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‘Important’ winter work  nearly complete on canal
ST. JOHNSVILLE

‘Important’ winter work  nearly complete on canal

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
As the Erie Canal prepares to reopen for travel in coming weeks, state Canal Corp. employees have been performing maintenance and repair work at several locks along the waterway.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

OESJ district weighs school-closure options

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A study released last week finds that the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville School District may need to close the high school, an elementary school or both, to remain financially stable.
 
Amsterdam Easter bazaar helps keep Ukrainian traditions alive
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Easter bazaar helps keep Ukrainian traditions alive

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Kathy Kowal of Amsterdam tries to bring her children each year to the Ukrainian Easter bazaar at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church to give them a taste of a heritage she could easily have let slip away.
 
Two-time Amsterdam sex offender sentenced to 10 years
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Two-time Amsterdam sex offender sentenced to 10 years

Friday, March 27, 2015
A two-time Amsterdam sex offender was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison in connection with his second child molestation conviction.
 
Palatine board ignores supervisor, moves forward with new town hall
PALATINE

Palatine board ignores supervisor, moves forward with new town hall

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
With tensions high, the Palatine Town Board on Wednesday night moved ahead with a roughly $400,000 project to build a new town hall, a proposal that has generated passionate debate over the past several months.
 
CHARLESTON

Police probe possible Charleston break-in

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a possible break-in after three men were caught on camera entering a house in the town of Charleston.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County OKs sale of fireworks

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Montgomery County Legislature unanimously approved a law making sparklers and other small fireworks legal in the county.
 
Fultonville fire destroys home
FULTONVILLE

Fultonville fire destroys home

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A fully involved structure fire Monday morning destroyed a Fultonville home.
 
Schenectady fire victim recalled as ‘one in a million’
AMSTERDAM

Schenectady fire victim recalled as ‘one in a million’

Monday, March 23, 2015
They don’t make them like her anymore. That’s what lifelong friend Ninja Sagarese said about the late Berenices Suarez following her funeral service Monday at St. Mary’s Church in Amsterdam.
 
Meals on Wheels in demand across area
CAPITAL REGION

Meals on Wheels in demand across area

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ida Tondera was all smiles when she received her Meals on Wheels delivery Tuesday at her Glenville home.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council weighs spending priorities

Friday, March 20, 2015
The Amsterdam Common Council is still wading through a long list of proposed capital projects, debating how many will receive its stamp of approval.
 
‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dean’s Dogs, a popular little hot dog stand with a loyal following, has announced plans to move to a bigger location in Amsterdam in April.
 
Glenville farmer shows animal care routine
GLENVILLE

Glenville farmer shows animal care routine

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Frozen water is part of life when raising animals on a small farm in upstate New York, Palatine farmer Sara Niccoli said.
 
New mayor elected in Stillwater; incumbents in control elsewhere
CAPITAL REGION

New mayor elected in Stillwater; incumbents in control elsewhere

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Rick Nelson was elected mayor of the village of Stillwater on Wednesday, defeating 23-year incumbent Ernest Martin in the only mayoral race in Saratoga County.
 

Alleged Clifton Park shoplifter nabbed twice within hour

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
State police arrested a 21-year-old Amsterdam woman they say was caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart and Target stores in the same night.
 
 

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