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Christopher Kelly (Chris) has spent the majority of his life in upstate New York. A graduate of New Hartford High School and then Syracuse University, Chris is the retired owner and vice president of Jay-K Independent Lumber, a three-generation…

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Maureen Murray is a retired nurse currently living in Cooperstown, New York. Originally from the Bronx in New York City, she grew up as Maureen Fitzgerald in the 1950s and 1960s. She was the eldest child in a family of two parents and seven children.…

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Katherine Miller, who goes by Kate, is a small organic farmer and resident of Sharon Springs, New York. Kate is the proprietor of Weathertop Farm, a small organic herb and produce farm located in Sharon Springs. Using what she grows on her farm, Kate…

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Dr. Ronald E. Bishop is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, New York. Dr. Bishop was born in 1957 in Youngstown, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s at Youngstown State University before moving to West…

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Dr. Ronald E. Bishop ("Ron") is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, New York. Dr. Bishop was born in 1957 in Youngstown, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s at Youngstown State University before moving to…

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Muriel Werbovetz is a kind-hearted community leader and retired teacher living in Holland Patent, New York. Muriel was born at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse, New York on July 14, 1942. She grew up on the north side of Syracuse where all her…

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Tucked away in Yorkville, New York, is a Lebanese Bakery owned by Mr. Segean Karam and Mrs. Mary Ann Karam. The Karams have operated the bakery for nearly 40 years, which is just about the length of time they have been married.

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In 1943, at the age of two, Robbie Dancy moved from Alabama to Utica, New York with her grandmother, mother, and uncle. They were part of the mass movement of black individuals and families from the rural South to the urban North and West during the…

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Kathryn, or Kathy, Allen (née Clark) was born in rural Illinois in 1929. As a child, she lived through the Great Depression and experienced the rural home front’s response to World War II. An agricultural specialist, her father worked as a soil…

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Margaret McGown is a member of one of the oldest families in Cooperstown and remains very involved in the community. She was born in Binghamton, New York, on April 29, 1947 but spent her childhood in Cooperstown, where her father’s family lived.…
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