsego, Others Allowed To Shop, Work Again   ALBANY – It’s a sign of a pandemic on the run. At today’s briefing, Governor Cuomo today announced even New York City, which has suffered from CORONA-19 more than almost any community in the world, will enter Phase 1 of reopening on June 8. He also also announced five other regions, including Mohawk Valley (Otsego County’s) can enter Phase 2″, where offices and…



BULLETIN OTSEGO COUNTY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS COOPERTOWN – Otsego County is open for business as of now, David Bliss, county board chairman, declared a few moments ago. Phase Two of the un-PAUSE, which allows most stores to reopen, is in place, Govenor Cuomo is now detailing on his daily briefing. This is developing story; check back for details.…



HERZIG: Un-PAUSE STALLS, BUT ONLY UNTIL SATURDAY Southside Mall’s Inside Stores Stay Shut, But May Open Soon UTICA – In disappointing news for Southside Mall – locally owned interior stores had hoped to open tomorrow (Friday) – Governor Cuomo failed to deliver guidelines that would allow Phase 2 of his un-PAUSE program to open, at least until Saturday. Contrary to expectations, malls can’t open, although stores with outside entrances may open, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig, who’s a member of Mohawk Valley…


Let Business Know When It Can Open, Oberacker Declares

Let Business Know When It Can Open, Oberacker Declares With Phase Two Arriving Friday, Governor Yet To Provide Details By JIM KEVLIN • Special to SCHENEVUS – In the face of uncertainly among local business people, Republican State Senate candidate Peter Oberacker issued a statement this afternoon calling on Governor Cuomo to “immediately release” more detailed information about Phase 2 of the plan to un-PAUSE New York State. “We have been receiving many calls and messages asking where to…

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