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Growing-up Soccer; GUS!

Oneonta, NY - 2010 - Say hello to "Growing up Soccer© [GUS]." It's a "free play" activity based program presented through our interactive website at: www.growingupsoccer.org The most basic of goals for "Growing up Soccer" is to promote fun with a soccer ball and to strengthen the bond between children and their parents through a shared activity.

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Organizers look to boost area economy

City resident Albert Colone, an organizer of the Greater Oneonta Economic Development Council, said a meeting Wednesday will focus on "big ideas" and "low hanging fruit." That meeting for area business leaders is at 4 p.m. in the Hampton Inn conference room.
An aggressive strategy on economic development is overdue in Otsego County and the Oneonta area, according to organizers of two separate efforts.

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Could the Two Oneontas Finally Become Trendsetters in Economic Development?

Back in March, in Oneonta, NY, Advocates for the Merging of Upstate Communities [AMUC] was born after more than a year of study and research. It was co-founded by two local residents, Bill Shue and Al Colone, and based on the deep belief the current structure of government in upstate NY is one of the great impediments to economic growth throughout the region.

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Title: to MUC or not to MUC? It's critical to community survival

Banks, hospitals, companies and communities all over the country are merging to better position themselves to compete in the 21st Century marketplace; plus it streamlines operations and improves efficiencies. Why is there a reluctance to do the same among communities throughout the Upstate New York Region?

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