Schoharie County

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 2:21 pm
A Jewish summer camp for boys, which was slated to open this week on the grounds of the former Scotch Valley Ski Resort in Jefferson, had to send all its campers home on Sunday, reports the Mountain Eagle. The camp -- Jewish Boy Zone, which is owned by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 9:44 am
It's official: The drama surrounding Cobleskill's village mayor and town supervisor, who were caught on tape dropping N-bombs, is now national news. The AP has weighed in. So has the Huffington Post. Mayor Mark Nadeau resigned Tuesday, at a meeting that... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 8:41 am
According to the Times-Union, Cobleskill mayor Mark Nadeau -- who was caught on tape using the N-word along with Town Supervisor Tom Murray -- resigned in front of a large crowd at a village meeting last night: He said that he was resigning, in part, to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2010 - 9:36 am
The man who would be governor is visiting the Catskills whistle-stop style this week, with appearances in Catskill and Cobleskill on Saturday and in Monticello yesterday. Today, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to appear at the New Paltz... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 16, 2010 - 9:35 pm
The town officials who got caught on tape using racial slurs in Cobleskill are finding themselves at the center of a firestorm. On Monday, the Times Journal reports, there was quite a crowd at a Cobleskill town meeting:  With signs that read, “You Lied to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 12, 2010 - 5:19 pm
The Bishopp Family Farm's blog, "The Grass Whisperer," has another sweet tribute to late Schoharie beef farmer David Huse, who died last month in a tractor accident: A large, skylight provided a mottled scene over my friend’s casket, as I sat in the pew... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 9, 2010 - 9:02 am
Careful on the roads, folks. From NOAA: FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY340 AM EDT FRI JUL 9 2010NYZ032-033-038>040-042-047-082-092200-/O.NEW.KALY.FF.A.0002.100709T0740Z-100711T0000Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 8, 2010 - 8:53 pm
Yes, it's already the weekend -- no doubt you're still digesting those candied apples and that funnel cake from the Fourth. But there's no rest for the hungover or the over-carnivaled: There's some awesome stuff to do this weekend. Here's what we're... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2010 - 11:20 am
Since Schoharie beef farmer David Huse died last month in a tractor accident, his friends and neighbors have been coming to terms with his loss. Before it ended its legislative session, the New York State Legislature adopted a resolution honoring Huse's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2010 - 10:33 am
Last week, Cobleskill Highway Superintendent Tom Fissell accused Cobleskill Town Supervisor Tom Murray and Mayor Mark Nadeau of uttering the N-word. This week, in the face of their strenuous denials, Fissell has produced an audio tape backing up his claim... Read more


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