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Barber Announces Run For NY Senate

Barber Announces

Run For NY Senate

Schoharie Farmer Challenges Seward

Schoharie County farmer Jim Barber, left, was joined by Congressman Paul Tonko at Barber’s announcement Saturday that he’s running for state Senate. In the center is Barber’s wife Cindy.

MIDDLEBURGH – A fifth-generation farmer and son of a former state Ag & Markets commissioner announced here Saturday he’s seeking the Democratic nomination to run for state Senate in the 10-county 51st District, which includes Otsego County.

In he wins the nomination, Jim Barber would challenge state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, next fall.

Gibson, Seward, Lopez To Announce Grant At Site of Major Katrina Flooding In 2011

Gibson, Seward, Lopez To Announce Grant

At Site of Major Katrina Flooding In 2011

MIDDLEBURGH – Congressman Chris Gibson, R-19, state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, and Assemblyman Pete Lopez, R-Schoharie, plan to announce a grant for “a major stream rehabilitation/flood mitigation project” at 1 p.m. Monday in Middleburgh, which was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Katrina in 2011.

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