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School district head steps down

April 24, 2014 OPPENHEIM — Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School Superintendent Laura Lawrence has stepped down from her job after being on paid administrative leave for nearly six month. more »»

 
 
 
Woman killed in three-car crash

April 24, 2014 MOHAWK — A woman was killed in a three-car accident at the intersection of Route 67 and Albany Bush Road on Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s... more »»

Developer vying for Amsterdam casino site

April 24, 2014 A Toronto-based developer wants to build a casino on land near the Thruway in Montgomery County. The developer filed a $1 million application fee with a state agency Wednesday. Clairvest Group Inc. more »»

City eyes sale of old industrial site

April 24, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The city may try to sell the land where the former Independent Leather facility was previously located on South Main and Hill streets, officials said at the Common Council meeting... more »»

Grade grouping plans continue

April 24, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District continues to plan for implementation of grade-level grouping in September, including the scheduling of student visitations and the hiring of laborers. more »»

Fonda ‘railroaded’ in train crossing issue: official

April 24, 2014 FONDA — Village officials unhappily passed a resolution Wednesday to comply with the state Department of Transportation’s plan to change the Broadway railroad crossing to allow only one-way traffic. more »»

Fire dispatch deal done

April 24, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday night approved an Automatic Dispatch Agreement that allows both the Johnstown and Gloversville fire departments to automatically respond to structure fires... more »»

Gloversville fire chief to retire

April 23, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — After 27 years of service and working up the ranks to fire chief, Beth Whitman-Putnam announced at the Common Council meeting Tuesday she will retire at the end of June. more »»

Board seeks to be paid

April 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Elected, unpaid city Water Board members want to be paid. Board President Nicholas Cannizzo S. more »»

Auction planned at Tryon buildings

April 23, 2014 PERTH — The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency will have a May 7 auction of items from four Tryon property buildings, which later will be demolished. more »»

Council OKs about $1.4M for vehicles

April 23, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council on Tuesday unanimously approved borrowing nearly $1.4 million to purchase new vehicles for the city Transit and Fire department. more »»

Tech Talk

April 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — With the recent surge in high-tech industries and associated educational opportunities, the Mohawk Valley Technology Forum participants said the area is ready to host more companies and... more »»

Couple pleads guilty in County Court

April 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Washington County couple’s trial slated for earlier this week in Fulton County Court was averted when both defendants entered guilty pleas. Deborah M. Lux, 37, and Bryan M. more »»

Couple pleads guilty in County Court

April 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Washington County couple’s trial slated for earlier this week in Fulton County Court was averted when both defendants entered guilty pleas. Deborah M. Lux, 37, and Bryan M. more »»

Dissolution of MOSA gets OK

April 23, 2014 FONDA — Montgomery County’s Legislature announced Tuesday the governor approved the dissolution of MOSA with one week left in the solid waste contract. “Thank you, Gov. more »»

Downtown properties get grants

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Seven downtown property owners will receive grants to make improvements. The Common Council on Monday approved the recipients of the NY Main Street Program Grant funding. more »»

Highway workers on path to union

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The town Highway Department employees are trying to join a unio. more »»

Residential areas may get museums

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The town will hold a public hearing May 19 on having special-use permits to allow museums in residential area. more »»

Johnstown council tables reval contract for firm

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday tabled a proposal to hire an appraisal firm to do a revaluation of properties because members said they need more information. more »»

Local car-charging stations are a current trend

April 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — There’s only a few of them in Fulton and Montgomery counties right now, but chances are, more will be popping up soon. more »»

Two accused of making bombs in Amsterdam

April 21, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Two 14-year-old boys have been charged with making and detonating bottle bombs on Division Street on Sunday afternoon, city police said. more »»

 
 

 

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