News from the region: September 30, 2021 | Community news



Run 4 the Hills for the benefit of the group

SHARON SPRINGS – Run 4 the Hills for First Responders will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 2 in Sharon Springs.

According to a press release, the 4-mile run / walk will benefit Hero Fund America, a non-profit organization founded to carry out activities that increase awareness, advocacy and support for firefighters, EMS and the forces of the United Nations. ‘order and promote the education, training and rescue equipment needs of first responders.

Online registration closed on Saturday, September 25, but registration will be available on race day from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the American Hotel on Main Street.

The event will end with an awards ceremony.

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Church to sponsor take-out turkey dinner

TREADWELL – A drive-through turkey dinner will be served from 4:00 p.m. until sold out on Saturday, October 2 at Treadwell United Methodist Church. The cost will be per donation.

The menu will include roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, buttered squash, coleslaw, rolls, cranberry sauce and homemade pie .

The church is located at 68 Church Street in Treadwell.

Hispanic Americans to recognize

ANDES – Women for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity and Andean Public Library will present a free family event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 2 at 242 Main Street in Andes.

According to a press release, the event will recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans and feature art, dance and food.

Olga Abinader and Jenine Osbon will read the book “Pepe and the Parade – a Celebration of Hispanic Heritage” by Tracey Kyle. Mexican paper flower bouquets will be made, the Bachata dance will be taught and empanadas from Greenane Farms in Meridale will be tasted.

Each child will receive a free book to take home.

Masks will be mandatory for unvaccinated people and children under 12, but everyone is recommended to wear a mask.

Contact or call 845-676-3333 for more information and to register.

Annual meeting set by the CCE at the Camp

DELHI – The Cornell Cooperative Extension Annual Meeting and 4-H Open House will be held at 4-H Camp Shankitunk at 2420 Arbor Hill Road in Delhi from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 3.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds Vice President of Research and Development Kevin Cook will present “4-H 4-Life”. State Dairy Princess Shelby Benjamin and Delaware County Dairy Princess Jillian Hungerford will also speak.

The meeting will also be available on Zoom. Call 607-865-6531 or email to get the necessary link to join the meeting.

Visit for in-person ticket availability and more information.

Electric car show will showcase Tesla

SHERBURNE – The third annual Friends of Rogers electric car show will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at the Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center on State Highway 80 in Sherburne.

According to a press release, the family event will include dining options, picnic areas, hiking trails and trout ponds where fish can be fed.

The 2020 Tesla Model 3 vehicle that will be raffled on October 21 at noon will be on display and tickets can be purchased at the show or online at

Electric vehicle owners will be there to share their experiences with others. Vehicles can be registered for the event at

Pantry to enjoy a guitar concert

UNADILLA – A benefit concert for the Unadilla Food Pantry will be performed by members of the Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at the First Presbyterian Church at 156 Main St., Unadilla.

Classical guitarists from Ithaca, Binghamton and Albany will join members of Oneonta and Otego for the performance.

According to a press release, the all-volunteer pantry is dependent on grants and donations. At this time of year, the pantry also has the added burden of trying to provide holiday meals on top of the regular monthly help for families.

Voluntary donations will be accepted during the concert. Everyone will need to follow COVID protection protocols by wearing masks and respecting social distancing. The church is accessible at the entrance to rue de l’Eglise

Masons will sponsor Sunday dinner

LAURENS – A take-out chicken and cookie dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at the Laurens Masonic Lodge at 7 Brook St. in Laurens.

Profits will be used to fund lodge functions such as college scholarships, community aid and scout groups, as well as to maintain the lodge for other groups and the community.

The cost will be $ 10 for adults and $ 5 for children. The meal will include chicken and cookies, mixed vegetables, mashed potatoes, cranberry and strawberry jelly and ice cream.

Customers are asked to wear masks in accordance with COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.

Chinese auction game for Sunday

SCHENEVUS – The Town of Maryland Historical Society will sponsor a Chinese auction fundraiser at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at AMVETS Hall on Main Street in Schenevus. The draws will begin at 4 p.m. Bidders do not need to be present. The winners will be called.

The city in the region will host the autumn festival

MIDDLEFIELD – A fall festival will be held for the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at Old Middlefield School at 3698 County Highway 35 in Middlefield.

According to a press release from the Middlefield Historical Association, this year’s featured exhibit in the school building from 1875 is “Churches around Middlefield Township.” There is also a miniature exhibit from the Cooperstown-Westville Airport. Upstairs, the development of life in Middlefield is depicted with artifacts, printed materials, and photographs from the town’s history.

Games and activities will be available for all ages and pumpkins can be painted and brought home.

A variety of vintage farm tractors and vintage cars will also be on display.

The stands will feature items made by local artisans.

Donated items will be available to bid during the raffle auction and the Old Schoolhouse Gift Shop will also be open.

Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase from the Tickled Pink Food Truck.

The organizers recommend the wearing of face masks inside the school. Hand disinfection stations will be set up around the site.


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