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18 Locals On Dean’s List At SUNY Oneonta

18 Locals
On Dean’s List
At SUNY Oneonta

COOPERSTOWN

Amber Genova of Cooperstown was one of 18 area students named to the SUNY Oneonta Dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester.

Also on the list were:

• Kara Aufmuth of Fly Creek
• Amanda Davenport of Fly Creek
• Connor Davidson of Hartwick
• Hannah Dulovich of Schuyler Lake
• Gabriella Furlan of Hartwick
• Julia Marcantonio of Cooperstown
• Michael Mayton of Richfield Springs
• Nathaniel Miller of Cooperstown
• Rebecca Morosko of Cooperstown
• Ashlyn Narins of Cooperstown
• Dorothy Oakley of Cherry Valley
• September Schaffer of Roseboom
• Emily Stephenson of Cooperstown
• Autumn Welsh-Travis of Milford
• Jessica Payne of Burlington Flats
• Jonathan Beckwith of W. Burlington

Obit Sullivan 011619

Roger B. Sullivan, 68;

SUNY Oneonta Asst. VP

In Upgrading Enrollment

OTEGO – Roger B. Sullivan, 68, SUNY Oneonta associate vice president/enrollment management, passed away on Jan. 4, 2019, at his home in Otego. He also had a home in Sunset Beach, N.C.
Roger was born on Dec. 28, 1950, in Ogdensburg, the son of Roger P. and Velma I. (O’Shaughnessy) Sullivan.
He graduated from Lisbon  Central High School and later earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from SUNY Potsdam and Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, respectively, before beginning a 40-year career in the SUNY system.
In 1996, SUNY Oneonta then-President Alan Donovan hired him to improve the college’s enrollment..Roger helped SUNY Oneonta gain national recognition, most notably in its rise in the U.S. News rankings to a Tier One Public Masters College as well as its recognition as a Top 10 Best Public Colleges in the North.
During his career, Roger received SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service, was a founding member and a president of the New York State Transfer and Articulation Association, was an invited faculty member at several international Strategic Enrollment Management Conferences, and participated in many SUNY-wide task forces.
Roger served on and was president of the Otego Zoning Board of Appeals, co-chaired SUNY Oneonta’s annual United Way Campaign and was a member of the Catskill Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors. Roger was also a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Oneonta, where he was ordained as an elder and where he served on multiple church sessions.
Roger is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jane “Henry” Sullivan, to whom he was married on Aug. 18, 1973; daughter, Sarah Dubowsky (Eric Dubowsky) of Ridgewood, N.J.; son, Shaun Sullivan (Tiffany Hurd) of Hampton, N.H., his cherished grandchildren, Alexis, Magnus, Aoife, Kahlen and Isabella; and numerous aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Roger was predeceased by his younger brother, Todd of Rochester.
A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at the First United Presbyterian Church (“Red Door” Church) in Oneonta.
Contributions in Roger’s memory may be given to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 297 River Street Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820, or the United Way of Otsego County, c/o 31 Maple St., Oneonta, NY 13820.

 

 

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

Poetry Reading

With Ishion Hutchinson

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POETRY READING – 7 p.m. Reading by Jamaican poet Ishion Hutchinson. Author of 2 collections, “Far District” and “House of Lords and Commons.” Martha Daniel will open the event by reading her poem “On the Table.” Celebration room, Shineman Chapel Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, email David Lubell at lubelld@hartwick.edu

EGG DECORATING – 6:30 p.m. Pysanky, Ukranian egg decorating workshop using traditional materials and designs to create a folk patterned easter egg. Material fee, $5. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/#crafts

ART DISCUSSION – 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join director of exhibitions Chris Rossi for this weeks Food for Thought discussion “50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons. Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition.” Registration required. Cost, $25 members, $30 non-members. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/lectures or call (607) 547-1461

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 3

Opening Reception,

‘Empty Place’ Exhibit

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SILENT WITNESS PROJECT – All Day. Life sized silhouettes will show the story of men, women, and children who have been impacted by domestic and dating violence to commemorate National Crimes Victims Week. Dewar Union, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, www.ofoinc.org

EMPTY PLACE EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5:30-7 p.m. Opening reception of “Empty Place at the Table” exhibit for national Crime Victims Awareness Week. Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.ofoinc.org

LINCOLN CENTER SCREENING – 2-4 p.m. Showing an all star conference celebrating Frank Sinatra, hosted by Seth MacFarlane. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR.25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR. 25

Creating Natural Remedies

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WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about plants and how to create natural remedies from your spice rack or what’s in your backyard. Registration required. Cost, members $40, non-members $50, juniors $30. Materials included. In the Creamery Classroom, The Farmers’ Museum. Info, (607) 547-1461, www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/americana_academy_workshop_balms_salves

PLAY READING – 6:30 p.m. Reading of “SAPE” by local playwright Karen Butler. Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 24
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 24

Learn Financial Skills

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FINANCE WORKSHOP – 5-9 p.m. Learn how to manage a budget and file your taxes and more real life necessities with professor Charlene Deno. Includes free food and door prizes. Ages 18-21. Free admission. Club Odyssey, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/

