State Police not giving up on 1974 Cobleskill murder of Kathy Kolodziej

7/26/2017

Sifting through decades of old information and looking for fresh leads, Dave Ayers isn’t about to let Kathy Kolodziej’s killer get away.
The State Police Investigator is the new head man on the 1974 Cobleskill murder that’s left police baffled.
And Investigator Ayers is optimistic he’ll make progress.
“It’s difficult, but I don’t think it’s hopeless,” he said Monday.
The basic details are clear:
Ms. Kolodziej, 17 and a freshman at SUNY Cobleskill, left a downtown bar about 1:30am November 2, apparently heading back to campus. She declined the ...

State Police not giving up on 1974 Cobleskill murder of Kathy Kolodziej

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Jail costs look to be less than feared

7/26/2017

In the end, the new jail will likely end up costing county taxpayers $3 to $4 million, Schoharie County Treasurer Bill Cherry said Friday morning.
The total cost of the jail construction at the fire training site in Howes Cave is estimated at a maximum of $44,325,000 but will likely be less, Mr. Cherry told supervisors.
Everyone is working to keep the costs down, he noted, adding that interest is not reimbursable from FEMA. The county is getting $37 million for the construction of the new jail.
“There’s no frills here,” Mr. Cherry stressed. “We’re tryin ...

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Cobleskill looks to move forward on that parking lot

7/26/2017

Cobleskill village officials are considering options for the torn-up––and still closed––parking lot at the corner of Main and Union streets.
And, Mayor Linda Holmes said last week, the village board is hoping to move quickly to get the lot open for businesses and customers.
Trying to remove an asphalt hump between the village-owned lot and his adjacent lot, contractor Mark Nadeau ripped up black top on July 2.
He was arrested, arraigned and released, though his case is still pending.
At their meeting last Tuesday, Mayor Holmes and trustees discus ...

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C-R's Radez gets new principal

7/26/2017

Cobleskill-Richmondville’s new principal is on board.
Eric Whipple, principal at Jefferson Central School, will be the new principal at C-R’s Radez School.
School board members approved his appointment Monday night.
Mr. Whipple, 34, replaces Brett Barr, who was recently appointed C-R’s high school principal.
Mr. Whipple was struck by the intimacy of Radez School.
“In one of my interviews, someone said, ‘Radez is a small school with a big heart,’ ” he said. “I liked that.
“I want to help grow that strong relationship between student ...

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Bargains galore at Sunshine Fair; fun starts Saturday

7/26/2017

There will be plenty of animals, attractions, and bargains when the 141st Schoharie County Sunshine Fair opens this Saturday.
That’s according to Doug Cater, Fair president for longer than he—or almost anyone else—can remember.
The 2017 Fair runs Saturday, July 29 through Saturday, August 5 with the theme, “Bushels of Fun, Making Memories.”
And with a solid mix of new and old, Mr. Cater said, there will be plenty of opportunities for that.
Once again, he said, visitors will pay one price for admission, something that gets them unlimited rides on ...

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