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Zephyr Teachout considers run for Congress

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Zephyr Teachout considers run for Congress

Zephyr Teachout — the law professor who challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a 2014 Democratic primary — confirmed Thursday that she is considering a bid for the open 19th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Pair stuck in overturned plow in Schoharie

SCHOHARIE

Pair stuck in overturned plow in Schoharie

Two plow operators spent about two hours trapped in their truck last night after overturning in a ditch in the town of Schoharie, according to authorities.

Schoharie Cooperative Extension gets farm-to-school grant

Six farm-to-school programs across New York state have been awarded funding to help increase the use of healthy, locally grown foods on school menus.

COBLESKILL

Lawsuit paints unhappy picture of Cobleskill Stone

A lawsuit filed earlier this month by Mark A. Galasso, whose family owns Cobleskill Stone Products, seeks to dump the company’s current leadership and recover money he claims is owed to the estate of his late father, Martin A. Galasso.

COBLESKILL

Cobleskill fire displaces six

Six people were displaced by a fire at two buildings in Cobleskill late Tuesday night.

Foes of proposed Schoharie County jail site drop lawsuit

SCHOHARIE

Foes of proposed Schoharie County jail site drop lawsuit

A group of residents living near the proposed site for Schoharie County’s new jail and public safety facility has dropped a lawsuit that sought to negate the county’s purchase of the land.

Schoharie County OKs borrowing $15M for streambed work

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County OKs borrowing $15M for streambed work

The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors voted today to borrow an additional $15 million to continue work on a roughly $25-million post-Irene streambed reconstruction project.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Close vote expected on Schoharie County $15M bond issue

After voting to prepare a $15 million bond to continue a massive, federally funded stream bank reconstruction project in November, the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on the bond resolution today— and the only thing anyone seems sure of is that pass or fail, it will be by a slim margin.

COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill establishing food systems degree

SUNY Cobleskill announced the launch of a new degree program Monday that will train students in the “processes, businesses and policies” of the food system, from farm to dinner plate.

Proposed pipeline gets strong mixed reaction at forum

SCHOHARIE

Proposed pipeline gets strong mixed reaction at forum

When a box truck lit up with pro-pipeline slogans interrupted a speaker at a protest outside an open house for the Northeast Energy Direct Project in Schoharie Tuesday night blaring “This Land is Your Land,” tempers momentarily flared as anti-pipeline activists called out the interruption and arguments broke out.

Group takes pipeline fight to social media

SCHOHARIE

Group takes pipeline fight to social media

In the photo, Bob Goellner stands at the end of a long dirt road that leads to a house at the foot of a low green hill. He’s holding a sign that reads “Protect people, not pipeline-company profits.”

2 arrested in Cobleskill Price Chopper larceny

COBLESKILL

2 arrested in Cobleskill Price Chopper larceny

Two men have been arrested after one allegedly stole merchandise from a Cobleskill Price Chopper store and the other allegedly drove a stolen getaway vehicle through at least five towns, police said.

MIDDLEBURGH

Middleburgh officials excited about grocery store plans


Officials in the town and village of Middleburgh are welcoming plans to build a new grocery store near the site of a Grand Union that’s been closed since it was flooded by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

Mohawk Valley gets $100.3M but 'disappointed'

Mohawk Valley gets $100.3M but 'disappointed'

The six counties of the Mohawk Valley were awarded $100.3 million in the state’s Regional Economic Development Council awards today.

Hundreds in Albany cheer officials calling for gas study

ALBANY

Hundreds in Albany cheer officials calling for gas study

With more momentum now behind them, Schoharie County officials returned to Albany this morning to call for a full study of the health and environmental effects of natural-gas infrastructure.

Natural gas the subject of Wednesday meeting with Cuomo

Schoharie County officials will join other county leaders, health experts and activists in Albany on Wednesday to call on Gov. Cuomo to study the effects of natural-gas infrastructure the way the state studied hydrofracking.

Dog deaths probed by Albany County Sheriff

Dog deaths probed by Albany County Sheriff

The deaths of two dogs found shot near the Schoharie County line are under investigation by authorities.

Forum planned in Schoharie on pipeline project

SCHOHARIE

Forum planned in Schoharie on pipeline project

A second round of public forums for the proposed Northeast Energy Direct Project, a natural gas pipeline that would closely follow the proposed Constitution Pipeline through New York, will kick off Dec. 15 in Schoharie.

Vehicular manslaughter indictment in Duanesburg triple fatality

DUANESBURG

Vehicular manslaughter indictment in Duanesburg triple fatality

Joseph Duffy, a driver allegedly impaired by drugs and alcohol, never returned to his lane after passing two cars the evening of Sept. 2 on Route 30 in Duanesburg, causing a head-on crash that killed three members of the same family, a prosecutor said Thursday.

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County wrestles with costly legacy of Irene


In the coming weeks, Schoharie County supervisors will decide whether to borrow $15 million to continue the county’s ambitious stream bank reconstruction project, and county officials say the decision will likely shape the county’s finances for the next decade or more.

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