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AMSTERDAM

Solar company sees bright East Coast future

Friday, June 5, 2015
SolarCity, a California company that designs and installs solar energy systems, moved into a 28,000-square-foot space in the Edson Street Industrial Park several months ago and since then has seen a surge in sales across rural parts of the Capital Region.
 
AMSTERDAM

Leaders draft list of Amsterdam’s major needs

Thursday, June 4, 2015
City and county officials joined community leaders Wednesday to discuss six major issues in Amsterdam they expect to address over the next two years.
 
FULTONVILLE

Alleged Fultonville ID thief arrested

Thursday, June 4, 2015
A Fultonville woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly applying for a credit card using a stolen identity.
 
MINDEN

Minden faulted for misusing sales-tax revenue

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The town of Minden improperly allocated a portion of its sales-tax revenue to its general fund without eliminating the tax levies in the funds, according to an audit conducted by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Crime Stoppers offers new tips line for region

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
A program launched last week allows residents from Albany, Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady counties to log anonymous tips and receive cash rewards for information that leads to an arrest.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council OKs change to allow fund transfers

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The Common Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to amend the city charter to allow revenue transfers from the sewer fund to the general fund.
 
FORT PLAIN

Group hoping for large turnouts for Fort Plain concerts

Monday, June 1, 2015
With one show already in the books, the second annual Mohawk Valley Collective’s Summer Concert Series is underway and set to host five more concerts through the summer at Unity Hall in the village of Fort Plain.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam adopts budget that calls for slight tax decrease

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Amsterdam Common Council voted 4-1 Friday to adopt a $29.26 million 2015-16 budget with a 0.92 percent decrease in the tax levy.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council to vote on city budget Friday

Friday, May 29, 2015
After weeks of squabbling, the Amsterdam Common Council is expected to approve its 2015-16 budget today.
 
Author shares love of writing through contest at Amsterdam school
AMSTERDAM

Author shares love of writing through contest at Amsterdam school

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Sydney Hoef doesn’t question that she has become a better writer, reader and overall student over the past three years. And she knows what sparked that improvement.
 
AMSTERDAM

Montgomery County likely to loan $500K to senior center builder

Thursday, May 28, 2015
After the Amsterdam Common Council voted against loaning the developer of a proposed senior community center $500,000 earlier this month, Montgomery County Economic Development Director Ken Rose said Wednesday the county is prepared to loan the money for the extension of water and sewer lines to the Sandy Drive property.
 
St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys
FONDA

St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A Montgomery County Court judge sentenced Robert Madsen, the St. Johnsville farmer convicted of sexually abusing six Amish boys, to 40 years in prison Wednesday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council seeks to tap sewer fund to balance budget

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The Common Council is seeking approval from the state Legislature to use an unspecified amount of money from the city’s sewer fund to help balance the proposed 2015-16 city budget.
 
Glen Memorial Day Parade is fun but has solemn roots
GLEN

Glen Memorial Day Parade is fun but has solemn roots

Monday, May 25, 2015
As a Memorial Day parade approached, the modest crowd gathered along State Highway 161 in the town of Glen Monday, Paul Field was beginning to discuss the importance of Memorial Day when his 14-year-old daughter, Bailey, interrupted.
 
New operator takes over Amsterdam's Riverlink Cafe
AMSTERDAM

New operator takes over Amsterdam's Riverlink Cafe

Friday, May 22, 2015
Riverlink Cafe along the Mohawk River in Amsterdam served its first plates of barbecued ribs and burgers Friday afternoon under new operator Dan Nelli, who took over after the former operator had to pull out suddenly last year.
 
 

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