THIS WEEK — July 29, 2021


The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

July 29, 2021


A Glimmerglass welcome

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Chair Jane Forbes Clark speaks at the Awards Presentation on Saturday, July 24, in Springfield Center. The Hall recorded the ceremony Saturday and presented it Sunday, July 25, on the MLB Network and across its social media platforms. From left, are, Rob Manfred, Al Michaels, Ken Harrelson, Lyn Montgomery, Clark, Dick Kaegel, Ben Cafardo, BBWAA President C. Trent Rosecrans and Interim HOF President Jeff Idelson. The induction of the class of 2020 will take place Wednesday, Sept. 8, at The Clark Sports Center in the town of Middlefield. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum )


Tick season brings vigilance against Lyme

Fly Creek firemen make dramatic lifesaving rescue

Cooperstown & Around and City of the Hills

Inside The Paper

Chamber forum seeks solutions for workforce shortage

Village delays action on site, licensing fees after more pushback

In other business: COVID $ disapoints; Glen project gets permit

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to open with free lawn show Aug. 10

DiNapoli: Sales tax revenue had huge jump for second quarter of 2021

Local scout troop hosts supertrip with ‘Camp Rio Aerie’

Pit Run to return Sunday, Oct. 3

Hall of offer ‘microphone memories’

Middlefield Democrats to host meet-and-greet

Student News



Let’s get out of the fog


DeROSA: Looking at language changes with displeasure

BERKSON: Fighting the burdock seems to be my mission

STERNBERG: Here we go again with the coronavirus pandemic

The Old Badger: Willow Brook has been altered again

History Columns

Bound Volumes: July 29, 2021

Hometown History: July 29, 2021


Editors Policy


Hall of Fame honors Michaels, Harrelson, Montgomery

Hall Awards Presentation

Dick Kaegel spoke about his roots covering baseball in St. Louis and Kansas City at the July 24 awards ceremony.
Al Michaels said he likes to be known for his baseball work, although some people know him from his Olympic hockey call in 1980, ‘Do you believe in miracles?’

Oneonta’s Green Wave ends state run in final four


Michael Janitz

Summer Dreams

Fair Time In Otsego County

The Dog Charmer

Best Bets

Staff Dining Picks

Happenin’ Otsego Calendar


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