Montgomery County man arrested for child sex crimes

Montgomery County man arrested for child sex crimes

Kristy Pollack Memorial Christmas Lights open in Amsterdam

Kristy Pollack Memorial Christmas Lights open in Amsterdam

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Man sentenced for 2014 murder

'Me Too Act' supporters cross political and gender lines

Brunswick garage fire kept at bay from nearby home

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.

Police still seeking clues in Montgomery County man's disappearance

It's been two decades since a 62-year-old Montgomery County man suddenly disappeared, and state police are still investigating.

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.

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.