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This Week

This Week, June 18-19, 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

June 18-19, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

With Otsego County restaurants opening up, but subject to social distancing, Bocca Osteria on Route 28, Cooperstown, came up with a novel solution: A plastic bubble, created by Alvantor, a tent and recreation innovation company based in California.  Here, Angela Eldred and Shane Hovick of Hartwick enjoy the bubble’s coziness over the weekend. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

County Got Leg Up On Police Reforms

In Unadilla, Remembering The Fallen

 Foundation: Both Bumppos Are Equal

All Star Village Gives Up On 2020 Season

Sure-Footedly, Judge Moved Up Ladder

AllOTSEGO.life

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Rockin’ Again

Bubble Gives Diners Extra Layer Of Safety

EDITORIALS

Otsego County: Reclaim Natty Bumppo

COLUMNS

SEWARD:  New Yorkers, Get Out Of House

YOUNGS:  What I Didn’t Know About Racism

LEVINE: Needs Met, But Much Left To Do

LETTERS

HAMMOND: Address Policing Dysfunction

FLEISHER: Leadership Can Repair Nation

NORTHRUP: Stars, Bars Symbol Of Slavery

NICOLS: Protect Our Borders, From Canada?

STERNBERG: Back Buttermann For Assembly

WEINBERG: Times Compromised On Truth

FARWELL: County Layoffs Weren’t Done Well

MEMBRINO: Private Interests Muddy Stimulus

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: June 18, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: June 19, 2020

IN MEMORIAM

Richard Breuninger, 74; Pastor, Teacher

John Holdorf, 87, Edmeston Superintendent

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This Week — June 11-12, 2020

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The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

June 11-12, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

During Sunday’s “Rally for Justice” in Cooperstown, Milford’s Austin Partridge stirred a reaction by unfurling the American flag. At right is Mac Benton, an organizer, who asked Partridge to move the flag away from the speakers’ gathering place. Organizers then stood in front of flag to block journalists’ picture taking. In the background, Rev. LaDana Clark addresses 850 attendees from the Otsego County Courthouse steps.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Protests Inspire Talk Of Reform

Floyd’s Family ‘Great Role Models

Restaurants To Reopen This Friday

Otsego County’s Top Jurist Retires

Hartwick, SUNY-O Plan Reopenings

AllOTSEGO.outdoors

For The Birds, Visit Audubon Sanctuary

Wanna Bike? 4 Trail Systems Right Here

EDITORIALS

Personal Stories Say: We Can Do Better

COLUMNS

FISHER:  Let’s Live Up To Our Ideals

DRUGOVICH: Hartwick United For Jusice

LaDANA: Where Is God? In Otsego County

LEVINE: Needs Met, But Much Left To Do

LETTERS

RISSBERGER: Expect Action On Policing

BRENNER: Police Will Listen To Concerns

MASON: Step Up, OCCA, Watershed Board

DILL: Planner Always Went Extra Mile

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: June 12, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: June 13, 2020

IN MEMORIAM

Carrie Kukenberger, 49; Saw Son Graduate

Betty Lou Whittemore, 96; First UM Secretary

Anthony Tomaino, 36; Football Standout

 Patricia S. Hoye, 83; Nurse At Bassett

Anna C. Mumbulo, 89; NYCM Retiree

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THIS WEEK April 23-24, 2020
THIS WEEK April 09-10, 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

April 09-10, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

HAPPY EASTER! Here’s a photo from the 2008 Ecumenical Sunrise Service in Cooperstown’s Lakefront Park, a reminder of good things to come in the weeks and months ahead. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Downstate Ventilator-Grab Stalls, Streck Says

Off Ventilator, Senator Seward Now Out Of ICU

County May Lose Equivalent Of 2/3 Of Tax Levy

3 Healthcare Workers Ill, Maybe Not Bassett’s

Cooperstown Man’s Father Dies Of COVID-19

Front Line Profile: County IT Director Pokorny

County’s Wheels Of Justice Turn – Virtually

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Walkin’ Off The Coronavirus Blahs

Desperate Calls Fast-Track Better Visor

Libby’s List Of Virtual Things To Do

COLUMNS

PASTORS: Resurrection Guides Easter Reflections

GATES: It’s Gotta End, Maybe By End of April

ERNA:  What’s In A Name? Now, If It Were Erina…

STERNBERG: Who Lives, Dies Is Elephant In Room

ZAGATA: Did Oil Embargo Teach Us Nothing?

