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Cobleskill-Richmondville student charged for bomb threats

The state police did not disclose the student's name.

Senate Minority Leader-elect Schumer: 'New York is in my bones'

SCHOHARIE

Senate Minority Leader-elect Schumer: 'New York is in my bones'

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, recently elected by his Senate colleagues as minority leader in the house, was in Schoharie on Wednesday when talk turned inevitably to the recent presidential election.

Schumer touts cancer registry legislation in Schoharie

SCHOHARIE

Schumer touts cancer registry legislation in Schoharie

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was in Schoharie the day before Thanksgiving to promote a bipartisan bill that would create a nationwide cancer registry for volunteer and career firefighters.

Deputy named in Middleburgh police chase death

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Deputy named in Middleburgh police chase death

The Schoharie County sheriff’s deputy involved in a fatal police chase has been named in a legal filing by a lawyer for the estate of Joshua Camp, the Middleburgh man who died after being struck by the deputy’s patrol vehicle during a pursuit in June.

Alleged would-be hitman from Richmondville is son of a state trooper

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Alleged would-be hitman from Richmondville is son of a state trooper

The Schoharie County teen arrested in New Jersey for allegedly negotiating a contract killing over the internet is the son of a New York state trooper, The Daily Gazette has learned.

Schoharie County teen busted for allegedly negotiating contract killing

Schoharie County teen busted for allegedly negotiating contract killing

A Schoharie County teenager was recently charged in New Jersey after authorities there say he he offered his services as a hitman via the “dark web” and drove to Mahwah to accept payment before doing the job.

Trailer rolls over on I-88

COBLESKILL

Trailer rolls over on I-88

State Police in Cobleskill said a rollover accident involving a tractor trailer closed eastbound lanes on I-88 for several hours in the early morning on Wednesday.

Schoharie County treasurer strongly criticizes budget proposal

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County treasurer strongly criticizes budget proposal

The Schoharie County treasurer, in a scathing statement to the county board of supervisors, criticized the tentative 2017 budget as riddled with errors and “oppressive” to property owners in the county.

New president, new satellite office for Fenimore Asset Management

COBLESKILL

New president, new satellite office for Fenimore Asset Management

Fenimore Asset Management has made a few changes lately, installing a new president and opening a new office in the heart of the Capital Region.

Schoharie fugitive slipped handcuffs, avoided gunshots

SCHOHARIE

Schoharie fugitive slipped handcuffs, avoided gunshots

The woman accused of slipping her handcuffs and stealing a trooper’s patrol car Sunday afternoon before ditching it evaded police for about four miles on foot Sunday, police said.

Woman steals trooper's car, escapes into woods

SCHOHARIE

Woman steals trooper's car, escapes into woods

Police have found a Middleburgh woman who drove a trooper's car a few miles after managing to escape in the vehicle while an officer was outside.

How to get registered to vote today

CAPITAL REGION

How to get registered to vote today

Not registered to vote? Today — Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 — is the deadline to register in the state of New York if you want to vote in the 2016 presidential election.

Schoharie Fire Department gets federal funds

The Village of Schoharie Fire Department Assistant Chief John Borst III said the fire department recently received $26,000 in funding from the Department of Homeland Security.

Schoharie County abandons Seebold site for new facility

SCHOHARIE

Schoharie County abandons Seebold site for new facility

Schoharie County treasurer and flood recovery coordinator Bill Cherry recommended to the county board of supervisors that they abandon a plan to build a new jail and public safety facility on the Seebold farm site.

Sarah Goodrich appointed by state to development council

Sarah Goodrich appointed by state to development council

The executive director of Schoharie Area Long Term Inc., the non-profit disaster recovery organization formed to help Schoharie County recover from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, has been appointed to the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council.

SUNY Cobleskill offers therapeutic horsemanship program

COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill offers therapeutic horsemanship program

SUNY Cobleskill has launched a four-year bachelor’s degree program in therapeutic horsemanship for the fall semester, which the school said is the first of its kind in New York.

COBLESKILL

Cobleskill pet owner faces charges

A Cobleskill woman is accused of failing to feed several cats, leading to the death of two, state police said.

4 arrested in SUNY Cobleskill robbery

COBLESKILL

4 arrested in SUNY Cobleskill robbery

State Police in Cobleskill arrested four local residents in connection with a robbery Saturday night on the SUNY Cobleskill campus.

Is Schoharie County's heroin problem getting worse?

Is Schoharie County's heroin problem getting worse?

So far this year four people - all in their 20s - have died from what authorities believe are heroin overdoses, according to Schoharie County Sheriff Anthony Desmond. “...with the number of people that have died ... it’s partly bordering on becoming an epidemic,” he said.

Schoharie County residents reflect on recovery efforts since Irene

MIDDLEBURGH

Schoharie County residents reflect on recovery efforts since Irene

Schoharie County residents and community leaders gathered in Middleburgh on Sunday in a spot that was underwater at the same time five years ago.

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