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Village: Vote Firemen Into Chamber Hall


Cooperstown visitors at the Hanford Mills Museum’s 30th annual Ice Harvest Saturday, Feb. 2, saw a familiar face, Fire Chief Jim Tallman directing traffic on that chilly morning.


COOPERSTOWN – The Village of Cooperstown is encouraging residents to vote for the Cooperstown Fire Department for the 2019 Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.  The Fire Department is one of 25 candidates on the ballot, which also includes Bruce Hall, the Cooperstown Farmers Market and the Cooperstown Food Pantry. Voting open to public at

has received a $186,330 grant for a comprehensive catalog of the works of the 19th-century artist Eastman Johnson from The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.
►LEE SMITH, one of the most dominant relief pitchers in baseball history, visited where his plaque will be at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Feb. 5. On Friday, Feb. 1, Mariano Rivera, also toured the hallowed Hall.
►CONGRESSMAN ANTONIO DELGADO announced he will open an Oneonta office.


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Putting the Community Back Into the Newspaper

Now through July 31st, new or lapsed annual subscribers to the hard copy “Freeman’s Journal” (which also includes unlimited access to, or electronically to, can also give back to one of their favorite Otsego County charitable organizations.

$5.00 of your subscription will be donated to the nonprofit of your choice:

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