CARS HOMES JOBS
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County casino developer again seeking breaks

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Once again the development team behind a proposed casino in Montgomery County is asking the state Gaming Commission’s casino siting board for a helping hand to move forward with its plans.
 
Dueling rallies target Montgomery County casino
AMSTERDAM

Dueling rallies target Montgomery County casino

Thursday, July 10, 2014
The supporters of a proposed casino that would sit on land near Exit 27 of the Thruway gathered on the Route 30 bridge leading into downtown Amsterdam. Some 200 yards down the road, about 30 casino opponents from a group called People Against Town of Florida Casino waved signs that read “casiNO” and “No Casino in the Town of Florida.”
 
Buddhists again find road blocked
AURIESVILLE

Buddhists again find road blocked

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Tuesday marked yet another chapter in the relations between the members of a Chinese Buddhist organization and their neighbors at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs.
 
Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam High graduate still upset about censored speech

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Amsterdam High School salutatorian Rebekah Izzo said officials forced her to remove parts of her speech in which she shared personal religious messages with both her fellow students and the audience at graduation.
 
AMSTERDAM

Supporters and opponents of Amsterdam casino set dueling rallies

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Concurrent casino rallies are scheduled to take place in the city of Amsterdam on Wednesday at 5 p.m. — one supporting the casino resort proposed near Exit 27 of the Thruway and another opposing it.
 
AMSTERDAM

Water work to close portion of Route 67 in Amsterdam

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The city of Amsterdam Water Department will close Church Street, Route 67, for water repair work from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 8 p.m. Thursday, or until work is completed.
 
Winds topple Amish barn
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Winds topple Amish barn

Saturday, July 5, 2014
Bearded men wearing suspenders and straw hats stacked cinder block after cinder block as heavy equipment quickly moved lumber. While most of the region prepared for July 4 picnics and parades, the men worked through lunch Friday, picking up pieces of a barn blown down the day before.
 
Weather halts Fort Plain's 4th on the 3rd
FORT PLAIN

Weather halts Fort Plain's 4th on the 3rd

Friday, July 4, 2014
The 4th on the 3rd started its main events at 2 p.m., but the event was halted about 6 p.m. as a storm moved through the area.
 
AMSTERDAM

Rally against Amsterdam casino voices doubts on plan

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A rally in the city of Amsterdam Tuesday evening showed not all residents of the town of Florida are convinced a proposed casino near Thruway Exit 27 would help local businesses or revitalize the area.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County seeks flood-relief funds

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Elected officials in Montgomery County and two state lawmakers are asking for state and federal funding to help pay for damages inflicted by heavy rains last month.
 
Fonda-Fultonville graduates told to follow their passion
FONDA & FULTONVILLE

Fonda-Fultonville graduates told to follow their passion

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Following your passion and believing in yourself was a common theme as 118 students graduated from Fonda-Fultonville High School on Saturday afternoon.
 
PERTH

Amsterdam woman dies in car crash

Friday, June 27, 2014
An Amsterdam woman was killed after her vehicle was struck by another that failed to stop at four-way intersection of Midline Road and county Route 107 early this morning
 
AMSTERDAM

One way to support Amsterdam casino: Throw parade

Friday, June 27, 2014
Residents in the city of Amsterdam have organized a parade in support of a proposed casino that would sit on land near Exit 27 of the Thruway.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Farms to get runoff assistance

Friday, June 27, 2014
Four Montgomery County farms will share $798,739 in state grants to improve their soil and water conservation practices, and help keep runoff from their farms out of nearby streams.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Fort Plain man accused of revenge porn

Friday, June 27, 2014
A Fort Plain man has been arrested after Gloversville police say he posted explicit photos of his ex-girlfriend online.
 
 

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