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Three juveniles accused of making, detonating bottle bombs
According to authorities, police responded to 255 Division Street on Sunday around 5:40 p.m. They say suspicious devices, later determined to be bottle bombs, were located in front of the address.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
E-cigarettes banned in county buildings
Montgomery County is following in the footsteps of Albany County with its recent ban of e-cigarettes in county-owned buildings.
Absence of Gun Fails to Upset Robbery Conviction
An appellate court in Albany has upheld a gun-related robbery conviction in a case where the defendant did not reveal the weapon to the victim but did point it at a man pursuing him.
Jobless rates show improvement
Local unemployment rates have declined by more than 1 percent since February 2013, but the rates are still among the highest in the state, according to state Department of Labor data.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Undersheriff to run for Assembly seat
Montgomery County's undersheriff will try to run as the Republican candidate for the 111th New York State Assembly seat, now held by Democrat Angelo Santabarbara.
NY awards $95M in loans, tax credits for housing
New York officials say more than $95 million in tax credits and low-interest loans will help build and maintain almost 2,100 units of affordable housing around the state.
Tax relief coming for flood victims?
The Montgomery County Education and Government Committee has moved a resolution to the full Legislature opting into a program that will provide tax relief to flood victims.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Man arrested for 2002 Md. murder, awaiting extradition
Montgomery County Police confirm that a man wanted for the 2002 murder of Winston King has been arrested in New York.
Officer already serving his time
Convicted rapist and former city Patrolman Adam Schwabrow is serving jail time ahead of his May 13 sentencing, but not in the Fulton County Jail.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
City deals with casino resolution
The Fulton County Board of Supervisors' Economic Development-Environment Committee recently sponsored a similar resolution to support Montgomery County's casino, which will be considered for approval by the full board today.
It's hard to believe that Miata has been around since 1989 offering a small, affordable roadster that's easy on the wallet and easy to maintain.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Albany Times Union
Burn ban in
Emergency management officials in Montgomery County - where two large brush fires recently occurred - are reminding residents of a statewide burn ban lasting until May 15. State and local police and Department of Environmental Conservation officials are sent to all calls about open burning and will investigate the nature of any brush or grass ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Albany Times Union
Man charged with rape, predatory sex assault involving...
The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation charged David A. Andrews, 61, of Tribes Hill, with first-degree rape, criminal sexual act, course of sexual conduct against a child, predatory sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
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He was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Richfield Springs, N.Y. His family moved to Canajoharie, N.Y., where he grew up on a dairy farm.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Albany Times Union
Man in construction garb admits bank
A Montgomery County man is facing 25 years in prison after admitting he robbed a Slingerlands bank at gunpoint last summer while dressed as a construction worker.
Roads getting financial help
State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk announced Monday that municipalities in Montgomery County will receive more than $4.2 million for local highway, road and bridge repair projects.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
County taking a look at charter
Montgomery County officials will begin discussing a series of amendments to the county charter that could take several months to complete.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Connector' highway study started
A nearly $500,000 study to determine the feasibility of building a "connector" highway from Fultonville to an area near the Johnstown Industrial Park has begun.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Top school incomes above medians
School administrators ranging from superintendents to building principals top the list of the highest-paid district officials in 2013 in Fulton, Montgomery and southern Hamilton counties.
Cheers and jeers
To trying to save the shrine. The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville has launched a campaign to raise $1 million.