Mr. President: Steve Palmer to replace Randy Crapser at Bank of Richmondville

9/11/2019

The Bank of Richmondville looked far and wide for a new president, and in the end, the successor was right down the hall.
Steve Palmer will replace Randy Crapser as president when Mr. Crapser retires December 31.
Mr. Palmer has been the bank’s chief financial officer since 2007 and became vice president in 2017.
The Bank of Richmondville’s board of directors “did a lot of homework,” Mr. Crapser said, and also hired a search firm to find candidates.
And they did. Applications and resumes came in, including many from outside the area.
“Many ...

Mr. President: Steve Palmer to replace Randy Crapser at Bank of Richmondville

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Nadeau gets dissolution sigs

9/11/2019

Dissolving the Village of Cobleskill––or at least studying the possibility––may be a step closer.
Former Cobleskill mayor Mark Nadeau said Saturday that he has enough signatures on petitions so that the village board can put dissolution on the ballot for voters.
Mr. Nadeau started his petition drive three weeks ago, hoping to eliminate one layer of government to make it more efficient and accountable.
He found many residents felt the same way.
Mr. Nadeau said he needed 200 signatures, and he now “has that and then some.”
Trying to get ...

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Fort, Jefferson get preservation $

9/11/2019

Schoharie County and the Schoharie County Historical Society have been awarded a $3,968 grant from Preserve New York (PNY) which will allow them to hire Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker of Albany to complete a building condition report of the Old Stone Fort.
The report will help guide future maintenance efforts to ensure that the historic building stays in use for years to come.
Also, awarded PNY funds was the Jefferson Historical Society, a $6,883 grant.
Together, Schoharie County and the SCHS operate and steward the Old Stone Fort as a museum and programm ...

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Delgado to Dems: Change starts here

9/11/2019

Change starts at the local level.
That’s the message Congressman Antonio Delgado had for Schoharie County Democrats Sunday when they gathered at Depot Lane for their annual BBQ and campaign kick-off.
There are only four contested supervisors’ races on the ballot in November, but Democratic candidates for those and other seats were on hand to greet their biggest star—and get a little advice.
“You can’t change your world if you can’t change your town,” Congressman Delgado told one well-wisher as he worked his way through the crowd.
“We have to ...

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Constitution Pipeline could be back

9/11/2019

A ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission could re-start construction on the long-delayed Constitution Pipeline.
The controversial 124-mile long pipeline would bring fracked natural gas from Pennsylvania through the Southern Tier and Schoharie County.
It’s been delayed in the courts since 2016 after the Department of Environmental Conservation denied the project a necessary water permit.
However in a decision handed down on August 28, FERC regulators ruled that DEC had waived its right to reject the necessary water-quality permit for the p ...

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