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October 21, 2013

Step Back in Time: Oct. 21, 2013

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25 years ago

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GILBERTSVILLE — Frederic C. Johnson, associate director of a program for the education of migrant workers in Oneonta, has been appointed superintendent of Gilbertsville Central School.

Johnson will accept the post Nov. 1. Interim Superintendent David Burroughs will remain on the job through the transition. Burroughs took over for Dr. Frederick F. Tarolli, who left Gilbertsville Aug. 23 to become the superintendent at Greene Central School.

Johnson was unanimously appointed by the Gilbertsville Central School Board of Education this week.

As associate director of the Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training, a 23-state consortium based at SUCO, Johnson helps coordinate programs geared to assist the school-age children of migrant workers.

Johnson, who will be moving from Oneonta to Gilbertsville, has been in education for 20 years. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English at the University of Rochester and his master’s degree at SUNY at Brockport. He was an English teacher in Rochester and the suburb of Honeoye, and has served as interim principal or assistant superintendent at South New Berlin, New Berlin and Greene.

  

50 years ago

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SIDNEY — Sidney turned back the clock to the early 1900s on Saturday, when Sidney’s Chamber of Commerce sponsored an old car display on Main Street.

The old road-buggies dated back as far as 1913 and included convertibles, sedans, coupes and roadsters.

Prizes and awards were presented to owners of some of the cars by the Chamber of Commerce.

Among the persons who displayed early vintage cars were: Egon Wischhusen from Sidney who displayed a 1931 Model A Ford; John Baumgarten of Bainbridge who displayed a 1932 Plymouth four-door; Robert Perry from Sidney who displayed a 1933 Plymouth PD rumble-seat coupe; John Barker from Sidney, a 1919 Model T Roadster and George Banta from Unadilla, a 1931 Model A Ford.

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