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AMSTERDAM

St. Mary’s adding outpatient pavilion at Amsterdam Memorial campus

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Construction began this week on a 40,000-square-foot outpatient pavilion in Amsterdam, a project local officials say will give the public greater access to services at St. Mary’s Healthcare.
 
Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council
AMSTERDAM

Charter vote to pit Amsterdam mayor against council

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
City residents will vote Nov. 4 to amend the city charter, which, in turn, could alter the balance of power in City Hall.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam to donate $15K to homeless shelter

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
The Common Council passed a resolution Tuesday to give $15,000 to a homeless shelter in the East End through the city’s contingency line of credit.
 
FLORIDA

Still under debate in Florida: How many dogs can you own?

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
More than a dozen residents spoke out against a proposed dog control law during a public hearing Monday night, calling it unfair and unwarranted.
 
FLORIDA

National Grid touts Florida substation

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
While standing in front of a newly constructed substation on Route 5S Monday, National Grid and Montgomery County officials spoke to the stability modern electrical equipment will bring to the area.
 
Amsterdam homeless shelter prepares for winter
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam homeless shelter prepares for winter

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Robert M. is perched at the top a small flight of stairs at his residence at 218 E. Main St. assessing the surrounding landscape.
 
Fort Plain's Karker recalled for dedication to sports, community
FORT PLAIN

Fort Plain's Karker recalled for dedication to sports, community

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
For the past quarter century, Jane Karker has been a key figure in Section II sports, even if relatively few outside a select circle and her home community have heard of her.
 
PALATINE

Investigators can’t find cause of 2013 Palatine plane crash

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
The cause of an October 2013 small plane crash in Palatine from which the pilot walked away unharmed cannot be determined, according to a new National Transportation Safety Board report.
 
Capital Region land banks cash in
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region land banks cash in

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
The state Attorney General’s Office announced more than $7 million in grants Wednesday for three land banks in the region to use in tackling blight in areas across Montgomery, Schenectady, Albany and Rensselaer counties.
 
AMSTERDAM

Two teens face arson charges in Amsterdam

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Two young teens are facing felony arson charges after Amsterdam police say they intentionally set fire to a mattress inside an abandoned house.
 
Survey to help  track St. Johnsville's ‘rich heritage’
ST. JOHNSVILLE

Survey to help  track St. Johnsville's ‘rich heritage’

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
The Preservation League of New York State presented a $7,300 check to the village of St. Johnsville to complete a reconnaissance-level survey in the village to locate buildings with historic value.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Increase in gas pipeline capacity eyed in region

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

A company’s proposal to expand the capacity of a 200-mile gas pipeline poses public health and environmental threats across upstate New York, including in Schenectady and Montgomery counties, critics say.
 
Fence adds to tension between shrine, temple
AURIESVILLE

Fence adds to tension between shrine, temple

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
The mailbox in front of the World Peace and Health Organization Buddhist temple is empty — as it has been for months — except for an impressive cobweb inside.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Squirrel blamed for wireless 911 outage

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
An overzealous squirrel may be to blame for an outage that left Verizon Wireless customers across northeastern New York without 911 service for several hours Thursday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam seeks slice of vehicle tax

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
The Amsterdam Common Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Montgomery County Legislature to appropriately distribute the money it receives from a vehicle tax that was included in next year’s county budget.
 
 

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