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18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Long Island man buys DOCCS a shocka facility

A Long Island man, Dean Hansey, has put in the highest of three bids for the now-closed "Summit Shock" prison in Schoharie County.

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Yesterday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Judge to hear motions in Cal Harris murder trial

Judge to hear motions in Cal Harris murder trial The final pre-trial court appearance before the third Cal Harris trial is scheduled today.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gazette

Schoharie County projects pushed by Mohawk Valley council

By Haley Viccaro Gazette Reporter The Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council is looking to receive state aid for several proposed projects in Schoharie County that would boost the area's agriculture industry and help rebuild after Tropical Storm Irene.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Gazette

Family Farm Day a deliciously educational experience

By Matthew McKibben Gazette Reporter For those who want to soak in the quiet natural surroundings of Schoharie County while tasting fresh foods from local farms, look no further than the Schoharie County Family Farm Day on Saturday.

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Albany Times Union

Sheriff: Inmate causes disruption at hospital

A county jail inmate's mention to Albany Memorial Hospital staff that he swallowed an explosive caused disruption Thursday but turned out to be false, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said.

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Related Topix: Hudson Falls, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Vroman would be great assemblyman

I am writing in support of Mr. Peter Vroman, who is a candidate for the New York state Assembly from the 111th Assembly District.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, NY, Prison, Schoharie, NY

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Recorder

The community is working to help the Korona family rebound from barn fire

What took less than one hour to tear the Korona Dairy Farm apart is now bringing a community together.

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Related Topix: Fire, Amsterdam, NY, Broadalbin, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

State Police arrest fugitive from Virginia in Richmondville

State Police in Cobleskill have arrested a fugitive from Charlottesville, Virginia following a DWI traffic stop on I-88 in Richmondville.

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Related Topix: Richmondville, NY, Cobleskill, NY

Albany Times Union

Sale:...

And it doesn't even look like a fixer upper. The state Office of General Services on Aug. 20 will be auctioning off the former "Summit Shock" facility in Fulton County.

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Related Topix: Prison, Fulton County, NY, Cobleskill, NY

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Recorder

Friends of the arts are getting ready for annual performance

Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff Cory Mihalek playing trombone Thursday during a rehearsal at the Fonda-Fultonville School District in Fonda.

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Related Topix: Fultonville, NY, Fonda, NY, Montgomery County, NY, Fulton County, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WKTV

Teen charged in May accident in South Worcester

A Schoharie County teen faces numerous charges in connection with an accident that killed a man in May in South Worcester, the Otsego County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Worcester, NY, Otsego County, NY, Charlotteville, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Post-Standard

Howe Caverns: An upstate natural attraction that keeps caving alive

Walking through a mineral cave sitting 156 feet below ground and seeing limestone deposits that are several million years old bring a sense of gratification felt when discovering a place -- or anything, for that matter -- for the first time.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Recorder

Report eyes Mohawk Valley government payrolls

A recent study of Mohawk Valley government payrolls says among the top 10 overall highest paid employees were both Montgomery and Fulton counties' district attorneys.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, NY, Fulton County, NY, Utica, NY, Amsterdam, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Schoharie County Sunshine Fair opens Saturday

Westly Martin, left, and Tim Oswalt of Grand American Midways washes down the Get Twisted ride during setup for Schoharie County Sunshine Fair Friday, July 25, 2014, in Cobleskill, N.Y. The fair runs July 26 to Aug. 2 with gates open 9 a.m. to midnight daily.

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Related Topix: Cobleskill, NY

Albany Times Union

Schoharie County Sunshine Fair opens...

The Schoharie County Sunshine Fair opens Saturday and runs through Aug. 2 at the fairgrounds, 113 Sunshine Drive.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Standoff with fugitive ends peacefully

Schoharie County dispatch received a 911, hang-up call at about 3:15 a.m. and a woman then called back and requested police for a fugitive in the residence.

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Related Topix: Cobleskill, NY

New Jersey Herald

Parolee arrested after standoff in rural town

Authorities say a Syracuse-area parolee is back in jail after he kept two women from leaving an upstate New York home and started a police standoff that lasted nearly five hours.

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Related Topix: Prison, Cobleskill, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

Region's unemployment rate continues to

The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, the state Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Albany County, NY, Rensselaer, NY, 9

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