Lap swim offered at SUNY Delhi

DELHI — SUNY Delhi is offering lap swim weekdays from 7 to 8 a.m. through Aug. 9. The cost is $5 per adult, $4 for seniors and $3 for children.

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 a.m. 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. Wednesdays, 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 for more information and tickets.

Cush Hill stroll set for July 10

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 miles 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 for more information.

Museum director to address society

HARTWICK — Liz Callahan will be the guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Otsego County Historical Association monthly educational program at Kinney Memorial Library in Hartwick. Callahan is executive director at Hanford Mills Museum and will present a virtual behind-the-scenes tour highlighting the preservation, restoration and rehabilitation activities that have been undertaken to keep the Mill complex stable and operational. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Chicken to be sold by Sidney Rotary

SIDNEY — A chicken barbecue will be sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sidney from 10:30 a.m. until sold out Thursday, July 11, at the Amphenol parking lot in Union Street in Sidney. Chicken halves by Wilson will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the club’s community service projects.