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Sawyer Fredericks plays to sold-out, friendly crowd at Egg

ALBANY

Sawyer Fredericks plays to sold-out, friendly crowd at Egg

Sunday night served as a homecoming of sorts for Sawyer Fredericks, playing to a crowd that has been hooked since the teenager first appeared last year on “The Voice.”

Gloversville construction firm owners indicted

FONDA

Gloversville construction firm owners indicted

The husband and wife owners of a Gloversville construction firm were indicted Wednesday for fraud in connection with a 2013 building rehabilitation project in Amsterdam, according to the NYS Inspector General's office.

Amsterdam office supplier suing competitor

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam office supplier suing competitor

Amsterdam-based Hill & Markes Inc. is suing office supply giant and competitor W.B. Mason Co. for allegedly poaching six sales employees in what H&M calls a “corporate raid,” according to court documents.

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Running in Thanksgiving morning road races has become as much a tradition as mushroom gravy for the dressing and second helpings of pumpkin pie.

Amsterdam still leaking sewage into creek

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam still leaking sewage into creek

Amsterdam’s ailing sewer system along the Forest Avenue pipeline continues to leak untreated sewage into the North Chuctanunda Creek.

Amsterdam gun buyback program called success, despite limited haul

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam gun buyback program called success, despite limited haul

The haul for last Saturday’s gun buyback program in Amsterdam was less than last year’s, but still a success, according to Amsterdam Police Chief Greg Culick.

Amsterdam Printing finalizing state grant

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Printing finalizing state grant

Empire State Development Corp. held a public hearing Thursday to discuss a $2.5 million grant from the agency to Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc.

County looking for families of Korean War vets; event Thursday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

County looking for families of Korean War vets; event Thursday

Montgomery County will be hosting an event at the Korean War Monument outside of the county office building in Fonda on Thursday at 10 a.m.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam gun buy-back this Saturday

The City of Amsterdam is holding a second "Gift For Guns" event this Saturday at which anyone can turn in a working handgun in exchange for a $100 gift card, no questions asked.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc. to have grant hearing

The Empire State Development Corp. will host a public hearing Thursday morning to discuss a $2.5 million grant from the agency to Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc.

McCoski tops Aison in first contested DA race in decades

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

McCoski tops Aison in first contested DA race in decades

Assistant Montgomery County District Attorney Kelli McCoski will be the new top county prosecutor, according to unofficial election results.

Alert caretaker saves life in Palatine Bridge

PALATINE BRIDGE

Alert caretaker saves life in Palatine Bridge

Virginia Eaker would have died on her 62nd birthday had it not been for the actions of Joanne Hogan, a neighbor's home health aide.

Plenty at stake in Amedore-Niccoli Senate race

46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Plenty at stake in Amedore-Niccoli Senate race

Republican George Amedore will face his first re-election challenge to the 46th Senate District seat from a newcomer to state politics, Sara Niccoli, as state Democrats seek to swing the balance of power in the chamber back to their party, which enjoys a significant enrollment edge among voters statewide.

Montgomery County to have first contested race for DA since 1978

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County to have first contested race for DA since 1978

Both candidates are current assistants to longtime Montgomery County District Attorney Jed Conboy, who did not seek re-election this year.

Man pleads guilty to raping, stomping pregnant girlfriend to death

FONDA

Man pleads guilty to raping, stomping pregnant girlfriend to death

A man who raped and then stomped his pregnant girlfriend to death in front of her four children will spend at least the next 25 years in state prison.

Sunday morning stabbing in Amsterdam under investigation

Sunday morning stabbing in Amsterdam under investigation

An investigation is ongoing.

Montgomery County unveils addition to public safety facility

FULTONVILLE

Montgomery County unveils addition to public safety facility

Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort and other officials unveiled a recently completed 10,000-square-foot addition to the county’s public safety building on Wednesday.

Former inmate files suit against Montgomery County, alleging abuse

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Former inmate files suit against Montgomery County, alleging abuse

A former Montgomery County Jail inmate has filed suit against the county, alleging officers beat him when they transported him to court last year.

Six charged with welfare fraud in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Six charged with welfare fraud in Montgomery County

Six people are facing welfare fraud charges after an investigation by the Montgomery County Social Services Fraud Unit.

Author to discuss book about Raid on Ballston

Author to discuss book about Raid on Ballston

Jim Richmond will talk about his book "War on the Middleline" tonight at 7 p.m. in the first of a series of presentations to be held at the Fort Plain Museum.

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