Delgado drops by to thank supporters

12/12/2018

Congressman-elect Antonio Delgado rode the victory train into Middleburgh Sunday to thank supporters and constituents, vowing to fight for them all when he starts in Washington on January 3.
“It’s not blue or red or Democrat or Republican,” Mr. Delgado told the crowd of about 100 people in the packed Green Wolf Brewery.
“It’s about representing the district and getting things done...”--something that he admitted will be a challenge given the issues in Washington.
The crowd for the Volunteer Appreciation event at the Green Wolf Brewery started filing in at ...

Delgado drops by to thank supporters

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We need your T-J Star nominations

12/12/2018

In between your Christmas shopping and holiday celebrating, there’s something we need you to do:
Nominate your pick for the 2018 Times-Journal Star.
“And please don’t wait until the last minute,” said T-J Editor Patsy Nicosia, who coordinates the 26-year-old Star search.
“We know it’s tempting to wait until the deadline, but the more time we have to consider the nominations, the more time we have to look at them.”
The T-J Star recognizes someone who’s positively impacted the community, usually over time—not just in one year or one event—and u ...

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SALT awards first Community Development grants

12/12/2018

The SALT Board of Directors has announced its first Community Development project awards, a total of eight awards ranging from $200-500 and including three youth projects and five to not-for-profit organizations.
These projects are designed to improve the quality of life in the Schoharie County and are expected to be completed in 2019.
The awards are as follows:

Youth projects:
• Boy Scouts—For a project to help defray the cost to construct a covered batting cage for Schoharie Little League.
The project is being under taken by Jo ...

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American Legion plans skating rinks in Sharon

12/12/2018

Sharon Springs could be getting not just one, but two places for wintertime skating.
With the goal of getting both kids and adults outdoors throughout the long months of winter, the Sharon Springs American Legion is working on skating projects on both Bowmaker’s Pond and behind the Sharon Springs Free Library.
The Bowmaker’s project would be the simplest to pull off, said Tony Desmond, one of those behind it: It would just involve shoveling off the south end of the popular Route 10 fishing spot.
“Nothing big,” Mr. Desmond told Supervisor Sandy Manko ...

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Lost Cobleskill High School ring makes its way home

12/12/2018

In the summer of 1972, a young man from Cobleskill was traveling to Western New York.
On his hand was the 1971 shiny class ring his parents had carefully saved $100 to purchase for him.
He stopped at a diner in Elma (east of Buffalo and Lackawanna), went into the bathroom and removed the ring to wash his hands…and walked out, leaving the class ring behind on the sink.
Several miles down the road he realized what happened, hurried back to the diner to retrieve the ring, but it was gone.
Forty-six years later, in August 2018, Steve Burch of ...

Lost Cobleskill High School ring makes its way home

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