GOHS LOANED 6 HOLIDAY MANNEQUINS
The Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s Christmas decorators paused to inspect their handiwork after putting four Bresee’s Department Store elves and two does in the Oneonta History Center’s windows this morning, where they may be view by youngsters and nostalgic oldsters until Monday, Dec. 9. The motorized mannequins were loaned by St. James’ Manor & Retirement Community to the GOHS through the intercession of John Pontius, at right in top photo, who serves on both boards of directors.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
UPSTATE STORIES – 1:30 p.m. Local radio host Chuck D’Imperio will be sharing stories from best selling book “A Taste of Upstate New York,” which features 40 food favorites from across the upstate. Free, public welcome. St. James Manor, 9 St. James Place, Oneonta. 607-436-9974 or visit www.stjamesmanor.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
COYOTES – 1:30 p.m. Learn about Eastern Coyote, NYS largest wild canid. Wildlife biologist Selinda Brandon will discuss the coyote’s ecological role, how we can coexist. St. James Manor, 9 St. James Pl., Oneonta. 607-436-9974 or visit www.facebook.com/St-James-Manor-Retirement-Community-394485027409541/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
CONCERT – 3:30 p.m. Sunday Fall for Fall Concert featuring Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble performing Yosemite Autumn, City Rain, more. Free, open to public. Refreshments served. St. James Retirement Community, 9 St. James Pl., Oneonta. 607-436-9974 or visit www.stjamesmanor.com
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Annual breakfast with Fly Creek Area Historical Society features, sausage, home-fries, eggs, biscuits, sausage, gravy, grits, more. Suggested donation, $8/adult. Old Grange Building, 210 Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. 607-547-1275.
ONEONTA – Mildred W. “Mimi” Lehman, who taught for three decades at Cooperstown Elementary School, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 2, 2018, in her residence at St. James’ Manor in Oneonta. She was 96.
A native of Delaware County, she was born Nov. 2, 1921, in Trout Creek, one of six children of Clair L. and Mildred (Drake) Whitaker.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 17
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PLANETARIUM – 7-8 p.m. Sky Talk: Leonid Meteor Shower, Fall Galaxies, and video “Wonders of the Universe” SUNY Oneonta Planetarium, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Reservations required. Seats free. Info, oneonta.edu/planetarium/publicshow.asp
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD – 4-7 p.m. Pack a shoebox with items that will bring joy to children as they are delivered around the world. Collection point at Main St. Baptist Church, corner of Main and Maple Sts., Oneonta. Info, @ www.msbchurch.org/occ or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607)432-5712