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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.

CENTRAL BRIDGE

Officials hope to address Central Bridge water quality woes

Leaders of the Central Bridge Water District in Schoharie County hope 2016 will be the year the district finally solves its longstanding problems with water quality, which have resulted in frequent citations by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

SCHOHARIE

Body found in Schoharie pond identified; accidental death

A person identified this evening as 54-year-old Gallupville resident Gary J. Schultz was found dead Wednesday in Schoharie County in the cab of a construction vehicle submerged in a private pond.

BLENHEIM

Blenheim man ticketed for shooting goose from vehicle

A Blenheim man was arrested Sunday and ticketed for allegedly shooting a goose out of his vehicle.

Schoharie Assemblyman Lopez drops campaign for Congress

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Schoharie Assemblyman Lopez drops campaign for Congress

State Assemblyman Pete Lopez, R-Schoharie, is suspending his campaign to succeed U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson in the 19th Congressional District.

Mustang love in West Fulton eases veterans’ PTSD

WEST FULTON

Mustang love in West Fulton eases veterans’ PTSD

The process of taming a wild mustang is called “gentling.”

Van Wormer to chair Schoharie County Board of Supervisors

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Van Wormer to chair Schoharie County Board of Supervisors

Longtime town of Esperance Supervisor Earl Van Wormer was elected chairman of the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors for 2016, narrowly overcoming a challenge by newcomer and fellow Republican Chris Tague.

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.

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