Rotterdam Town Board hears proposals by EMS providers
The meeting lasted nearly five hours and was attended by people eager to hear what EMS could look like next year in Rotterdam.
Thursday Dec 5
Man accused of killing infant son to be in court
Authorities say 30-year-old Kevin King became angry at his 3-month-old baby, Brett, for crying in August.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Town of Rotterdam opens bidding for EMS services
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. On Monday, the town of Rotterdam took another step in selecting an emergency medical services provider, as the town clerk's office opened for bids for the town contract.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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Mall Madness: Albany man, first in line at Best Buy, had slept on the sidewalk
GUILDERLAND Forget the turkey and pumpkin pie. Cedric Pinder's Thanksgiving dinner consisted of an Ensure shake and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Rotterdam residents recall how REMS saved their lives
The residents are speaking out in hopes that Rotterdam Emergency Medical Service, REMS, will win the bid to be the permanent EMS provider next month.
Mohawk Ambulance begins to service Rotterdam community
SCHENECTADY The transition to Mohawk Ambulance Service as the primary emergency ambulance provider for the Town of Rotterdam took place on Tuesday.
City of Rensselaer ready to build casino following unanimous vote
RENSSELAER, N.Y. A unanimous vote on Resolution 2 has given the green light to contrast a casino in the City of Rensselaer.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Tempers rise during EMS bidding process in Rotterdam
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. The process of taking bids for a permanent EMS provider in the Town of Rotterdam has become an out of control situation since town leaders won't speak to the public.
Victim's family members to be at court when rape charges dismissed
RENSSELAER, N.Y. The rape charges against John Halacy will be dropped in Rensselaer City Court Wednesday due to a mistake in paperwork, and angry family members of one of the alleged victims will be in attendance.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Siena's student-built Firefly takes off in rocket Tuesday night
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. Siena students and professors were excited for The Air Force Minotaur One Rocket took off from NASA's Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia on Tuesday night.
Rotterdam PD investigating nine residential burglaries
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. Rotterdam Police are currently investigating at least nine residential burglaries over the past month in the same areas of town.
Gloversville Police search for missing 20-year-old
David H. Heise, 20, was last seen by a family member in the last week of October, and reported missing by his family on November 4. According to authorities, there is reason to believe that he may be suffering from an altered mental state.
Amsterdam Police investigate assault, robbery of pizza delivery driver
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. Amsterdam police are investigating a Monday incident in which a pizza delivery driver was assaulted and robbed.
Red Cross to distribute free turkey dinners in Fort Plain
ALBANY, N.Y. The American Red Cross will be handing out free turkey dinners this weekend to residents in areas that were affected by the summer flooding in Fort Plain.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rotterdam neighborhood association meeting becomes heated when leaders don't show
A packed neighborhood association meeting in Rotterdam had residents hoping to hear Town Leaders speak about major changes happening to the Town's emergency medical services.
Rotterdam EMS decommissioned after 77 years of service
Mohawk Ambulance Service will temporarily take over the roll through the end of the year at no cost to the town -- but the final contract is still not in either company's hands.
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DiNapoli to tour flood zone
State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli plans to tour portions of western Montgomery County that were hit was major floods over the summer.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
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Rotterdam EMS days are numbered
For the first time in 77 years somebody other than Rotterdam EMS will be showing up to emergency situations, that's because come Monday, their contract is up, and the town has decided to take their business elsewhere.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
local woman finds family following Typhoon
Imelda Browning of Clifton Park was living in fear for days following Typhoon Haiyan as she waited to hear news that her parents and younger brother survived the devastation that hit their hometown in Tacloban City.