'Respect' resolution back to supervisors Friday; adoption likely

2/15/2017

A resolution dismissed in December as too political is headed back to the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors Friday with revisions.
And this time, it’s expected to pass.
Glen Sanders, who wrote the original resolution, and his supervisor, Chris Tague of Schoharie, have been working to address supervisors’ objections to “Working Toward Respect For All.”
Mr. Tague said the revised resolution has-again-made it through supervisors’ Rules and Legislation Committee, and like Mr. Sanders, said he thinks its chances of approval on this, the second try, are good.
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35th Progress edition out Tuesday so get your stuff in early

2/15/2017

Next week's Times-Journal will have early news and ad deadlines.
The T-J is publishing its 35th Progress edition, and the large issue requires extra production and publishing time.
The paper will be published on Tuesday the 21st.
Advertising deadlines are:
4:30pm Wednesday the 15th: All ads for special sections, including real estate, auto, bridal and home improvement.
4:30pm Thursday the 16th: All other advertising, including all display, classified and legal ads.
News deadlines are:
10am Friday the 17th: Correspondents' columns, socia ...

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Congressman John Faso weighs in on new President

2/15/2017

The thrill of being a new Congressman led John Faso having exciting times in Washington.
Maybe too exciting, sometimes.
Having taken office in January to represent New York's 19th Congressional District, Mr. Faso is pleased with his committee assignments and enjoys working at the federal level.
How Congressman Faso feels about another DC newcomer--President Donald Trump--is something different.
Congressman Faso supported candidate Trump in November, but he called President Trump's first month in office "a mixed bag."
In particular, he questioned Pre ...

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Water for Life rally at Tepee Sunday

2/15/2017

There will be a Water is Life rally in solidarity with the NoDAPL Water Protectors on Sunday, February 19 at The Tepee, Route 20 in Cherry Valley.
At 1:30pm there will be an opening prayer followed by speakers who have visited the Standing Rock camps to show support and would like to share their experience.
A limited supply of NoDAPL t-shirts will be available for purchase with proceeds going to the water protectors. The Tepee will be open from 11am-5pm and will donate 20 percent of that day's sales to support the water protectors.
This is an outdoo ...

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Cold, wind, make Howes Cave fire difficult

2/15/2017

Firefighters from a half-dozen different departments battled frigid temperatures, snow-blown roads, and no water at the scene Friday to put out a fire at the Robinson Road, Howes Cave home of Jake and Christine Cornwell.
No one was living in the two-story farmhouse, just off Caverns Road, at the time.
The couple, who lives in Central Bridge, was in the process of renovating the home, firefighters said; a family cat escaped safely and firefighters kept the flames from spreading to the surrounding barns at the farm.
The call came in just before 9am when smoke w ...

Cold, wind, make Howes Cave fire difficult

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