Stepmom, DA agree: No bail for Zach George killer

1/16/2019

A woman wants the public to know that the man convicted of killing her stepson may be back on the street.
Stacy George notified the Times-Journal in an email early Monday that Kevin Hodgins may be released on bail today, Wednesday, if Schoharie County Judge George Bartlett agrees.
Hodgins was convicted of second-degree manslaughter December 20 in the April stabbing death of Zachary George, Ms. George’s stepson.
Ms. George wrote––and Schoharie County District Attorney Susan Mallery confirmed––that Hodgins’ defense attorney submitted a bail application for ...

Full Story >>  

3rd Women's March Saturday in Cobleskill

1/16/2019

For the third time, hundreds are expected to rally in Cobleskill’s Veteran’s Memorial Centre Park Saturday in one of more than 250 sister events to the Women’s March in Washington, DC.
Women’s March Cobleskill will begin at 1pm and is expected to run till about 2:30pm.
Participants are asked to bring signs and a quotation by a woman they admire to share.
There will be speakers and an open mic.
Last year’s event—also a rally and not a march—drew about 450 participants, even more than in 2017, the inaugural year.
All are welcome.
...

Full Story >>  

Denise Leinbach joins T-J sales staff

1/16/2019

Denise Leinbach has joined the Times-Journal sales team.
Ms. Leinbach replaces Cathy Brown, who worked at the T-J for 24 years.
A Sharon resident, Ms. Leinbach has 35 years’ experience in sales and promotion with such publications as Better Homes and Gardens, Reader’s Digest and Modern Bride, among others.
“Denise is a great addition to our sales staff,” said Sales Manager Bruce Tryon.
“She’s energetic, creative and a genuine people-person.”
Ms. Leinbach will serve customers in Sharon Springs, the Schoharie Valley and Cobleskill.

Denise Leinbach joins T-J sales staff

Full Story >>  

College events to mark MLK Day Monday

1/16/2019

SUNY Cobleskill invites the public to campus for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, at the College January 21 from 1-9pm.
Service-themed initiatives and activities highlight the day, aimed at giving back and honoring Dr. King and his vision, mission and spirit.
Keynote speaker Jodi Merriday will present “Speak Truth to Power: Trending Topics in Diversity” at 4pm in Bouck Auditorium.
An acclaimed speaker with more than 25 years of higher education experience, Dr. Merriday’s lecture introduces training that cultivates social intelligen ...

Full Story >>  

Tourism asks: Once they're here, how to we more visitors around?

1/16/2019

Uber or Lyft?
Ride sharing?
Or busses from Schoharie County Public Transportation?
Those were among the possibilities tossed out Monday to answer the question:
Once we get people to visit Schoharie County, how do we get there from here to there and around?
About 35 people gathered at Howe Caverns as part of efforts to keep tourism promotion moving ahead with bare bones funding in 2019.
Discussion included how to best use a total of $28,000 in I Love New York advertising funding, fundraising, and the importance of having a regu ...

Full Story >>