COOPERSTOWN – Josephine A. Bertino, 89, who moved to Upstate New York in 2010 to be near her family, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Oct, 25, 2019, at Chase Memorial Nursing Home & Rehab in New Berlin.
She was born July 23, 1930, in Brooklyn, the only child of Peter Fatta, a Sicilian immigrant, and Rose (Rosalia) née Lucido Fatta. During her teen years she played piano at Carnegie Hall and developed a deep interest and love of music. She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School, where Julius LaRosa was one of her classmates.
PERFORMANCE – 7 – 10 p.m. Support Emergency Shelter program by Opportunities for Otsego while enjoying evening of music by Steve Fabrizio Band. Features light hors d’oeuvres, raffles, cash bar. Cost, $25 at door. B Side Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza Dr., Oneonta. 607-433-8000 or visit www.facebook.com/ofoinc/
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Learn about the raptors of Central New York with Charlie Scheim of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600, ext. 102 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 2 p.m. Program Director for Otsego County Conservation Association Jeff O’Handley presents “Invaders from… Earth?” On efforts by OCCA to combat/control spread of invasive species in Otsego County. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600 Ext. 102 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
CRUISE-IN CAR SHOW – 5:30 – 7 p.m. Enjoy ice cream, music, horse powered wagon rides, as well as Kyle Busch’s M&M’s #18 NASCAR Show Car, restored vintage cards, muscle cars, street rods from car enthusiasts. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. 607-965-8377 or visit pathfindervillage.org
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Join The Gathering Place for toe tapping fun with ‘Ah Coopella’ performing vocal music in variety of genres. Refreshments to follow. Free, open to public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
FASHION SHOW – 2 p.m. Children and adults will model the fashions available at the Susquehanna SPCA Thrift Store at Woodside Hall’s Gathering Place. Donations will benefit the organization. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St, Cooperstown, NY. Info, 607-547-0600 Ext. 102 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
PRESENTATION – 2 p.m. Learn about the Chesapeake Watershed and the Otsego County Conservation Association, by OCCA Executive Director Leslie Orzetti, PhD from the “The Gathering Place” series. Woodside Hall, One Main St., Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-0600, ext. 102 or visitwww.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
COOPERSTOWN – Jean C. Huntington, 86, wife of the late Donald C. Huntington, developer of the Trolley Line Road neighborhood, Hartwick Seminary, died early Sunday morning, May 19, 2019, at Woodside Hall in Cooperstown. She was 86.
Born Feb. 25, 1933, in Oneonta, Jean was a daughter of Raymond J. and Cassie (Fowler) Cower. Jean grew up in Oneonta and graduated from OHS in 1951.
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Cooperstown Graduate Program students give short presentation on community projects, volunteer work at Woodside Hall, ongoing oral history project. Followed by meet and greet with attendees, refreshments. Free, open to public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600, Ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
MUSICAL PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Mezzo Soprano Joelle Lachance performs musical works about love, accompanied by CHS pianist Tim Iversen. Free, open to public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Advanced reservations recommended. Info, 607-547-0600, ext. 101
CONFLICT RESOLUTION – 2 p.m. Learn about Conflict Resolution with Tom Pullyblank of the Catholic Charities Conflict Resolution Center at Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-0600 Ext 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/