SOUP & PIE BENEFIT – 4:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy a delicious dinner of homemade soups and pie. Includes a chinese auction. Donation, $7.50 adult, $5 children. To benefit the Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. Info, www.richfieldzone.org/ or call 858-3200

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 23

Author Viramontes Speaks

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READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. The Red Dragon Reading series presents Author Helena Maria Viramontes reading her works followed by a book signing and reception. Free and open to the public. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.edu/academics/english/reddragonreading/reddragonreadingseries.asp or call Ruth Carr @ (607)436-3446 or George hovis @ (607)436-2571

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 2
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 2

Sneak Peek At Exhibit

On Women’s Rights

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VOTING RIGHTS PRESENTATION – 7 p.m. Public is invited to history program, “Votes for Women” by Ashley Hopkins-Benton and Jennifer LeMak from the NYS Museum. Offers a sneak peak at the upcoming exhibit marking the centennial of womens suffrage. Christ Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Info, Cindy Falk cynthia.g.falk@gmail.com

WOMEN’S GATHERING – 5 p.m. Follow up gathering and potluck dinner to discuss issues and further action. Open to ALL supporters of the Women’s March Movement. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, ms.elayneous@yahoo.com

YPN NETWORKING – 6-8 p.m. Come meet young professionals from the Otsego area. The topic for this evening is community involvement. Roundhouse Indoor Golf, 174 Roundhouse Rd., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 1

Museum Reopens, Features

Fun Activities For All Ages

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MUSEUM REOPENING – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The A.J. Read Science Discovery Center reopens to the public featuring new exhibits and activities for all ages. SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.edu/sdc/ or email douglas.reilly@oneonta.edu

GUITAR BASICS – 5-7 p.m. Free workshop with instructor John Arlet to learn to play guitar. Bring your own instrument. Space is limited. Registration required. The Library Room at The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB. 6
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB. 6

Learn CPR, Save A Life

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CPR/AED COURSE – 6-9:30 p.m. Red Cross community level first aid course. Members $55, Public $65. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org

STRESSBUSTERS – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly class giving you the tools for self-care and empowerment. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB. 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB. 5

Buy Bowl And Try The Chili

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CHILI BOWL FUNDRAISER – Noon-4 p.m. Opportunity for amateur and professional chefs to compete. Also a showcase for area potters and bowl decorator. Fees support the Community Arts Network of Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/events/chili-bowl/

BENEFIT RIDE – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come out and ride for 90 minutes to benefit Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care. $10 minimum donation. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com or call Amy Porter (607)547-2800 ext. 129

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 4

Enjoy Final Day-Long Celebration

Of Coop’s  50th Winter Carnival

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FUN IN THE SNOW! Final day of the 50th anniversary Cooperstown Winter Carnival features snowman building, soup’n’ chili, soccer slushing in Pioneer Park,  the “Fatty Bumppo” bike race ghost tours, wine tasting, a chicken wing competition, the Fire & Ice Bar at The Otesaga, Annie & The Hedonists concert, and the carnival closer.  For full schedule of events, see  www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/event-schedule

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 27
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 27

It’s Movie Night At Y Pool

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COOPERTOWN WINTER CARNIVAL BEGINS!!!

MOVIE NIGHT – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Float with you friends in the pool while enjoying a movie. Root bear floats will be served afterward. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org

HISTORY EXHIBITION – Noon-4 p.m.. “Oneonta’s Trolley Line: The Southern New York Railway.” Greater Oneonta Historical Society, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm#More

FUNDRAISER – 4:30-6:30 p.m. Brooks Chicken dinner to support the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. Tickets $10. Christ Episcopal Church, 46 River St, Cooperstown. Info, susquehannaanimalshelter.org/brooks-chicken-dinner-fundraiser/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 26
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 26

‘Know Your Rights’

At Hartwick College

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DISCUSSION – 7-8 p.m. Dinner and a Panel discussion “Know Your Rights.” Chesebro Room, Dewar Hall, Hartwick College, Harwick Dr., Oneonta. Info, www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-celebrates-king-jr-civil-rights-heritage-month/

CONFERENCE – 8:30-10 a.m. Local manufacturers and training providers meet to discuss goals to ensure there is a trained workforce in the county to meet employers needs. Reservation required. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, Barbara Ann Heegan, President/CEO Otsego County Chamber of commerce, (607)432-4500 ext. 202 or email baheegan@otsegocc.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 23

Scouts Plan Spaghetti Dinner

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SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Enjoy homemade sauce, sausage and meatballs, and more. Take out available. Adults $10, Children 12 and under $8. Support Boy Scout Troop 1254. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St, Cooperstown.

ART EXHIBIT – “Celestial/Terrestrial” featuring the works of Alexandra Davis and Jill Parisi opens. Runs thru March 17. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, Fine Arts Gallery, 106 Fine Arts, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine pkwy, Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.edu/academics/art/gallery/gallery.html

STRESSBUSTERS – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly class giving you the tools for self-care and empowerment. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777

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