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Estimated 48,000 flock to Induction
More than 48,000 people gathered under the scorching sun at The Clark Sports Center for the 75th National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Sunday, including one woman who carpooled to the event with more than 40 other people.
Cooperstown merchants: Weekend huge success
Cooperstown merchants are elated about the exceptionally prosperous Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, several storekeepers said Sunday.
Pastor stepping down after 43 years
Though the Rev. Mel Farmer said the call to ministry has always been strong in him, the longtime pastor of River Street Baptist Church in Oneonta is stepping aside.
Ribbon-cutting to kick off Otsego County Fair today
A new fair store and museum are among several updates to the Otsego County Fair in Morris this year, an organizer said last week.
Oneonta bust nets $15k in heroin
Two men from the state of Delaware were arrested and put in jail Friday after 615 packets of heroin were found in a search of their living quarters, according to the Oneonta Police Department.
- Estimated 48,000 flock to Induction
- Local Sports
Class of 2014 mixes business with pleasure: Six-man Induction Ceremony brings heavy-hitter Thomas to tears
COOPERSTOWN -- The Braves seemed almost businesslike in their approach -- something you might expect from a trio that won so consistently. Managers Joe Torre and Tony La Russa also remained calm and collected throughout their addresses. Frank Thomas took care of the emotional side, his voice breaking and his eyes moist during a heartfelt speech Sunday at the Clark Sports Center. All of it appeared to please the estimated 48,000 fans who witnessed the Hall of Fame inductions Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Bobby Cox, Torre, La Russa and Thomas.
- Hall of Famers thank fathers for stepping up to the plate
- OHS graduate shuts down Outlaws in NYCBL playoff opener|
- Nadel, Angell, Garagiola share spotlight
- Area Sports Briefs
- Class of 2014 mixes business with pleasure: Six-man Induction Ceremony brings heavy-hitter Thomas to tears
DeLANCEY -- Rodney B. Decker, 78, of DeLancey passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at home. Those who wish to share condolences or a special memory may do so at www.macarthurfh.com.
- Mindy Fierson
- Dorris E. Gavette
- Marjorie Granger
- William F. 'Rick' Naatz
- Rodney Decker
In our opinion: Take pipeline's money with grain of salt
Far be it for us to believe that the $287,000 in 18 grants recently doled out to local organizations by the planners of the proposed Constitution Pipeline project came from anywhere but the goodness of their hearts.
- In Your Opinion: Gibson is the 'out-of-touch' candidate
- In Our Opinion: HOF Weekend should be outstanding
- In Your Opinion: Fracking would be disaster for our water
- In Our Opinion: No right answers for funding campaigns
- In our opinion: Take pipeline's money with grain of salt
- Weddings & Engagements
- Mark Simonson
Lure of local off-track betting gained little foothold
From now until Labor Day, many from across our region will take a trip to Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Some will go to take in the sights and sounds, others for the "swag" that's given away, and of course some will place their bets on a favorite racehorse.Continued ...
- Lure of local off-track betting gained little foothold
- Big Chuck
- Chuck Pinkey
- Sam Pollak
- Cary Brunswick
'Insurgent' or 'patriot' can be hard to define
A common perception may have been that writing human history is a mere description and explanation of events. We know better now, however, that even the driest facts are colored by the language and ideology of those doing the writing.Continued ...
- 'Insurgent' or 'patriot' can be hard to define
- Justin Vernold
- Emily Popek
- Publishers Desk
Redskins not the only nickname to cause a stir
Daniel Snyder has come under fire for refusing to change the mascot of his NFL team, the Washington Redskins. The Redskins, however, are far from being the only controversial mascot in sports history. Here is a sampling of athletic teams from all areas of the sports world that were outside the norm.
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- 'Rebel' mascot rising from the dead
- Fast food comes to standstill in China
- Redskins not the only nickname to cause a stir