Ossenfort to meet with transition team
With Montgomery County's official change in government just about three weeks away, Executive-elect Matthew Ossenfort has scheduled a meeting next week with his transition team.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Judy A. Conte
She was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Cincotta Kling. For over 20 years she worked as a social worker for Montgomery County.
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Hazmat response at Amsterdam hospital
The Montgomery County hazardous materials team responded to the St. Mary's Hospital emergency department after a patient was brought there Monday after ingesting an unknown substance.
Preservation League presents nearly $20,000 in grants
The Preservation League of New York State presented three grants, totaling nearly $20,000, to Montgomery County organizations on Tuesday morning at Canajoharie business Twilight Gardens.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
County approves Extension funding
Fulton County supervisors on Monday voted narrowly to continue subsidizing Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties for two more years, even though the county previously decided to discontinue funding by the end of this year.
County makes poor decision
With only a few weeks left in its existence, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors showed last week why it needs to be replaced as the governing authority for Montgomery County.
Montgomery council member Ervin to leave seat in January
County Councilwoman Valerie Ervin addresses attendees before Executive Isiah Leggett signs the minimum wage bill Thursday in Rockville.
Substance forces ER?evacuation
The emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital at Guy Park Avenue reopened this morning after it was evacuated Monday afternoon when a woman walked into that area of the hospital with a substance that created a strong odor, officials said.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Blasts at Lock 12 in Tribes Hill scheduled
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Office has been notified that there will be several blasts at Lock 12 in Tribes Hill beginning Wednesday.
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Beech-Nut completes sale of former Canajoharie plant
Beech-Nut said Monday morning it has completed the sale of its former manufacturing plant in downtown Canajoharie.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Computer Science Education Week's time has come
Dubbed the "home screen," televisions started trickling into American homes in the 1940s, albeit very slowly.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Mayor-elect hoping to score team players
City Mayor-elect Michael Julius likes the attitude of fellow Democrat and former three-term U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey.
Hope from hops
For years, Jared Goderie, a crew supervisor at Goderie's Tree Farm, has been brewing his own beer, mostly seasonal brews, Indian pale ales or lagers, often using hops he grew himself.
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Role in thefts probed after Route 5
A Montgomery County man faces a court date later this month to answer charges that followed a traffic stop on Route 5, State Police said Saturday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Supervisors dipping into fund balance
At a budget meeting Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors used roughly $1.5 million in fund balance to cut taxes for the tentative 2014 spending plan.
2014 budget decreases tax levy
The 2014 budget carries a total tax levy of $337,718 based upon a total appropriation of $1,263,423 less estimated revenues of $840,705, less fund balance and appropriation reserves of $85,000.
Exec gets a car and more help
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday added support staff and a leased car for Executive-elect Matthew Ossenfort into the tentative 2014 budget.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Flander family keeps Thanksgiving tradition alive
At 11 a.m. an assembly line of volunteers began packing up containers full of Thanksgiving dinner and dessert.
Baseball bat used to kill dog: deputies
A Pattersonville woman was arrested for beating a dog to death with a baseball bat, Montgomery?County sheriff's deputies said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Police: Teacher accused of sexually assaulting student fled country
A teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy with autism has fled the country, according to Montgomery County Police.