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RICHMONDVILLE

Police: Threatening message at C-RHS not credible

Students have returned to class at Cobleskill-Richmondville high school after police determined that a bomb threat early this morning was not credible.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Firm hired to take over Schoharie County streambed work

The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors has hired an outside firm to oversee its nearly $30 million stream reconstruction project as it works its way through a federal funding suspension.

Schoharie County flood wall project may collapse

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County flood wall project may collapse

A plan to build a flood wall around the Schoharie County office building and courthouse may come to nothing as projected costs exceed Federal Emergency Management Agency commitments.

Missing Broome teen found safe

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Missing Broome teen found safe

The Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office today said Cody Ganson, missing since last week, has been found safe and alive.

Restoration of historic Sharon Springs baths to resume

SHARON SPRINGS

Restoration of historic Sharon Springs baths to resume


Construction should soon be underway at the historic Imperial Baths in Sharon Springs, once at the center of the village’s booming spa scene and more recently a crumbling relic of that history.

Missing: Broome teen, last seen in Middleburgh

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Missing: Broome teen, last seen in Middleburgh

The Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Broome teen who has been missing for a week.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Technology to meld past, present

Within a few years, a visitor to the village of Schoharie may be able to stand on Main Street near the location of one of the oldest outdoor theaters in the country and see in real time what the site looked like in the past.

Police say 3 Schoharie County men were in mobile meth lab

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Police say 3 Schoharie County men were in mobile meth lab

Three Schoharie County men are under arrest after police say they were found with a mobile methamphetamine lab in Schoharie on Sunday.

CENTRAL BRIDGE

Central Bridge Water District to get $2M grant


As planners had hoped, the Central Bridge Water District has been approved for a $2 million grant from the state Environmental Facility Corporation to fix longstanding water quality problems.

Schoharie County updating agricultural plan

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County updating agricultural plan

A lot has changed in the farming world since Schoharie County last drafted an agricultural and farmland protection plan in 2000. In the past five years alone, the craft beverage industry has exploded across the state, putting new pressure on farms while also opening new opportunities.

Cobleskill mill gets second energy break to fuel expansion

COBLESKILL

Cobleskill mill gets second energy break to fuel expansion


Mill Services in Cobleskill got a visit Tuesday from New York Power Authority President and CEO Gil Quiniones as the company finishes a $1 million expansion that could more than double production.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

FERC denies Constitution's request to start cutting trees


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday denied a request by Constitution Pipeline Company to begin clearing trees in New York ahead of final state approval to construct a new 125-mile natural gas pipeline.

Hurting for help, Habitat weighs closing in Schoharie County

Hurting for help, Habitat weighs closing in Schoharie County

The Habitat for Humanity house nearing completion in the town of Seward might be the last project for Habitat for Humanity of Schoharie County.

ESPERANCE

Esperance home destroyed in fire


Firefighters from about 10 departments spent more than seven hours battling a house fire in the Schoharie County town of Esperance early this morning.

State suspends permits for Schoharie County stream work

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

State suspends permits for Schoharie County stream work

Schoharie County officials last week received notice that the state Department of Environmental Conservation is suspending its permits for the county’s nearly $30-million stream bank reconstruction project.

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Schoharie County GOP, Conservatives back Faso

With Schoharie native Pete Lopez out of the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, in Congress, the Schoharie County Republican and Conservative parties have thrown their support behind former state Assemblyman John Faso.

Amsterdam man honored for World War II service

FONDA

Amsterdam man honored for World War II service

Thomas R. Williams on Tuesday was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

SUNY Cobleskill adds options for four Chinese colleges

COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill adds options for four Chinese colleges

With a new partnership, SUNY Cobleskill is helping to broaden the vocational education options for students at four colleges in China while creating a path to a bachelor’s degree in the U.S.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

AG opposes Constitution Pipeline tree-cutting request

The state Attorney General’s Office this week is joining a handful of environmental groups in opposing a request by the Constitution Pipeline Company to begin clearing trees along the proposed route before obtaining the final state permits for the project.

Schoharie man pleads guilty to fraud after Irene

A Schoharie man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to claiming more than $16,000 in fraudulent emergency relief following the destruction of his home by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

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