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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.
 
Canajoharie farmer gets goats back, eyes justice
CANAJOHARIE

Canajoharie farmer gets goats back, eyes justice

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
Her goats are back home, but Marigrace Hoag isn’t resting easy.
 
Liquid nicotine kills Fort Plain toddler
FORT PLAIN

Liquid nicotine kills Fort Plain toddler

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
A baby boy died Tuesday in Fort Plain after drinking liquid nicotine, the chemical used in increasingly popular electronic cigarettes.
 
Stolen Canajoharie goats found online
CANAJOHARIE

Stolen Canajoharie goats found online

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
Marigrace Hoag located 21 goats stolen from her family's farm after the Broome County man who bought them from the alleged thief learned on Facebook that the five baby goats — called kids — and 16 adults had been snatched.
 
Area districts’ pre-K programs up and running
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Area districts’ pre-K programs up and running

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
The Gloversville Enlarged School District, the Greater Amsterdam School District, the Fort Plain Central School District and the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District were among dozens of districts and community organizations throughout the state to receive pre-kindergarten grants.
 
Holiday lights shine on Amsterdam for 16th season
AMSTERDAM

Holiday lights shine on Amsterdam for 16th season

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Two holiday season light shows are underway in the city for the 16th consecutive year.
 
Local tab for helping out Buffalo: $125K
CAPITOL

Local tab for helping out Buffalo: $125K

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Two Capital Region counties that sent public works employees to help in the aftermath of the historic snowstorm that hit Buffalo two weeks ago incurred more than $125,000 in expenses, though they may be reimbursed.
 
Canalway Trail bridge reopens in Fort Plain
FORT PLAIN

Canalway Trail bridge reopens in Fort Plain

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
State, Montgomery County and local officials announced the reopening of the Otsquago Creek Bridge on the Erie Canalway Trail Wednesday, saying the improved infrastructure is a sign the county is almost back to full strength after a number of severe storms in recent years.
 
 

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