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MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Funding set for new Montgomery County office building

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
In an effort to improve efficiency and reduce the impact of severe weather, the Montgomery County Legislature approved a $3.5 million bond to construct a new building in the town of Glen to house several county departments.
 
ST. JOHNSVILLE

Pending eviction puts 50 St. Johnsville jobs at risk

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
The week before Christmas, 51 employees at a St. Johnsville foam company got notice that they could soon lose their jobs.
 
Johnstown man charged in Amsterdam burglary tries
AMSTERDAM

Johnstown man charged in Amsterdam burglary tries

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
A Johnstown man has been arrested in connection with four December robberies at city establishments.
 
Amsterdam woman charged after drug raid
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam woman charged after drug raid

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
An Amsterdam woman is accused of selling crack cocaine out of her Lark Street apartment.
 
Services Saturday in Amsterdam for slain child
AMSTERDAM

Services Saturday in Amsterdam for slain child

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Funeral services will be held Saturday for Kenneth White, the 5-year-old boy who was killed in his mobile home in the Albany County town of Knox, near Thacher Park.
 
Vagaries of world oil market perplex truckers
FULTONVILLE

Vagaries of world oil market perplex truckers

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
As gas prices have plummeted, one group of drivers and their employers have not benefited as much as other motorists: Truckers.
 
Amsterdam native honored for efforts at Sudan hospital
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam native honored for efforts at Sudan hospital

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014
Dr. Tom Catena has volunteered his medical skills in Sudan since 2008. Before that, he volunteered at a hospital about a five-hour drive from the capital of Kenya. In all, Catena has served nearly 15 years in Africa, helping people who otherwise wouldn’t be helped.
 
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.
 
 

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