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School dance cancelled after rumors spread

COBLESKILL -- Rumors of an internet threat created panic in the Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District.

Administrators sent a letter to parents on Monday after they were alerted to an alleged online message saying someone may harm students at Golding Middle School. The gossip spread so much the school cancelled the end of year dance scheduled for last Friday night.

After investigation, district officials say there is no concrete evidence of any 'hit list' at this time. They continue to work with Cobleskill Police to find out how the rumor got started.