New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in Amsterdam on Wednesday to herald the opening of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Pedestrian bridge, a $17.5 million project connecting Amsterdam’s South Side with the rest of the city.
By Sarah Roberts/For The Daily Gazette
August 12, 2016
A new rest area opened Thursday on the New York State Thruway to provide travelers a chance to take a break from driving, eat food produced in the Mohawk Valley, and sit in the grass while they watch the day-to-day operations of a lock on the Erie Canal.
The family of an Amsterdam teenager who drowned on Great Sacandaga Lake last Saturday has started a memorial fund in his name to raise funds for increased search and rescue and dive operations in Fulton and Montgomery counties.
Sarah Roberts/For The Daily Gazette
August 2, 2016
The city of Amsterdam has made temporary repairs to a sewage leak that began early last week, spilling at least 50 gallons of raw sewage per minute near the Chuctanunga Creek, according to state officials.