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Soldier returns to Amsterdam after eight months in Afghanistan
AMSTERDAM

Soldier returns to Amsterdam after eight months in Afghanistan

Monday, July 14, 2014
“Is this real?” That was the question that popped into Steven Goris’ mind when he woke up July 9. He was, after all, back in his own bed in Amsterdam. Which was obviously different from waking up at his Army base in Afghanistan.
 
MOHAWK

Fonda man faces DWI allegation

Sunday, July 13, 2014
A Fonda resident was accused of driving while intoxicated.
 
Beech-Nut builder fined $825K
FLORIDA

Beech-Nut builder fined $825K

Saturday, July 12, 2014
A North Carolina company that helped build the new Beech-Nut plant in Montgomery County agreed to pay more than $800,000 for using undocumented workers on the project, the U.S. Attorney’s office said.
 
Amsterdam Mohawks offer quality baseball, nice ballpark, affordable prices
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Mohawks offer quality baseball, nice ballpark, affordable prices

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Since opening in 1914, Shuttleworth Park has changed names three times, burned down in 1942 (only to be rebuilt in eight days) and hosted local teams from a variety of leagues. Today, it’s the home of the Amsterdam Mohawks of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, a wood-bat summer league mostly for younger college players.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County casino developer again seeking breaks

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Once again the development team behind a proposed casino in Montgomery County is asking the state Gaming Commission’s casino siting board for a helping hand to move forward with its plans.
 
Dueling rallies target Montgomery County casino
AMSTERDAM

Dueling rallies target Montgomery County casino

Thursday, July 10, 2014
The supporters of a proposed casino that would sit on land near Exit 27 of the Thruway gathered on the Route 30 bridge leading into downtown Amsterdam. Some 200 yards down the road, about 30 casino opponents from a group called People Against Town of Florida Casino waved signs that read “casiNO” and “No Casino in the Town of Florida.”
 
Buddhists again find road blocked
AURIESVILLE

Buddhists again find road blocked

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Tuesday marked yet another chapter in the relations between the members of a Chinese Buddhist organization and their neighbors at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs.
 
Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Amsterdam High School salutatorian Rebekah Izzo said officials forced her to remove parts of her speech in which she shared personal religious messages with both her fellow students and the audience at graduation.
 
AMSTERDAM

Supporters and opponents of Amsterdam casino set dueling rallies

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Concurrent casino rallies are scheduled to take place in the city of Amsterdam on Wednesday at 5 p.m. — one supporting the casino resort proposed near Exit 27 of the Thruway and another opposing it.
 
AMSTERDAM

Water work to close portion of Route 67 in Amsterdam

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The city of Amsterdam Water Department will close Church Street, Route 67, for water repair work from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 8 p.m. Thursday, or until work is completed.
 
Winds topple Amish barn
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Winds topple Amish barn

Saturday, July 5, 2014
Bearded men wearing suspenders and straw hats stacked cinder block after cinder block as heavy equipment quickly moved lumber. While most of the region prepared for July 4 picnics and parades, the men worked through lunch Friday, picking up pieces of a barn blown down the day before.
 
Weather halts Fort Plain's 4th on the 3rd
FORT PLAIN

Weather halts Fort Plain's 4th on the 3rd

Friday, July 4, 2014
The 4th on the 3rd started its main events at 2 p.m., but the event was halted about 6 p.m. as a storm moved through the area.
 
AMSTERDAM

Rally against Amsterdam casino voices doubts on plan

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A rally in the city of Amsterdam Tuesday evening showed not all residents of the town of Florida are convinced a proposed casino near Thruway Exit 27 would help local businesses or revitalize the area.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County seeks flood-relief funds

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Elected officials in Montgomery County and two state lawmakers are asking for state and federal funding to help pay for damages inflicted by heavy rains last month.
 
Fonda-Fultonville graduates told to follow their passion
FONDA & FULTONVILLE

Fonda-Fultonville graduates told to follow their passion

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Following your passion and believing in yourself was a common theme as 118 students graduated from Fonda-Fultonville High School on Saturday afternoon.
 
 

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