The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions
Loading Montgomery County...
Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

AMSTERDAM

Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

Fatal medical event was determined to be a factor of the crash that occurred on Friday, claiming the life of Joanna C. Maciariello, according to the Amsterdam Police Department.

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

GLEN

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in identifying persons of interest in a burglary.

Investigation ongoing for fatal car accident in Amsterdam

Investigation ongoing for fatal car accident in Amsterdam

The cause of a car accident on route 30 south remains under investigation, according to police.

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

The shooting range in the basement of the Amsterdam police headquarters is full of lead, and not just from all the spent rounds fired into paper targets over the years.

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

ST. JOHNSVILLE

St. Johnsville agricultural high school open for business

Fifty-one students, all freshmen, gathered in front of David H. Robinson Elementary in St. Johnsville, where a new agricultural high school is based, and cut a ribbon signifying that the school is open for business.

AMSTERDAM

Main Street in Amsterdam to close for sewer repair

Emergency sewer repair in Amsterdam is leading to a road closure, starting Thursday morning.

Amsterdam man charged with first-degree murder

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man charged with first-degree murder

The list of allegations against an Amsterdam man authorities say stomped his pregnant girlfriend to death earlier this year got longer — and more serious — on Monday.

South Side comes alive as Italiafest returns to Amsterdam

South Side comes alive as Italiafest returns to Amsterdam

Italiafest took over Bridge Street in Amsterdam on Saturday, the first major event on the city’s South Side since the opening of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge last month.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Pair charged with having untaxed cigarettes in Montgomery County

Two Montgomery County residents are facing felonies, accused of possessing large amounts of untaxed cigarettes last weekend, state police said.

Amsterdam cops find big pot-growing operation in old factory

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam cops find big pot-growing operation in old factory

Police busted a nascent marijuana-growing operation early Friday in a mostly abandoned city factory that investigators believe had nearly half a million dollars invested already in equipment and other start-up costs.

Amsterdam man sentenced to prison for drug, gun possession

ALBANY

Amsterdam man sentenced to prison for drug, gun possession

An Amsterdam man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly nine years in prison for possessing five firearms and distributing heroin.

Viking-inspired ship makes a stop on the Erie Canal

Viking-inspired ship makes a stop on the Erie Canal

The Draken Harald Hårfagre, a Viking-inspired ship that started its journey in Norway, made a stop at Lock 12 of the Erie Canal on Monday, much to the delight of onlookers.

Fonda Fair comes to a close with lawn mower races, dynamic dogs

FONDA

Fonda Fair comes to a close with lawn mower races, dynamic dogs

The animals, lawn mower racing, midway, food and countless other draws helped close out the weeklong Fonda Fair that organizers said lived up to the 175th anniversary billing.

New album making a splash for Fort Plain siblings

New album making a splash for Fort Plain siblings

Jocelyn and Chris Arndt, Fort Plain siblings who have been active in the music scene for years, had some good news recently - their newly released album, "Edges," is getting some serious attention.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County budget proposal includes a small tax hike

The proposed Montgomery County budget for 2017 would raise property taxes less than 1 percent, keeping the tax increase below the state tax cap, County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort said.

Teen's 2-minute video wins $25k Taco Bell award

Teen's 2-minute video wins $25k Taco Bell award

Paige Aleah Kosinski is taking notes at Belmont University. She’s probably going to play a few, too.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County budget proposal calls for small tax hike

The proposed Montgomery County budget for 2017 would raise property taxes less than 1 percent, keeping the tax increase below the state tax cap, County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort said.

Montgomery County exploring options for Beech-Nut site

CANAJOHARIE

Montgomery County exploring options for Beech-Nut site

Montgomery County officials are going after $850,000 in state and federal grant money to explore options for the remediation and eventual development of the decaying Beech-Nut site in the Village of Canajoharie.

Three Amsterdam men arrested in drug-sale investigation

AMSTERDAM

Three Amsterdam men arrested in drug-sale investigation

Three Amsterdam men were arrested during an ongoing investigation into drug sales by the Amsterdam Police Department.

Amsterdam track star staying strong for family after fire

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam track star staying strong for family after fire

Izaiah Brown’s collection of trophies — gold and gleaming awards for feats of speed — filled shelves inside his home in Amsterdam.

columnists & blogs