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SUNY Oneonta

This Nasty Little Parasite Is Meaningful

This Nasty

Little Parasite

Is Meaningful

By JENNIFER HILL

Parasites. That doesn’t sound good.
But SUNY Oneonta biology professor Florian Reyda says having a variety and plentiful parasites “is a sign of a healthy ecosystem, of biodiversity.”
By that measure, Otsego Lake is quite healthy. Especially now that Margaret Doolin, a student in SUNY’s master of science biology program and one of Reyda’s advisees, had discovered a parasitic

Marilyn J. Sinstack, 93;SUNY Graduate Raised Family In Oneonta

IN MEMORIAM:  Marilyn J. Sinstack, 93;

SUNY Graduate Raised Family In Oneonta

ONEONTA – Marilyn J. Sinstack, 93, a SUNY Oneonta graduate who raised two children here, passed away peacefully, Feb. 21, 2019, at the home of her daughter, JoDee Kogut in Hamilton.

She was born April 30, 1925, in Cambridge, Washington County, the daughter of the late Guy D. and Marion (Moon) McClaughry.  She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1942 and attended SUNY Oneonta, (then Oneonta Normal School).

Winter Frolics At SUNY College Camp

Winter Fun, Frolics At

SUNY College Snow Days

Vassil Dubbe, right, watches after throwing his snow snake while Roger Longtoe, an Abenaki tribe member from Vermont, beats a drum and shouts “Let’s go, snake!” in the Abenaki language. The Winter Fun event, held this afternoon at SUNY Oneonta’s College Camp featured, among other activities, this “snow snake throw,” a game invented by the Abenaki Native American tribe where participants throw a smooth, pointed wooden pole through a narrow slide made in the snow and compete to see whose will go the farthest. The poles are called snow snakes” because they undulate like snakes as they slide. (Jennifer Hill/AllOTSEGO.c0m)

 

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