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Man charged with raping a child in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM

Man charged with raping a child in Amsterdam

A Ballston Spa man has been charged with raping a child, Amsterdam Police said.

Amsterdam man arrested for allegedly spray painting bridge

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man arrested for allegedly spray painting bridge

Amsterdam Police have arrested a city man for spray painting graffiti on the north end of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge earlier in May.

Route 67 crash claims life of Amsterdam man

A Wednesday crash on Route 67 claimed the life of an Amsterdam man after a second driver failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the man’s vehicle, state police said.

St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam surpasses fundraising goal

AMSTERDAM

St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam surpasses fundraising goal


When St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam conducted a study in 2013 on their fundraising potential for a future capital campaign, estimates ranged from $4.2 million to $5.6 million.

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

GLEN

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

State Police arrested a Fultonville man in the Town of Glen late last week for allegedly driving while under the influence of marijuana.

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.

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