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This Week

This Week: 12-01-22

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

December 1, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Planting for the Future

Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh was joined on November 14 by second-grade students from the Cooperstown Elementary School, members of the Village Board of Trustees and Tree Committee, and students from SUNY Oneonta’s Cooperstown Graduate Program in planting new trees on Susquehanna Avenue, Cooperstown.

FRONT PAGE

City Receives Grant For Theatre Restoration

Camera Policy on Hold for Now

CGP, Golden Artist Planning Art Exhibit Exploring Voting Rights

County Admin Reflects on First Months

Inside The Paper

Volunteers Needed this Weekend for Ice Rink Prep

‘Promise for Parkie’ Matching Challenge Is Now Underway

Visitor Economy Summit a Step Forward

Organization Changes Name, Prepares for Holiday Events

Following Father’s Footsteps, Noted Sitarist Returns to Oneonta

Farmland Runoff, Intense Storms Raise Phosphorus Loads
That Drive HABs in Seneca-Keuka Watershed, 9E Study Finds

Candle Lighting is December 11

Oneontan To Star in ‘Nutcracker’

Sports

U.S. Men’s National Team Watch Party

Perspectives

Editorial

Buy Thoughtfully and Buy Locally

Columns

STERNBERG: Treatments of Long COVID Explored

News From the Noteworthy: Freshwater Aquaculture: Raising Fish on a Hilltop

Letters

OBERRITER: Coop Food Pantry Grateful for Support

CHASE: Support Needed for Tournament

KUZMINSKI: OEC Scoping Plan Comments on Point

WELCH: Innovations Can Save Time, Energy

BOUND VOLUMES

Bound Volumes: December 1, 2022

Hometown History: December 1, 2022

Obituaries

Dwaine R. Sharratt

Mary J. Hoose

Kenneth W. Domion

CALENDAR

Happenin’ Otsego

This Week – 11-17-22

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

November 17, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Mural Moment

COOPERSTOWN—The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the completion of a mural project on the back of its cottage with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Friday, November 18 at 10:30 a.m. The mural, created by artist Kelcy Kimmerer, was an initiative of the chamber’s 501(c)3 arm, The Cooperstown Foundation, to help build the presence of public art in Cooperstown. (Photo by May-Britt Joyce)

FRONT PAGE

Former School Houses Luxury Apartments

Chobani Donates Gifts To
Help St. James Food Programs

Benton to Run for County Clerk

Ommegang Brews for Veterans

Inside The Paper

Cherry Valley Native’s IPO Market Exposé the Culmination of Two-Year Effort

Books, Volunteers Sought for Collection

November 19 Concert To Feature
Noted Polish-American Violinist

SUNY Professor To Speak on Antiracism

Film Plastic Recycling Challenge Returns

Sports

Pinned and Proud

NBHoF Class of 2022 Vets Honored

SUNY Athletic Trainer Leads State Group

World Series Treasures Headed to Cooperstown

Perspectives

Editorial

Bassett: A Beginning

Columns

IBRAHIM: Flu, COVID-19 and Hospital Happenings

Life Sketches: The Ritz Crossing

Noteworthy: Post-election Activities Full of Positivity, Unity

Letters

STRAUB: Last Week’s Letter Clarified

HILL: GASO Opportunity for Smokers To Quit

Hamill: SUNY Oneonta Is On the Right Track

CUMMINGS: Polly Renckens Lauded for Service

LORD: Many Hands Protect Otsego Lake

NORTHRUP: Communities Urged To Safeguard Lake

BOUND VOLUMES

Bound Volumes: 11-17-22

Hometown History: 11-17-22

Obituaries

Elizabeth H. Gilbert

Kent Robert Hoyt, Jr.

Richard ‘Dick’ Shutts

Gracie Wilsey

CALENDAR

Happenin’ Otsego

This Week 08-18-22
Coming up

Coming up this week …

This week’s edition of The Freeman’s Journal / Hometown Oneonta includes an update on those James Fenimore Cooper murals doomed for destruction in Westchester … Cooperstown’s mayor looks past the pandemic and invites you to breakfast … there’s a new baseball card shop in town … a spring hiking challenge … a look at your New York State Income Tax form … some thoughts on the Bills stadium brou-ha-ha … Merl Reagle’s dynamic crossword puzzle … and more!

On newstands Wednesday and subscriber mailboxes on Thursday!

This Week – 03-24-22

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

March 24, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Dutchess County Executive and Republican candidate in the race for Otsego County’s 19th Congressional District, Marc Molinaro, teamed up with New York State Senator Peter Oberacker and Assemblyman Chris Tague to visit the Singh Family’s Apple Food & Grocery on Route 28 in Milford to discuss small business challenges and the senator’s proposal that would suspend the state’s gas tax for the summer driving months. Pictured here in front of the market are, from left to right, Malkit Singh, Tony Singh, Inderjit Singh, Paul Singh, Monty Singh, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Gurdev Singh, Assemblyman Chris Tague, Senator Peter Oberacker, Harry Singh and his daughter, Javin Singh, and Billy Singh. For more on the story, CLICK HERE

