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Schoharie Reservoir water release plan lauded
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:27:45 -0700

Schoharie New York City is proposing a way to release additional water from the Schoharie Reservoir to reduce risks of springtime flooding and improve the ecological health of Schoharie Creek. The proposal by the city Department of Environmental Protection calls for the first regular releases of water from the reservoir since it was put into service in 1927 as part of the city's massive Catskill ...

Phone records stir controversy in Cal Harris murder trial
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:09:29 -0700

Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Jurors in Schoharie County Court heard less than a minute of testimony Thursday morning before being excused for legal arguments.

Judge rules shale gas pipeline can cross holdout properties
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:55:12 -0700

SCRANTON (AP) — The companies backing a 124-mile pipeline designed to ferry cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas to New York and New England can build across seven northeastern Pennsylvania properties whose owners had not agreed to it, a judge ruled.

Defense calls Michele Harris' parenting skills into question
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:24:34 -0700

Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Attorneys offered opposing views of Michele Harris' parenting skills as a former babysitter took the stand Thursday in Schoharie County Court.

Constitution Pipeline can access properties, judge orders
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:15:08 -0700

Constitution Pipeline Co. can access properties in Susquehanna County the company seeks to condemn to build its new natural gas pipeline to New York, a federal judge ordered Tuesday. Constitution argued it needs to access seven properties in New Milford,

Harris trial: Blood stain testimony
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:24:32 -0800

Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Schoharie County jury on Monday saw pictures of the blood stains that were found inside the Harris house just days after Michele Harris' disappearance in court.

State Legislature appoints Collins to Board of Regents
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:38:22 -0700

ALBANY – State lawmakers on Tuesday afternoon elected Catherine Fisher Collins as a member of the state Board of Regents representing Western New York, ending the long tenure of Robert M. Bennett on the state’s education policy-setting panel.

Cops: Cobleskill man called in fake terror report
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 21:35:17 -0700

COBLESKILL — A Schoharie County man is accused of falsely reporting that someone was involved in terrorism-related activities, then resisting arrest when police came for him, State Police said Friday. Bradley A. Hingeley, 40, of Cobleskill was arrested Thursday and charged with falsely reporting an incident and resisting arrest, misdemeanors, troopers said. Hingeley contacted the New York State ...

Did blood found in the Harris house come from a cut on Michele's hand?
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:24:24 -0700

Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A witness testified Tuesday in Schoharie County Court that Michele Harris' hand was cut in March of 2001, months before she disappeared, as the third murder trial of Cal Harris continues.

Former state trooper testifies about 'suspicious' traffic stop with Cal Harris
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:39:30 -0700

Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Former New York State Police Officer Ronald Morse testified Wednesday morning in Schoharie County Court in the third murder trial of Cal Harris.