- Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 21:22
Candidates Square Off at SUNY
- Published on Monday, 20 October 2014 11:40
Assembly Candidates Magee, Salka
To Debate Tonight At SUNY Venue
ONEONTA – Assemblyman Bill Magee, D-Nelson, and his Republican challenger, John Salka, the Town of Brookfield supervisor, will participate in this evening’s Candidates’ Night, 7-8:30 p.m. at SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Conference Center.
The evening, hosted by the League of Women Voters, will begin with two candidates for Oneonta Town Board, Patricia Riddell Kent and David Rowley, reading short statements.
- Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:23
Pail Shop Vineyards Now Open
On Hillside East Of Fly Creek
- Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:15
IN MEMORIAM: Kittie Johnson, 57; Folk Artist
MIDDLEFIELD – Kittie Leslie Johnson, 57, a folk artist here in Middlefield, died peacefully at Bassett Hospital on Friday.
- Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:01
Friends Celebrate Rick Gibbon’s 70th
- Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 16:53
IN MEMORIAM: Paul Knapp, 81, Cooperstown;
Rail Executive Operated Beefees Restaurant
COOPERSTOWN – Paul Knapp Jr., 81, of Pink Street, a transportation executive who owned and operated Beefees Restaurant after moving to Cooperstown in 1978, died Friday at Bassett Hospital.
- Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 11:49
‘Guardian of The Lake’ In Its Glory
- Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 11:48
City Council Seeks Guidance On Fire Readiness
ONEONTA – Common Council will consider authorizing City Manager Marty Murphy to sign a contract with the Center for Public Safety Management when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall.
In discussion of acquiring two new fire trucks at the last council meeting, Murphy suggested seeking the center’s guidance in assessing the fire equipment needs so investments in the fleet can be planned.
- Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 15:34
IN MEMORIAM: Thomas Ray Blaske, 65;
Oversaw BOCES’ Culinary Arts Program
HARTWICK – Thomas Ray Blaske, 65, known as “B,” who ran the Culinary Arts Program at BOCES in Milford for over 30 years, died Tuesday at Bassett Hospital.
He was born May 23, 1949, to Helen J. Reamer of Michigan. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of Technology. In addition to working at BOCES, he was a certified executive chef and a certified culinary educator through the American Culinary Federation.
In 35 years living in Hartwick, Cooperstown and Milford, he enjoyed cooking, working with people, gardening and providing for those he loved.
Survivors include his children, Matthew Thomas Blaske, Hartwick; Jason Thomas Blaske, Boston, and Alicia Ann Blaske, California; his close friend Gerald Snyder, Hartwick; the mother of his children, Deborah Blaske; his protégé Christina Quadrio, and the hundreds of students he inspired over the years and the many lives he touched.
A celebration of his life is planned at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at 15 Wells Ave., Hartwick. Open to all.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
- Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 11:37
Pulitzer-Winning Poet Dennis To Launch
Hartwick’s New American Writing Festival
ONEONTA – Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis will be the featured reader at Hartwick College’s two-evening New American Writing Festival Tuesday-Wednesday,Nov. 4-5, in the Shineman Chapel House’s Celebration Room.
Also featured will be the work of five Hartwick alumni: Diane Bliss ’81, Lynn Marie Houston ’94, Scot Slaby ’98, Jeffrey Simonds ’10, and Brendan Walsh ’10. The event is free, and open to the public. Dennis will highlight the event, reading at 8 p.m. on Wednesday the 5th.
He has received numerous honors and awards for his work, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Dennis holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught at SUNY Buffalo since 1966.