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Memorial Day weekend is naturally looked forward to by all as the start of summer, and to festival-goers, the official start of the summer music festival season.  Lucky for us, we don’t have to go far, as the East Coast’s premier music and arts festival is practically a stone’s throw away.

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Obituaries

ONEONTA - Edward J. Johnston, 72, passed away Feb. 22, 2020. Arrangements are pending with the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.

WORCESTER - Ella M. Chase, 106, passed away on Feb. 20, 2020. Ella was born on Oct. 7, 1913, in Oneonta, the daughter of Burton and Margarett (Thayer) Miller. She attended Oneonta High School for three years, then graduated from Laurens Central School. Ella was a member of Elm Park United Me…

ROXBURY - Gloria Katherine Stewart, 95, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville. Gloria was born in Newton, New Jersey, on Dec. 17, 1924, to Joseph and Elizabeth (Rosselli) Scarsella. She graduated from Newton High School. She worked at …

 

Just hold on loosely and don’t miss out on 38 Special. The group will rock out at the Sixth Ward Booster Club in Oneonta on May 30. Country stars Jackson Michelson and Dylan Schneider will also perform at the concert to help benefit the Oneonta Family YMCA. This is the second half of the org…

Spring is in the air, as the weather blossoms and outdoor fun fills our minds, it’s time to shake the winter blues at Mountain Jam once more! This year’s lineup is oozing talent – Beck, Wilco, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Umphrey’s McGee, Train playing Led Zeppelin II, Thievery Corporatio…

From rockin' to refined, there are a host of ways to ring in the new year at local night spots. Here are just a few of the events planned in the area for New Year's Eve: 

Live music and family-friendly activities will take center stage on Friday, Oct. 30, during the Monster Mash Bash dance and concert at the Castle on the Delaware in Walton. 

The tenth annual Mountain Jam returns to the Hunter Mountain overlooking the majestic Catskill Mountains this June 4-7! Wake up with fellow festivalgoers on the side of the mountain or in one of the many indoor accommodations offered, while witnessing the likes of The Black Keys, Robert Plan…

The road to Mysteryland is like a fabled journey, it’s a road paved in gold that is as elusive as El Dorado. At the end, it’s equivalent to reaching Oz, without the disappointing stout little man behind the scenes. Instead, this team creates the real beast.

ONEONTA — Brewery Ommegang and America On Tap partnered to bring the second annual Snommegang Invitational Beer Festival to downtown Oneonta on Saturday. Under a cloudless blue sky, beer enthusiasts gathered in three tasting tents set up on Main Street, where breweries from across America sh…

With skies hued an appropriately blue-jean blue, this past Saturday in Oneonta marked the town’s first ever rodeo. The event, a fundraiser for the Outlaws, opened with a mounted rider holding on high the American flag, circling the custom built ring while the hearty crowd stood on its boot-c…

As the sun began its descent on the balmy, distinctly autumnal-feeling evening of Sept. 25, a small smattering of local people began filtering steadily into Oneonta’s newest nightery, Roots Brewing Company, to listen to a few stories. The charmingly trendy, hole-in-the-wall Main Street local…