Mayor Michael Villa says 15 houses across the city are set to be torn down with funding from the Land Bank and the city. He calls the plans to change the city's landscape strategic.
There was a big surprise waiting for an Amsterdam family when they arrived today at CAP COM in Colonie. The credit union has been working with Make-A-Wish to bring a smile to the face of a little girl.
Amsterdam police say a Brooklyn man is in the Montgomery County Jail, charged in a home invasion on Sunday.
It's been nearly three weeks since a leaking sewage pipe was discovered in Amsterdam and the sewage is still flowing.
Jury selection is underway in the murder trial of Daniel Nellis from Oppenheim.
Saturday dozens of community members gathered in River Link Park in Amsterdam to help raise money for the Reflections Memorial Site in Schoharie. When completed, the site will honor the 20 lives lost in the limo accident in October of 2018.
A deadly motorcycle crash in Amsterdam is under investigation.
A strong storm moved through the Amsterdam area on Thursday and a piece of thoroughbred racing history came crashing down.
In Amsterdam, family and friends of the Jackson and King families gathered to honor the victims of the Schoharie limo crash. Former coaches and teammates shared memories of the varsity softball players and say their legacy will live on.
If you live in New York and have a student in elementary or middle school, you know there have been big issues with computer based testing these past two years.
Some do-it-yourself projects are best left to professionals – especially when it can get you in trouble with police.
Fulton-Montgomery Community College is teaming up with Proctors to offer a new college degree. It's an associate's degree in entertainment technology.
Untreated sewage is still flowing into the North Chuctanunda Creek in Amsterdam.
Prom season is upon us. A group of local students is promising to make it a fun - and safe - occasion for everyone.
Part of the New York State Canal System is opening Friday for recreational boaters, but several sections remain closed due to high water from heavy rain.
The ninth annual RecruitNY Campaign is held this weekend at more than 600 fire houses around the state including nearly 100 in the Capital Region.
Things are slowly getting back to normal after nasty thunderstorms rolled through the Capital Region early Monday morning, knocking out power, flooding roads and causing damage.
Schenectady police need your help finding a missing teen.
Fulton Montgomery Community College hosted a panel discussion on leadership Wednesday in honor of women's history month.
The state is getting its canal locks ready for another boating season.
Montgomery County sheriff's deputies say they caught a group that stole hundreds of dollars' worth of drugs from the Hannaford in Amsterdam.
On the second full day of spring, rain turned to snow for the early morning commute.
How comfortable would you be swimming in the Mohawk River? A comprehensive analysis of river contaminates might help you decide if you're ready to jump in the water.
Milo brings an interactive demonstration of cutting edge technology for people with autism and STEM-based learning.
A multi-agency crime sting leads to 44 arrests in Amsterdam.
An Amsterdam man is sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a 2017 gun shop burglary.
Government sometimes goes to the dogs. On Wednesday, it was true as K9 officers were honored.
Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.
Remember that local World War II veteran whose car was on the verge of collapsing? He got a new set of wheels on Friday.
Toothpaste, laundry detergent, shampoo and a Roomba. Three people are accused of stealing all these things from stores around Amsterdam.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.
Just outside Amsterdam, there's a man they affectionately call "The Mayor of Tribes Hill" but to fulfill his duties, he needs one simple tool: a car.
Dozens of people attended a town hall at Canajoharie High School Wednesday night. They were there to ask Congressman Antonio Delgado questions.
The state Thruway Authority says for the second time in less than a week, a Thruway plow was struck while it was engaged in snow and ice operations.
The murder trial of Daniel Nellis Sr. from Oppenheim is now set to begin June 3.
An Amsterdam man was sent to the Montgomery County Jail after a police chase.
One person is hurt after a fire in Amsterdam.
A lost dog in Amsterdam is safe after being rescued by a firefighter.
77-year old woman dies in trailer park fire Monday night; cause remains under investigation.
Authorities are investigating a fire at the Pine Meadow trailer park in Amsterdam.
The mayor of Fort Plain is arrested for aggravated DWI in Guilderland.
State police arrested a woman from Canajoharie after she allegedly stole the identity of an elderly woman.
The Canajoharie police chief tells NewsChannel 13 that a man's death on New Year's Eve will be ruled a homicide.
The dog was recovering from several broken bones after being thrown from a second-story window in Canajoharie back in October.
A young red-tailed hawk is recovering after being found in the city of Amsterdam.
Funeral arrangements have been announced for fallen State Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand.
One day after the death of a state trooper in a car crash outside his barracks, the community is still reeling from his death. As police investigate the cause of the crash, people are remembering Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand.
A New York State trooper was killed in a traffic accident Tuesday morning while on his way to work in Montgomery County.
Before Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand died Tuesday morning, a number of police officers rushed to Albany Medical Center, where doctors were trying to save his life.
An Amsterdam mother and son are both going to state prison after an embezzlement scheme.
A Fulton County man is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Michaela MacVilla.
It's been more than a month since a Montgomery County woman vanished on her way home from work, only to be found dead in Fulton County days later. We're still awaiting autopsy and toxicology results in the death of Michaela MacVilla. As her family continues to grieve, a benefit was held at the H.C. Smith Benefit Club in St. Johnsville on Monday.
In an interview initially done live on Facebook, NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Congressman-elect Antonio Delgado.
Democrat Antonio Delgado has ousted freshman Republican U.S. Rep. John Faso in a swing district in New York's Hudson Valley.
Troopers arrested two kids in Canajoharie for allegedly leading police on a chase with a stolen car.
A Montgomery County dentist is heading to prison. A Montgomery County dentist is heading to prison. Dr. Martin Sorbero was sentenced Wednesday to one and a third to four years behind bars.
Rescuers and responders among those honored at annual American Red Cross breakfast.
Election Day is fast approaching on November 6 and a candidate for Congress says his name was left off the ballot.
A benefit on Sunday will help the families and first responders of the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie.
There are no plans to reschedule