Oneonta, New York

What is Oneonta, New York known for?


quot victory'

. thumb right An August 2005 photo of WJIV's studio and tower. Derelict weather instruments atop the roof are a reminder of the daily Rural Radio Network#Weather Roundup "Weather Roundup" (Image:wjiv.jpg) reports that aired on the Rural Radio Network. '''WJIV''' ("Victory 101.9") is a commercial American Christian radio station licensed to Cherry Valley, New York. The signal coverage area includes the Capital District of Albany, New York Albany


prominent people

industrial city. There are several historic buildings that were originally homes of prominent people. The Fairchild Mansion was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and was formerly the home of George Winthrop Fairchild, one of the original partners with Thomas Watson. Fairchild and Watson were the founders of what eventually became IBM. Also, George I. Wilber House is a historic home located in the City. It was built in two phases, 1875 and about 1890. It is a three


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The lutheran seminary established at Hartwick in 1797 was incorporated in 1816, moved to Oneonta (Oneonta, New York) after 1931 http: www.google.com search?q hartwick+seminary&tbs nws:1,ar:1&source newspapers and in 1947 merged with the 1927 Hartwick College. http: www.google.com search?q hartwick+seminary&tbs nws:1,ar:1&source newspapers#hl en&tbs ar:1&tbm nws&sclient psy-ab&q hartwick+seminary+oneonta+merger&pbx 1&oq hartwick+seminary+oneonta+merger


field home

;Department of Recreation Damaschke Field, Home of the Oneonta Outlaws of the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) is located in Neawha Park. Centennial In 2008 the city of Oneonta celebrated its Centennial with monthly events throughout the year beginning with the New Year's Eve parade. Notable residents '''WONY''' is a campus radio station based out of Oneonta, New York, USA (United States), on the campus of the State University of New York at Oneonta. '''Jason Raize''' (July 20, 1975, Oneonta, New York – February 3, 2004, Yass, New South Wales, Australia) was an American actor, singer and former Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme. United Nations, "Press Conference by UN Environment Programme," October 26, 1999, http: www.un.org News briefings docs 1999 19991026.unepbrf.doc.html, accessed September 8, 2011. He was best known for his roles as the adult Simba in the Broadway (Broadway theatre) stage musical (musical theater) version of ''The Lion King (The Lion King (musical))'' The Broadway League, ''The Lion King'', Internet Broadway Database, http: ibdb.com production.php?id 4761, accessed September 8, 2011. and Denahi in the animated Disney film ''Brother Bear''. ''Brother Bear'' DVD site, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, http: www.disneydvd.com BrotherBear, accessed September 17, 2011. Early life Born as '''Jason Rothenberg''', Kenneth Jones, "Jason Raize, Broadway's Original Simba in The Lion King, Dead at 28," Playbill.com, February 9, 2004, http: www.playbill.com news article 84301-Jason-Raize-Broadways-Original-Simba-in-The-Lion-King-Dead-at-28, accessed September 8, 2011. Jason grew up in the Catskills in upstate New York, and started acting as a teenager when his mother enrolled him in a summer Shakespeare workshop. Patrick Pacheco, "Raize of Light," ''InTheater'', January 23, 1998, 16-19. In high school, after moving with his father to Oneonta, New York, Jason performed in high school plays and with Oneonta’s Orpheus Theatre. He moved to New York City after high school where he briefly attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.


york

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band called

grandparents played for square dances in the area, with his grandmother, Jessie Conroe, playing piano, and her husband playing fiddle. During the late-1950s, Crosby was a member of a local Oneonta teen band called The Tones. The band traveled to Philadelphia to audition for Dick Clark's ''American Bandstand'', but were turned down. Members of the band found Dick Clark's house and were able to get a recommendation to audition at New York City's Baton Records through the company's


teaching+dance

, Jr. still writes and produces and has begun touring. James M. is drawing and painting. Dennis has a recording studio in his home. Keni is still writing and producing others and also has begun touring, and Cubie is teaching dance. In 1982, Cubie released the 12-inch single, "Dance For Double" on the Rissa Chrissa label. Clarence N. Burke, Sr. is a property manager and recently appeared in a play of ''Driving Miss Daisy''. Plans for a possible reunion with at least 3 of the brothers


musical version

known for his roles as the adult Simba in the Broadway (Broadway theatre) stage musical (musical theater) version of ''The Lion King (The Lion King (musical))'' The Broadway League, ''The Lion King'', Internet Broadway Database, http: ibdb.com production.php?id 4761, accessed September 8, 2011. and Denahi in the animated Disney film ''Brother Bear''. ''Brother Bear'' DVD site, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, http: www.disneydvd.com BrotherBear, accessed September 17, 2011. Early life Born as '''Jason Rothenberg''', Kenneth Jones, "Jason Raize, Broadway's Original Simba in The Lion King, Dead at 28," Playbill.com, February 9, 2004, http: www.playbill.com news article 84301-Jason-Raize-Broadways-Original-Simba-in-The-Lion-King-Dead-at-28, accessed September 8, 2011. Jason grew up in the Catskills in upstate New York, and started acting as a teenager when his mother enrolled him in a summer Shakespeare workshop. Patrick Pacheco, "Raize of Light," ''InTheater'', January 23, 1998, 16-19. In high school, after moving with his father to Oneonta, New York, Jason performed in high school plays and with Oneonta’s Orpheus Theatre. He moved to New York City after high school where he briefly attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.


quot dance

, Jr. still writes and produces and has begun touring. James M. is drawing and painting. Dennis has a recording studio in his home. Keni is still writing and producing others and also has begun touring, and Cubie is teaching dance. In 1982, Cubie released the 12-inch single, "Dance For Double" on the Rissa Chrissa label. Clarence N. Burke, Sr. is a property manager and recently appeared in a play of ''Driving Miss Daisy''. Plans for a possible reunion with at least 3 of the brothers


performing art

at SUNY College at Oneonta The Yager Museum of Art and Culture Foothills Performing Art Center Catskill Choral Society Catskill Symphony Orchestra Oneonta Theatre (http: oneontatheatre.com) *The Oneonta Theatre Stage Players

Oneonta, New York

established_title Incorporated (village) established_date 1842 established_title1 Incorporated (city) established_date1 1908 area_magnitude unit_pref Imperial area_footnotes area_total_km2 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_total_sq_mi area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m elevation_ft population_as_of 2010 (United States Census, 2010) population_footnotes population_note population_total 13,901 population_est pop_est_as_of population_density_km2 population_density_sq_mi timezone1 utc_offset1 timezone1_DST utc_offset1_DST coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_type region:US_type:city latd 42 latm 27 lats 21 latNS N longd 75 longm 3 longs 44 longEW W postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 13820 area_code 607 (Area code 607) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 36-54881 website Official website footnotes

'''Oneonta''' ( Its nickname is "City of the Hills." While the word "oneonta" is of undetermined origin, it is popularly believed to mean "place of open rocks" in the Mohawk language. This refers to a prominent geological formation known as "Tablerocks" at the western end of the city.

The city is surrounded by the town (Administrative divisions of New York#Town) of Oneonta (Oneonta (town), New York), a separate municipal and political jurisdiction. Oneonta Municipal Airport (N66) is north of the city.

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