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‘Minions’ find temporary home in Amsterdam

‘Minions’ find temporary home in Amsterdam

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Minions have taken over downtown Amsterdam, but there’s no need to panic.
 
Beer truck rollover slows Thruway west of Fonda
ROOT

Beer truck rollover slows Thruway west of Fonda

Friday, July 24, 2015
The Thruway at Root slowed this afternoon after a tractor-trailer hauling a load of beer overturned, state police said.
 
Auriesville shrine shifting focus to tourism
AURIESVILLE

Auriesville shrine shifting focus to tourism

Friday, July 24, 2015
The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville is planning a shift in focus over the next year or so as its three Jesuit priests are phased out in a national consolidation of the Society of Jesus.
 

Water will be out in Amsterdam Tuesday

Monday, July 20, 2015
The City of Amsterdam’s engineering department announced today that due to water repair work on Sweeney Street, residents from Sweeney Street to East Main Street will be without water from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
 
Amsterdam musician searches for birth mom
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam musician searches for birth mom

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Joe Kulewicz is the founder and guitarist of Skeeter Creek, a popular modern country band in the area. He’s 44 years old and lives with his wife in Amsterdam, where they’ve raised three children. He knows five facts about his birth.
 
AMSTERDAM

Survey seeks residents' input on Amsterdam's needs

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The city of Amsterdam this month is asking the community what it needs to be “a better place to live, work, study and play” as part of an ongoing assessment of the city’s development priorities.
 
Advocates and samples say Mohawk is healthier river
MOHAWK VALLEY

Advocates and samples say Mohawk is healthier river

Friday, July 17, 2015
It’s a hot, sticky, summer day. You want to cool off, go for a swim. Do you pick a city pool? A public beach on the lake? A swimming hole out in the country? How about … dare we suggest … the Mohawk River?
 
Plane propeller slices through Hagaman roof
HAGAMAN

Plane propeller slices through Hagaman roof

Friday, July 17, 2015
A propeller fell off a single-engine plane this afternoon and sliced through the roof of a home in the Montgomery County village of Hagaman.
 
Three schools in Schenectady, Amsterdam labeled 'struggling'
CAPITAL REGION

Three schools in Schenectady, Amsterdam labeled 'struggling'

Friday, July 17, 2015
Hamilton and Lincoln elementary schools in the Schenectady City School District and William B. Tecler Arts in Education Magnet School in Amsterdam have been labeled as “struggling schools” by the state Education Department.
 
FMCC seeks $100,000 more from sponsor counties
JOHNSTOWN

FMCC seeks $100,000 more from sponsor counties

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Fulton-Montgomery Community College is asking for an extra $100,000 each from its sponsor counties this year, the first increase in eight years, while it works to combat a two-year downward trend in enrollment.
 
Next two Sonic locations set for Troy, Amsterdam
CAPITAL REGION

Next two Sonic locations set for Troy, Amsterdam

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The area’s first Sonic Drive-In has been open for less than a month, and already two more locations are set to open over the next year.
 
Amsterdam church keeps its Polish heritage alive
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam church keeps its Polish heritage alive

Monday, July 13, 2015
When most people think of a Catholic Mass, they usually think of organ music and Latin voices raised in song.
 
Arrest made in Amsterdam bank robbery
AMSTERDAM

Arrest made in Amsterdam bank robbery

Saturday, July 11, 2015
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man it says robbed Citizen’s Bank in the town of Amsterdam Thursday afternoon.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man faces federal drug charges

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Amsterdam police Wednesday arrested a “wanted felon” on a federal warrant for drug sales.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council OKs borrowing $4M for projects

Thursday, July 9, 2015
The Amsterdam Common Council voted to borrow nearly $4 million for a long list of capital projects Tuesday night, including a last-minute addition of $200,000 for emergency repairs to the city’s leaking water system.
 
 

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