Schoharie Senior signs with Stony Brook University on D-1 baseball scholarship

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Shane Helmstadt, a senior at Schoharie High School was officially signed as a Sea Wolf at Stony Brook University, making him the first male D-1 scholarship recipient from the district in 40 years. Shane has been playing baseball since he was small, starting with Little League and moving his way up …

Schoharie Elementary recognizes area veterans

More than 60 area veterans spanning several generations were recognized Wednesday during the annual Veterans Day Celebration at Schoharie Elementary School. The celebration featured music and songs by the Elementary Band, Fourth Grade Choir and the High School Treble Choir. Veteran Nick Fretto presented the guest of honor – Frank Murphy, who served in World …

Tractor restoration project underway

The Ag Mechanics class at Schoharie Jr./Sr. High School is breathing life into an old tractor. A somewhat rusty 1953 Harry Ferguson tractor is parked inside the Ag Mechanics shop. The Ferguson Company was a British tractor company founded by Harry Ferguson, that eventually evolved into the Massey-Ferguson company. “It’s something different,” said Ag Mechanics …