Thursday, March 10, 2011

COOPERSTOWN AND AROUND: CCS Board Ponders Cut Of 6 Teachers


Four fulltime teachers would lose their jobs and four more teaching jobs cut to half time in the preliminary budget presented to the CCS school board.                                The board was scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, for its first budget work session.

CLASSIC GROWS:  The National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced a Doubleday Field Classic Fest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Saturday of Father’s Day Weekend, featuring a youth skills clinic, interactive programs with Major Leaguers,and exclusive photo ops.

DOWN WAY EAST:  Michael MacLeod, former Glimmerglass Opera general and artist director until last June, has been named chief executive of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, effective April 1.

BOWLS OVERFLOW:  The Empty Bowls luncheon Saturday, March 5, drew a record 300 people and raised $6,000 for the Cooperstown Food Bank.

Jim Kevlin/The Freeman’s Journal
It was still snowing early Monday morning, March 7, but Paul Kuhn, 51 Chestnut St., the former deputy mayor, was already out there clearing his walk.  By day’s end, more than 20 inches had fallen, a record.

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