Schoharie County

By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 14, 2011 - 2:38 pm
According to a press release issued by the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office this morning, 19-year-old Timothy M. Clemons, from Fort Plain, was arrested on March 8 for allegedly raping an underage girl. The press release is skimpy on the details, but... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011 - 5:20 pm
If you thought the rivers and streams got high earlier this week, you haven't seen anything yet. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches for all five Catskills counties -- Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster -- from tomorrow... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011 - 10:43 am
According to the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office, snow and ice from the uncleared roof of a U-Haul truck severely injured a 50-year-old woman in Middleburgh yesterday.  A press release states that Gloria Spiers was driving south on State Route 30 as 30-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011 - 9:42 am
The State Police are reporting that a Schoharie County death that happened either late on Sunday or early on Monday is being investigated as suspicious. Brian J. Ives, a 21-year-old from Broadbain, died in a residence in the town of Fulton on the night of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 - 10:54 am
The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office is reporting that 26-year-old Tara Valhos fell off a snowmobile in the village of Richmondville and into the path of an oncoming car yesterday. According to a press release, Valhos was airlifted to Bassett Medical... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 - 2:58 pm
On Friday afternoon, 42-year-old Thomas J. Berger of Gilboa was killed in an automobile accident in Grand Gorge. Also injured in the crash was Richard Lewis, an 87-year-old from Gilboa, who is being treated at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 - 11:58 am
Above: Some of the 100 starving llamas rescued by Wes Laraway in Schoharie County last week. Photo from the Northeast Llama Rescue blog. A massive cross-country llama rescue operation coordinated by a Schoharie-county "llama whisperer" is making headlines... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 - 8:45 am
Tragic news coming out of Jefferson in Schoharie County: On Sunday, 2-year-old Joshua Falconio, who would have turned three later this month, died on Sunday after a small yellow ball became lodged in his throat. According to a press release from the State... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 - 11:52 am
Hate Crime in NYS 2009 Annual Report:   Last week, we reported that a gay artist in the sleepy hamlet of Pine Hill was possibly the victim of a hate crime when his house was torched on Thanksgiving. If it turns out that the arson was attacking... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 - 2:16 pm
Schoharie-county-based writer and radical homemaker Shannon Hayes, about whom we've written before, took her advice about living simply and hanging launcry to Hudson in November, where WGXC made a recording of her remarks: Shannon Hayes led a “Radical... Read more


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