LETTERS

WINKLER: Trump Undid What Obama Did

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: April 9, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: April 10, 2020

IN MEMORIAM

Frank Marra, 101; Ex-Banker Dies Of COVID-19

David Brandt, 75, Fly Fishing Hall Of Famer

Martha Beals, 91; Associated With McEwan Hardware

Mike Clapper, 63; Deputy Well-Known At Courthouse

Julia Fassett, 94; East Springfield, Retired Teacher

Elaine Andrews, 84; Valedictorian Legal Secretary

Michael A. Ross, 80; 40-Year Career At Amphenol

Stephen Layman, 93; WWII Vet, Amphenol Retiree

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THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS March 12-13, 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

March 12-13, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

From Oneonta to Roseboom, hundreds of people showed up at dusk Saturday, March 7, at the Bassett Hospital helipad, Cooperstown, to watch three UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters land during a U.S. Army Reserves, 353rd Civil Affairs Command, training mission in conjunction with the Cooperstown Graduate Program. In the foreground, Ken Morrisey and Sally Harrington of Cooperstown head back to their car after examining the chopper at close hand. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

SUNY, Hartwick, Bassett Ban Travel

LeCATES: 6 Quarantined, But No Outbreak

Schenevus Top Site For Distribution Center

Newcomer, Waller Helped End Union Ticket

Mom  Found ‘Not Guilty’ In Twins’ Deaths

Elementary Principal To Succeed CCS Colleague

ENDORSEMENTS

Mary Margaret Will Put People In Picture

Membrino Fills Key Role: Finance Chairman

COLUMNS

MORGAN: Nothing To Fear But Flu Itself

ZAGATA: NYC Looks Upstate For Solutions

ATWELL: Ahoy, Maties!

POLITICAL LETTERS

TILLAPAUGH: Vote To Continue Upgrades

MEMBRINO: More Needs Doing. Let Me Help

KATZ: Give Mayor The Support She Needs

STERNBERG:  Village Moving In Right Direction

DEWEY: Incumbents Can Maintain Momentum

MacMILLAN: Reserve Flagpole For Stars, Stripes

LETTERS

COLONE: City Must Use Asset For Leverage

PAULITS: At Least Let Disenfranchised Donate

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: March 12, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: March 13, 2020

AllOTSEGO.life

K9’s AT REST: Ricky, Mika To Retire

CSO Conductor Brings Beethoven, More

IN MEMORIAM

Frances Niles, 83; ‘Granny Fran’ To Unatego Fans

Barbara Harris, 90; 9 Children Survive Withey’s Clerk

John Arnold, 85; Wilber Bank Assistant VP

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This Week March 5-6-28, 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

March 5-6-28, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Victor Jones, county Emergency Services deputy director, surveys the scene of the Middlefield fire Wednesday, Feb. 28, where five firemen were injured. Two, engulfed by flames, spent four days in Upstate Medical Center’s burn unit in Syracuse. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

‘Ball of White Fire’ Engulfs Volunteers

Memories Of Emmons Explosion Still Strong

Petitions Vie Over Firearms

Chief Mike Covert, 59, Helped Addicts Into Recovery

Bassett Getting Ready To Deter Coronavirus

EDITORIAL

Consider Joining Good Samaritans

COLUMNS

COVID-19 Is Here. But It’s Not NY’s First Rodeo

Coronavirus May Be No Deadlier Than Flu

Otsego County’s Allocation Of Testing Kits? 3.

Front Porch Perspective: Avast, Maties!

Repeal Flawed ‘Green Light’ Law

Ensure Local Politics Is Local 

LETTERS to the EDITOR

Make Lettis Safer: Run Buses Until 9 p.m.

Democratic Village Chair Backs Dem. Slate

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: March 5, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: March 5, 2020

AllOTSEGO.life

Developer Shows Off Artist’s Loft Successes

An Election That Could Change The Village 

MacGuire Benton Energized By Politics

Joe Membrino Impressed By Village Stewardship

Mary Margaret Robbins Sohns Loves Cooperstown

IN MEMORIAM

 Martha Delello, 78; Filled Key Roles At St. Mary’s Parish

Dr. Eugene D. Milener III, 90; Hartwick Economics Chairman

Dr. Cory Johnston, 47; Dies In Skiing Accident

Robert F. Fahey, 86; Veteran Worked At Bill’s Auto Auction

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THIS WEEK — Jan. 30-31 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Jan. 30-31, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Honoree Fred Lemister of Cooperstown received a lot of hugs, including this one from Hartwick EMT Sue Hascup, as well as handshakes and accolades at the Saturday, Jan. 25, testimonial in his honor at Bassett Hall.  Lemister retired on the second Monday in November, after 48 years with the Cooperstown Ambulance Squad, where he responded to a record 9,400 calls  He also trained hundreds of local EMTs over his career. At right is Sue’s husband Chuck. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Oberacker Runs To Succeed Senator Seward

