AMSTERDAM

In Rug City, schools considered generally integrated

Sunday, March 30, 2014
As in Schenectady, Amsterdam schools appear to buck the findings of a national student demographics study that found New York state schools the most segregated in the county. “Our schools operate as one,” said District Superintendent Thomas Perillo. “We’re very proud of that fact.”
 
COLONIE

Amsterdam man accused of flashing a passing motorist

Thursday, March 27, 2014
An Amsterdam man is facing a lewdness charge after allegedly exposing himself while driving to a fellow motorist Tuesday afternoon on alternate Route 7 in Colonie.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County lines up company to haul its trash away

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Montgomery County tied up the final loose end of the soon to be dissolved MOSA agreement at a meeting of the Legislature Tuesday night.
 
FONDA

Ex-local farmhand off to prison for human smuggling

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The leader of a Phoenix-based human-smuggling organization was working on a dairy farm in Fonda when Homeland Security agents caught up with him.
 
AMSTERDAM

‘Whitie’ Murray, last of Amsterdam Little Giants founders, dies at 92

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
More than half a century ago, Robert “Whitie” Murray realized there was a problem with Amsterdam: There was no place for kids to play football.
 
CAPITOL

Measure to dissolve MOSA works its way through Legislature

Monday, March 24, 2014
The Montgomery Otsego Schoharie Solid Waste Authority is one step closer to the end of its 25-year lifespan.
 
Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway group pushing action plan
MOHAWK VALLEY

Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway group pushing action plan

Friday, March 21, 2014
Development along the Mohawk Valley, according to Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway Coalition Executive Director Eric Hamilton, is pretty much inevitable.
 
AMSTERDAM

Golf contract dispute between Amsterdam mayor, council going to court

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The escalating power struggle between Amsterdam’s mayor and Common Council, sparked months ago by golf course contract disagreements, will land in court today.
 
Casino foes pop up near proposed Florida site
FLORIDA

Casino foes pop up near proposed Florida site

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Every day, Tim DuFresne leaves his job cutting masonry for the city of Amsterdam and drives down winding back roads to his home in the rural town of Florida.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County Legislature revises its rules

Monday, March 17, 2014

Since Montgomery County’s new Legislature took over back in January, it has been operating under old standing rules of procedure.
 
MOHAWK VALLEY

State awards $640K for flood and environmental projects in Mohawk Valley

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Flood-recovery training, night-vision cameras and sediment-gauge projects along the Mohawk River all landed funding in a $640,000 round of grants announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Longtime Montgomery County Sheriff Michael Amato to seek re-election

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Michael Amato is looking to break the two-decade mark as the head of Montgomery County’s Sheriff’s Department.
 
Arkell show features Mohawk; 2nd exhibit has Pleissner works
CANAJOHARIE

Arkell show features Mohawk; 2nd exhibit has Pleissner works

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Bartlett Arkell’s penchant for realism is strikingly apparent in The Arkell Museum’s two newest exhibitions, “Of Time and the Mohawk River,” and “Ogden Pleissner,” both of which feature works from the museum’s permanent collection.
 
FULTONVILLE

Police search for Fultonville bandit with colorful accessories

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies are searching for an androgynous bandit with colorful accessories who reportedly robbed a truck stop in Fultonville Monday.
 
Historic home in Palatine Bridge is facing demolition
PALATINE BRIDGE

Historic home in Palatine Bridge is facing demolition

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The historic Webster Wagner House in Palatine Bridge has seen better days.
 
 

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