Polar Bear Homemade Ice Cream & More just minutes away from the City of Oneonta in North Franklin. Operating since 1949, the Ross family are the 8th owners of Polar Bear Homemade Ice Cream and continue to produce the original ice cream recipes. They have more than just ice cream! Stop in for pizza, burgers, fries, hot dogs and chicken tenders. There’s also a selection of fresh doughnuts and bakery goods.