Hundreds Honor Fred Lemister At Testimonial

Republican May Dent Village Democratic Wall

OYA Solar Seeking Leases In Town Of Otego

Arson Trial Testimony Sorts Tangled Tale

EDITORIAL

Parties Should Find Local Candidates For Senate

COLUMNS

KUZMINSKI: Let Home Rule Guide Sanctuary Idea  

ATWELL: William The Conqueror Seized Moment

ZAGATA: How To Reduce CO2, Trees Or Panels?

LAPIN: Try A Downtown Improvement District

JOHNSON: Often, Jail Time Helps Drug Offenders

LETTERS to the EDITOR

BROCKWAY: Guns Part Of Otsego County Heritage

HUSTON: When CNG Trucks Crash, Inform Public

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Jan. 30, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Jan. 31, 2020

AllOTSEGO.life

In Nature, Michael Whaling Finds Inspiration

Bud Pirone Recalled As Inspirational Leader

IN MEMORIAM

Beatrice Merzig, 97; Managed MD Husband’s Office

Rick Pindar, 90; Owned Cross Supply, Golf Shop

John Barown, 67; Veteran, Milford Postmaster

Kenneth Vibbard, 88; Burlington Farmer, Assessor

Ruth Ellis, 87; Longtime Meadows’ Nursing Assistant

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This Week Jan. 16-17, 2020

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Jan. 16-17, 2020

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Julia Hernandez, Oneonta, examines gowns at Rainbow End’s “Bag O’Bargains” sale, following the well-attended annual Wedding Expo Sunday, Jan. 12, at Foothills Performing Arts Center. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Solar Developer Offers $1,000 Per Acre

Penn. Firm Buying Bank Of Cooperstown

Cooperstown Theatre Festival Founder Dies

In Departing, Korthauer Makes History

Benefactor Adds $30K To Shelter’s $236K

Preservationists Joust Over Cooperstown Home

EDITORIAL

With Expertise, Even Temperament,

City Manager Korthauer Cracks Code

COLUMNS

SEWARD: Job #1 For NYS: Halt Outmigration

YOUNGS: Foothills Is  Now Economic Driver

McREYNOLDS: Heartache In The Heartland

ZAGATA: In Rising To The Fly. Be Careful

LETTERS to the EDITOR

NORTHRUP: Legalizing Dope Daffy, And He Knows

HILL: How Nice To Live Where People Care. Here!

STAMMEL: 7-7 Split Means Share Power, Cooperate

DOWNEY: Benefits Of Gas Aren’t Fossil-Fuel Fiction

DOSTAL: Thanks For Lighting Up Our Christmas

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Jan. 16, 2020

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Jan. 17, 2020

AllOTSEGO.life

Brides Abound At Foothills Wedding Expo

‘Pine Apple Cheese’ Gave Milford Bragging Rights

IN MEMORIAM

Frank ‘Skeeter’ Green, 91, Farmer, Civic Leader

Janice McCredy Main, 95; Owned Grocery Store

Deacon Thomas O’Connell, 84; Served St. Mary’s

Randall Taylor, 66, Roseboom, IBEW Electrician

Fredrick L. Hall, 86; Founded Roofing Company

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THIS WEEK — Dec. 19-20, 2019
THIS WEEK – Dec. 12-13, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Dec. 12-13, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Dan Buttermann, Oneonta City school board member, Democratic Assembly candidate and NYCM manager, exults as Mother Ginger in “The Nutcracker,” joining Assistant Fire Chief Jim Maloney and Dr. Joseph Dutkowsky, the Bassett surgeon, as men who have played the role in the Fokine Ballet Company’s annual performance of Tchaikovsky’s suite at SUNY Oneonta.  In part, that’s because the costume, built on a plywood chassis, weighs 60 pounds, requiring some brawn.  One of Buttermann’s three daughters, Malena, is at right. Full story below.  (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

SPECIAL REPORT

HIRING A COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Bliss: Kennedy May Lead Job Search

For Stuligross, Dream Coming True

Past, Present Collide As Job Debated

VIDEO: Watch Administrator Debate

TEXT: Read What Top Job Requires

EDITORIAL:  Think – Judge Lambert

FRONT PAGE

Judicial Reform: Is End Of Bail Dangerous?

