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Fire forces 7 from 2-family Amsterdam home
AMSTERDAM

Fire forces 7 from 2-family Amsterdam home

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A four-alarm fire broke out in a two-family house on High Street in Amsterdam Tuesday afternoon.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County ‘still in race’ for casino

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Though state gaming officials denied requests to amend the casino application guidelines, the development team behind a proposed Montgomery County casino resort will move forward with its plans, County Executive Matt Ossenfort said.
 
Suspect wanted in second Fultonville robbery
FULTONVILLE

Suspect wanted in second Fultonville robbery

Monday, June 23, 2014
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who they believe committed two armed robberies at the AM Best truck stop in Fultonville in the past four months — one in March and one in June.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County moves casino plans forward

Monday, June 23, 2014
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort confirmed Monday that the developers behind a proposed casino in Amsterdam will move forward with their plans.
 
Amsterdam double murder inspires 'Wishful Thinking'
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam double murder inspires 'Wishful Thinking'

Monday, June 23, 2014
It was on July 9, 2012, that Matt Phelps and Anthony Brasmeister lined up and shot their two friends, Paul Damphier and Jonathan DeJesus.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County casino bid hits critical point

Saturday, June 21, 2014
The state Gaming Commission’s casino siting board delivered a crushing blow to the hopes of a proposed casino in Montgomery County on Friday.
 

Montgomery County casino proposal denied application concessions

Friday, June 20, 2014
The state Gaming Commission will not grant the proposed Montgomery County casino the concessions they had previously asked for.
 
AMSTERDAM

Mexican consulate visit to Amsterdam assists with IDs

Friday, June 20, 2014
New York’s Mexican consulate-general has set up shop in a classroom in the United Presbyterian Church to register Mexican immigrants living in the area for Mexican passports and identification cards, on the grounds that “being able to identify yourself is a basic human right.”
 
Amsterdam merchants envision casino boost
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam merchants envision casino boost

Friday, June 20, 2014
Business owners in the area are hoping a proposed $250 million casino resort, along with the construction of a pedestrian bridge that will connect the south and north sides of the city, will bring greater employment opportunities and increased foot traffic to the area.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County officials to meet with Gaming Commission today

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Later this afternoon Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort plans to sit down with state Gaming Commission officials to discuss the plans by Clairvest Group Inc. and Great Canadian Gaming Corp. to build a casino near Exit 27 of the Thruway.
 
Blind Amsterdam teen to lead student body
AMSTERDAM

Blind Amsterdam teen to lead student body

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sixth- and seventh-graders at Lynch Middle School elected Luis Perez as president of the Student Council, making him the first blind student to fill the job.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council backs casino resort plan

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Amsterdam City Council approved a resolution in support of a proposed casino resort Tuesday night, but to move forward with plans, the project’s developers are asking the state Gaming Commission for a helping hand.
 
H-F-M BOCES program introduces students to science, tech
AMSTERDAM

H-F-M BOCES program introduces students to science, tech

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
HFM BOCES Director Jay A. DeTraglia's hope is that bringing in students from places like Amsterdam will inspire more girls and minorities to work in fields dealing with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County lifts state of emergency

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Montgomery County lifted its state of emergency as of 2 p.m. today.
 
FLORIDA

Florida Town Board backs casino proposal

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Florida Town Board unanimously passed a resolution in favor of a proposed $250 million casino resort Monday night after listening to a presentation by Clairvest Group Inc. and the Great Canadian Gaming Corp.
 
 

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