Election 2019: No surprises

11/6/2019

Schoharie County Republicans won all four of yesterday’s contested supervisor races with voter re-electing Leo McAllister in Cobleskill, Richard Lape in Richmondville, and Alan Tavenner in Schoharie and picking first-timer Wes Laraway in Middleburgh.
Middleburgh’s was one of the more interesting races of the 2019 campaign with Mr. Laraway winning the GOP nomination over Supervisor Pete Coppolo, who then ran as councilman--winning that seat. Steve Hendrickson, who ran with Mr. Laraway, also won as councilman.
Mr. Laraway, a Middleburgh Central School teacher, outp ...

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National honors for SUNY Cobleskill's Rural Vitality

11/6/2019

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has named SUNY Cobleskill as the recipient of the 2019 Excellence and Innovation Award for Regional and Economic Development.
This national award recognizes the achievements of the Institute for Rural Vitality at SUNY Cobleskill, created in 2016.
Through Institute funding, faculty fellows and student interns engage with the community on sustainable economic development and the enrichment of regional services, ranging from launching incubator businesses to providing unique intergenerational programm ...

National honors for SUNY Cobleskill

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That time: Sharon planning 10th Victorian Celebration

11/6/2019

The 10th annual Sharon Springs Victorian Holiday Celebration will be held Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15 and vendors and parade entries are being sought for the festival.
The Victorian Holiday Celebration will kick off with a Parade of Lights on Friday.
On Saturday and Sunday, the festival will feature holiday shopping throughout the village, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday home tours, entertainment, fun for the kids, free photos with Santa, holiday presentations, more than 30 vendors at The Roseboro, and more.
The popular Pa ...

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Ashley Kubat NEAC Rookie of Year

11/6/2019

The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has named SUNY Cobleskill women’s cross country runner freshman Ashley Kubat, Sloansville, Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, the conference’s “Women’s Rookie-of-the-Year.”
Kubat was the NEAC’s top finishing first-year runner at the 2019 NEAC Cross Country Championships hosted by SUNY Cobleskill, on Saturday.
She becomes the fifth Fighting Tiger female cross country athlete to earn NEAC “Rookie-of-the-Year” in program history.
The Cobleskill-Richmondville High School alumnus helped lead the Fighting T ...

Ashley Kubat NEAC Rookie of Year

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2 in Worcester murder to be tried as juveniles

11/6/2019

Two teenagers charged in connection with the October 10 murder of a Worcester man will be tried as juveniles.
Tatiana Febo, 17, of Downsville and Alexis Lotterman, 16, of Walton, will be tried in Otsego County Family Court, according to an order by Judge John Lambert.
Febo and Lotterman are charged with first-degree burglary.
Charged with first-degree burglary and second-degree murder are Dylan Robinson, 15, Nicholas Meridy, 32, Alexander Borgreen, 16, and Anais Soto, 17, all of Oneonta.
State Police said last month that Robinson, Meridy and ...

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