Timothy Knight


Feb. 23, 2017
Left: Schoharie County DA James Sacket, who recently announced his upcoming retirement. Schoharie County District Attorney James Sacket has announced that he will be retiring after 20 years on the job as the county’s lead prosecutor, kicking off what is... Read more
Feb. 6, 2017
The Catskill Park will have its day in Albany on Tuesday, Feb. 7, when local advocates descend on the state legislature to lobby for tourism and recreation funding for the region. Unlike its larger cousin, the Adirondack Park, the 700,000-acre Catskill... Read more
Jan. 8, 2017
A national debate on how to respond to bigotry and hate speech has suddenly become a pressing local issue in Schoharie County, after the appearance of swastikas throughout the tiny village of Esperance on New Year's Day. State police arrested a 13-year-... Read more
Oct. 12, 2016
With only weeks left until election day, Democratic New York State Senate candidate Jermaine Bagnall-Graham is flying under the radar in his bid to unseat incumbent Republican State Senator James Seward in New York's 51st Senate District. Seward is... Read more
Vroman's Nose
Sep. 13, 2016
Twice this year, hikers have tumbled off the cliffs of Vroman's Nose, a mountain that looms over the Schoharie Valley and is a popular hiking destination for locals and tourists.  Now, a local fire chief is calling for changes to be made at the... Read more
Aug. 27, 2016
Above: A widely-circulated photo of the flooded Schoharie Valley during Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, as seen from the top of the cliffs of Vroman’s Nose. Photo by Amy Colyer Fogerty. The air was perfectly calm in the late hours of Saturday, August 27,... Read more
Aug. 18, 2016
Above: A fire on Main Street Delhi destroyed two buildings on Thursday morning. Photo via the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services Facebook page.  Area firefighters spent much of Thursday morning fighting a massive blaze in the Delaware... Read more
Aug. 12, 2016
Above: Jenna Risse, a resident of the town of Schoharie, protests mining expansion in April 2016. Photo by Timothy Knight. Following months of spirited public opposition to a proposed settlement between the town of Schoharie and Cobleskilll Stone... Read more
Aug. 9, 2016
Photo by Breigh Hammarlund, via Flickr.  In an attempt to make hunting more appealing to young girls, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law into effect on July 21 that okays the use of florescent pink camouflage as an alternative to the traditional... Read more
Aug. 4, 2016
Above: The sign outside SALT's offices in the Schoharie County village of Schoharie. Photo by Timothy Knight. When Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee shattered communities in the Catskills in August 2011, the flood recovery group Schoharie Area Long... Read more
Jul. 18, 2016
Above: New York State Sen. James Seward on the floor of the New York State Senate. Photo via the Seward re-election campaign.  New York State Sen. James Seward announced on Monday, July 11, that he will be seeking his 16th term in office this November.... Read more
Jul. 15, 2016
New York State Police have announced the arrest of a teenage girl on Thursday, July 14 in connection to a series of car fires and vandalism in the Schoharie County town of Summit. State Police, flanked by members of the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
Above: A screenshot from an Albany News 10 report about the suspicious fires in Summit.  A multi-agency investigation is underway following a string of suspicious car fires in the Schoharie County town of Summit. Schoharie County Fire Coordinator Matt... Read more
Jul. 11, 2016
Above: Close to 500 bags of heroin were found in a car headed from the Bronx to the Delaware County village of Sidney last summer, according to a police report. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Besieged by a worsening heroin and opioid... Read more
Jul. 6, 2016
Above: Members of the Middleburgh Fire Department's water rescue team move Mike Silocott, a 60-year-old Troy man, across the Schoharie Creek after he fell 15 feet off of a cliff into the water on Sunday, July 3. The photo was originally posted on the... Read more
Jul. 6, 2016
The June 17 death of Middleburgh resident Joshua C. Camp, a 31-year-old man who died on a dirt bike after being struck by a police car, may end up before a Schoharie County grand jury, according to Times Journal reporter David Avitabile. The June 29... Read more
Jun. 28, 2016
Above: Republican John Faso will face Democrat Zephyr Teachout in the general election for the 19th Congressional District, which covers the entire Catskills region of New York.  After months of contentious campaigning and political sparring, New York's... Read more
Jun. 28, 2016
Above: Republican John Faso squares off against Republican Andrew Heaney and Democrat Zephyr Teachout goes head to head with Democrat Will Yandik in a primary election today, Tuesday, June 28.  Following months of contentious and hard campaigning, voters... Read more