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FONDA

Driver sought in hit and run at Fonda convenience store

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
State police are investigating a reported hit-and-run car-pedestrian accident outside a village convenience store.
 
AMSTERDAM

Fiber Glass Industries workers to get help after layoffs

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor approved Trade Adjustment Assistance for laid-off workers at Fiber Glass Industries in Amsterdam, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, announced Friday.
 
Pair accused in Glenville burglaries face new charges
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Pair accused in Glenville burglaries face new charges

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
State police say a string of Glenville burglaries for which a pair of Saratoga County men were arrested also included break-ins in Fulton and Montgomery counties.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Glorioso loses independent ballot line in run for Montgomery County sheriff

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

James A. Glorioso Jr. will continue his candidacy for Montgomery County sheriff on a write-in basis after being disqualified from his ballot line in the Nov. 4 election.
 
HAGAMAN

Financially troubled Amsterdam YMCA starts fundraising drive

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
he Amsterdam YMCA, which predates the Civil War, runs the risk of closing down unless it can raise $55,000 by the end of the month, its CEO said Thursday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Water service shutdown set for tonight in Amsterdam

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
Due to a water-valve repair on Edson Street, water service will be cut off in part of Amsterdam from 8 p.m. today until 1 a.m. Friday.
 
Montgomery County officials back Cobleskill casino
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County officials back Cobleskill casino

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
The Montgomery County Legislature voted to support a proposed casino at Howe Caverns in Cobleskill after backers of another project in Rensselaer sought to receive the endorsement.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam mural proposal draws opposition

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
"Let the arts stay! Let the arts stay!" protesters chanted Tuesday in front of Amsterdam City Hall.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man indicted in deadly 2013 crash

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
An Amsterdam man has been indicted on several charges resulting from a 2013 car crash that left three people dead.
 
Auriesville shrine a religious experience even for doubting Thomases
AURIESVILLE

Auriesville shrine a religious experience even for doubting Thomases

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Walking around the grounds of the Kateri shrine in Auriesville, even the most unabashed and unapologetic doubting Thomas might begin to wonder about their lack of faith.
 
Montgomery County plans for life without casino
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County plans for life without casino

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Montgomery County is out of the running for a casino, but local officials are prepared with other plans for economic development in the area.
 
Art, history share spotlight in Canajoharie
CANAJOHARIE

Art, history share spotlight in Canajoharie

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
A building that closely resembles a puzzle piece stands out in this small town that hugs the Mohawk River.
 
Sand sculptor’s work takes patience, eye for shapes
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sand sculptor’s work takes patience, eye for shapes

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Amsterdam resident Phil Singer has been creating sand sculptures professionally for about five years.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Casino developers seek Montgomery County's support

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Backers of a proposed casino in Rensselaer are seeking Montgomery County’s support, but county officials are looking to hear from developers pitching other casinos across the region before giving its endorsement.
 
Comic books a chance to learn at Schoharie Crossing
FORT HUNTER

Comic books a chance to learn at Schoharie Crossing

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
For some, comic books are a just a bunch of pictures, with superheroes, and therefore, a total waste of time. For others, like Michael Bitz, it’s a tool for learning and a way for kids to be creative.
 
 

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