Gun threat in Amsterdam school district unfounded

Gun threat in Amsterdam school district unfounded

Police: Amsterdam man had open beer in cup holder

Police: Amsterdam man had open beer in cup holder

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Montgomery County sheriff announces retirement

Montgomery County mother, son arrested

Montgomery County man charged with rape

NYS grants $6 million for Beech-Nut demolition

A familiar sight on I-90 will soon be coming down.  The vacant and dilapidated century old Beech-Nut facility in Canahojarie is an eyesore, economic loss and dangerous.

Gov. Cuomo announces $81 million in funding for statewide redevelopment projects

Governor Cuomo announced $81 million in funding Monday for projects statewide. 

Flood warning issued in Schenectady County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning in Schenectady County.

Action plan in place for possible river flooding

As the temperature continues to rise, so do flooding concerns along local rivers. In Scotia, police have put out a warning to folks living and working along the Mohawk River. The warm weather may cause a lot of melting and ice jams could back up all of the water.

Schenectady woman accused of throwing child at police

A Schenectady woman is accused of throwing her child at police. State police tell NewsChannel 13 they were called to a dispute on a road in Amsterdam.

Schools respond to increased flu

New York state reporting largest flu increase, including hospitalizations, since 2004.

Montgomery County mom charged after child found in grocery store parking lot

A Fort Plain woman is accused of leaving her 6-year-old son in the parking lot of a supermarket  -- outside the car -- while she picked up groceries.

Glen considers plant that converts sewage into fertilizer

Neighbors who live close to the proposed project (exit 28 off of 90 along 5s)  express concerns prior to Planning Board decision.

Home a total loss following Amsterdam fire

A house is a total loss following an early Thursday blaze in Amsterdam.

Daughters of Schenectady hit and run victim call for witnesses

Brittany Thackrah was supposed to be celebrating her father's 55th birthday Wednesday. Instead, her dad is in Albany Med with a fractured skull and broken ribs.

Amsterdam man charged with criminal mischief at Albany International Airport

An Amsterdam man is facing charges, accused of causing damage at Albany International Airport.

Rise in customer complaints of propane companies sparks state crackdown

State officials are cracking down on propane companies. Some companies are being accused of misconduct during the recent cold snap.

Police release name of fatal Montgomery County crash victim

State police have released the name of the man killed in a crash in Montgomery County on New Year's Eve.

Red Cross helps five people after Canajoharie fire

Five people are getting help after a fire Sunday night on Orchard Street in Canajoharie.

Men charged in credit card skimming scheme

Two men from Florida are arrested, accused of putting credit card skimming devices on gas pumps in Fonda. State police worked with the FBI to arrest Yudiel Ceballos and Yuny Rodriguez Hurtado.

Montgomery County man arrested for child sex crimes

A volunteer coach at St. Mary's Institute in Amsterdam has been arrested for child sex crimes. John Salisbury is from Hagaman. He was the subject of a joint investigation by the State Police in Fonda and the State Police Computer Crimes Unit in Latham.

Kristy Pollack Memorial Christmas Lights open in Amsterdam

It was merry and bright in Amsterdam on Friday. The Kristy Pollack Memorial Christmas Lights opened for its 19th season. Santa and Mrs. Claus were there for the festivities.

Man sentenced for 2014 murder

A man was sentenced Friday for a 2014 murder. Hector Abreu received 40 years to life in prison for killing Angel Carrion.

'Me Too Act' supporters cross political and gender lines

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a co-sponsor of the "Me Too Act."  The proposed legislation doesn't intend to just highlight a problem, it aims to fix it.

Brunswick garage fire kept at bay from nearby home

A fire destroyed a garage in Brunswick early Tuesday morning. It happened on McChesney Avenue.

Multi-family home destroyed in Amsterdam

More than a dozen people, including several children, are homeless, following an early-morning fire in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam pizza shop damaged by fire

Firefighters in Amsterdam put out a fire at the Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta Restaurant on Forest Avenue.

