- My Turn
My Turn: A retired pastor reminisces
This week's "My Turn" column is by the Rev. Ken Baldwin, a retired pastor from the United Presbyterian Church and the United Methodist Church. A lot happened in the early 1920s _ the Teapot Dome scandal, the founding of our Oneonta Rotary Club and Yours Truly first saw the light of day.
My Turn: Making Main Street Oneonta the best that it can be
THIS WEEK’S “My Turn” column is by Rachel Lutz Jessup. Jessup is the assistant branch manager at the NBT branch on Wall Street, and the president of Main Street Oneonta.
My Turn: Heres a run-down of all the Elks Lodge does
This week's "My Turn" column is by Oneonta Elks Lodge 1312 Acting Exalted Ruler Christine Gyure. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Oneonta Lodge 1312 has a belief in charity, justice, brotherly love and fidelity. As Elks, we believe laughter is better than tears, and a kind word more powerful than a frown.
My Turn: Hunters Helping the Hungry is a self-serving endeavor
This week's "My Turn" column is by non-hunter David Irving.
My Turn: What's the secret to weight loss?
This week's "My turn" column is by Juliana Hanbridge, registered dietitian and owner of Curves of Cooperstown.
- Monday, January 4, 2010
My Turn: Tough financial times will make our community more important to us
This week's "My turn" is by new Oneonta Mayor Richard Miller. On Jan. 1, I was sworn in as mayor. Since the election in early November, I have been meeting with members of the Common Council, the administration and the mayor, as well as attending as many commission and committee meetings as possible.
- Monday, December 28, 2009
My Turn: Bassett and Fox's new task is to adapt
This week's "My turn" column is by Dr. William Streck, president and chief executive officer of Basset Healthcare. The decisions by the boards of A.O. Fox Hospital and Bassett Healthcare to forge a new relationship with Fox as a Bassett affiliate are very timely ones.
- Monday, December 21, 2009
My Turn: Fire chief was never 'off duty'
This week's "My turn" column is by Maggie Barnes, wife of retiring Oneonta Fire Chief Robert Barnes.
- Monday, December 14, 2009
My Turn: Executive Service Corps helps area businesses
This week's "My turn" column is by Douglas Fielder, secretary of the Board of Directors of Executive Service Corps of Otsego and Delaware counties.
- Monday, December 7, 2009
My Turn: Don't be fooled by 'lipstick' health care
This week's "My turn" column is by Stuart Anderson. Washington is up to its old tricks, putting lipstick on a pig and calling it reform. The Senate's discussing a public option that states can opt out of, so people who really need that public option may have to move to another state to get it.
- Monday, November 30, 2009
My Turn: You can get by with a little help from FSA
This week's "My turn" is by Deborah Chicorelli, president of the Family Service Association Board of Directors. This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Family Service Association (FSA). One hundred years of helping area residents and families meet their needs.
- Monday, November 16, 2009
My Turn: Being a local fan is hard in times like these
This week's "My turn" column is by Joseph C. Stillman, an Oneonta-based producer and director and founder of La Paloma Films. He is also a local sports and arts fan.
- Monday, November 9, 2009
My Turn: Troops appreciate care packages; we need postage
This week's "My turn" column is by Beverly Soldan, Tina Burnham and Lesley Beers, who operate "Care Packages From Home."
- Monday, October 19, 2009
My Turn: Exactly what is assisted living?
This week's "My turn" column is by Pat Breuer, executive director of Hampshire House.
- Monday, October 5, 2009
My Turn: Now is the time to buy a house
This week's "My turn" column is by Joan Fox and Barbara Roberts. brokers and owners of Prudential Fox Properties in Oneonta and Cooperstown.
- Monday, September 21, 2009
My Turn: A great education in the early years can make all the difference
This week's "My turn" column is by Gina Reeves, the head of school of the Brookwood School in Cooperstown.
- Monday, September 14, 2009
My Turn: Tips to make your wedding great
This week's "My turn" column is by Alison Crotts, director of catering at The Holiday Inn in Oneonta. Whether you're recently engaged or already knee-deep in wedding planning, this is the article for you.
- Tuesday, September 8, 2009
My Turn: I can't run for office, but what have I done?
This week's "My turn" column is by Gary Herzig, chief operating officer of Opportunities for Otsego. Each year, when our election season approaches, I am painfully reminded that I am not eligible to run for political office.
- Monday, August 31, 2009
My Turn: Hurricane relief is about people
This week's "My turn" column is by Garrick Hoadley, an active member of the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team in Otsego County.
- Monday, August 17, 2009
My Turn: Fresh Air Fund opens doors to new worlds
This week’s “My turn” column is by Darlene Pondolfino, regional chairwoman with the Fresh Air Fund. Ever hear of the Fresh Air Fund? It’s a New York City nonprofit organization that sends inner-city kids to the country every summer.
- My Turn: A retired pastor reminisces