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9 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

County settles lawsuit over arrest: attorney

Montgomery County has settled a lawsuit brought by a man who alleged the Sheriff's Department violated his civil rights when he was arrested while trying to keep his vehicle from being repossessed, a news release said.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Courier Standard

Catholic Daughters seek donations for babies

Members of Catholic Daughters' Court Catherine Esther #1264 met on Monday, August 4 at Wiles Park in Fort Plain.

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Related Topix: Fort Plain, NY, Palatine Bridge, NY

Recorder

Amsterdam and B-PCS are among local schools earning pre-K grant

The Greater Amsterdam and Broadalbin-Perth Central school districts are among 81 districts and community-based organizations to receive state funding to start full-day pre-kindergarten programs.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY, Education Etc., Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fulton County, NY, Gloversville, NY

Recorder

Jobs are coming to Edson Street

The Flooring Authority Inc. in Amsterdam is expanding into the city's Edson Street Industrial Park and as a result will bring additional jobs to the area.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY

Recorder

Joel Kaplan honored for his years of involvement in the community

Casey Croucher/Recorder staff NYSARC Executive Director Marc Brandt,left, NYSARC CFO John Sherman,center, Barbara Wool, Liberty ARC Director of Public Relations and Development, right.

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Recorder

What's happening

The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education will meet for its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Central Administration Building, 11 Liberty St. The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Utica Zoo at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. Reptiles and Amphibians visit the library and at 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Fort Johnson, NY, Amsterdam, NY, Life, Food, Dining, Gloversville, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Recorder

Woman organizes community walk to help stop child abuse

For the past two years, the Hagaman resident has been working with child protective services, and going back and forth to court, to protect a youngster.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Hagaman, NY, Amsterdam, NY

Recorder

Quality of life: Mohawk's future plan could include Fonda dissolution

Dissolving the village of Fonda into the town, and the impact it would have on residents, is among the items town officials hope to address in an update to a comprehensive plan.

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Related Topix: Fonda, NY, Fulton County, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

More jobs still in play

While a developer's play to locate a casino in Montgomery County went bust, there will be more opportunities for local officials to lend a hand to businesses to bring jobs to the area.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY, Fulton County, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Preparing for Growth

Four years ago, in the summer of 2010, local economic development officials were optimistic about the potential economic benefits to the local region of the GlobalFoundaries microchip fabrication project at the Luthor Forest Tech Campus in Malta.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Mayfield, NY, Fulton County, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Recorder

River Ridge woman is the oldest person in Montgomery County

Cotton was the center of attention Friday, at her residence in the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY, Canajoharie, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Mobile app joins anti-DWI effort

FONDA?- STOP-DWI New York has launched a free mobile app, Have A Plan, that encourages people to have a plan to get home safely if they are impaired by alcohol or drugs.

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Related Topix: Fonda, NY

Albany Times Union

Deputies: Pink-gloved bandit arrested

The first robbery was March 10 at the AM Best Truck Stop in Fultonville, Montgomery County sheriff's officials said.

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Related Topix: Fultonville, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Court date ahead in Minden motorcycle collision

A Montgomery County man accused of driving his motorcycle into a car and injuring his passenger will be arraigned later this month, authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fort Plain, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Recorder

Officials question casino failure

Less than a week after Montgomery County lost its chance at becoming a potential site for one of four casinos in the capital region, officials said they are moving forward in a new economic development initiative to bring revenue to the area.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Vroman would be great assemblyman

I am writing in support of Mr. Peter Vroman, who is a candidate for the New York state Assembly from the 111th Assembly District.

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Related Topix: Schoharie County, NY, Prison, Schoharie, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Courier Standard

Upcoming Events - 08/14/2014

Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Rd., will be holding a chicken barbecue on Thursday, Aug. 14, starting at 4:30 p.m. Cost for adults will be $9 and children $5.50.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Potatoes, Vegetables, Fonda, NY, Underground Railroad

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Albany Times Union

Police: Fonda man attempted to kill nursing home resident with pillow

Edgar L. Morey, was charged by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office for attempted murder after deputies allege he attempted to kill a nursing home resident by smothering them with a pillow on Aug. 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fonda, NY

Recorder

Cornell intern learned a lot this summer

Summer intern Shannon Bush will be leaving Amsterdam Aug. 15 to return to school at Cornell University, but she said she's learned a lot from the city after being here.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Amsterdam, NY

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

A year later: Epic recovery in Fort

Looking south down Route 80 from the Route 5S intersection in Fort Plain on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fort Plain, NY, Herkimer County, NY

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