THIS WEEK — August 5, 2021


The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

August 5, 2021


Danielle Henrici and Jason Francey take on two of their many roles, during a performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) on Friday, July 30. The show, which is produced by Glimmerglobe Theatre and the Fenimore Art Museum, runs through Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Lucy B. Jones Amphitheater in the town of Otsego. Go to for tickets and other information. (Greg Klein/


COVID era brings new mental health issues

Coop alum, Schaeffer, releases book about school lunch

Cooperstown & Around

City of the Hills

Inside The Paper

AllOtsego people: New fire chief credits parents with his success

Death certificates lead to Coop-Otsego dispute

Wenck becomes interim Milford superintendent

Art Garage to host artist talk on ‘Roots’

Sunflower Power

It is suddenly sunflower season, leading to lots of roadside pictures of this field in the town of Otsego. (Greg Klein/

Lions, Rotary, other partners host annual river cleanup day

Cooperstown Chamber will host Artisans Festival Labor Day weekend

Student News



New joy in Mudville


LIMITI: A novice’s guide to opera, Glimmerglass style

BERKSON: Letting go of the past is a challenge at any age

Views From Around The State

History Columns

Bound Volumes: August 5, 2021

Hometown History: August 5, 2021


DILL: Why do we treat sick people so poorly?

ROBBINS-SOHNS: Village money should improve lives of villagers

Editors Policy


Rawitch didn’t think path would lead to Cooperstown

CCs student proposal to make baseball state sport becomes law

Biggio, Glavine, Griffey join Hall directors; Schilling to stay on ballot


George E. Goetz

George ‘Wyatt’ Greenleaf, III

Summer Dreams

Otsego ups its outdoor game

Best Bets

Meet me on Main

Main Street in downtown Oneonta was closed to vehicles Saturday, July 31, as it will be every Saturday for the rest of the summer as the city promotes its stores and restaurants.
Saturday’s festivities included music, on-street vending and an electric car show.

Staff Dining Picks

Happenin’ Otsego Calendar


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