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Mustang love in West Fulton eases veterans’ PTSD
WEST FULTON

Mustang love in West Fulton eases veterans’ PTSD

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
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

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
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

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
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

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016
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

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
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

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
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

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015
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

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015
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

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015
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

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015
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

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015
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

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015
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

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
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

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015
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

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

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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