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  1. Developing failed casino site could be costlyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Courier Standard

    To prepare for future development at the 585-acre site along Route 30 formerly targeted for a casino, it could cost Montgomery County officials millions before a shovel goes in the ground. At Thursday's Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency meeting, Director Ken Rose said he is preparing a financial budget to investigate the feasibility of developing the site.

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  2. Petition numbers get two tossed from county ballotRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Courier Standard

    Bids from two independent candidates seeking election in Montgomery County in November have been pulled from the ballot due to an incorrect number of petition signatures. The county Board of Elections said Tuesday that James Glorioso, who is running against Sheriff Michael Amato, was taken off ballot due to the lack of valid signatures.

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  3. Commissioner: Montgomery County sheriff candidates challenging each other's petitionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Courier Standard

    There aren't any locally contested races on next month's primary election ballots, but come November, voters will have choices between who will be Montgomery County's clerk and sheriff.

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  4. County cleaning up after another stormRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Courier Standard

    Montgomery County residents went to bed Thursday night under a state of emergency as flood waters made their return to the Mohawk Valley.

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  5. Officials question casino failureRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Courier Standard

    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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  6. No deal: County out of the casino gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The city of Amsterdam and Montgomery County were dealt a losing hand Thursday when the development team for a proposed Exit 27 casino was disqualified from the application process.

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  7. Grant will buy bulletproof vestsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Law enforcement agencies in Montgomery and Fulton counties received a combined $27,000 in grant funding Monday from the state Attorney General's office for the purchase of new bulletproof vests.

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  8. New rules are proposed for train cargoRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The U.S Department of Transportation proposed new rules Wednesday to improve the safety of trains carrying crude oil and other hazardous materials.

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  9. Locals debate casino impactRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The debate continues over whether a potential casino at Thruway Exit 27 could provide an economic boost to the area or create more harm in the long run.

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  10. Rain dampens Fourth on the ThirdRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Courier Standard

    This year's Fourth on the Third celebration, held Thursday in Wiles Park, was a well-attended event cut short by the sudden arrival of severe thunderstorms and heavy winds, followed by hours of rain.

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  11. 'We are moving ahead' Casino plan is still a goRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Despite the state's rejection of requests to modify its casino license application, the developers of a Thruway Exit 27 proposal will not be deterred, officials confirmed Saturday.

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  12. Undersheriff making a run at the statehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Courier Standard

    On the first day of summer Saturday, Montgomery County Undersheriff Peter Vroman officially kicked off his campaign for the 111th Assembly District seat.

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  13. Clairvest: Without help, casino plan 'dead'Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Plans for a casino at Thruway Exit 27 could flat-line before the state Gaming Commission has a chance to consider granting it a license.

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  14. Public gets a look at casino proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Nicole Antonucci A rendering of the proposed Montgomery County casino site, on display at the Florida town board meeting Monday night.

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  15. County gathers flood damage estimates, residents back in evacuated homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Five homes threatened by flooding were evacuated at Argersinger Road Friday due to excessive rainfall, and Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort declared a countywide state of emergency, which remained in effect over the weekend until it was rescinded at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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  16. Amsterdam Salvation Army closing, relocating to Fort PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Courier Standard

    After 10 years of serving the Amsterdam community, the Salvation Army facility on Market Street is scheduled to close its doors to the public June 26. The closing is a result of a lack of funding, and a change in how the Salvation Army will provide services to residents in Montgomery County.

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  17. Looking Back - 06/12/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The village of Canajoharie is proceeding with plans for the possible annexation of Wintergreen Park to the village to provide more adequate protection for the park and its future development.

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  18. Casino support rules explainedRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Courier Standard

    A week after minimum investment amounts required to develop and operate a gaming facility in upstate New York were released, two parties have withdrawn their initial $1 million application fee.

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  19. Boy Scout Camporee brings scouts and reenactors togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Joshua Thomas Jacob Siarkowski, of Troop 51, Broadalbin, hits a wooden ball as Michael Machold, of Troop 48, Amsterdam, looks on.

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  20. Wrongful death case going to trialRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Officials from Montgomery County will be going to trial this summer in the wrongful death lawsuit of Luis A. Torres Jr., an inmate who died in 2010 after he fell from a moving van as he was being transported by the sheriff's department to the county jail.

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