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Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons

SUMMIT

Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons


State police on Friday said they arrested a 14-year-old girl for a series of arsons over a 10-day span that destroyed four cars and a barn.

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

COBLESKILL

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

A 13-year-old was taken into police custody in Cobleskill after stealing a pellet gun from the Wal-Mart on Merchant Place and pointing it at customers inside the store, according to the Cobleskill Police Department.

Schoharie County walking history tours begin today

Schoharie County walking history tours begin today

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Irene in 2011 is the kind of history Jeff O’Connor would like to forget. He’s much happier unearthing events from the 18th century.

New Blenheim Bridge nearing approval

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

New Blenheim Bridge nearing approval

A Schoharie County official said he’s waiting on a routine approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency before work can begin to replace the Blenheim Bridge. The original bridge spanned Schoharie Creek and was the longest surviving covered single-span bridge in the world before it was washed away by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Faso, Teachout roll to primary victories in Congressional race

Early election results showed the two major party front runners in the 19th Congressional District race coasting to primary victories on Tuesday night with comfortable margins separating them and their opponents.

Middleburgh teacher receives statewide honor for excellence

MIDDLEBURGH

Middleburgh teacher receives statewide honor for excellence

Middleburgh Jr./Sr. High School teacher Mollie Burgett thought she was attending a routine meeting with Principal Lori Petrosino on Friday.

MIDDLEBURGH

Questions remain in fatal dirt-bike chase in Middleburgh

Authorities have released very little information one week after Middleburgh resident Joshua Camp was struck and killed by a Schoharie County sheriff’s deputy while fleeing on a dirt bike.

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

ALBANY

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

School districts across the state will be required to test water taps for lead contamination under a law passed by the state Legislature in its final hours of work last week.

Motorcyclist loses control during pursuit in Middleburgh, dies from injuries

State police in Cobleskill are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.

Boys ‘club’ behind porcupine deaths?

Boys ‘club’ behind porcupine deaths?

Kelly Martin said she sent editorials to a Schoharie County paper and the Times-Journal in the hopes that family members of the perpetrators would shame them into stopping.

Ground broken for $10M bathhouse rehab in Sharon Springs

SHARON SPRINGS

Ground broken for $10M bathhouse rehab in Sharon Springs

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday at Imperial Bath & Spa to mark the beginning of a multi-million dollar renovation project at the once storied bathhouse on Main Street.

Details of Vroman's Nose rescue emerge

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Details of Vroman's Nose rescue emerge


The parents of the woman who was rescued last Sunday from a fall at Vroman’s Nose have posted an open letter to the Schoharie County emergency services community.

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

MIDDLEBURGH

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

Teresa Norfolk's art students at Middleburgh High School are working with New York City-based puppet artist Andy Gaukel to construct a dragon puppet for the West Fulton Puppet Festival scheduled for July 10 and 11.

FULTON

Rescue crews carry hiker off Vroman's Nose after fall (UPDATED)

Emergency crews on Sunday rescued a hiker after she fell 25 feet off a cliff on Vroman’s Nose.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Constitution Pipeline appeals state denial of permit


Constitution Pipeline is fighting to keep alive its proposal for a 125-mile transmission line to carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to Schoharie County.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady School Board president expects graduation rate to increase

Schenectady Board of Education President Cathy Lewis expects graduation rates to rise to 65 percent this year.

SUNY Cobleskill hands out 455 degrees

COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill hands out 455 degrees


SUNY Cobleskill awarded 455 degrees on Saturday, and presented an honorary degree to a woman described as a “culinary trailblazer,” Carol Brock.

WRIGHT

ATV accident in Wright injures teen

A teenage boy was seriously injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in the Town of Wright, the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office said.

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

CLIFTON PARK

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

Four years after the death of Shenendehowa senior Chris Stewart, his mother, Regina Stewart, continues to honor her son’s memory by urging others to drive responsibly through her Steer Clear campaign.

Fire destroys garage, vehicles in Esperance

ESPERANCE

Fire destroys garage, vehicles in Esperance

A fire consumed a multi-car garage in Esperance on Wednesday afternoon, destroying a half-dozen vehicles and narrowly missing other structures on Robert and Gincie Clough’s property at 2198 State Route 30. There were no injuries.

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