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Giving unicycling, acroyoga a try

Scott and Gabby Murawski try acroyoga while Liz Detweiler and Wade Seaburg practice their unicycling jumps. Photographer: erica miller Every Wednesday night, Open Arms Fellowship Church in Schenectady turns into a circus. People unicycle, perform acroyoga, test out their juggling skills and try just

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Swanker's legacy extended to state

I read with sorrow of the passing of Esther Swanker with whom I worked at the Department of Transportation (DOT) in the 1980s. The Jan. 8 tribute article you published on all her many contributions to several civic organizations in Schenectady was well deserved for sure. But, I also wanted to note a

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Ice build-up has town of Herkimer residents concerned

HERKIMER - Ice build-up on the West Canada Creek is concerning some town of Herkimer residents, according to town Councilwoman Kathy Penree. She told the town board during a meeting Tuesday that some people in the area of Sherwood Acres, located on East German Street Extension, have expressed concer

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-19 22:10:57

Employee accused of lottery ticket scam in Herkimer Co.

A Little Falls woman faces charges after being accused of falsifying business records at her workplace, Ilion police said. Julia L. Yerina, 47, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records, both felonies, police said. Yerina was issued appearance tickets

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-18 20:29:45

Carribbean-themed spa to mark anniversary

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, spa owner Judy Nichols has been bringing Caribbean-inspired, state-of-the-art services to the Oneonta area since 2010. After relocations necessitated by 2011 flooding and low-traffic locales, this February, Nichols will celebrate her one-year anniversary at Carib

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-19 23:27:02

Winter is no reason to stop fishing

First developed as a tool for survival, ice fishing was a way to access food during the winter months. Fishermen would create openings in ice-covered water to hunt fish with spears. Nowadays, fishermen use augers, technology, jigs and tents. "I fish from inside my tent with a heater going, while its

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-19 20:00:00

Trip of teens charged in Amsterdam taxi robberies

Anthony T. Kelly, left, and John Luis Graveley Photographer: Amsterdam Police Department AMSTERDAM - Three Amsterdam teens are facing charges in connection to two recent taxi cab robberies, police said. Each of the teens, ranging in age from 15 to 17, face charges of first-degree robbery. The robber

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Schenectady County jail guards rake in big overtime pay

SCHENECTADY - James Dickinson, a county corrections officer, earned $100,598 in overtime pay, surpassing his $60,406 base salary on his way to grossing $163,592 last year. "He's working over 80 hours a week," county attorney Chris Gardner said Thursday about Dickinson. He was one of four employees,

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-18 14:55:38

Poughkeepsie man arrested after traffic stop for possessing cocaine

A Poughkeepsie man was arrested early Friday morning after troopers pulled him over and found he was in possession of 1.2 grams of cocaine. Steven Vollaro, 38, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, as well as driving while ability impaired, a violatio

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 19:16:37

Poughkeepsie woman stole $6,500 of jewelry from relative: Police

A Poughkeepsie woman was arrested on Dec. 26, 2017 and charged with stealing around $6,500 worth of jewelry from a family member in the Town of New Windsor. Sarah Wayering, 34, was charged with third-degree grand larceny, a felony, according to a town police press release. A New Windsor resident rea

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 23:02:15

Fishkill man arrested after stealing from garage where he works

An employee of the Valvoline garage in the Town of Wappinger was arrested early Wednesday morning after attempting to steal from the business. Daniel Lorenzini, 29, of Fishkill, was charged with third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, according to a state police pre

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 18:48:46

Police: $50,000 worth of items stolen during Litchfield County home invasion

TORRINGTON - A Waterbury man is facing charges after police say he robbed an elderly woman in her Washington home, and she couldn't get help until the next day since her phone was one of the stolen items. Michael J. Ferratto Jr., 30, is charged with first-degree larceny, first-degree burglary at nig

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-19 19:02:13

Route 7 reopens after flooding, but Kent ice dam still in place

The Town of Kent, Connecticut held a press conference on Tuesday, January 16 on a mile-long, 12-foot thick block of ice that Media: CTGlobal KENT - Traffic on Route 7 started flowing again about midday Thursday, after flooding from the nearby Housatonic River began to recede. The mile-long ice dam

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-01-18 22:22:06

Poughkeepsie attorney admitted forcible touching, gets 45 days in jail

Wayne Thatcher, a retired Town of Poughkeepsie police lieutenant and attorney, admitted to forcibly touching a former law client Friday. The guilty plea came after four counts of forcible touching were brought against him in late May and early June. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 22:34:49

Danbury area towns unsure about DOT cuts

A week after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy halted some 400 transportation projects as part of state budget-cutting, local officials are still figuring out how the cuts will affect their towns. The Jan. 10 announcement that projects totaling $4.2 billion were being indefinitely postponed was met with widespr

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-20 05:00:00

Bethel Big Y Shoplifting Suspects Sought: PD

BETHEL, CT - Bethel Police are asking the public to help them identify two shoplifting suspects who stole from Big Y. The couple stole various items from the Stony Hill Road store on Jan. 10. Police ask anyone with information to call them at 203-743-5500.

PATCH - 2018-01-19 18:13:38

Massena teen charged with burglary, theft

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged a 17-year-old from Massena with third-degree burglary and petit larceny at 11:26 p.m. Monday. The charges stem from a theft complaint from Walmart, police said.The teen was arraigned by Justice Patrick Serguson in Massena court and released, police said. MA

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 23:33:00

Massena woman charged with felony following alleged domestic dispute, deputies say

MASSENA - A Massena woman was arrested Tuesday stemming from an alleged domestic dispute on CR 42, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Amy L. Bower, 28, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, felony and second-degree trespassing following investigation, officers said.Bower


ECOs bust illegal hunter, help investigate moose death

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, ECO James Cranker assisted state Department of Environmental Conservation wildlife staff in investigating the death of a moose in the Chateaugay Woodlands Conservation Easement land in northern Franklin County. Cranker snowshoed in with wildlife staff to find the female moose, w


9 homeless after fast-moving Bombay fire

BOMBAY - Four of nine people living at 1918 Route 95 went to the hospital Thursday after fire swept through the structure and left them all homeless. None had life-threatening injuries and were later sent home, but they were taken to University of Vermont Health Network, Alice Hyde Medical Center in

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-18 21:45:07