Candidates come out swinging at Faso on Earth Day

4/25/2017

If the DAR’s Lasell Hall is haunted, then Saturday’s calls for democracy and political change must have sounded familiar to the ghosts inside its 200-year-old walls as Brian Flynn, Steven Brisee, and Antonio Delgado all came out swinging at John Faso.
The Democrats, who’ve already filed to challenge the freshman Republican Congressman in 2018, were among the speakers at Schoharie Blue Streak’s Earth Day celebration.
The event was part-March for Science and part-political activism (see related story), but the Democrats were its biggest draw.
Brian Flynn, a b ...

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Calvary Assembly marks milestones

4/25/2017

Calvary Assembly of God in Cobleskill celebrated twin accomplishments over the weekend.
The congregation dedicated its new building on Mineral Springs Road and also noted the church’s 50th anniversary.
The weekend-long celebration began Saturday afternoon with “A Taste of Calvary,” a reunion of Calvary friends and family.
Sunday’s events began with a worship service in the morning, then a banquet and church dedication in the afternoon.
Calvary Pastor Ray Richards formally thanked the First Baptist Church and St. Vincent De Paul, both in Cobleskil ...

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Cobleskill village clerk back in hot seat

4/25/2017

Village of Cobleskill Clerk Samantha Moyster was back in the hot seat Tuesday over complaints that her office is never open.
For her part, Ms. Moyster said she’s understaffed and getting up to speed on a new software system for billing has been grueling.
And when it looks like the office is closed because the lights are out?
Try the door, said Mayor Linda Holmes.
“The lights are off to save energy,” she said.
Trustee Tom Johnstone brought up the issue with the hours.
“Are we going to talk about the office being closed?” he asked. “I ...

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Maple, Wildlife Festivals Saturday in Cobleskill

4/25/2017

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First-year SUNY Cobleskill student dies in I-88 crash

4/25/2017

An accident on I-88 early Saturday morning claimed the life of a SUNY Cobleskill student.
Douglas Alvarez, 19, a first-year Business Administration student at the college, died in the crash, according to State Police in Oneonta.
Mr. Alvarez was from Mamaroneck.
Troopers and SUNY Cobleskill gave the following account:
Six college students were eastbound on I-88 in the Town of Maryland at 4am when their vehicle left the road, entered the center median and rolled over several times, ejecting Mr. Alvarez.
The vehicle came to rest in the westbo ...

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