Today’s rainy forecast will move the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 75thAnniversary Celebration Ceremony indoors to the Hall of Fame Gallery, featuring Hall of Famers Phil Niekro and Cal Ripken, at 11:00 AM. The event will be open to those purchasing a Museum admission, it was previously scheduled to be held on the front steps, with portions of Main Street closed, it will remain open to vehicle traffic. Today’s Ceremony will mark the 75th birthday of the Museum, which opened its doors on June 12th 1939, as an estimated crowd of 12,000 fans packed Main Street to witness the Ceremony.
The New York State Senate passed Senator Tom Libous’s “Buy From the Backyard Act” to promote the purchase of locally grown and produced food. The bill requires that state agencies allocate 20% of their total contracts for food from within New York State. The bill has been sent to the Assembly. Senator Libous stated that a full list of local farmers markets and recipes that use local products are available at .
The Oneonta Job Corps Academy will host a “Community Relations/Industrial Council” Meeting & Student Recognition Ceremony today. The event will run from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at the Oneonta Municipal Airport at 391 Airport Road, where the Oneonta Job Corps Academy and the Oneonta Airport Commission will celebrate the work that the students of the Job Corps put into the Oneonta Municipal Airport.