Man accused of harassing woman who posted Craigslist ad

Man accused of harassing woman who posted Craigslist ad

String of recent burglaries unnerve town of Glen

String of recent burglaries unnerve town of Glen

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Two people arrested in Amsterdam raid

Dad charged with punching infant son in head appears in court

Man killed in ATV crash

Glen residents band together to protect community

A Montgomery County resident says he's concerned to hear more and more about home break-ins in his town.  He's getting residents together to fight back.

Florida fundraiser benefits young cancer patient

A day of activity was aimed at supporting a special little girl. The Brotherhood of Justice Motorcycle Club came together Saturday in the town of Florida to support little Giada Olmstead.

Fonda man ticketed for growing marijuana

A man from Fonda has been ticketed for growing marijuana on his property.

Amsterdam man accused of touching young girl

An Amsterdam man has been arrested, accused of touching a young girl at the Great Escape amusement park.

Sewage upgrades underway in Amsterdam

NewsChannel 13 checked up on two infrastructure projects that we've been tracking the progress of in Amsterdam.  According to DEC, steps have been taken to contain a year long sewer discharge into the Mohawak are complete.  And, another necessary, and much anticipated upgrade, is currently underway.  

Amsterdam man charged with aggravated DWI

New York State Police say they pulled over 27-year-old Gregory Hentnik of Amsterdam for speeding on Route 29A in Johnstown.

Crowds in Schenectady and Amsterdam for eclipse viewing

People in the Capital Region came out to see the partial eclipse.  Thousands gathered at different viewing parties around the area.

Gillibrand calls for faster internet in rural areas

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Montgomery County Thursday morning, asking for faster internet. 

Man charged with abusing 1-year-old child

Montgomery County sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say pinched a 1-year-old child so hard, the infant had significant bruising.

Peeling New York license plates still on the roads

At least three years after the problem started, it is still not hard to find a New York license plate with a peeling problem.

Sex offender accused of not reporting social media activity

A Montgomery County sex offender is facing new charges. Sheriff's investigators say 44-year-old Leo Curry of Fultonville opened a Facebook account under a fake name.

Ohio man killed, brother hurt when SUV crashes on NY Thruway

New York State Police say an SUV crashed and overturned on the Thruway in the Mohawk Valley, killing an Ohio man and injuring his brother.

Three people rescued from Wintergreen Park

Investigators say three people who had to be rescued from rising waters in a Canajoharie Park on Wednesday night admit they walked around two gates closing the park and ignored no trespassing signs.

One person killed in Montgomery County crash

One person is dead after an accident in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County could win $20 million if Canajoharie dissolves

For over a hundred years, the Village of Canajoharie was fueled by the jobs in its Beech-Nut factory. Now, to do something with the empty building, Canajoharie may have to lose its title of village.

Amsterdam receives nearly $1 million for water fixes

The city received the money just two days after it applied to a new emergency relief program.

Congressman takes aim at SAFE Act

An anti-SAFE Act sign has been hanging in front of Don Novak's Columbia County house for the past four years.

Man charged after Montgomery County manhunt

The man accused of prompting an intense manhunt last week in Montgomery County has been charged.

Man drowns in Erie Canal in Montgomery County

The body of a 25-year old man from Gloversville was pulled from the Erie Canal Tuesday morning, about three hours after he had slipped off the bank he was fishing from. Because he couldn't swim, he couldn't fight the current.

Amsterdam hoping state funds can help fix sewage problem

The city of Amsterdam is hoping a new state emergency fund can help to keep sewage from backing up into homes on Pershing Road.

Untreated sewage continues to flow into Capital Region rivers

If you plan on spending any time in the Hudson or Mohawk Rivers this weekend, you might want to know how much sewage you could be exposed to.

Cleanup underway at Frothingham Free Library

Cleanup is underway at the Frothingham Free Library.

Manhunt ends in Montgomery County

A manhunt in Montgomery County is over. Boyd Wells is now back in police custody.

New Lyme screen researched locally

Blood drawn at the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is advancing research for tick borne illness.

Search underway for escapee in Montgomery County

The search is on for an escapee in Montgomery County. NewsChannel 13 is told the man was making an appearance at Montgomery County Court in Fonda and escaped.

Re-arrested Green Island sex offender active on Facebook

In the month between prison and his second arrest, William Goodman was incredibly active on social media, creating not one but two Facebook accounts.  Both the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and local police tell NewsChannel 13 it's out of their hands. 

Neglected dog making great progress in recovery

A dog found neglected and hurt on the side of the road in Amsterdam last April is making great progress in her recovery.

New Jersey man killed in Montgomery County crash

A man is dead after crashing his car in Montgomery County Saturday morning.

Amsterdam library kicks off summer reading after fire

The NYS Education Commissioner helped kick off summer reading programs in Amsterdam.  The programs were delayed because of a June fire.

NewsChannel 13 Investigates: Contamination crisis

Governor Cuomo cited legislation he signed this April, approving $2.5 billion for clean water infrastructure as proof that the state of New York is doing its part.

Out-of-state E-ZPass users charged more

Below the new E-Z Pass reading scanners along the Mass Pike, are new signs making it very obvious Massachusetts is charging the rest of E-Z Pass-using America more.

