Last week I wrote about where to place the blame, or rather where not to place the blame, for the postponement of fall sports in Section IV.
My wife had invited a couple of her friends over for some fishing and a late lunch. You see, her friend Lillian decided to take up fishing and wasn’t having any of luck. She had been fishing in the Susquehanna River but with the extremely low water, she wasn’t catching very much of anything.…
There has been a bunch of chatter on Facebook recently about our upcoming winter. People are saying that the woolly bear caterpillar’s orange band is very narrow. According to folklore, a woolly bear with wide black bands and very little orange is telling us to batten down the hatches and ge…
My wife and I have been walking up our hill and making a loop through the woods for some exercise three or four mornings a week. It’s a little better than a three-mile hike. The other morning as we passed a section of the old pasture swamp, a small brown bird rose up out of the taller grass.…
Kyle Patrick and Jimmy O'Brien totaled a five-fish limit of 18.12 pounds to win the Susquehanna Bass Association's Dr. David Dugan Late Summerfest on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Onondaga Lake.
Being an old history teacher, I thought these modified words of Paul Revere were fitting for this weeks column: “The salmon are coming! The salmon are coming!”
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday, Aug. 24, that its Board of Directors voted unanimously to reschedule the two Era Committee elections slated for this winter “as a result of uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Earlier this summer, people across the country received unsolicited packets of seeds in the mail from China. I first saw it on Facebook, but we all know that everything on that social media site is absolutely the truth. But then I saw it on the evening news. The New York Times reported the s…
The Catskill Mountains are known worldwide for the magnificent trout filled rivers and reservoirs. These rivers is where fly fishing for trout in America began. Theodore Gordon, the Darbees, the Dentes and even Oneonta’s Dave Brandt have left their mark in fly fishing history on these pristi…
The Oneonta Green Wave won two of three over the weekend in a Saturday doubleheader against the Schenectady Indians and a Sunday afternoon matchup against the Saratoga Stampede.
The 2019 Unatego girls soccer team will be remembered as one of the best teams in program history after advancing to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C state championship game, last fall.
Longtime Oneonta High School baseball coach Joe Hughes was nominated for a National Federation High Schools Coaches Award for the 2019-20 school year, per a media release from Ron Woodruff of the New York State Coaches Association.
Pat and I went up on the hill the other night. We had finished dinner and just wanted to relax. We sat there above the pond in swings that hung beneath the pavilion and watched some does with their fawns come out to feed. The young spotted ones frolicked and chased each other around.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association named Julie Bergman, Hancock Central School District’s principal, president of the association, Wednesday, July 29.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association held its annual summer meeting of the Central Committee on Wednesday, July 29, voting on several proposals and formally changing the group’s officer positions.
Seamus Catella continued his clutch hitting for the Oneonta Green Wave with another walk-off base hit as the Green Wave beat Saratoga, 2-1, Tuesday, July 28, at Joe Hughes Field at Oneonta High School.
In back-to-back doubleheaders Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26, at Joe Hughes Field at Oneonta High School, the Oneonta Green Wave went 1-3, dropping two games to Amsterdam on Saturday before splitting its pair with Schenectady on Sunday.
Like so many other people, the world’s best motocross racers will not be visiting the region this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic
Earlier this week I was driving along Route 80, heading toward Cooperstown. Big Chuck was on the radio talking about the most beautiful lakes in New York state. He mentioned several, like Chautauqua Lake out in the western part of the state. Of course Otsego Lake and the Finger Lakes were me…
The National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will partake in virtual events on what was originally scheduled to be Hall of Fame Weekend, July 23-26.
Ryan Lansing and Chris Champlin led the Oneonta Green Wave to a 1-0, home-opening win against the Schenectady Indians, Wednesday, July 12 at Joe Hughes Field at Oneonta High School.
Longtime Cooperstown resident Carol Highfield lives two blocks away from The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. During the summer induction ceremonies, Highfield enjoys sitting on her porch and watching people from all over take in the experience that comes with Hall of Fame Weekend …
Oneonta High School graduate Evan Sitts took first place at the Triple Cities Golf Association Amateur Championship on Sunday, July 12, winning the tournament in his first appearance at the event.
The Oneonta Green Wave fell to the Saugerties Dutchmen in both halves of a doubleheader at Cantine Field on Sunday, July 12, to open a season compressed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Floyd Eighmey held off a late charge from Justin Harris to claim his first Delaware County Amateur Championship on Sunday, July 12, at The College Course at Delhi.
I was out in Harpersfield the other day visiting some friends, Mike and Nina. They have a number of horses and I enjoy watching wildlife.
This Week's Circulars
STAMFORD - Gordon R. Churchill born July 17, 1937, passed away on Sept. 29, 2020, following a hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Rose; daughters, Glenda Guest of Arizona and Ramona Tenace and Wilhelmina Foster, both of Unadilla; sister, Eileen Slocum of R…
SPRINGFIELD - Vi passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband, Bill, at her side. Born in Germany, Vi's parents were refugees from Lithuania at the end of World War II and were in a camp in Ingolstadt, Germany, operated by the U.S. Army when Vi was born. She was 5 years old when he…
BUSHNELL, Fla. - Gerald A. Ferris, 79, of Bushnell, Florida, formerly of Otego and Oneonta, passed away at home on Sept. 15, 2020. Jerry was born in Worcester, on July 20, 1941, the second son of James and Emma Ferris. Jerry lived and worked in the Oneonta area for the majority of his life. …
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