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Matt Ossenfort delivers his 2021 State of the County address
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Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort delivered his eighth State of the County address this week. As WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports, the Republican reflected on the sacrifices made over the last year.

Montgomery County launched a vaccine hotline on Thursday
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Montgomery County has set up a hotline to address non-stop calls from county residents seeking answers about New York state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. 

Officials in rural Montgomery County, New York updated the public on the spread of COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

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Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort delivered his annual State of the County address today, but it wasn’t the speech he was planning to give even earlier this week.

A billboard is installed atop the former Beech-Nut factory in Canajoharie, NY
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If you’re traveling on the New York State Thruway by Exit 29, you’ll notice a new billboard atop the former Beech-Nut baby food factory.

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State Senator George Amedore of New York's 46th District announced last week that he will not seek re-election. Prior to serving in the Senate, the Republican served in the State Assembly.

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Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort gave his sixth State of the County address Thursday. Now in his second four-year term, the Republican talked about how the Mohawk Valley county has changed during his time in office.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Montgomery County have entered a new agreement to remove asbestos contamination from the site of the former Beech-Nut baby food factory in Canajoharie. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports...

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Montgomery County, New York Executive Matt Ossenfort was scheduled to deliver his State of the County address Wednesday night.

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More than 2 billion dollars in new investments have been awarded to projects throughout New York through Governor Andrew Cuomo's Upstate Revitalization Initiative. While the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Central New York got the top $500 million prizes Thursday, the other four regions of the state are not leaving empty handed.

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More than 360 jobs will be protected after one of Montgomery County’s largest employers, which was considering relocation, has agreed to remain.

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Montgomery County, New York is celebrating its first year under a new system of government — and doing so under new leadership. County Executive Matt Ossenfort spoke to WAMC’s Lucas Willard about his first year in office and what’s ahead for the largely rural county.

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 Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort gave an energetic presentation at a breakfast hosted by the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, discussing his first two months in the new position and what he’s looking forward to accomplishing throughout his term.  Ossenfort is the first county executive in Montgomery County, and with seven of nine county legislators new to the board, he pushed his campaign message of launching a “fresh start” in county government under its new structure.