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Dear Members,

GOHS Albert E Morris Award to Chip Klugo

The Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s Board of Trustees has chosen Charles (Chip) Klugo to receive GOHS’ thirteenth annual Albert E Morris History Award. The 2014 award will be presented during a reception at the History Center, 183 Main Street on Sunday afternoon October 26 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.

 

GOHS Executive Director states that “The City of Oneonta and Otsego County Economic Development worked hard to save the Bresee’s Oneonta Department Store building, a fixture on Main Street for more than 100 years. Until Chip Klugo of Corning became the developer of the property, the end result was in question. Klugo and his team have been sensitive to the building’s history, restoring its Main Street façade, retaining several interior features, and  highlighting the building’s history with interior displays. Klugo also purchased 1 Dietz Street and has outfitted it with upscale apartments. The adaptive reuse for retail and apartments of both buildings contributes to the revitalization of downtown Oneonta, while preserving the downtown streetscape.”

 

All are invited to the free reception in Klugo’s honor. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact[email protected] or 432-0960.

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Halloween Party for Preschoolers Returns to The Farmers’ Museum

COOPERSTOWN, NY — October 16, 2014 — A Halloween party specially designed for preschoolers is offered at The Farmers’ Museum on Friday, October 31, from 10:30 am-noon. The Empire State Carousel, decorated for the occasion, is the location for the party.

 

Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and enjoy rides on the carousel. Refreshing sweet apple cider awaits them, and they can even bring a pumpkin to decorate. Come bid farewell to your favorite carousel animals for the 2014 season.

 

The Halloween Party is included with museum admission, which is free for people age 6 and younger and members of the New York State Historical Association.  Museum admission: $12 adults (13+), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 children (7-12).  For a $2 off coupon and more information, visit FarmersMuseum.org.

 

The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY. For more information about the museum, visit FarmersMuseum.org.

 

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