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Ossenfort delivers State of the County
Early Friday morning, Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort delivered the first State of the County address since the new government started in January.
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Village and sanitary district to undergo joint study, board hires engineer for water line project
Montgomery County Sanitary District 1 Chairman James Post approached the Canajoharie Village Board during Tuesday's meeting to discuss a joint $38,000 grant awarded to the two agencies in Nov., 2013, aimed at funding an efficiency study that will take a detailed look at the current sanitary systems in Nelliston and Canajoharie.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Village board names GAVAC lead 911 responder
On Tuesday evening, the Canajoharie Village Board decided unanimously, minus absent trustees Jena Coppernoll and Stanley Smith, to name Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Sheriff Michael J. Amato announces membership drive
The New York State Sheriff's Association Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Montgomery County within the next few days according to Sheriff Michael Amato.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Johnstown officer pleads guilty to rape
City Patrolman Adam Schwabrow pleaded guilty today to raping a 16-year-old girl and is expected to be sentenced to a year in jail.
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Montgomery County forms animal welfare panel
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort has created an Animal Welfare Investigation and Cruelty Prevention Commission designed to deal with puppy mills, animal cruelty and the sheltering of animals following a disaster.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Undersheriff seeks Assembly seat
Montgomery County Undersheriff Pete Vroman was endorsed by the county Republican Committee Saturday in his bid for the 111th state Assembly District.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Glen town judge's photo exhibit depicts violence, paranoia in 1970s Belfast
Two black-and-white photos of Irish children hang framed on the wall near the door of the Perrella Gallery at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Resiliency after disasters focus of meeting
Local volunteers, Red Cross workers and officials and state representatives met at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Education Services Friday to discuss how to bring back a sense of community and help areas devastated by disasters such as June's flooding in Fort Plain.
Montgomery County executive praises cooperation
More than 100 people crowded into the Winner's Circle to listen to Montgomery County's new executive deliver his first State of the County address this morning.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Get deal for park done
It's good to see economic development officials from Fulton and Montgomery counties have not abandoned the plan to develop a regional business park.
Upcoming Events - 02/27/2014
The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast presentation, the State of Montgomery County, featuring Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort, on Friday, Feb. 28, at 8 a.m. at The Winner's Circle, 3293 Route 5. The event is sponsored by C.T. Male Associates and is open to chamber members, their employees, and to the ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Sewer District board making pipeline repair plans
The June 28, 2013 Otsquago Creek flood caused far more than just visible damage in Fort Plain, compromising a buried sewer pipe connecting dozens of Fort Plain homes to the greater sewer network, Montgomery County Sanitary District Number 1. The Montgomery County Sanitary District Number 1 Board of Directors has hired McDonald Engineering to survey ... (more)
Residents speak against idea - Florida council on board with casino land proposal
After listening to more than a dozen local people voice both their concerns and hopes for a proposed casino in the town of Florida Monday night, the town council approved a resolution supporting its construction.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Downtown?Amsterdam could host casino
I've been following the stories regarding the possibility of a casino in Montgomery County.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Large fireball spotted across the northeast on Sunday evening
Around 9 p.m. on Sunday evening, sporadic reports started coming in to social media and local government agencies of a fireball with a possible explosion over Montgomery county.
County settles inmates' civil rights lawsuits
Montgomery County has settled at least a half-dozen civil rights lawsuits filed by inmates who claimed the sheriff and jail administrator segregated them because they were sex offenders or accused of sex crimes.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cheers and jeers
To reducing polling locations. The Gloversville Enlarged School District is considering reducing the number of district polling places utilized during budget votes and school board elections.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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Study aims to ease traffic issues in Fultonville and Fonda
It doesn't take long for a tractor trailer to go by when driving through the Montgomery County villages of Fultonville and Fonda.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Council gets behind casino plan
Though prior to the meeting, some aldermen expressed concerns in bringing a casino to the area, they said they put the resolution up because they were asked to by state officials.