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Ideas, Including Dome, Emerge At 1st ‘Town Hall’
AT 5 TODAY, ZAKREVSKY IN WEST ONEONTA

Ideas, Including Dome,

Emerge At 1st ‘Town Hall’

Will May, left, a Hartwick freshman from Pittsburgh, suggests the Oneonta area be a proving ground for the Green New Deal at Jody Zakrevsky’s first “Town Hall.”  In the foreground is Oneonta’s Steve Londner, an attendee. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Freshman Deme Fish suggested a covered dome, like one near her hometown of Lake George. Behind her is Mike Stalter, the former Oneonta town board member.

ONEONTA – At his first “Town Hall,” Otsego Now CEO Jody Zakrevsky last evening asked a Shineman Chapel full of Hartwick College student for ideas, including what might keep them here after graduation, and they told him:

How about turning the Oneonta area into a beacon for renewable energy, asked Will May, a freshman from Pittsburgh. Referring to the Green New Deal, he said, “We should be proving it is possible.”

Winners Sworn In On New Year’s Day

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FROM SHINEMAN CHAPEL EVENT

Winners Sworn In

On New Year’s Day

Mayor Gary Herzig, left, seated with wife Connie, daughter Sasha and her boyfriend Jacob Miner, is introduced  at Hartwick College’s Shineman Chapel prior to taking his oath this afternoon for a second term.   Former mayor Kim Muller emceed the event, and Greater Oneonta candidates for Common Council, Oneonta Town Board and the Otsego County Board of Representatives were sworn in by City Judge Lucy Bernier.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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