Monday May 13
New York Pimp Took Woman From Silver Spring Hotel Room
A federal jury convicted a New York pimp on Thursday on charges related to sex trafficking, some of which took place in Silver Spring, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland.
Fri May 10, 2013
Reward offered for arrest in Alpin Haus fire
Alpin Haus says they have $1,000 reward on the table for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the arson on May 1st at their RV store in Amsterdam.
Alpin Haus offers reward for arrest in fire
The Alpin Haus RV store in Amsterdam has offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the arson fire at their store earlier this month.
Thu May 09, 2013
Jury convicts New York man of running prostitution ring
Jeremy Naughton, or “Jerms Black,” was an aspiring rapper in 2011, posting photos of himself partying in clubs with scantily clad women.
Planning board worries efforts being duplicated
City Planning Board members are concerned area business groups might be duplicating planning efforts they are trying to achieve, at least with downtown Johnstown merchants.
Finished Rail Trail would benefi...
The Johnstown Common Council on May 20 is expected to decide on whether to approve $145,900 worth of design work by an Albany engineering firm to improve the city's portion of the trail.
Wed May 08, 2013
Fort Plain has best tasting water
Last week, the Montgomery County Water Quality Committee presented the village of Fort Plain with an award for having the best tasting water in the county.
Tue May 07, 2013
Johnstown eyeing Rail Trail upgrades
The Common Council on May 20 is expected to approve $145,900 worth of design work by an Albany engineering firm to improve the city's Rail Trail system.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sunny and dry stretch ideal for wildfires
By Sara Foss Gazette Reporter So far this year, there have been nine wildfires in Montgomery County, the majority of them caused by campfires and fire pits that weren't fully extinguished, according to Montgomery County Fire Coordinator Dale Furman.
Albany police attempt to ID robbery suspect
Police say the robbey happened on April 10th around 1:40 p.m. at the 99 Plus Discount Store, located at 632 Central Avenue.
Sun May 05, 2013
Woman arrested for threatening to shoot co-workers
AMSTERDAM, NY Montgomery County Sheriff reports the arrest of Cassandra A. Downs, 32, of Schenectady, for harassment and menacing after threatening to shoot co-workers. According to officials, Downs was a disgruntled employee of Wal-Mart in the Town of Amsterdam, and made threats to shoot two other employees.
Fri May 03, 2013
Albany Times Union
Deputies: Despite road crew's warning, man keeps masturbating
A 49-year-old Dunlap Road man was charged with two counts of public lewdness Thursday for allegedly being too hard at work while a county highway crew was hard at work nearby.
Thu May 02, 2013
Students recognized at Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Six students from the region Wednesday were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship for their success in their academics and in the community.
Wed May 01, 2013
Looking Back - 05/02/2013
Canajoharie's Village Board adopted a $2,800,550.43 budget, which will carry the same tax rate as the previous year, and which allowed for the reinstatement of a full-time police officer.
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Overnight fire destroys RVs in Montgomery County
Fire investigators are on the scene trying to find out if an overnight fire that destroyed RVs, was intentionally set.
Second teen pleads guilty in double slaying
According to the office of Fulton County Judge Polly Hoye, who served as the judge in the Montgomery County proceeding, Brasmeister could be sentenced from 25 years to life in prison at his July 11 sentencing.
Montanye, former town employee, sues Root
The town of Root and its officials are being sued by its former deputy highway superintendent, who was reportedly fired in December in connection with a work-related injury.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Tkaczyk, officials discuss proposals
State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, joined Montgomery County officials earlier this month to discuss a package of economic development bills that would help small businesses and farms.
Wolf Blitzer becomes latest target in 'swatting' prank
Wolf Blitzer, a Buffalo native and famed CNN anchor has fallen victim to the latest in celebrity pranking - an expensive and dangerous one in that.
Localities eligible for reconstruction funding
Localities in Montgomery County are eligible to receive up to $3 million in state and federal aid to pay for rebuilding in communities affected by storms Irene and Lee in 2011.