Wednesday, December 18, the United Way of Delaware & Otsego Counties will conduct a free mass food distribution for those in need at Northern Eagle Beverages on Browne Street in Oneonta beginning at 10:00 a.m. Vehicles need to enter from the blinking light at the corner of Rte. 205 and Browne Street. The event is in partnership with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, the Cooperstown Food Pantry & Fidelis Care. No qualifications or documentation are required of recipients. Food will be pre-bagged and evenly distributed. It's first come-first served.

The mass food distribution takes place on the last Wednesday of each month, always at the Northern Eagle Beverages location.