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Woman recovering after Gloversville blaze
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (WRGB) - A woman is recovering after being trapped inside of a burning N.Arlington Ave apartment in Gloversville over the weekend.The victim was taken to a hospital in Syracuse with severe burns. Authorities say the fire broke out shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday.Crews from the G
Amsterdam unveils the 'Take Me Home' program
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (WRGB) - The City of Amsterdam rolled out a new program on Tuesday to help people with autism, disabilities and Alzheimer's disease.
Woman burned in Gloversville Sunday fire
“We had the hydrant to be hooked up, we had pumps to be put in place and engaged, ventilation, we had a rescue and we still had to clear the rest of the building to make sure there were no other victims in there,”Davis said.“It was just a difficult rescue due to lack of man power.”
Two charged in separate gun incidents
Mary Jo Donofrio, 52, of 6 Montgomery St. Apartment 2, was charged with a violation of state parole by city police on Thursday at 9 p.m. and additional charges are expected to be filed after she reportedly waved a rifle on the street in front of her residence according to a police press release.
Firefighters rescue severely-burned woman in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE — Firefighters from Gloversville and Johnstown fire departments rescued a woman from a burning Arlington Avenue residence on Sunday evening.According to a release, the fire departments were dispatched for a structure fire at 105 N. Arlington Ave. in the city around 5:22 p.m. With heavy
Police offer new details in case of missing 4-month-old
“I have that hope,” she said. “That he is still out there somewhere, but unfortunately, this is all just too coincidental.”
Feds: Schenectady man pleads guilty in drug ring case
ALBANY — A Schenectady man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with more than 10 others to distribute heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine throughout the Capital Region, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Schenectady man arrested in connection to Saratoga Springs stabbing
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WRGB) - Saratoga Springs police say they've arrested a Schenectady man for stabbing two people on Caroline Street early Monday morning.Police say 28-year-old Cendno Rahaman was in a fight with a 23-year-old man when he pulled a knife, chased the man and stabbed him.A 24-year-
Pooch Plunge welcomes dogs for a dip on Saturday
Copper, a chocolate Labrador at right, dives into the Veterans Park pool after a frisbie throw by his owner Anne Osborne of Schenectady, far right, during Pooch Plunge in August 2017. (The Leader-Herald/Eric Retzlaff)
Man gets 75 to life for sexual abuse of children
Judge: “You killed parts of these kids, and, frankly, you should die in prison, and I’m going to make sure that happens.”
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office receives $5K donation for recreation safety initiatives
Sheriff Richard Giardino thanked the committee and the participants for the $5,000 donation. The sheriff said the funds will be spent on equipment, safety initiatives and other resources for both the snowmobile season and the boating season.
Cops on Top returns to Capital Region, benefits Special Olympics
Starting this Friday, local law enforcement will be partnering with Dunkin Donuts to raise money for the Special Olympics. Last year’s event raised $15,000 in one day.
Museum continues to be used
According to the district website, visitors will find photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, uniforms, jackets, shirts, jewelry, equipment, trophies, plaques, awards, books, journals, historical documents and ledgers, school furnishings, textbooks and supplies, nostalgic and period items, artw
Girl Scout building a pantry garden
Building materials for the pantry garden have been donated by Builder’s First Source, Kingsboro Lumber, Noble Ace Hardware, Runnings and Home Depot. However, some materials are still needed, namely, lumber and wire mesh. The Salvation Army and Will would appreciate monetary donations. Monetary donat
Schenectady police to update case of missing baby
Police did discover a child's body Thursday behind an apartment building on State Street, but have not said whether it's the body of 4-month-old Rayen.We will have a crew at the news conference. We'll let you know what police have to say on WNYT.com and NewsChannel 13 Live at 4.
Police: Woman stole from Schenectady gymnastics school
SCHENECTADY - A Rotterdam woman stole more than $3,000 from a local gymnastics school by skimming tuition, police allege.
Two charged in fatal I-90 crash
Initial investigation at the scene revealed that August Rice, 23, of Rexford, was traveling eastbound on I-90 when he struck a vehicle, causing it to cross the median into westbound traffic, where it was then struck by Rex Tucker-Moss, 41, of Poughquag.
Charge downgraded, one dropped, in Schenectady police case
Schenectady County District Attorney Robert Carney confirmed Sunday that a misdemeanor stalking charge against Kimberly Duncan was downgraded to second-degree harassment, a violation, and an obscenity charge had been dropped. The changes to the charges were first reported by the Daily Gazette.
Flea market brings a touch of ‘southern hospitality’ to Amsterdam
John Purcell/Recorder staffJolene Owen, of Johnstown, stands inside her store, Rockn J Flea Market, at 397 West Main St., Amsterdam. Owen opened the business a year ago and rents to approximately 30 vendors to date, along with hosting monthly outdoor flea market events.
3 men charged in man's slaying at Mohawk Valley home
FORT PLAN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've charged three men in the slaying of a 29-year-old man in a Mohawk Valley community last month.State police announced earlier this week that they and the Fort Plain Police Department in Montgomery County filed upgraded charges against three suspects: a 3