FRONT PAGE

Junior/Senior High Principal O’Leary out at Cooperstown

Blood disorder stymies doctors as family perseveres

Inside The Paper

Hoffman’s coming to Oneonta

Oberacker, Molinary, Tague tout gas tax break as small biz economic relief

Gallery seeks red dress donations for installation

Perspectives

Editorial

Time to move on

COLUMNS

Calculus, Chaos, Cuomo

History Column

Bound Volumes

LETTERS

Editors Policy

OBITUARIES

Lois I. Brenner

Lee Carlton Winnie

Deborah G. Kabat

Caroline M.S. Harter

CALENDAR

Happenin’ Otsego

Coming up

… in this week’s edition …

This week’s edition of The Freeman’s Journal / Hometown Oneonta includes an update on Cooperstown Central School’s removal of Karl O’Leary as principal of its junior/senior high school … a peek at what’s coming to the lot in Oneonta where Christopher’s once stood … a story on Sen. Peter Oberacker‘s plan to cut the state’s gasoline tax … an update on Vincenza Alessi as she battles a blood disorder … also … coins for Ukraine … we consider the possibility of an Andrew Cuomo run for governor … we share a story about ‘West Side Story‘ … our great Merl Reagle crossword puzzle … and Girl Scout Cookies!

This Week – 03-17-22
This Week – 03-10-22

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

March 10, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Spot the local luminaries! Nearly the full cast and crew of “A Roadhouse Coup” pose after shooting the cocktail party scene at Oneonta’s Masonic Lodge. Filmmaker Lori Bailey told a Cooperstown gathering on March 8 she hopes to have the feature-length film complete in time for a September premier. See story on page 6.

FRONT PAGE

Cooperstown Central enlists MMA champ, Iraq war vet in anti-bullying strategy

Inside The Paper

Rep. Delgado brings SBA head to Cooperstown for tour, talks

Richfield Springs ready to build youth sports complex

Otego geologist shares his views on an Interstate sign’s misnomer

‘Eva Coo’ feature on track for fall release

Sonny Landreth, Cindy Cashdollar set Otesaga Concert Date

Green Cow still open, but moooooves to Hartwick

Perspectives

Editorial

Taking on Bullies

COLUMNS

Wabbit season

Youth mental health needs in Otsego County

History Column

Bound Volumes

LETTERS

Editors Policy

OBITUARIES

David W. Brenner

Thomas M. Hughson

CALENDAR

Happenin’ Otsego

This Week – 02-17-22

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

February 17, 2022

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station volunteer diving team held an ice-dive training February 12 for the first time this winter with the ice one foot thick and air temperatures in the 40s. The dive team works with the field station and the Village of Cooperstown to maintain buoys, science instruments, and study the ecosystem of Otsego Lake. Pictured from left to right Ed Lentz, Lucas LaTarte (holding the safety line), Kari Minissale (noting the divers’ direction), Wayne Bunn, Tiffany Valenti, and PADI Master SCUBA Diver Trainer Paul Lord. Diving are Noel Odell and David Turner. Photo for AllOtsego.com by Larissa Ryan.

FRONT PAGE

American Irish Historical Society plots move from NYC to Cooperstown

Blood shortage has impact on local supply

Inside The Paper

Mayor Drnek says it’s Oneonta’s “light-switch moment”

State Police recruitment tests underway

Bassett begins to lift visitation restrictions

Perspectives

Editorial

“We’re following the science.”

COLUMNS

The Driftwoods — Then and now and why

Legitimate Political Discourse by a Loving Crowd?

Otsego Land Trust: A year-round commitment to nature

History Column

Bound Volumes

LETTERS

Letter: Farmers deserve a fair return

Editors Policy

OBITUARIES

Jacek D. Rudnicki

Steven D. Brown

Leslie E. D. B. Jordan

CALENDAR

Happenin’ Otsego

 

THIS WEEK 11-11-21
This Week — June 3, 2021

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

June 3, 2021

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Rep. Antonio Delgado samples a chocolate-flavored whiskey at the Cooperstown Distillery during a tour Thursday, May 27. Get the full story in this week’s edition of The Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta.

FRONT PAGE

Education company seeks to fill camp void

AllOtsego people: Milford graduate helping with pandemic relief in Nepal

Cooperstown & Around

City of the Hills

Tour Time

Cooperstown Deputy Mayor Cindy Falk, left, and Otsego 2000 Executive Director Ellen Pope, to Falk’s left, talk about the architecture of an 1800s Federal-style house at 30 Lake St. in Cooperstown, which is known as the oldest corner of the village. The two women gave an architectural tour in the village Monday, May 31, sponsored by Otsego 2000 and the Cooperstown Graduate Program, where Falk is a professor. About 60 people were on two 90-minute trolley tours through the village Monday afternoon. Falk said a similar tour of Oneonta will take place sometime in the future. (Greg Klein/AllOTSEGO.com)

Inside The Paper

Student News

Sports

Outlaws to return for 2021, home opener June 4

From state title to college hoops, Lambert looks for his shot

Perspectives

The Old Badger: Automobiles led to the last of the Mohican

LGBTQ+ rights are still fragile

LETTERS

Editors Policy

New York must address rural EMS issues before a crisis occurs

COLUMNS

BERKSON: Whistling with my fingers, thinking of songs

History Columns

Bound Volumes: June 3, 2021

Hometown History: June 3, 2021

OBITUARIES

Major Richard (Dick) Bratton

Joseph S. Harris

Summer Dreams

Keith Haring: Radiant Vision

Best Bets

Staff Dining Picks

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