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AMSTERDAM

Schenectady shooting suspect nabbed in Amsterdam raid

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A man wanted in an October shooting in Schenectady was arrested Thursday in Amsterdam.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County Legislature OKs new car tax

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Montgomery County Legislature passed a local law Tuesday to create a new tax for registering a vehicle in the county.
 
Arrest made in Schenectady shooting
SCHENECTADY

Arrest made in Schenectady shooting

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A man wanted in connection with an October non-fatal shooting was arrested today in Amsterdam, police said.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Dunkin' Donuts held up

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Amsterdam police are calling on the public to help them track down a man they say robbed a local Dunkin’ Donuts earlier this evening.
 
Montgomery County schools ask for state to end aid adjustment
AMSTERDAM

Montgomery County schools ask for state to end aid adjustment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Area school superintendents and state officials stood together Tuesday to call for the dissolution of the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which would in turn increase state funding for public schools.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Hearing set on Montgomery County animal cruelty law

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
To gauge residents’ feelings about a new local law strengthen animal welfare and cruelty investigation laws, County Executive Matt Ossenfort will host a public hearing at 7 p.m Wednesday in the Legislative Chambers in the county office building, 64 Broadway.
 
AMSTERDAM

Publisher acquires Amsterdam newspaper

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The Recorder, an Amsterdam-based newspaper covering Montgomery County, is undergoing its second ownership change in as many years.
 
ALBANY

Marijuana grower sentenced to 18 months

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
A Gloversville man was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison for his alleged role in growing large amounts of marijuana in a two-story building that he owned in Montgomery County.
 
Amsterdam library eyes roof repair
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam library eyes roof repair

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The roof at the Amsterdam Free Library is deteriorating quickly and needs to be repaired. “The situation is very dire,” said Nicole Hemsley, director of the library.
 
Court action ahead in crash that killed trooper
FONDA

Court action ahead in crash that killed trooper

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
A grand jury has concluded its review of the 2013 crash that killed a state trooper and resulted in two lawsuits against the truck driver whose speeding rig slammed into the patrol car and a second vehicle.
 
CANAJOHARIE

Man dies after Canajoharie fire

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

A Canajoharie man died Saturday after police and firefighters pulled him from a burning house.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man allegedly assaulted tot

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014
An Amsterdam man has been indicted for allegedly assaulting a 2-year-old boy he was caring for.
 
Two held in theft of Canajoharie goats
CANAJOHARIE

Two held in theft of Canajoharie goats

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
Two people have been arrested for allegedly stealing a Canajoharie farmer’s goats earlier this week.
 

Landline phones down southeast of Canajoharie

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Office says that most landline phone services are down southeast of the village of Canajoharie containing the 518-673 prefix phone numbers.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Flu already a problem in four area counties

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
With the number of flu cases rising both locally and across New York, the state Health Department has declared influenza “prevalent” in New York state.
 
 

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