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The Freeman’s Journal • Hometown Oneonta

Feb. 6-7, 2019


Ian Austin/The Freeman’s Journal – Departing Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson participates in one of the light-hearted events of his tenure: Presenting Homer Simpson with his plaque on May 27, 2017, on the 25th anniversary of “Homer at the Bat.”


SSPCA, Sheriff, D.A. Form  Animal-Cruelty Task Force

Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson To Retire

Tenants Ordered To Leave Oneonta Hotel

Medallion Found In Trash Cans; $500 Claimed


No, We Can’t Save World Alone; Yes, We Can Embrace Opportunity


ZAGATA: We Can Have Natural Gas Now, Renewables Later

His Fans On Twitter Praise Jeff Idelson, Mourn Retirement


Colone: Oneonta ‘Microgrid’ Would Use 90% Renewables



Bound Volumes


When Winter was WOW! Revisiting Winter Carnival

Tried X-Country Skiing? There Are Trails Aplenty Locally

BEST BETS: Winter Carnival Brings Comedy, Dancing, Treats


Jim Anderson, 81; OHS Grad Played On SU’s 1959 Championship Team

Louella Washburn, 97, Unadilla; Last Of Her Family’s 1920s Generation

Mary Imogene Carter; Bassett Healthcare Namesake

Jennifer Huntington, 56; Cooperstown Holstein Owner

John ‘Gobbie’ Garbera, 72; Richfield Springs Mayor, Trustee

Leland C. Smith, 96; Retired Bassett Employee

Betty L. Dean, 83; Librarian at SUNY Oneonta

Kevin P. Crosby, 51, Schenevus; Worked For DSS


Community Bank Promotes Wood To VP At Oneonta

400 Cast Votes in Biggest CANO Chili Bowl Ever

Environmentalist  DiPerna To Speak Before Congress

PHOTO: Haulin’ Ice at Hanford Mills Harvest

City of the Hills:  Study D&H Yards More, Citizens Ask

Cooperstown And Around:  Village: Vote Firemen Into Chamber Hall




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