Free rabies clinic set for Tuesday

FRANKLIN — A free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Franklin Fire Hall at 351 Main St. in Franklin.

Call 607-832-5200 or visit www.delawarecountypublichealth.com for more information. 

Utica Zoomobile to visit local library

COOPERSTOWN — The Village Library of Cooperstown will begin a series of free evening programs for families at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. The program will feature a visit from the Utica Zoomobile.

Weather-permitting, the program will be held on the front lawn of the Village Library at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown.

Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org for more information. 

Grange to install officers Monday

GILBERTSVILLE — Butternut Valley Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Grange Hall at 7 Bloom St. in Gilbertsville.

Officers elected at the June meeting will be installed. They are President Roger Halbert, Vice President Douglas Dutcher, Lecturer Barton Snedaker, Steward Nathan Lull, Assistant Stewards Norman and Anna Ritchey, Chaplain Laura Palada, Treasurer Robert Evans, Recording Secretary Roberta Halbert, Corresponding Secretary Laurie Johnsen; Gatekeeper Glenn Foster, Ceres Valerie Haynes, Pomona Tracy Youngs, Flora Molly Del Giacco and Flag Bearer Richard Ballard. Cathy Galley will serve a three-year term on the executive board.

In other business at last month’s meeting, appreciation was shown to 12 Gilbertsville-Mount Upton students and their adviser Larisa Waghorn for their work on  community work day. They stained the handicapped accessibility ramp and also placed barriers along the back parking lot.

The by-laws were revised to include the new membership category of honorary members. Elected honorary members were Herman Botzow, Barbara Butts and Joanne Rowe.

Reservations continue to be taken for the Aug. 28 bus trip for a dinner cruise on Skaneateles Lake and the musical “South Pacific” at the Merry Go Round Theatre in Auburn. The cost is $144 for Grange members or $154. Rates are based on 30 passengers and refunds will be made with 35 or more passengers. Call Roger Halbert at 607-783-2691 for more information and to book the trip.

The social committee for Monday’s meeting will include Paula Evans, Maryanne Campbell, Jim and Tracy Youngs, Bob Evans and Barton Snedaker.

 

Free rabies clinic set for Tuesday

FRANKLIN — A free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Franklin Fire Hall at 351 Main St. in Franklin. Call 607-832-5200 or visit www.delawarecountypublichealth.com for more information. 

 

Utica Zoomobile to visit library

COOPERSTOWN — The Village Library of Cooperstown will begin a series of free evening programs for families at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. The outdoor program will feature a visit from the Utica Zoomobile.

Weather-permitting, the program will be held on the front lawn of the Village Library at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown.

Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.villagelibraryof cooperstown.org for more information. 

 

Library schedules talk and program 

DELHI — Author Cynthia Cooper will visit Cannon Free Library in Delhi at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, to discuss her book, “No Person Above the Law.”  Described as a historical novel, the book is based on the life of Judge John J. Sirica, who presided over the 1973 Watergate trials.

At 10:30 on Thursday, July 11, Dirtmeister Steve Tomecek will present an interactive program related to the summer reading theme “Space: A Universe of Stories.” According to a media release, early attempts at flying, the science of why hot air balloons float, how Bernoulli’s principle gives airplane wings their lift and the launch of a homemade rocket will be featured.

Both programs are free and for the public. The library is at 40 Elm St., in Delhi.

Call 607-746-2662 for more information.

 

Water protocols to be explained

HANCOCK — A public awareness meeting will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 10, at the office of Friends of the Upper Delaware River at 158 E. Front St. in Hancock regarding two protocols that have been developed to control warm water temperatures and erratic water releases on the upper Delaware River. Agency officials and the Delaware River Commission’s subcommittee on ecological flows will explain how the protocols were developed and how they will be put into operation.

There will be time for questions

 

Hyde Hall to offer summer ghost tours

GLIMMERGLASS STATE PARK — Historic Hyde Hall at 267 Glimmerglass State Park, outside Cooperstown, will offer a summer edition of its ghost tours from July through mid-August from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 17, 24 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 14.

According to a media release, Hyde Hall staff will take visitors on a guided tour of places where curious events are said to have taken place.

Visit Hydehall.org for more information and tickets.

 

Cush Hill stroll set for Wednesday

SHERBURNE — The next Chenango Bird Club’s summer evening birdwatching event will be a stroll at Rogers Center’s Cush Hill property at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10.

Chenango Bird Club members will point out visual field marks and songs of birds. 

All are welcome to the program. Refreshments will follow.

Attendees are instructed to meet in the main parking lot of Rogers Center one mile west of Sherburne village on state Highway 80.

Call Club President Charlene LaFever at 607-334-9112 for more information.

 

Program on schools to be presented

SCHENEVUS — The Town of Maryland Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at AMVETS Hall at 16 Main St. in Schenevus. The program, “Our Schools” will be presented by Bob Parmerter. Members may also bring their own materials to share.

Email Kathleen Gasperini at wigmag@aol.com for more information.