“We’ve been very pleased with the results,” said Howard Maxwell, Dean of Student Affairs at Hartwick College. Joseph Pascale, SUNY Oneonta Dean of Student Affairs, said their program was a success, “because the students wanted it to succeed.”
This weekend: A world-famous hobo visited Oneonta in 1933 during the Great Depression.
Oneonta City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. His website is www.oneontahistorian.com. His columns can be found at www.thedailystar.com/marksimonson.