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Tallman

Reducing Fires, Department Makes Village Better Place To Do Business

Reducing Fires,

Department Makes

Village Better Place

To Do Business

Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.business – Fire Chief Jim Tallman pauses by his department’s vintage 1952 Mack firetruck, Engine 4, which protected the village until 1995. today, it leads the department in parades.

By LIBBY CUDMORE

COOPERSTOWN

According to Jim Tallman, Cooperstown Fire Chief, if you really want to know what’s good in a new town, go ask at the fire hall on Chestnut Street.
“Whenever I go someplace, I always stop in at their fire department,” he said. “I like to see what they’re doing, but I also ask for recommendations of where to eat and what to see. And people do the same here when they come in.”
As an unofficial branch of the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce – and for its work in protecting and serving the community –

Village: Vote Firemen Into Chamber Hall

Village: Vote Firemen Into Chamber Hall

 

Cooperstown visitors at the Hanford Mills Museum’s 30th annual Ice Harvest Saturday, Feb. 2, saw a familiar face, Fire Chief Jim Tallman directing traffic on that chilly morning.

 

COOPERSTOWN – The Village of Cooperstown is encouraging residents to vote for the Cooperstown Fire Department for the 2019 Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.  The Fire Department is one of 25 candidates on the ballot, which also includes Bruce Hall, the Cooperstown Farmers Market and the Cooperstown Food Pantry. Voting open to public at www.AllOTSEGO.com.

►THE FENIMORE ART MUSEUM
has received a $186,330 grant for a comprehensive catalog of the works of the 19th-century artist Eastman Johnson from The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.

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