The 40th anniversary Oak Ridge Boys concert will coincide with the 100 anniversary of SUNY Delhi Saturday night. Terry Potter of Millennia entertainment comments:
The show begins Saturday night at 7:00 PM at the Clark Athletic Center on the SUNY Delhi campus. More information is available at 746-4565.
The Unatego school district was forced to change tonight’s performance of the 15th annual student & faculty variety show to Friday march 15th at the junior senior high school in wells bridge. Tickets for tonight’s postponed show will be honored at tomorrow nights show or at the show on march 15th. Money raised is going to help 3 area families with large medical expenses.
A local broadband expansion project will receive state funds through the Connect NY Broadband Grant Program. The Otsego County Wireless Network project will get $558,940 to bring wireless broadband to the county’s 24 towns, 9 villages and the city of Oneonta. The connection will serve approximately 28,000 households, 4,500 businesses and 300 community anchor institution locations.
State Troopers arrested 49-year-old Donald MacKenzie of Smithville Flats for False Personation and 2nd degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on Main Street in Whitney Point; MacKenzie was arraigned in the Town of Triangle Court and released on his own recognizance.
The Chenango Memorial Hospital Foundation raised over $132,000 during their recent annual campaign, the fundraising campaign along with planned giving and the annual golf tournament; the Foundation raised a total of $185,360. Last year’s gift help renovate the interior of the old Medical Arts Building, Previous efforts helped to modernizing the in-patient and maternity units, purchased equipment for the Operating room and the Heart Center and purchased the vehicle to transport nursing home residents. More information about the foundation is available at uhs.net.
The Cooperstown Art Association will have their opening reception tonight with a new exhibit and the re-opening of the Artist Sales Gallery from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The Congressional Art Competition for Otsego County High School Students will be on display in Gallery A through March 29th. The Cooperstown Art Association galleries are located at 22 Main Street Cooperstown; more information is available at 547-9777 or at cooperstownart.com.
U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and area Congressman Chris Gibson & the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance are hosting a forum at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City Monday to build support in the fight against tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease. The event will be streamed live at 10:30 am Monday at tbdalliance.org and weill.cornell.edu/tickborne.
Members of the Bainbridge-Guilford Board of Education will hold a special meeting on this afternoon. The meeting will be held in the District Conference room at 5:30 PM to discuss a personnel issue.