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PALATINE

Palatine planners beg off on controversial rezoning proposal stand

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The town of Palatine Planning Board voted Wednesday night to make no recommendation to the Town Board on a local law that would create a new land use district.
 
FORT JOHNSON

Fort Johnson fire leaves three people homeless

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
A Friday night fire destroyed a home and left three people homeless.
 
AMSTERDAM

State lists Amsterdam elementary school as 'failing'

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
For the eighth consecutive year, William B. Tecler Arts in Education Magnet School was included last week on the state’s list of “failing schools.” But district officials say the elementary school has taken great strides over the past two years to remove itself from the list.
 
FONDA & FULTONVILLE

Fonda father and son win 3 D printer, donate it to school

Monday, March 2, 2015

After winning a 3D printer in a nationwide competition several weeks ago, a father-son duo from Fonda then donated the state-of-the-art equipment to the Fonda-Fultonville School District.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Gearing up to fight youth gambling

Monday, March 2, 2015
As developers move forward with the construction of three casinos in upstate New York, Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is joining 19 other community organizations across the state this year in an effort to reduce youth gambling addiction.
 
‘Voice’ hopeful energizes Glen soup fundraiser
GLEN

‘Voice’ hopeful energizes Glen soup fundraiser

Sunday, March 1, 2015
The Soup Sampler is held each year by the Glen Reformed Church to benefit various causes and organizations, and this year, the funds are going to the fire department for various projects.
 
Montgomery County executive shares positive future outlook
AMSTERDAM

Montgomery County executive shares positive future outlook

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort focused on opportunities for economic growth and efforts to consolidate government services in his second annual State of the County address Friday morning.
 
AMSTERDAM

Printer plans to stay in Amsterdam, expand

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A 116-year-old printing company will stay in Upstate New York and plans to create jobs after being offered $3.25 million in performance-based incentives from the state.
 
PALATINE

Palatine board tables proposal to rezone proposed town hall site

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
After roughly two hours of public comment, the Palatine Town Board voted Wednesday to table a resolution to rezone the roughly three-acre parcel where a new town hall might be constructed.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

Fonda-Fultonville principal accepts job as OESJ superintendent

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
After a lengthy selection process, Fonda-Fultonville High School Principal David Halloran was named superintendent of the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District on Wednesday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council eyes costly repairs to pair of buildings

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
The Amsterdam Common Council, the mayor and city employees discussed several capital projects Tuesday, chief among them replacing the heating and cooling system in the Public Safety building and mending the roof of the Department of Public Works building.
 
Montgomery County teen follows dream to L.A.
GLEN

Montgomery County teen follows dream to L.A.

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Sawyer Fredericks appeared on the pre-recorded, two-hour season premiere of NBC’s “The Voice” Monday night, wowing the panel of four celebrity coaches and earning a spot in the next round of the competition.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Housing Authority to get $342K from HUD

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

The Amsterdam Housing Authority is receiving $342,041 in federal funds to make capital improvements to affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families.
 
FONDA

Driver acquitted in fatal Amsterdam crash

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
An Amsterdam man was found not guilty Friday of all felonies related to a 2013 crash that killed three, the jury apparently agreeing with the defense that the crash was the result of a seizure and not a criminal act.
 
Cold is relative in state, town of Florida
FLORIDA

Cold is relative in state, town of Florida

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
Temperatures in the 30s Thursday and Friday in the state of Florida made for front-page news and shivering residents. But temperatures in the 30s Sunday in the Montgomery County town of Florida may make residents there want to dance around outside in shorts and T-shirts.
 
 

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