The New York State Economic Development Council recently announced that Otsego Now has been named a recipient of several 2016 Marketing, Literature and Promotion Awards. The awards will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Thursday evening, May 26th, during the 2016 NYSEDC Annual Meeting in Cooperstown. Otsego Now was honored as Best in Class for its fiscal-year 2014 Annual Report, which was distributed at a special meeting of the Otsego County IDA and CRC Board in June 2015. In addition, Otsego Now received a Certificate of Excellence for its Workforce Training Center brochure, and an Honorable Mention for its web site at All three award-winning pieces were written by staff and designed for Otsego Now by Paperkite Creative of Cooperstown.