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BALLSTON

Amsterdam driver charged after Ballston crash

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
A Monday head-on crash that sent both drivers to the hospital has resulted in charges against the driver police say caused the accident.
 
‘Voice’ contestant Fredericks a regular teen
GLEN

‘Voice’ contestant Fredericks a regular teen

Monday, March 16, 2015
After leaving the bright lights in Los Angeles and returning home to rural Montgomery County, teenage singing sensation Sawyer Fredericks’ life hasn’t really changed. Except that "now I am responding to fan mail and people know me in the community.”
 
Amsterdam Officials: Cooperation critical in blight fight
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Officials: Cooperation critical in blight fight

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Roughly 10 feet and a small wire fence separate White Cottage Gardens, a florist on Guy Park Avenue, from two dilapidated buildings. On the front door of both is a red spray-painted “X,” a warning to firefighters from the city engineer that the building is not to be entered if a fire breaks out.
 
Gloversville forum focuses on need for (broadband) speed
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville forum focuses on need for (broadband) speed

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Business leaders met at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce in Gloversville on Thursday to hear about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s New NY Broadband Program, which will offer $500 million in matching funds for Internet service providers willing to build infrastructure that can support broadband speeds of more than 100 Mbps in unserved and underserved areas, or 25 Mbps in particularly remote areas.
 
Hometown Health cuts ribbon on Amsterdam facility
AMSTERDAM

Hometown Health cuts ribbon on Amsterdam facility

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Hometown Health Center CEO Joseph Gambino is always looking for ways to reach medically under served populations. A 5,000-square-foot primary care facility on Division Street, just a few hundred feet from a public housing complex, is his latest venture and Hometown’s first outside of Schenectady County.
 
HAGAMAN

Hagaman mayor to face challenge at polls

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Incumbent Mayor Robert Krom will face a challenge from former mayor and current Trustee John Hassfurter.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

FMCC ready for health care boom

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
With the number of local employment opportunities in the health care industry on the rise, Fulton-Montgomery Community College has taken steps to educate students interested in entering the medical field.
 
AMSTERDAM

Investment firm buys former Amsterdam FGI plant

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

An unnamed investment firm has purchased the Edson Street plant that once housed a production facility of Fiber Glass Industries, FGI Chief Financial Officer Jamie Farnhan said Monday.
 
Police search for suspect in Amsterdam dollar store robbery
AMSTERDAM

Police search for suspect in Amsterdam dollar store robbery

Monday, March 9, 2015
Police are investigating after a man robbed the Dollar General Store on Guy Park Avenue Saturday night.
 
Auriesville shrine repairs to resume
AURIESVILLE

Auriesville shrine repairs to resume

Friday, March 6, 2015
Officials at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs underestimated the generosity of people who hold the shrine dear — by a lot. Unfortunately, they also underestimated the scope of repairs needed on the grounds for which they were raising money — by a lot.
 
Lost Palatine town hall project emails target of petition
PALATINE

Lost Palatine town hall project emails target of petition

Thursday, March 5, 2015
A new salvo over plans to construct a new town hall challenges the record-keeping of Palatine town officials.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

Halloran approved as new Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville superintendent

Thursday, March 5, 2015
In a unanimous vote, the Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Board of Education officially appointed the current principal of Fonda-Fultonville High School as superintendent of schools during a board meeting Thursday night.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region mayors sign on to campaign against campus sex assaults

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Local mayors are supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
 
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.
 
 

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