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Timothy Knight

Timothy Knight is a freelance writer based in Middleburgh. He has also written for the Mountain Eagle and the Watershed Post.


Grounded In Local Issues, Delgado Punches Above His Weight

As one of the few House Democrats from a rural district, Antonio Delgado has a balancing act to perform. The River checks in with NY-19’s Congressional rep on the value of keeping it local.


Christmas Miracle: How the Schoharie Valley Avoided Its Worst Flooding Since Irene

The heavy rains came on December 25, threatening disaster for residents along Schoharie Creek. But lessons learned by elected officials and emergency personnel—plus a little luck—helped prevent the worst-case scenario.


Running for Office When the Campaign Trail Is Virtual

The pandemic has inhibited door-knocking, fundraiser dinners, and other tried-and-true methods of retail politics, forcing candidates to get creative to connect with voters.


Online Threats, Unease Mar BLM Protest in Cobleskill

A June 4 march was canceled after a series of threatening comments from residents on Facebook. But local activists are not backing down.

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