Fire destroys family business in Fonda

Multiple crews are battling a large fire at Mancini Oil in Fonda. In a video sent to NewsChannel 13 by a viewer, you can see flames shooting from the building in the area of West Main Street and Broadway.

Emergency crews rescue 13 at Winter Green Park

Emergency crews rescued 13 people along the Canajoharie Creek in Winter Green Park.

Lawmakers vote unanimously to foreclose on former Beech-Nut plant

Montgomery County lawmakers have unanimously voted 9-0 to foreclose on the former Beech-Nut site. Residents call the property in the heart of Canajoharie an eyesore. It took a lot of work to get to this point.

Woman missing in Montgomery County found safe

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department says 75-year-old Annette Oliver has been found safe.

Amsterdam boil water advisory lifted

AMSTERDAM - A boil water advisory covering the south side of Amsterdam has been lifted.

Part of Amsterdam still under boil water advisory

Amsterdam is under a boil water advisory right now.

Uber and Lyft arrive in Capital Region

Drivers and passengers have been clamoring for Uber and Lyft for years.  Forty-seven other states and New York City already depend on ride share services.

Amsterdam library begins next chapter after fire

It's been one week since an unusual fire forced the Amsterdam Free Library to close its doors for three days.  Regulars are happy to be back in its familiar rooms.

Fire damages Amsterdam apartment

The Red Cross is helping a family of five, after a fire in Amsterdam. The fire broke out in a downstairs apartment of 11 Garden Street, just after 7 p.m. Sunday evening.

Police: Amsterdam man drove drunk with kids in car

An Amsterdam man is behind bars after State Police say he drove drunk with two young children in the car.

Amsterdam library damaged by fire

Repairs are underway at the Amsterdam Free Library, after an overnight fire involving the building and some equipment outside.  How the fire started is a bit of a mystery. 

Traffic stop leads to drugs, weapons charges for Amsterdam man

An Amsterdam man is facing drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop.

State police make Leandra's Law arrests

Three people are accused of driving drunk with kids in the car.

Waste Watchers: State pours millions into brand new rest area... again

Months after one grand opening, a rest area near Canajoharie had another ribbon cutting Monday. The facility cost $7.5 million to build, and then the state poured millions more into the brand new building. NewsChannel 13 wanted to find out why the state was spending your tax dollars this way. State officials pointed to tourism as the reason for pumping millions more dollars into the formally part-time facility.

Police: Mayfield man collected unemployment benefits while working

A Mayfield man is accused of collecting unemployment benefits while still working. Cameron Woodruff, 25, is charged with grand larceny.

Recent rains overwhelm Capital Region sewers

While the sun has finally made an appearance again, it’s rained hard in the Capital Region over the last few days. That has overwhelmed local sewer systems.

Advocates push for tougher animal protection laws

All different kinds of animals and advocates for tougher laws to protect them were at the state Capitol on Tuesday. It was part of Animal Advocacy Day.

Amsterdam police arrest man accused in Fastrac robbery

Amsterdam police have charged 29-year-old Jose Omar Rivera Ramos with robbery in the first degree in connection to an incident at Fastrac Friday night.

Several animals rescued from burning Amsterdam home

The American Red Cross is helping four people in Amsterdam after a fire broke out in their home on Elias Street.

Tractor trailer driver dies in Root accident

A collision involving a tractor trailer in Montgomery County has killed the driver.

Amsterdam Library vote soundly rejected

By a 4-to-1 margin, voters in the Broadalbin-Perth School District rejected a proposal Tuesday night that would have imposed a $10,000 tax levy to help finance the Amsterdam Free Library. 

Tractor trailer accident kills driver

One person is dead after a tractor trailer accident Wednesday evening in the Town of Root.

Fort Plain teacher competes on 'American Ninja Warrior'

A Fort Plain teacher is vying to become America's next "Ninja Warrior."

Rep. Faso defends health care vote as challengers emerge

Congressman John Faso is defending his vote on the Republican health care plan, saying that he hopes changes are made. And even though Election Day 2018 is a year and a half away, there are already four Democratic challengers for his seat.

Animals seized by SPCA sparks dispute between farm owner and tenant

The Montgomery County SPCA removed a number of animals from a farm in Charleston after the owner of the animals was charged with animal cruelty.

Fort Plain teacher competing on American Ninja Warrior

A pep rally at Fort Plain High School took a surprise twist when it went from cheering on a team to cheering on a teacher who is leaving this weekend to compete on NBC's hit show "American Ninja Warrior."

Amsterdam store brings best of Brooklyn

Small business owners are trying to find that niche, that thing that sets them apart and makes them a hit. A man who lives north of Amsterdam may have found it, three and a half hours away.

Woman faces animal cruelty charges for second time in about a year

Dozens of neglected animals are found in Montgomery County. The woman investigators blame is no stranger. Amy Person is charged with 31 counts of animal cruelty.

Fort Plain man charged with rape

A Fort Plain man is charged with rape. The charges for 20-year-old Michael Stevenson stem back to a late 2015 incident. That’s when he’s accused of having sexual contact with victims less than 13 years old in Gloversville.