Cobleskill PD says PO suspect had stash of uniforms

9/19/2018

At 8:50am Tuesday, the Cobleskill Police Department arrested of Brittany L. Bailey, 24, of Fultonville after a brief investigation with the US Postal Inspection Service.
On Tuesday, September 11, the CPD received a report from the US Postal Inspection Service of an incident that had occurred at the Cobleskill Post Office on Friday, September 7.
It was reported that a female suspect who was not a USPS employee had entered the Post Office during normal business hours wearing a US Postal Service uniform, and while doing so acted in a manner to lead the Post Office e ...

Cobleskill PD says PO suspect had stash of uniforms

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Schoharie County Dems go with Nixon

9/19/2018

New York State Democrats may have put their support behind Andrew Cuomo for a third term as governor Thursday, but in Schoharie County, they went for Cynthia Nixon.
Ms. Nixon, a New York City activist and actress, polled 634 votes to Governor Cuomo’s 513.
Incumbent Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, however, was a local winner, outpolling Jumanne Williams 624-480.
Statewide, Letitia James won the Dems’ nod for attorney general, outpolling three other candidates.
But locally, voters went with Zephyr Teachout with 386 votes.
Sean Patrick ...

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C-R renames corridor Blair Hartman Hall of Flags

9/19/2018

The Hall of Flags at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School will be the Blair Hartman Hall of Flags.
C-R school board members agreed to the change Monday night after hearing a request from Cobleskill Rotarians.
A math teacher for more than 30 years and a Rotarian almost as long, Mr. Hartman died in 2016.
“This is someone we dearly want to honor,” said Bonnie Tryon, a retired C-R administrator and years ago, one of Mr. Hartman’s students.
Ms. Tryon, also a Rotarian, said Mr. Hartman was the “go-to teacher” for students but also a dedicated Rotar ...

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Sharon begins collecting comments on solar

9/19/2018

With word that NextEra Energy plans to submit its Preliminary Scoping Statement—essentially a plan for its proposed 50 megawatt East Point Energy Center solar project--“on or about September 28,” the Town of Sharon has begun its own effort to collect comments on the Route 20 solar farm.
Supervisor Sandy Manko has created a place on the Town of Sharon website to leave comments.
She’s also put up a white board outside her office in the Sharon Springs Free Library building.
To leave online comments, search “Schoharie County,” then go to “Local Governmen ...

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Town gets a look at Jefferson Commons

9/19/2018

Afraid that their town is at a critical crossroads and in danger of losing both its historical buildings and rural nature, Concerned Citizens for Preserving Jefferson’s Historic Character is hoping to gain support for Jefferson Corners.
The proposal, put together by part-time resident Alberto Foyo, an architectural professor at City College of New York, and his students, would create an open-air farmer’s market, artisan’s hub with exhibition space and a year-round retail outlet, a free internet hub, and a one-acre pond for swimming and outdoor recreation at the corn ...

Town gets a look at Jefferson Commons

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