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Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

COBLESKILL

Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

The Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds are more jam-packed than ever this year with old traditions and new attractions, according to fair president Doug Cater.

Pools, beaches open late for heat wave

Pools, beaches open late for heat wave

State run pools and beaches will be staying open later this Tuesday through Thursday to give New Yorkers a respite from the sizzling temperatures

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

ROTTERDAM

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

Schenectady’s original public access station is moving out of the city and expanding its reach to cover more than a dozen counties.

Authorities drop investigation into alleged beating deaths of porcupines

The state Department of Environmental Conservation told The Daily Gazette on Friday it is dropping its investigation into a rash of porcupine deaths on the border between Albany and Schoharie counties, which some locals believed to be the work of a group of high school students.

Report: Plane struggled on runway in Sloansville

SLOANSVILLE

Report: Plane struggled on runway in Sloansville

The small plane that crashed a week ago in Schoharie County with four people aboard, including an official from Major League Baseball, appeared to initially have trouble getting off the runway, according to witnesses quoted in a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report.

Officials ID three victims of Sloansville plane crash

SLOANSVILLE

Officials ID three victims of Sloansville plane crash


The Schoharie County coroner on Thursday formally identified the three people killed in last Saturday’s plane crash in Sloansville, among them an official with Major League Baseball.

Report: Major League Baseball official killed in Sloansville plane crash

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Report: Major League Baseball official killed in Sloansville plane crash

An official with Major League Baseball and her husband were identified Monday evening by the league as among the three people killed in Saturday’s small plane crash in Sloansville.

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season

CAPITAL REGION

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season


County fair season in the Capital Region begins Tuesday, as the 175th Saratoga County Fair kicks off seven weeks of fried food, carnival rides, rodeos, demolition derbies and much more.

Cops: 4 onboard as small plane crashes

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Cops: 4 onboard as small plane crashes

A small airplane with four people onboard crashed on takeoff Saturday night in Schoharie County, possibly resulting in multiple fatalities, authorities said.

Cobleskill infrastructure work nearing completion

COBLESKILL

Cobleskill infrastructure work nearing completion


The water and sewer main replacement project on Main Street should be completed by Aug. 1, village Mayor Linda Holmes said this week.

Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons

SUMMIT

Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons


State police on Friday said they arrested a 14-year-old girl for a series of arsons over a 10-day span that destroyed four cars and a barn.

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

COBLESKILL

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

A 13-year-old was taken into police custody in Cobleskill after stealing a pellet gun from the Wal-Mart on Merchant Place and pointing it at customers inside the store, according to the Cobleskill Police Department.

Schoharie County walking history tours begin today

Schoharie County walking history tours begin today

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Irene in 2011 is the kind of history Jeff O’Connor would like to forget. He’s much happier unearthing events from the 18th century.

New Blenheim Bridge nearing approval

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

New Blenheim Bridge nearing approval

A Schoharie County official said he’s waiting on a routine approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency before work can begin to replace the Blenheim Bridge. The original bridge spanned Schoharie Creek and was the longest surviving covered single-span bridge in the world before it was washed away by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Faso, Teachout roll to primary victories in Congressional race

Early election results showed the two major party front runners in the 19th Congressional District race coasting to primary victories on Tuesday night with comfortable margins separating them and their opponents.

Middleburgh teacher receives statewide honor for excellence

MIDDLEBURGH

Middleburgh teacher receives statewide honor for excellence

Middleburgh Jr./Sr. High School teacher Mollie Burgett thought she was attending a routine meeting with Principal Lori Petrosino on Friday.

MIDDLEBURGH

Questions remain in fatal dirt-bike chase in Middleburgh

Authorities have released very little information one week after Middleburgh resident Joshua Camp was struck and killed by a Schoharie County sheriff’s deputy while fleeing on a dirt bike.

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

ALBANY

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

School districts across the state will be required to test water taps for lead contamination under a law passed by the state Legislature in its final hours of work last week.

Motorcyclist loses control during pursuit in Middleburgh, dies from injuries

State police in Cobleskill are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.

Boys ‘club’ behind porcupine deaths?

Boys ‘club’ behind porcupine deaths?

Kelly Martin said she sent editorials to a Schoharie County paper and the Times-Journal in the hopes that family members of the perpetrators would shame them into stopping.

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