Grace Slesinsky, Oneonta, plays with state Sen. Jim Seward’s granddaughter, 6-month -old Vivian, after the senator and county Sheriff Richard J. Devlin Jr. were sworn in this afternoon in Courtroom #1, Cooperstown. At left is the Sewards’ son-in-law, Felix Thomas, and his daughter Desiree is at right. The senator told an audience that filled room that he took the oath on a Bible given to him by his mother, Vivian, on Christmas 1962, and was delighted to have her namesake, baby Vivian, present for his 15th swearing-in. (Jim Kevlin/