SantaCon May Start Campus Drinking Debate

New Faces: Basile Seeks Pay Hikes, Shelter Aid

New NYPD Commissioner SUNY Oneonta Alum

Union Leader Marvin Miller To Enter HoF

EDITORIALS

Everyone Wants Fair Deal For SPCA, County

COLUMNS

ERNA’S DEBUT: ‘Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway’

ZAGATA: Democrat Intrigue Builds Tangled Web

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Dec. 12, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Dec. 13, 2019

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To Play Nutcracker’s Mother Ginger, MAN UP!

Cabinet Maker’s Creations Wood, But Flow

IN MEMORIAM

Suzanne Dean, 96; Cherished Lake Since Childhood

Mark P. Pylinski, 66; Traveled World With Air Force

Ann L. Enright, Fox Hospital Director of Nursing

Eleanor D. Hallock, 89; Ran Old Mill Antiques

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This Week, Dec. 5-6, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Dec. 5-6, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

In this file photo from Dec. 14, 2017, county Rep. Meg Kennedy, C-Hartwick, closely questions Gerry Benjamin, SUNY New Paltz vice president and expert on local government, at “County Manager v. County Executive,” a forum on professionalizing county government that came to fruition today (Dec. 4, 2019). The county board met and 10 a.m. today and voted to create the $150,000 job in Otsego County, one of only a handful of counties in the state that haven’t yet made that step.  In the front row are, from left, Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig, Cooperstown Chamber then-President Danielle Henrici, and county Rep. Andrew Marietta, D-Cooperstown/Town of Otsego.  Second row, from left, are Otsego Chamber President Barbara Ann Heegan, Cooperstown Village Trustees Jim Dean and Richard Sternberg, and Sustainable Otsego Moderator Adrian Kuzminski.  Behind Sternberg is Vince Casale, county Republican chairman.  (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

County Manager Decision Expected Today

Debate Renewed On Funding Animal Shelter

Organizers Cancel 2020 Polar Bear Jump

Santa Arrives At Renovated Pioneer Park

Rare Woman Plow Driver Fights Ezekiel

Common Council OKs $20 Million Budget

EDITORIALS

On County Manager, Now Hard Work Begins

Kennedy, Bliss, Committee Deserve Praise

COLUMNS

SEWARD: Reforms May Be Costly, Dangerous

MATHISEN: Memoir Takes Us To 911 Bombing

BENNETT: On Arms, Will Enough Ever Be Enough

ATWELL: On Thanksgiving, Remembering Blue

LETTERS TO EDITOR

FLEISHER: Trust Science On Climate Change

DEAN: Study Before Acting On New Zoning

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Dec. 5, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Dec. 6, 2019

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Beloved Mechanical Skaters May Return

Pop-Ups Will Help Pep Up Southside Mall

IN MEMORIAM

Maureen Greeley, 89; Helped Run Family Business

Linda L. Briggs, 62; Ran Home Daycare 30 Years

Bertha I. Smith, 97; Opened Home to Children

Rose Weir, 92; Generations Survive Teacher Aide

Brendan Owen, 55; Cooperstown Man Died In Texas

Lora Kanzler, 72; Worked For County For 37 Years

Jo Anne Deller, 75; Postal Clerk For 3 Decades

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THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS Nov. 28-29, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Nov. 28-29, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Alex Kersman of Worcester hoists his 4-year-old daughter Piper up to help decorate a lamp pole Sunday, Nov. 24, during the 4C’s committee’s annual downtown decoration event. This was the family’s first year participating, but they hope to come back next year. “There’s a few things we try to do every year,” says dad Alex, “We’re going to continue doing this.”  The 4C’s is the Cooperstown Community Christmas Committee and relies almost exclusively on volunteers.  (James Cummings/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

This Year, Enjoy Lights-A-Palooza!

Unilaterally, SSPCA Planning Fees

Klugo 5-Apartment ‘Dream Project’ Complete

‘Warming Station’ May Aid Local Homeless

Splitting Homes Into Apartments Upsets Village

$5K Raised For Zoe As Biopsy Results Await

For Now, Justice For Gillian Realized

EDITORIAL

Conductor Search: What A Treat, Opportunity

COLUMNS

ZAGATA: Fracking Ban Cost County $1B A Year

WALKER: Protest Take Away Free Speech Rights

LETTERS TO EDITOR

HULSE: Village Trustees Urged – Listen

MacMILLAN: Limit Flagpole To Stars, Stripes

Cases Like Zoe’s Common, PETA Says

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Nov. 28, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Nov. 29, 2019

