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Family of Schoharie limo crash victim files another lawsuit
The family of Amanda Rivenburg has filed another lawsuit -- this time saying the state holds some responsibility for the October 6 limo crash in Schoharie. Rivenburg was one of 20 people killed in the limo crash at the intersection of State Route 30 and 30A.
Schoharie County to boost tax levy 2.4%
SCHOHARIE COUNTY — The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors passed resolutions Tuesday to enact a $90.7 million spending plan for 2019. The budget raises the county's property tax levy by 2.4 percent, or $516,726, bringing it to a total of $22,049,000.
Limo-inspection bills aim to close loopholes after fatal wreck
Legislators are moving to improve vehicle safety regulations following the limousine crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people in October. Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook, introduced a bill Tuesday that would close a loophole for retrofitted limousines that have skirted requirements as re-sold vehicles
Local man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2 people while they slept
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man could spend the next 24 years behind bars after admitting two separate sexual attacks, one of them involving a minor. Clarence Alexander, 37, pleaded guilty to rape for an attack on a woman while she was sleeping.
Crews on the scene of a two car crash in Glenville
GLENVILLE, NY (WRGB) Crews are on the scene of a two car crash on Route 50 near Airport road. Both vehicles sustained heavy front end damage in the crash that happened just after noon on Tuesday. Police have not confirmed any injuries, however a helicopter was brought it.
Lawmakers introduce proposal to close limousine regulation loopholes
WASHINGTON (NEWS10) - New York Representatives are looking to change federal limousine regulations following a deadly crash in Schoharie earlier this year. Reps. John Faso (R), Paul Tonko (D), and Elise Stefanik (R) introduced a proposal would close a loophole in current law that allows retrofitted
Three arrested in mass deer killing
Three Otsego County residents were arrested last week in connection with an incident of illegal poaching last month, according to officials from the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Teacher's arrest leaves Coop community stunned, angry
The arrest of a Cooperstown Central School physical education teacher last week on charges he received and distributed child pornography online has brought concern, confusion and anger to the school’s community, but some people said they were not completely surprised.
Lawmakers pitch change to federal stretch limo law
SCHOHARIE -- Three Capital Region members of Congress on Tuesday proposed legislation that would close a loophole in federal regulations that has allowed stretch limousines to escape federal regulations.
Adaptive sports for those with disabilities
GLOVERSVILLE — The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology students will share their innovations for adapting sports for those with disabilities during an Adaptive Sports Expo from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30.
Driver seriously injured in Glenville crash
GLENVILLE -- A driver involved in a Tuesday crash in Glenville was taken by helicopter to Albany Medical Center. The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. at Freeman's Bridge and Airport roads, near Route 50, when a Jeep Cherokee and a Honda CRV collided head-on.
3 Capital Region Locations Added To Register Of Historic Places
The Capital Region along with New York as a whole is so rich in national history. 3 local places are to be added to the historical register. It really doesn't matter the exact area. You could look in Troy, Albany or even out in Schoharie and find so many historical locations.
Local spots nominated for historic registers
The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 16 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations “reflect the striking diversity of New York State’s history and range from a rural one-room school house to the cou
Not So Dead Deer Gets New York Hunters Busted
Call it karma, justice or you reap what you sow. A pair of New York hunters face multiple charges after jack-lighting deer. And it's one of the illegally taken deer coming to life that got them busted.
Fulton County eyes new housing consultant for new year
JOHNSTOWN — With numerous projects being juggled by the Fulton County Planning Department, an official listed working with a new housing consultant as the department’s top priority for 2019.
Injured red-tailed hawk recovering in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM - A young red-tailed hawk is recovering after being found in the city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam police posted a photo on their Facebook page. The juvenile red tail hawk was found injured on Racecourse Street last Wednesday.
Amsterdam native Kirk Douglas turns 102
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law. Catherine Zeta-Jones shared a sweet tribute in an Instagram video Sunday. The actress and wife of Michael Douglas wrote, "Happy 102nd birthday to the most beautiful man. W
Marker unveiled for Kirk Douglas in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM — Celebrated Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas was honored in the city in which he grew up on his 102nd birthday Sunday with the unveiling of a historic marker that will stand near his childhood home.
Christmas at the Fort held in Fort Plain
FORT PLAIN — For people who like area history, visiting Fort Plain Museum’s Christmas at the Fort on Saturday was like being a kid in a candy store. Even without an interest in history, visitors could partake of a spread of food and drink.
Kirk Douglas' 102nd birthday celebrated with historic plaque
AMSTERDAM -- Kirk Douglas, Amsterdam's most famous native son, turned 102 years old on Sunday, and the city celebrated by unveiling a historic plaque marking the house where he grew up.