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Welcome home, Sawyer
ALBANY

Welcome home, Sawyer

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Sawyer Fredericks, a semifinalist on “The Voice,” gave an hour-long performance at the Palace Theatre that was taped for a hometown episode of the NBC vocal talent competition.
 
Thousands welcome Sawyer Fredericks home with parade
FONDA

Thousands welcome Sawyer Fredericks home with parade

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The fanfare surrounding the Montgomery County singer whose run on NBC’s “The Voice” has captured the attention of the entire region reached a new pinnacle Wednesday, as thousands filled the Fonda Fairgrounds to watch him do in person what he’s been doing so well on television.
 
AMSTERDAM

Filing glitch led to Amsterdam sewage spill going unregistered on DEC site

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
After a massive December 2013 sewage spill into the Mohawk River went largely unnoticed, the state Department of Environmental Conservation recently fined Amsterdam and is forcing the city to upgrade its sewer system.
 
For Sawyer Fredericks' followers, the fandemonium continues
AMSTERDAM

For Sawyer Fredericks' followers, the fandemonium continues

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The large crowd on hand Tuesday night at Parillo’s Armory Grill to watch NBC’s “The Voice” erupted when the show’s host announced Sawyer Fredericks is advancing to the next round of the competition.
 
Sawyer Fredericks has local fans singing his praise
AMSTERDAM

Sawyer Fredericks has local fans singing his praise

Monday, May 4, 2015
As Sawyer Fredericks took the stage Monday night on NBC’s “The Voice,” Margaret Persico couldn’t hold back her excitement in anticipation of the 16-year old’s first performance.
 
Schalmont High mourns student killed in car crash
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont High mourns student killed in car crash

Monday, May 4, 2015

In classes, Ashley Warrick was quiet and reserved. But among friends, she wasn’t afraid to speak her mind, her high school guidance counselor said.
 
Canal repairs continue as opening day nears
AMSTERDAM

Canal repairs continue as opening day nears

Monday, May 4, 2015
The moveable dam at Erie Canal Lock E-11 in Amsterdam has been equipped with new gates and a complete rehabilitation of the massive site is underway, as the state Canal Corp. takes steps to prevent future floods from again damaging the surrounding area.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

Officials: OESJ merger saved money, didn't help kids

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Three years after the Oppenheim-Ephratah and St. Johnsville central school districts merged, the combined district has improved its fiscal situation and stabilized the tax rate. But the merger has failed to accomplished its most important goal — helping the students, according to Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Superintendent Patrick Michel.
 
Amsterdam man arrested for second robbery

Amsterdam man arrested for second robbery

Friday, May 1, 2015
An Amsterdam man accused of robbing a gas station, and now a liquor store, has been arrested for the second time in less than a month.
 
On-the-job fight leads to Amsterdam stabbing
AMSTERDAM

On-the-job fight leads to Amsterdam stabbing

Thursday, April 30, 2015
A fight between employees at an Amsterdam business left one person with a stab wound, police said.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie interested in 6-county land bank alliance

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors is backing the creation of a six-county land bank in and around the Mohawk Valley to help return vacant and abandoned properties to productive use.
 
Sawyer Fredericks coming home for rally, concert
FONDA & FULTONVILLE

Sawyer Fredericks coming home for rally, concert

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Hometown hero Sawyer Fredericks, the 16-year-old singer/songwriter/guitar player from the town of Glen earning national acclaim via his appearances on the NBC competition show “The Voice,” will return home next week for a rally at Fonda Speedway and a performance at Albany' Palace Theatre.
 
Dogs back at controversial Sprakers kennel
SPRAKERS

Dogs back at controversial Sprakers kennel

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
More than a year after roughly four dozen dogs were removed from the Flat Creek Border Collie breeding kennel, six dogs were seen Wednesday in the backyard of the Rappa Road property.
 
Glen teen Sawyer Fredericks advances on 'The Voice'
GLEN

Glen teen Sawyer Fredericks advances on 'The Voice'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
There are only six contestants left on NBC’s “The Voice,” and Glen teen Sawyer Fredericks is one of them.
 
Two local natives make Time’s ‘influential’ list
CAPITAL REGION

Two local natives make Time’s ‘influential’ list

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Two former Capital Region residents have made Time’s list of 100 most influential people.
 
 

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