Almost Lost Landscapes: A Tribute to Henry Cooper

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Otsego 2000 invites you to explore the legacy of Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr. through 18 artists’ portraits of the beautiful landscapes around the region that could have been lost to environmental threats and industrial development were it not for Henry’s vision and leadership. Exhibit runs from May 23 – June […] Read more »

94 Organizations Call for Comprehensive Analysis of Pipeline Infrastructure

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94  Organizations have signed a letter to Comptroller DiNapoli calling for a comprehensive analysis of all proposed gas infrastructure projects, particularly the Dominion Transmission’s “New Market Project”.  The organizations point out that an Environmental Impact Statement is much more thorough than the abbreviated Environmental Assessment that was conducted by FERC. […] Read more »

Help for Historic District Sponsors

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Are you interested in preserving the historical heritage of a particular town, or area? New York State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has compiled this guide to help. Feel free to call Otsego 2000 or Kathleen LaFrank, (SHPO) 518.268.2165, kathleen.lafrank@parks.ny.gov Help for Historic District Sponsors revised Read more »

Historic Preservation Awards

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The 2015 Historic Preservation Awards of Otsego and Schoharie Counties will be presented Friday, May 20th at the Roseboom Historical Association, 123 NY 165 Roseboom, NY from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. These awards honor individuals and groups in Otsego and Schoharie Counties who have worked to document, preserve and rehabilitate the historic […] Read more »

Constitution Pipeline Denied

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Governor Andrew Cuomo denied the 401 Water Quality Certificates required under the Clean Water Act because the application “fails to meet the New York State’s water quality standards.”  This is great news! 124 miles of forests, fields and streams remain protected.  And we remain vigilant. It is expected that Constitution […] Read more »

Sacred Sites Open House

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  Join Otsego 2000 and the New York Landmarks Conservancy in opening your doors for the Sacred Sites Open House weekend, May 21-22, 2016. This event offers a wonderful opportunity to showcase your church’s architecture and history. Need help planning your Open House?  A tool kit is available here. To be included […] Read more »