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CANAJOHARIE

Canajoharie police officer accused of harassing family

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
A Canajoharie police officer who escaped felony charges after running over a Northville man and fleeing the scene in 2011 is at the center of a federal lawsuit this week alleging the harassment of a Canajoharie family.
 
Community steps up to aid Nelliston fire victims
NELLISTON

Community steps up to aid Nelliston fire victims

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
As her home on Pavlus Road burned to the ground Monday afternoon, all Melissa Miscevic could do was sit and watch from the bottom of her driveway.
 
AMSTERDAM

Equipment explosion injures Amsterdam worker

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
A Department of Public Works employee was injured Tuesday while performing maintenance on a sewer line on Sam Stratton Drive.
 
AMSTERDAM

Mayor, council studying whether to end Amsterdam’s bus service

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Over the next several months the Amsterdam Common Council and the mayor will decide whether to dissolve the Amsterdam Transportation Department.
 
Board, supervisor at odds over Palatine town hall project
PALATINE

Board, supervisor at odds over Palatine town hall project

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
A project to build a new town hall has sparked some heated discussion between the supervisor and Town Board during meetings over the last month.
 
AMSTERDAM

Delinquent taxes trickling in, Amsterdam official says

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Delinquent taxpayers are slowing making payments on back taxes owed to the city, Amsterdam Controller Matt Agresta said during a Common Council meeting Tuesday night.
 
Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum
ALBANY

Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
A Fultonville man found himself between rocks and a jail cell this weekend after being accused of taking gemstones from vendors at a show in Alban
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Prosecutor tops Montgomery County salary list

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

District Attorney James “Jed” Conboy topped the list of highest paid employees of Montgomery County for 2014, a list populated primarily by department heads.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council votes to not replace shared assistant

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
The Amsterdam corporation counsel and employee relations director will operate without city-employed assistants for the rest of the year.
 
AMSTERDAM

Senior community expected to get Amsterdam council OK

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
Just two weeks after questioning the financial stability of a proposed senior community center, the Amsterdam Common Council is now set to approve a $500,000 bond for the developer of the project.
 
Bail set at $50G in crash that killed state trooper
FONDA

Bail set at $50G in crash that killed state trooper

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Bail was set Friday at $50,000 for the Canadian truck driver accused of causing the December 2013 crash that killed state Trooper David Cunniff.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Woman gets jail time for Montgomery County burglary

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
A 78-year-old Palatine Bridge resident told a judge Friday that she cherishes being with others, but a burglary at her apartment last summer — by a woman she trusted — left her hesitant to open up to anyone.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam mayor announces run for third term

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Mayor Ann Thane said Friday she will seek re-election this fall, putting an end to any speculation that the two-term Democratic incumbent would step down.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam sex offender convicted in second case involving child

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
An Amsterdam sex offender is facing his second prison sentence since 2008 after his conviction this week on a new felony child molestation charge.
 
Police dominate list of top Amsterdam earners
AMSTERDAM

Police dominate list of top Amsterdam earners

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Eight of the top 10 highest-paid Amsterdam employees in 2014 were members of the Police Department, city records show.
 
 

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