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BROADALBIN

Memorial Day bike ride in Broadalbin to raise money for vets

A Memorial Day bike ride in Broadalbin is being organized to benefit veterans in Fulton and Montgomery counties.

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

JOHNSTOWN

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

With bagpipes blaring, the Schenectady Pipe Band ushered Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s 474 graduates and academic dignitaries into the school’s 51st commencement ceremony Friday night

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Amedore announces re-election bid to Senate

Vowing to continue fighting to make New York more affordable, George Amedore announced his bid for re-election to the state Senate today.

Amsterdam death not caused by shooting

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam death not caused by shooting

Police said what first appeared to be a fatal shooting in Amsterdam on Tuesday turned out to be a man who discharged a firearm in an attempt to get emergency medical help.

AMSTERDAM

Elevated lead levels detected in water at Amsterdam schools


Water tests at three elementary schools showed elevated levels of lead, the Greater Amsterdam School District said on Tuesday.

CAPITAL REGION

Amsterdam man pleads guilty to role in drug ring


A second Amsterdam-area man has admitted involvement in a scheme to receive cocaine by mail, federal court records show.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man admits to postal cocaine scheme

A second Amsterdam-area man has now admitted to involvement in a scheme to receive cocaine by mail, federal court records show.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady School Board president expects graduation rate to increase

Schenectady Board of Education President Cathy Lewis expects graduation rates to rise to 65 percent this year.

Fort Plain farmer claims rail company ignored his property rights

FORT PLAIN

Fort Plain farmer claims rail company ignored his property rights

Emil Johnson’s father spent decades battling the railway giant CSX Transportation for the right to build a crossing over their Mohawk Subdivision line in Montgomery County, which cut off a sizable portion of his 220-acre farm in Fort Plain from the time he bought it in 1961 to his death in 1987.

Amsterdam Buddhist group hopes to leave strife in the past

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Buddhist group hopes to leave strife in the past

Volunteers for the World Peace and Health Organization are working this week to complete renovations at their Heavenly Buddhist Palace in Amsterdam before the organization’s grand convention this Saturday.

Auriesville shrine opens for season Wednesday

AURIESVILLE

Auriesville shrine opens for season Wednesday

The visitor center at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville will open for the season Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon, and that’s just part of the good news.

Canajoharie native commands fight against ISIS

Canajoharie native commands fight against ISIS

The MacFarlands said their family comes from a “long line of answering the call to serve our country,” dating back to the Revolutionary War and on through the Civil War, Spanish American War, WWII, Korea and into the modern era with Sean.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam schools name new superintendent

A high school principal and former Spanish teacher from Rochester schools, Vicky Ramos, was appointed the next superintendent of Amsterdam Central School District.

Sawyer Fredericks to make return appearance on 'Voice' Tuesday

FULTONVILLE

Sawyer Fredericks to make return appearance on 'Voice' Tuesday

Winner of “The Voice” in 2015, Fredericks will return to the show Tuesday night at 8 on NBC.

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

CLIFTON PARK

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

Four years after the death of Shenendehowa senior Chris Stewart, his mother, Regina Stewart, continues to honor her son’s memory by urging others to drive responsibly through her Steer Clear campaign.

PALATINE BRIDGE

Palatine Bridge church concert set on historic organ

There will be a concert celebrating Trinity Lutheran Church’s historic organ at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the church, 5426 Route 10 north.

FMCC receives $2M bequest

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

FMCC receives $2M bequest

Signs of progress are everywhere on the campus of Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

AMSTERDAM

Town of Amsterdam seeks ban on explosive


In the video a man is seen pouring bags of white granules into a plastic bucket and hand mixing them with smaller packets of gray granules. He repeats the process several times as a twangy banjo plucks away in the background.

Amsterdam's pedestrian bridge to open on Labor Day

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam's pedestrian bridge to open on Labor Day


State and county officials said the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge will be opened to the public on Labor Day, Sept. 5.

UAlbany gets $10M grant for health disparities research

ALBANY

UAlbany gets $10M grant for health disparities research

The University at Albany aims to diversify its graduate faculty and student population and focus increased attention on health disparities research with the help of a $10 million federal grant.

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