Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • State Police: Troopers hurt as driver flees in Halfmoon

    State Police: Troopers hurt as driver flees in Halfmoon HALFMOON — A town woman hit a state trooper with her car door Tuesday as she tried to drive away while police were investigating her for stealing from a gas station, State Police said. Jessie Kowalski was charged with assault,…

  • GE engineer stuck in Qatar back in Niskayuna

    GE engineer stuck in Qatar back in Niskayuna Sirin Hamsho, the General Electric Co. engineer from Niskayuna who made headlines when she was stuck in Qatar following the chaotic roll-out of President Donald Trump’s immigrant travel ban, is back home in Niskayuna. “Finally home, safe and sound,” Hamsho said…

  • Community News for Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

    Community News for Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 CANASTOTADeadline nearingfor reception honoring Egger KnoblochMonday is the deadline for paid reservations to the adult reception honoring Cheryl Egger Knobloch, the recipient of Zonta’s Status of Women Award.The reception will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the Rusty…

  • Community News for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

    Community News for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 HERKIMERDonations soughtfor annual auctionThe Ninth Annual H.A.L.O. Auction, one of the largest in the Mohawk Valley will take place beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 5, at its new location, the Herkimer VFW, 129 Mohawk St.Hundreds of items will be up for…

  • Community News for Feb. 23, 2017

    Community News for Feb. 23, 2017 MORRISVILLEClark celebrates confirmation as member of NSDARAudrey Clark, formerly of Morrisville, recently was confirmed as a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution during a monthly meeting of the Loudoun Chapter of the DAR in Winchester, Virginia.Clark began her application…

  • Community News for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

    Community News for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 LITTLE FALLSDonations soughtfor bag saleKateri’s Thrift Store, on the lower level of the Little Falls Community Center, 45 Furnace St., is hosting its mid-winter bag sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, through Friday, March 10, excluding Saturday through…

  • Community News for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

    Community News for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 UTICAZonta Club announces scholarship opportunitiesThe Zonta Club of Utica provides three scholarships of $1,000 each annually to women who are resuming their education to prepare for employment or to achieve the education needed to improve their employment opportunities.The candidate must be a…

  • LaFargeville man charged with DWI

    LaFargeville man charged with DWI CLAYTON — State police charged Steven F. Dorr, 30, LaFargeville, with driving while intoxicated early Sunday morning.Mr. Dorr was originally stopped by troopers for speeding on County Route 5 in the Town of Clayton at around 2:15 a.m. before being charged with DWI. A…

  • Waverly Winterfest sunny, fun

    Waverly Winterfest sunny, fun ST. REGIS FALLS — Families and local residents flocked to St. Regis Falls on Saturday to enjoy the Waverly Winterfest.The Winterfest kicked off Saturday morning, and was greeted with a clear sunny sky and 40-degree weather.Waverly still had plenty of snow on the ground, however,…

  • Black River man charged with DWAI

    Black River man charged with DWAI BLACK RIVER — State police have charged Markell D. Whitfield, 19, Black River, with driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol.Mr. Whitfield was initially stopped by troopers near the Black River Drive-In shortly before 3 a.m. on Sunday for an unsafe lane…