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AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam council members show little interest in lesson in civility

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In an effort to improve communication and civility among city officials, Mayor Ann Thane invited a psychology professor from Fulton-Montgomery Community College to speak during a Committee of the Whole meeting Tuesday night.
 
AMSTERDAM

Perth man killed in motorcycle accident

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A 22-year old Perth man was killed Monday afternoon after his motorcycle struck a car on Route 30.
 
Amsterdam test opt-outs told to speak up
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam test opt-outs told to speak up

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
As students are handed their state tests today, those who are opting out in Amsterdam will have to stand up and announce that they refuse to take the exam.
 
Toddler death by liquid nicotine declared accident
FORT PLAIN

Toddler death by liquid nicotine declared accident

Monday, April 13, 2015

Village police have determined that the December death of an 18-month-old boy who drank liquid nicotine was an accident.
 
FLORIDA

From casino-hopeful to solar farm in Montgomery County

Thursday, April 9, 2015
After a meeting with the town of Florida Planning Board earlier this week, a California solar company is looking to move forward with plans to install massive solar panels on a portion of a parcel casino developers had interest in last year.
 
PALATINE

New job leads Palatine Town Board member to quit

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Palatine Town Board member Shawn Cotton has resigned due to a “conflict of time” after accepting a full-time position with the Montgomery County Department of Public Works.
 
Trucker pleads guilty in trooper's death along Thruway
FONDA

Trucker pleads guilty in trooper's death along Thruway

Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Canadian truck driver accused of causing a December 2013 crash that killed state Trooper David Cunniff has pleaded guilty and accepted a prison sentence.
 
Capital Region veterans getting timely care
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region veterans getting timely care

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Veterans get timelier care in the Capital Region than in other major upstate New York metros, but wait times are still longer than local officials would like.
 
Sawyer Fredericks advances on 'The Voice'
GLEN

Sawyer Fredericks advances on 'The Voice'

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Capital Region’s own Sawyer Fredericks has made it to the Top 12 on NBC’s “The Voice,” following tonight’s live results show.
 
2 Schenectady men charged with marijuana possession
AMSTERDAM

2 Schenectady men charged with marijuana possession

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Two Schenectady men were charged with felony drug possession after police allegedly found more than $2,000 worth of marijuana in their vehicle Tuesday.
 
St. Johnsville farmer guilty of abusing Amish boys
FONDA

St. Johnsville farmer guilty of abusing Amish boys

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A Montgomery County Court jury found a St. Johnsville farmer guilty Tuesday of more than three dozen charges of sexually abusing six Amish boys over several years.
 
Montgomery County jury begins deliberations in Amish sex abuse case
FONDA

Montgomery County jury begins deliberations in Amish sex abuse case

Monday, April 6, 2015
In his closing argument Monday, Montgomery County District Attorney Jed Conboy told a County Court jury that Robert Madsen is a “classic predator pedophile” who sexually abused six Amish boys from two western Montgomery County families over several years.
 
Flushable wipes wreak havoc down below
CAPITAL REGION

Flushable wipes wreak havoc down below

Monday, April 6, 2015
As the popularity of flushable wipes has increased, local sewer and septic system problems have, as well.
 
FONDA

Palatine Bridge man indicted in pair of fires

Friday, April 3, 2015
A Palatine Bridge man has been indicted in Montgomery County Court on eight charges — including attempted murder — in connection with two fires he allegedly set in Palatine in January.
 
St. Johnsville farmer denies child sex abuse allegations
FONDA

St. Johnsville farmer denies child sex abuse allegations

Thursday, April 2, 2015
The man accused of sexually abusing six Amish boys over the course of years denied any wrongdoing in court Thursday.
 
 

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