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Former Schoharie County prison camp auctioned for $204K
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Former Schoharie County prison camp auctioned for $204K

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Following a public auction Wednesday of the former Summit Shock Correctional Facility, the winning bidder had an unusual explanation for why he wanted to scoop up the parcel.
 
SUMMIT

Former Summit prison up for auction Wednesday

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
The Community Library in Cobleskill will host a public auction of the former Summit Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
 
Landis Arboretum evolves into a living museum
ESPERANCE

Landis Arboretum evolves into a living museum

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
The George Landis Arboretum in Esperance is first and foremost an arboretum, a space where many species of trees are planted in a natural environment to be viewed by the public. In the past two years, however, Landis has grown to be a destination for many other family-friendly summer activities.
 
Schoharie County projects pushed by Mohawk Valley council
MOHAWK VALLEY

Schoharie County projects pushed by Mohawk Valley council

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
The Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council is looking to receive state aid for several proposed projects in Schoharie County that would boost the area’s agriculture industry and help rebuild after Tropical Storm Irene.
 
Family Farm Day a delicious and educational experience
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Family Farm Day a delicious and educational experience

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
For those who want to soak in the quiet natural surroundings of Schoharie County while tasting fresh foods from local farms, look no further than the Schoharie County Family Farm Day on Saturday.
 
ESPERANCE

Rotterdam man found dead near creek

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
A Rotterdam man who went fishing was found dead Saturday near the creek where he’d hoped to fish.
 
Drivers, putters both play at Gobbler’s Knob
COBLESKILL

Drivers, putters both play at Gobbler’s Knob

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Gobbler's Knob is a great place to practice your golf swing, or you can get revved up for a go-cart ride.
 
Schoharie County Summit corrections complex on the auction block
SUMMIT

Schoharie County Summit corrections complex on the auction block

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
State Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn Desitito announced Thursday the former Summit Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility will be sold at public auction.
 
BROOME

Woman injured in Broome ATV accident

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
A Staten Island woman remained in serious condition Monday at Albany Medical Center following a weekend ATV accident in Bates State Forrest. According to authorities, she was not wearing a helmet.
 
COBLESKILL

Cobleskill proposal touts Howe Caverns’ fame

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
Documents released Thursday by the state Gaming Commission give the public a closer look at the casino being proposed at Howe Caverns.
 
ALBANY

Gaming Commission posts, removes casino proposals from website

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The state Gaming Commission briefly released today the 17 casino applications received last month from developers proposing projects across upstate New York.
 
COBLESKILL

Cobleskill gets $2.3M for water project

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The village of Cobleskill will receive more than $2.3 million in federal funds to make repairs to its water supply system and water treatment plant, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced Wednesday.
 
RICHMONDVILLE

Proposed zoning law revisions draw criticism in Richmondville

Monday, July 28, 2014
A new zoning law has drawn criticism from some Planning Board members who say it will hinder large-scale commercial development opportunities in the town.
 
Cobleskill's Grapevine restaurant invited to World Food Championship
COBLESKILL

Cobleskill's Grapevine restaurant invited to World Food Championship

Monday, July 28, 2014
After opening a “Golden Ticket” invitation, Tim and Tracy Purcell were stunned to find out that their restaurant, Grapevine Farms, had been awarded a place in the World Food Championship in Las Vegas.
 
Mine Kill a gold ‘mine’ for family activities
BLENHEIM

Mine Kill a gold ‘mine’ for family activities

Sunday, July 27, 2014
There’s a lot to like about Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim, and high on the list is that to get there from the Schenectady-Albany area, you have to drive through pretty much the entire Schoharie Valley.
 
 

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