Amsterdam Newswire (Page 13)

Amsterdam Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Amsterdam, NY. (Page 13)

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  1. Sophia Lazurko BishkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Sophia Lazurko Bishko, 94, formerly of Broadalbin, New York, died peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Houston, Texas, where she lived her last two-and-one-half years of life. Sophia was born in Ukraine, to the Rev.

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  2. Community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644. For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or toll free at 1-800-932-8677.

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  3. Volunteers needed for Canal Clean SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is looking for volunteers for the 12th annual Canal Clean Sweep, an event aimed at clearing debris at the sites along the Erie Canal. David Brooks, the Education Coordinator at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, said this year the local Canal Clean Sweep event will be conducted April 22, at 8 a.m. He said participants will be conducting a sweep along the towpaths of the historic site and around Yankee Hill to pick up debris and trash.

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  4. Mayor Eugene R. ChristopherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Mayor Eugene R. Christopher, 88, of Union Street, Broadalbin, died Thursday evening, April 13, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Broadalbin on December 8, 1928, a son of Victor and Clara Crannell Christopher and was a 1945 graduate of Broadalbin High School.

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  5. Man pleads to workers' comp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A former city of Amsterdam employee has pleaded guilty to defrauding the workers' compensation system of $15,000 according to a news release from New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott. William Forte, 51, of Coolidge Road, Amsterdam, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Amsterdam City Court to attempted workers' compensation fraud, a misdemeanor, with restitution in the amount of $15,000.

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  6. 3 Amsterdam teens indicted in murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Three city teens have been indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury for the March murder of Alexander Martuscello, according to District Attorney Kelli P. McCoski. aS Raymond Matros, 18, of 24 Clark Ave. with two counts of second-degree murder, attempted robbery and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

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  7. Kaycee LandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Kaycee Lander, 24, of Amsterdam, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 3, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She was born October 4, 1992, in Amsterdam, the daughter of Christopher Lander Sr. and Doreen Sleezer Gillis.

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  8. Lease signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency recently finalized a building lease arrangement with acid whey processing firm Johnstown Renewables LLC, which may complete construction by July. IDA Executive Director James Mraz said Wednesday his agency and the new Johnstown Industrial Park firm are operating under a newly-signed lease agreement.

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  9. Lawsuit filed against APD, cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A city resident has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Amsterdam and two of its police officers alleging his civil rights were violated. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of New York by Albany-based attorney Vincent Uba on behalf of city resident Ryan Bergh.

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  10. Robert G. BlinsingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Robert G. Blinsinger, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 23, 1932, in Amsterdam to the late Stephen and Mary Ward Blinsinger.

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  11. Johnstown property owner seeks expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The city Planning Board on Tuesday approved itself as lead agency for a state Environmental Quality Review for a proposed commercial building addition project. Shelly VanNostrand, CPA PLLC, and her engineer - Darrin Romeyn of Gloversville-based DM Romeyn Civil Engineering Design - presented the project to the board at City Hall.

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  12. H.S. Baseball Roundup: Amsterdam rolls past South Glens FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Amsterdam Rams were scheduled to be on the road for Wednesday's game against South Glens Falls. However, field conditions did not allow the game to be played at South High.

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  13. Fulmont plans Family Fun DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Fulmont Community Action Agency's Gloversville Advisory Council will host a Family Fun Day on Tuesday at Friendly's Ice Cream, 248 N. Comrie Ave. With a voucher available at Fulmont's Gloversville, Northville, Fonda or Amsterdam locations, customers on the day of the event will get 20 percent of the cost of their meal donated to Fulmont's Gloversville Outreach Center at 53 Church St. in Gloversville. The money will be used to support center activities, such as stocking the food pantry, and other assistance to local low-income families.

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  14. Woman dies in Amsterdam fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A 24-year-old pregnant mother of three died as a result of a fire at 79 Academy St. on Monday. A news release from Amsterdam Fire Department Tuesday said the department had responded to a fire at 79 Academy St. at approximately 3:39 p.m. According to the release, during the fighting of the blaze, the fire department had suppressed the main body of the fire, which was in the home's "simultaneously [a] truck company was laddering the west side of the building where there was a reported family member still inside.

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  15. Montgomery County battles welfare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort said his county has rebuilt its welfare fraud unit, taking it from six part-time investigators to now three part-time investigators and two full-time positions a social welfare examiner and a full-time supervisor. Ossenfort said these changes came about in part because the county lost one of its veteran welfare fraud investigators, Michael Villa, who became the mayor of Amsterdam.

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  16. Loan program gets nodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Montgomery County Legislature Tuesday voted to authorize the Energize N.Y. Benefit Financing Program, which will open up low-cost financing for energy efficiency improvements for commercial and multi-family homes. The loan program will be administered by a not-for-profit entity called the Energy Improvement Corp. and will provide financing of up to 10 percent of the property value of qualified applicants seeking loan money for energy efficiency projects.

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  17. Area news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Yaritza Colliton, 43, of 423 Route 161, Amsterdam, was arrested by the Montgomery County sheriff's and charged with having an unregistered motor vehicle and a forged inspection sticker. Deputies said Colliton was arrested for displaying a forged certificate of inspection and operating an unregistered motor vehicle following a traffic stop in the town of Amsterdam.

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  18. AAUW dinner, guest speaker setRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    She will tell the story through narration, photographs and songs, according to a news release. Musical accompaniment will be provided by David Hodges.

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  19. Tri-county blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A driver was ticketed on two charges following an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff's deputies at 7:10 a.m. March 13 on County Highway 103 in the town. Deputies said Victor Burgos, 37, of 71 Franklin Ave., Hartford, Ct., was ticketed on charges of failure to stay right and a driving on slope violation.

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  20. Donald F. NewlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Born on November 14, 1926, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Thelma Little and Walter Newland. Donald attended local schools and bravely enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 to proudly serve our county during WW II.

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