AllOTSEGO.life

4 Bresee Elves Return To Oneonta

Too Many Home Alone, She Opens Center

IN MEMORIAM

Joseph B. Nelson III, 66; Stricken While Hunting

Frederick Sousa, 89; Honored Long After WWII Duty

Carol Uhlig, 79; Lead CSEA Unit At SUNY Delhi

Josephine Graham, 88; Worked At Smalley’s

Alice Pier, 89; NYC Native Move Here As Teen

Kathleen Marsala, 86; Mother Of Fenimore VP

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This Week, Nov. 14-15, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Nov. 14-15, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Joan Clark, the Cooperstown Vets’ Club’s grand dame, sings “Oh say can you see…” at the village’s Veterans Day commemoration Monday, Nov. 11, at the Doughboy Statue at Pine Boulevard and Lake Street. Next to her are Deb Green and her daughter, Meg Lindberg, and grandchildren Weston, 2, and Izzy, 8. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

BEST of THE BEST

Helios’ Day Ayres, ‘Man With A Plan’

Dad Said ‘Talk To Folks’; Mom, ‘Be Leader’

Door Closes, Opens Onto Rustic Ridge

FRONT PAGE

Rare Races Possible In Cooperstown

Oneonta Parking Reforms In Works

3rd CSO Prospect’s Focus: Tchaikovsky

County Manager Decision Is Nearing

EDITORIAL

From All, Best Wishes For Speedy Recovery

COLUMNS

ZAGATA: The Haves And Have Nots

BENSEN: In Praise Of Tom Travisano

In Brave New World, No Parking Lots!

LETTERS TO EDITOR

DUNCAN: If Laws Don’t Work, Try Tenderness

NORTHRUP: Hotter World Equals More Fires

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Nov. 14, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Nov. 15, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Jim Millea, 93; Vet Brought Family From Iowa

Phil Zenir, 60; Local Stonemason, Musician

Bob Evans, 73; Key Player In Oneonta Media

Don Mitchell, 29; Oneonta Musician, Lyricist

Florence Savage, 85; Air Force Wife, Nurse

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This Week — Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

 

THIS WEEK’S NEWSPAPERS

The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

HISTORY IS MADE!  Kathy Chase of Cooperstown, center, was the first Otsego County voter to cast a ballot under the state’s new early voting law. Polls opened Saturday, Oct. 26, at the county’s Meadows Office Complex, and early voting continues daily through Sunday, Nov. 3.  For schedule, click here.   (James Cummings/AllOTSEGO.com)

FRONT PAGE

Vote Expected Nov. 6 On County Manager

Trustees Remove Dorms From New Zoning

Schenevus, Worcester Schools Revisit Merger

Oneonta Christian Academy Seeks Otego Site

SUNY Team Bus, Moose Collide In Adirondacks

6-Month Moratorium Planned On Dunkin’ Site

Fire-Extinguisher Drive Honors Fallen Fireman

EDITORIAL

Early Voting Offers Opportunities, Dangers

COLUMNS

LEAGUE: 5¢ Deposit Creates Right Incentives

ZAGATA: Democrats Blame The Other Guy

McEVOY: Let’s Give Democrats A Chance

POLITICAL LETTERS

McHUGH: Basile Promises Energy, Openness

NORTHRUP: Broadband, Renewables, Pot, Why Not?

SHUE: Harrington Rooted In 6th Ward Politics

MANNION: Drnek Knows Most About Ward 8

HUNTSMAN: Basile Qualified For County Board

SERAFIN: Tonner Passionate, Determined, Confident

BUTTERMANN: Basile Assumes Growing Responsibility

MOWERS: Holleran Wants Oneontans To Run Town

MARIETTA: Bi-Partisanship Moves County Forward

AVANZATO:  Drnek Knows How To Promote Business

MALLOY: Buccheri Understands Laurens’ Needs

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Travisano’s New Book Reveals Poet’s Trauma

SUNY Chorus Bring World’s Music To Oneonta

HISTORY COLUMNS

BOUND VOLUMES: Oct. 31, 2019

HOMETOWN HISTORY: Nov. 1, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Joseph Kenyon, 86; Served 20 Years On County Board

Lawrence Gennarino, 85; Navy Vet Worked At Bendix

Edith M. Catella, 93; Head Bookkeeper At Sears

Kenneth Robinson, 53: Memorial Service Nov. 2

Betty Jo Chase, 69; 20-Year Bassett Nurse’s Aide

Josephine Bertino, 89; Planned SSPCA Fashion Show

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