Supervisors agree to look for new jail sites

9/21/2016

After agreeing that the new jail won't work at the Seebold site in the Town of Schoharie, supervisors are once again looking for a site for it.
Following an explanation from flood recovery officer Bill Cherry Friday morning, supervisors agreed to withdraw from the purchase agreement with the Seebolds for the site on Route 30 just north of the Village of Schoharie.
The Seebold site was facing archeological, wetland, and water table issues, Mr. Cherry told supervisors.
After they agreed not to go ahead with the purchase of the Seebold site, supervisors were presente ...

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16-year-old Ben Healy blows them away at Patriot Highlander Challenge

9/21/2016

Sixteen-year-old Benjamin Healy of Middleburgh blew the competition away Saturday at the 3rd annual Patriot Highlander Challenge.
Part of the first-out round of competitive six-mile runners, Healy barely broke a sweat to post a 44:23 time.
Andrew Bischoff was second at 47:28; Michael Desens finished third with a 58:34 time.
Chantal Little was the first woman to cross the finish line, 58.34, followed by Kestral Suscy, 1:01:25, and Jillian Smith, 1:01:30.
The Patriot Highlander is a fundraiser for the Wounded Challengers of Honor and features three- and si ...

16-year-old Ben Healy blows them away at Patriot Highlander Challenge

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New minister sees bright future for Warnerville

9/21/2016

A fresh face is leading the Warnerville United Methodist Church past its grief and into the future.
Pastor Anna Blinn Cole was appointed to a part-time post at the Warnerville UMC this spring.
Pastor Blinn Cole's job also includes part-time duties at the Cobleskill United Methodist Church and a half-time position coordinating UMC activities and efforts throughout the Conference's Schoharie Region.
It was just a year ago that UMC churches in Dorloo, Hyndsville, and Mineral Springs marked their last services; they've since reorganized.
The Warnerville UMC ...

New minister sees bright future for Warnerville

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SUNY Cobleskill to mark 100 years starting Friday

9/21/2016

SUNY Cobleskill will mark 100 years of educating students beginning this Friday and running through Sunday with a Centennial Celebration.
The event will include a parade, fireworks, a youth fishing derby, and even a visit from StoryCorps.
StoryCorps is a national history project that records conversations between people with a story to tell.
Each participant takes home a CD of the recording and copies will be archived at the Library of Congress and at SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library.
The number of recording sessions is limited; call Beth Oregeron a ...

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Bites, no takers for Marantha building

9/21/2016

Although there's interest from potential buyers in Maranatha in Warnerville, the giant gym remains vacant.
An agent with the real estate firm marketing Maranatha said Friday that he's shown the gym "numerous times," even as recently as last week.
It's been three years almost to the day that Richmondville Power and Light shut off Maranatha's power for non-payment of bills.
The Warnerville gym never reopened, spiraling into bankruptcy that resulted in an auction last October. One of the creditors, New York Business Development Corporation, bid $1.3 million and ...

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