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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.

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.

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