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Upstate NY college to continue research on shipwreck-salvaged beer

COBLESKILL, NY -- The murky story of the effort to make a modern beer from the dregs of bottles that sank into the ocean in an 1886 shipwreck is taking another turn. There may now be two efforts to salvage some magic from the historic beer yeast. And there may an effort to answer the question: Who,


Convicted Schoharie Co. rapist now behind bars

Mark Schinnerer, 55, of North Blenheim, was found guilty of First Degree Rape on September 21, 2018. Rather than being immediately remanded he was allowed to go home, essentially a free man, while a judge reviewed motions for an appeal. His sentence was adjourned for four months, leaving members of


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says his state will continue to welcome New Yorkers

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week poked New York officials over taxes and jobs, saying he’d welcome more residents of the state who want to move south. “I was looking, you may have seen, the governor of New York complaining that Florida was stealing its residents,” DeSantis, a Republican, said at


Two NYS troopers hospitalized after responding to fight between father, son on I-88

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WBNG) — New York State Police say two troopers were hurt Tuesday afternoon when responding to a fight between two men along Interstate 88 in the town of Worcester.


Shipwreck beer saga takes unexpected turn

COBLESKILL — The story of a craft brewer and college students in Cobleskill using DNA sampling to try to duplicate beer recovered from an 1886 shipwreck drew worldwide attention last week.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Paul Harshbarger leads Schuylerville boys basketball balanced attack past Cobleskill, 63-57

SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. – The Schuylerville boys basketball team has made it a mission to share the ball throughout the season and it has provided a wave of scoring for the Black Horses, never more evident than Tuesday night as Cayden Rutland’s 11-point first quarter, Stratton Sherman’s eight-point seco


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Gov. Larry Hogan hopes to revive Amazon's interest in Maryland for HQ2 as New York deal crumbles

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he has talked with Amazon officials following the company's decision to back out of building part of its East Coast headquarters in New York City.


Two village residents charged with drug and gun possession

Two village residents were arrested Friday on drug and gun possession charges after a joint investigation of the Cobleskill Police Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Man displays gun, charged in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — A man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly displayed a pistol at an unidentified city business and threatened two of its occupants. The gun was later identified by police as a CO2 powered BB gun.


L.I. brewer calls dibs, halts beer from shipwreck

The story of a Howes Cave brewer resurrecting a shipwrecked beer soured slightly this week. Bill Felter of Serious Brewing Company said he was surprised to learn that a Long Island brewery has already crafted beer using yeast from the SS Oregon, which sank in 1886 near Fire Island.


Troopers: Colonie man caught speeding in Schoharie with more than a pound of marijuana

SCHOHARIE - A Colonie man stopped for speeding Monday on Interstate 88 in Schoharie was found with more than a pound of marijuana, state police said. Nathaniel C. Martin, 20, was stopped as he headed west as he traveled at a "high rate of speed" near the Route 30A exit at about 4:30 p.m., state poli


Local police look to identify hiker who died

Police in Warren County are looking for the public's help in determining whether an unidentified hiker who was found dead in Florida last summer is from the Lake George region.


Canajoharie boys advance to quarters

CANAJOHARIE — Luke Van Slyke scored 25 points to power seventh-seeded Canajoharie to a 56-53 victory over 10th-seeded Hoosic Valley on Tuesday in a Section II Class C first-round contest.


A warning from plow drivers following several serious accidents

Albany, N.Y. (News10) - New York Thruway Authority officials are warning drivers Wednesday after two serious crashes involving plows over the past week. On February 13th near Canajoharie, a truck smashed into the back of a plow. The cab of the truck was destroyed, and officials say the $225,000 plow


Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York

(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer


Hilltown sheep farm looking for part-time morning help

Land For Sale - 30 acres on a back road - Town of Westerlo - Greenville School District. Land For Sale, 30 acres on a back road, one mile off Rt 32, 20 minutess from Delmar, in the Town of Westerlo, Greenville Sch Dist, Please call Guy 518-577-7803 or 518-966-4256. 30 -3t.