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Bresee’s Christmas Elves Come Back To Downtown

GOHS LOANED 6 HOLIDAY MANNEQUINS

Bresee’s Christmas Elves

Come Back To Downtown

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, 2019
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

Chuck D’Imperio Presents

 ‘Taste Of New York’ Stories

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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 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Fall For Fall Concert

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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.

Mimi Lehman, 96; Taught At Cooperstown For 30 Years

IN MEMORIAM: Mimi Lehman, 96;

Taught At Cooperstown For 30 Years

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
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 17

Learning the Stars

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To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE.

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 msbc@msbchurch.org or call (607)432-5712

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