Tri-county blotter

World series artifacts head to Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN — The Houston Astros brought the World Series title home to Texas for the first time, and historic artifacts from that victory are on their way to the home of baseball National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

The Astros captured the first World Series title in their 56-year history with their 5-1 win over the Dodgers in game seven of the Fall Classic.  

Artifacts donated by the Astros following Game 7 are as follows:

∫ The glove used by Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, who made multiple highlight-reel defensive plays throughout the series.

∫ The jersey worn by Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in game six.

∫ The cap worn by Astros pitcher Charlie Morton in game seven, when he picked up the victory with four innings of relief work to end the game 

These and other artifacts, which will be announced in the coming weeks, from the 2017 postseason will be featured in the Autumn Glory exhibit, which will be on display through the 2018 postseason.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year-round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. From Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend, the museum observes daily regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Ticket prices are $23 for adults (13 and older), $15 for seniors (65 and older) and $12 for juniors (ages 7 to 12) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations.

Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For more information, visit its website at or call (888) HALL-OF-FAME ([888] 425-5633) or (607) 547-7200.

Legislative breakfast planned for Thursday

AMSTERDAM — Three state legislators — Assemblyman Marc Butler and Senators George Amedore and James Tedisco — will speak at a 7:30 a.m. legislative buffet breakfast on Thursday at the Bridge Walk, 112 Perthshire Drive, hosted by the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee.

The presentation will begin at 8 a.m.

Attendees will hear firsthand from the legislators on issues and initiatives for 2018 and beyond. It is an opportunity to meet decision makers face-to-face and gain insight into their viewpoints on the issues affecting businesses in the region.

The cost for the event is $25 per person for chamber members and $30 for non- members.  RSVP is required for planning purposes. Call the chamber at (518) 725-0641 or email The event will be sponsored by Bouchey and Clarke Benefits Inc., Benjamin Moore Paints, Keymark Corp., Universal Warehousing, DHL Supply Chain and McClary Media.

Benefits of physical therapy talk slated

MAYFIELD — John Murphy, physical therapist with Core Physical Therapy, will speak on “Benefits Of Physical Therapy” at the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St.

The group is for anyone with Parkinson’s or other neurological conditions and their caregivers.  No enrollment is necessary.  For more information, call the Rev. Bonnie Orth at (518) 661-6566.