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AMSTERDAM

Tax breaks OK’d for Amsterdam senior community plan

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
The Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency last week gave preliminary approval to tax breaks for a proposed $30 million senior community in Amsterdam.
 
Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Two Republicans in the state Legislature who represent the southwestern part of the Capital Region are considering a run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s seat in 2016.
 
AMSTERDAM

Initial plans released for Amsterdam recreation center

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Initial plans have been released for a proposed $3 million recreation center in Amsterdam that some officials hope will draw outsiders to the city.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Pupil safety prompts school cold delays

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
Yes, you saw high school buses out in broad daylight Thursday.
 
AMSTERDAM

Interest seen in FGI buildings

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
City Economic Development Director Robert von Hasseln sounds enthusiastic about the future of two buildings that once housed the production facilities of Fiber Glass Industries.
 
Amsterdam, Gloversville, Schenectady get help to address blight
CAPITAL REGION

Amsterdam, Gloversville, Schenectady get help to address blight

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Four local cities got grants late last month to develop pilot programs to combat urban blight through a partnership with the University at Albany.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Kelly chosen to chair Montgomery County Legislature

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Republican Montgomery County Legislator Martin Kelly, who represents District 1, was named chairman of the county Legislature for 2015 last week.
 
Gibson to step down after current term
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Gibson to step down after current term

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson said Tuesday he is done with Congress after his current term, but not with politics.
 
FONDA

Man sentenced in rapes of child in Montgomery County

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

An Albany man who participated in a scheme in which two men repeatedly raped a child was sentenced Monday to 12 years in state prison.
 
Amsterdam seeking a fresh start
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam seeking a fresh start

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
As Robert von Hasseln walks past vacant storefronts on Main Street, he envisions a bustling and vibrant downtown in the city’s future.
 
PERTH

Restaurant employee accused of increasing tips on credit cards

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
An employee at the Raindancer Restaurant in Montgomery County is accused of increasing tips on customers’ credit cards over the holiday season, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.
 
FULTON

Amsterdam duo accused of burglary

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Investigators have arrested two Amsterdam residents in connection with a Dec. 19 burglary in the town of Fulton.
 
Young slaying victim laid to rest in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Young slaying victim laid to rest in Amsterdam

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
A tearful Jayson White looked toward the casket of his 5-year-old son and apologized during a Saturday morning funeral service for Kenneth White, who police say was strangled and bludgeoned to death in the town of Berne earlier this month by his 19-year-old cousin.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Mohawk Valley, Adirondacks development groups get federal money

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
Regional planning organizations in the Mohawk Valley and the eastern Adirondacks will each be getting $70,000 in federal funding for strategic economic development planning, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer said.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Funding set for new Montgomery County office building

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
In an effort to improve efficiency and reduce the impact of severe weather, the Montgomery County Legislature approved a $3.5 million bond to construct a new building in the town of Glen to house several county departments.
 
 

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