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Herbed Chicken in Pastry

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts1 Tbsp. butter½ package frozen puff pastry sheets1 egg1 Tbsp. water1 container Alouette garlic and herbsspreadable cheese Season chicken with salt and pepper. Melt butter in skillet. Add chicken and cook until browned. Remove chicken and cover. Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Mix egg and water. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unfold pastry […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, January 25, 1951

A Better Oneonta The general appearance of the business section of Oneonta has continued to improve over a period of many months. In recent weeks new buildings are closing up vacant lots which have long been unsightly. The new building on the site owned by the Masonic Lodge, which is nearing completion, will be occupied on the lower floor by […]

Out and About

Why be a volunteer?

I have mentioned in previous columns I am a volunteer. Our community, and world for that matter, needs volunteers to help achieve objectives that make it a better place to live. I know many of you reading this do your fair share of volunteering, but our community needs more. Why does one feel a need to volunteer? If you ask […]

Recipe Corner

Sausage Casserole 2 cans crescent rolls2 blocks cream cheese, softened1 pound sausage, cooked and drained Unroll and press one can of crescent rolls in bottom of baking dish. Mix sausage and cream cheese together and layer on top of rolls. Unroll second can of rolls onto parchment paper and press seams together. Place over sausage and cheese mixture. Bake at […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, January 16, 1985

Wee-Wetotem staff learning news writing Reporters for Oneonta Elementary’s Wee-Wetotem are learning first hand the excitement, boredom, pressure, fun, hard work, and even the perils that are associated with putting out a newspaper. The students quickly adopted every writer’s goal – to see their names in print. A byline of their names makes them “very proud.” When the printed newspaper […]

Bewteen the Lines

Happy New Year! It’s 2020 already? Twenty years ago I was graduating from Oneonta High School. Fifteen years ago I was wearing my cap and gown in Auburn, and six years ago I was a new lawyer. Time sure does have a way of messing with your mind. Are you where you thought you would be 20 years ago? I […]

Recipe Corner

Marinated Salad Small container of spring mix lettuce1 head of iceberg, green leaf, orromaine lettuce3 green onions, chopped1 bunch broccoli, chopped1 package ramen noodles, crushed1 cup chopped walnutsDo not add walnuts and ramen noodlesuntil ready to serve.Dressing:¾ cup sugar½ cup canola oil¼ cup low sodium soy sauce½ cup red wine vinegar Heat vinegar and dissolve sugar in it. Remove from […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, January 8, 1928

Susan Moore school burns The Susan Moore School at Clarence was destroyed by fire, the fire being discovered shortly after 6 p.m. last Friday. The origin of the fire is unknown, but it is said to have caught from the inside of the building. An extension of the building had just been completed and was awaiting acceptance by the State […]


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