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2 hrs ago | Recorder

Beating the storms NY Rising final plan is outlined

Expansion of services, creek wall restorations, and bridge replacements are among critical projects outlined in Montgomery County's New York Rising Resiliency Plan.

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Related Topix: St. Johnsville, NY, Fort Plain, NY, Canajoharie, NY

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Objection filed for sheriff's race

An objection has been filed on more than 700 signatures for a Montgomery County sheriff candidate's petition for the November election.

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Related Topix: St. Johnsville, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Cheers and jeers

To a remarkable woman. Barbara Spraker, who died Monday at age 89, had great love for her family and country.

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Related Topix: Canajoharie, NY, Gloversville, NY, Robots, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Recorder

A lot of pride, preparation go into the 4-H show ring

On the second day of the Fonda Fair, children from the Montgomery County 4-H program were busy in the cow palace.

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Related Topix: St. Johnsville, NY, Cobleskill, NY, Pattersonville, NY

Courier Standard

Storm cleanup continues in Canajoharie and Palatine Bridge

At 7:25 a.m. Friday, a Canajoharie DPW crew clears a fallen tree from Old Sharon Road while Canajoharie Police Chief Bryan MacFadden directs traffic.

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Related Topix: Canajoharie, NY, Palatine Bridge, NY, Fonda, NY, Weather

Courier Standard

Montgomery County winery benefitting from tourism grant

Ever since the Hummingbird Hills Winery bought a sign advertising what it is and where it is located, business has begun to pick up, co-owner Kimm Schick said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Left At The Gate

Casino Odds and Ends, Aug 27

Even as he was winning generous tax breaks from Sullivan County for the proposed casino at the Concord, Mohegan Sun CEO Mitchell Etess once again warned that an Orange County casino would spell doom for the project.

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Albany Times Union

Drug, vehicle charges in Amsterdam stop

Montgomery County sheriff's deputies said they charged a Schenectady man with drug possession and driving with a suspended license.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Amsterdam, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Counties net park plans

Fulton County and the Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency last week received nearly $100,000 in low professional proposals to do preliminary work at the proposed regional business park site.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY, Saratoga County, NY, Clifton Park, NY, Baldwinsville, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Recorder

Montgomery County loses one of its champions

Barbara V. Spraker -- a household name in Canajoharie thanks to her tireless, lifelong efforts to promote and preserve the village and town that she loved and called home -- passed away Monday.

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Related Topix: Canajoharie, NY

Recorder

Rensselaer casino interests seeking support from Montgomery County

Three weeks after losing a bid for a proposed casino off Thruway Exit 27, the Montgomery County Legislature may consider putting its support behind another casino project being proposed in the capital region.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Rochester, NY, Schoharie County, NY, Fulton County, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Boundaries trip up plans

The governments of Fulton and Montgomery counties want to build a regional business park, but they need the town of Mohawk and the city of Johnstown to agree to a tax revenue-sharing agreement first.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY, Johnstown, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Higher Rates

Health-care experts blame smoking and obesity for higher rates of certain cancers in Fulton and Montgomery counties compared to the state averages.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Colorectal Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

Recorder

Service to the community leads to prestigious award

Dozens of community leaders and guests made their way to the garden on Monday evening to celebrate the 94th annual Women's Equality Day and honor the 2014 Equality Award recipient at an event hosted by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, NY, Gloversville, NY, Fulton County, NY, Johnstown, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

Condtions improving in Montgomery County

The state of emergency that had been in effect for Montgomery County when flooding hit last week has been lifted.

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Related Topix: Fonda, NY, Canajoharie, NY

Recorder

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The disqualification of Montgomery County's application for a casino gaming license is unquestionably a devastating blow to our area.

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Related Topix: Indian Lake, NY, Speculator, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Finding Help

The recent suicide of actor Robin Williams has some health officials concerned about possible copy-cat suicides, but the death also is raising awareness about suicide prevention.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Fulton County, NY, Suicide, Hamilton County, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

From Farm to Fair

This year, attendees at the 173rd Fonda Fair will be able to get a closer look at where their food comes from than ever before.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Amsterdam, NY, Cobleskill, NY, Fort Plain, NY, Herkimer County, NY

Albany Times Union

Road reopens in Montgomery County

Officials in Montgomery County say state Route 163 in the town of Minden is back open and passable by all traffic.

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Clarksville Online

Clarksville's L.E.A.P. Organization Plans Youth Excursion to New York City

L.E.A.P. organization is planning their next youth excursion to see the bright lights and big city of New York.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

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