When an antique stroller was taken from an Amsterdam family, they feared it was gone forever. But thanks to the power of friends, Facebook, and a conscientious police officer, this story has a happy ending. The stroller that was taken from Amsterdam was found in a shop in Fultonville.
A Florida man is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from an elderly family member in Montgomery County. Police say William Lewis Jr., 59, took the money over six months, and used it for his own personal gain.
Tuesday night's heavy rain, caused more sewage problems. According to a state Department of Environmental Conservation Alert, the rain sent 10,000 of raw sewage into the Hudson River in Glens Falls Tuesday morning.
The state is now getting involved in the massive sewage spill in Amsterdam. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday directed state environmental leaders to meet with Amsterdam officials about the leak on the North Chuctanunda Creek.
Raw sewage is spilling into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam. The DEC Sewage Alert estimates as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, more than 300,000 of gallons had spilled into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam and it is still flowing.
A piece of 9/11 history is now a permanent memorial at a local college. A 33-foot section of the communications spire from the World Trade Center was installed Monday morning at Fulton Montgomery Community College.
An Amsterdam man accused of hoarding dozens of cats in filthy conditions says it's a situation that got out of control. That same man has been in the news before for allegations that he set up surveillance to watch two boys next door.
A man has been arrested in Montgomery County after a traffic stop.
The sheriff says they found Pedro Gonzalez' driver’s license had been suspended 13 times. Charges say he was driving on a revoked license when they pulled him over in the Town of Florida.
With the mercury rising, Montgomery County is reminding residents about several cooling stations. They include the Horace Inman Center in Amsterdam, the Canajoharie library and the Fort Plain Senior Center.
Four people in Amsterdam are under arrest following a months-long investigation into heroin sales in the city. Police arrested Patrick Ramirez, Elizabeth Carbonell, Israel Martell-Casiano and Eric Overbaugh during an early morning raid at 24 John Street.
The owner of two dogs murdered during a robbery will be at the State Capitol on Thursday urging the Assembly to pass a bill in her dogs' honor. Kirby and Quigley were shot when someone broke into a home in the Town of Florida in Montgomery County. Whoever did it still hasn’t been caught.
Five people in Amsterdam are being helped by the American Red Cross after a fire broke out at 34 Elizabeth Street. The Amsterdam Fire Department says they were called to the two story house around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
An Amsterdam man faces six to 18 years in state prison following a crash that killed a teenage girl, her mother and grandmother. Joseph Duffy pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court to three counts of aggravated vehicular homicide.
Lead has been found in another local school district; this time in Amsterdam. The school district says tests show elevated levels of lead in water samples at Barkley, Marie Curie and Tecler Elementary Schools.
It turns out what police thought was a fatal shooting in Amsterdam was actually a medical problem. Police now say William Kelleher, 66, suffered a pulmonary aneurysm around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. He couldn’t speak or hear and fired his weapon to get attention for help. Police say the bullets did not hit anything.
A Montgomery County man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking cocaine. Police say Matthew Clark picked up a package that contained a DVD player with 571 grams of cocaine stuffed inside.
The Senate already approved “Kirby and Quigley’s Law,” which was proposed after two dogs were shot in the Town of Florida, Montgomery County, during what appears to be a robbery. Now leaders are urging the Assembly to do the same. The law would make it a felony punishable by two years in prison and a $5,000 fine if animals are killed or injured during the commission of another crime.
Local singing sensation Sawyer Fredericks is performing on "The Voice" Tuesday evening. His upcoming album "A Good Storm," goes on sale May 13. He spoke with NewsChannel 13's Jim Kambrich before the appearance.
All schools in Greater Amsterdam School District were placed on lockout Friday due to a possible threat. Students could travel in the building, but no one from the outside was allowed in. Dismissal was expected to continue as normal. However, all after-school activities at the high school were cancelled.