Fire destroys Amsterdam house

Fire has destroyed an Amsterdam house. The fire broke out before 4 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of Guy Park Avenue near St. Mary's Hospital.

Peak tick season hits Capital District

Mid October through Mid December is peak tick season.

Why do we vote for county coroner?

When you go to the polls to vote next Tuesday, you might see a position you know little about: coroner.

Preventing a KRACK attack

KRACK stands for Key Reinstallation AttACK.  It exploits a router encryption flaw and forces one-time log-ins to be re-used, giving hackers the chance to decode and steal personal information like passwords, credit card, banking information and even photos.

Amsterdam man faces public lewdness charge

Amsterdam police want to know if anyone else was victimized by a man arrested for exposing himself outside St. Mary’s Hospital.

Montgomery County woman accused of tattooing child

A Montgomery County woman is accused of tattooing a child. State police say 18-year-old Rogeana Zasa tattooed a 13-year-old child while they were at a home in Broadalbin.

Loaded gun found at Albany Airport security checkpoint

The TSA says an Amsterdam man tried to bring a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag past security at Albany International Airport on Friday. TSA says .380 caliber gun was loaded with six bullets.

Sample results ready next week on construction dust bothering residents

Sampling results will be ready next week on a white powder and residue that's been bothering some Montgomery County residents. A Department of Environmental Conservation field team was in the town of Florida last week to test it.

The Sentinel opening in Amsterdam

NewsChannel 13 is getting answers on a new assisted living facility on Market Street in Amsterdam. A NewsChannel 13 viewer reached out this week to ask why The Sentinel has not yet opened. It was expected to open last spring.

Construction dust concerning Montgomery County residents

Residents of the town of Florida in Montgomery County contacted NewsChannel 13 this week. They're concerned about a massive Dollar General distribution center being built in their backyards - literally.

Former postal worker sentenced to 3 years probation

A postal worker in Montgomery County has been sentenced for stealing postal money orders and gift cards.

NY granting nearly $30M for Mohawk Valley water projects

New York is granting nearly $30 million for water infrastructure projects in the Mohawk Valley.

Bill targets Columbus Day

An Assembly Member from Brooklyn just introduced a bill that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's day.

Montgomery County effort aids hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

Members of the Puerto Rican community in Montgomery County are organizing relief efforts for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Amsterdam lifts boil water advisory

The boil water advisory on the southside of Amsterdam has been lifted. 

Teen stabbed in chest in Amsterdam

A teenager has been stabbed in Amsterdam.

State Police find 350 pot plants in Montgomery County

State Police were searching for pot Wednesday morning in Montgomery County.

Credit skimming devices found across Capital Region

More skimming devices are turning up in the area, this time in Montgomery County.

Shipping snafu leaves sick dog in limbo

An Amsterdam woman had to take out a loan for the emergency surgery to save her dog, who had a bleeding spleen. As she waited for the spleen to be tested by a lab for cancer, she found out FedEx had lost the package.

Mercy Mission: Amsterdam to San Juan

An Amsterdam couple has transformed their home on Pulaski Street into a hub of humanitarian activity, gathering donated items to be sent to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico.

Man accused of harassing woman who posted Craigslist ad

A woman who is a house cleaner posted an ad on Craigslist. Police say the responses she received from one man were obscene.

String of recent burglaries unnerve town of Glen

The Town of Glen held a community forum Wednesday night to discuss concerns over a string of recent burglaries. 

Two people arrested in Amsterdam raid

AMSTERDAM – A SWAT team raids an Amsterdam home. Two people are now under arrest.

Dad charged with punching infant son in head appears in court

The Gloversville father accused of punching his infant son in the head went before a judge on Wednesday morning.

Man killed in ATV crash

An Amsterdam man has been killed in an ATV crash in Johnstown.

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.

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.