Maranatha getting new life

12/19/2018

A giant, empty shell of a building a year ago, the former Maranatha gym is moving back into the economy.
Mike Moore and his partners, Mike Galasso and Anne Marie Galasso, are renovating the huge Warnerville building into commercial rental space.
The trio formed 2457 Holdings LLC and bought the former Maranatha early this spring.
Having been closed for five years, the gym was in rough shape, and there were fears that it would deteriorate into uselessness.
But Mr. Moore and his partners plan to turn its condition around.
That’s a big job, ho ...

Maranatha getting new life

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Progress 2019 is coming: Early deadlines for next T-J

2/20/2019

Next week’s Times-Journal will have early news, ad and letter deadlines.
The T-J is publishing its 37th Progress edition, and the huge issue requires extra production time.
The paper will be published on Tuesday the 26th.
Advertising deadlines are:
4:30pm Wednesday the 20th: All ads for special sections, including real estate, auto and home improvement.
4:30pm Thursday the 21st: All other advertising, including all display, classified and legal ads.
News deadlines are:
10am Friday the 22nd: Correspondents’ columns, soc ...

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C-R superintendent cautiously optimistic over budget

2/20/2019

Cobleskill-Richmondville Superintendent Carl Mummenthey is cautiously optimistic about the district’s 2019-20 budget.
But there’s still a long way to go.
C-R officials and the Citizens Budget Committee reviewed an early draft of the budget and are also considering Governor Andrew Cuomo’s projected increase in state aid to schools.
C-R would receive an increase of $450,000 in aid under the Governor’s proposal, a hike of about two percent.
That would leave a deficit of $310,000 in C-R’s draft budget, though the draft is far from final.
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March SNAP benefits going out early

2/20/2019

The early release is intended to ease the burden on recipients who have been forced to stretch February’s benefits for more than six weeks because of the recent shutdown of the federal government.
“We will not allow the abject failure of leadership in Washington to jeopardize the ability of families to put food on the table,” Governor Cuomo said.
“This early release of food benefits will provide a measure of relief to New Yorkers who rely on this critical program to make ends meet.”
At the Governor’s direction, the New York State Office of Temporar ...

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SEEC: County's economic efforts now have a name

2/20/2019

Schoharie County’s economic development efforts now have a name:
SEEC, the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation.
Peter Johnson, secretary for the fledging and now-incorporated organization, updated supervisors’ Economic Development Committee on SEEC Friday.
With Tom Putnam as chair, Eric Stein as treasurer, and Jim Becker and Steve Harris filling out the board, Mr. Johnson said their number one goal in implementing consultant Peter Fairweather’s “Shaping the Way Forward,” plan is hiring an executive director, ideally as soon as June.
At ...

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