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Area teacher publishes sixth novel

November 8, 2015 teacher by day, novelist by night. Johnstown resident Heidi Sprouse is set to release her sixth novel, a historical fiction set in Johnstown and the surrounding areas, “Whispers of Liberty. more »»

Niece knocks aunt who hid relative’s death

November 7, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Hope Ruller’s granddaughter spoke in Fulton County Court on Friday about her memories of Ruller, which involve a home filled with the smells of cooking food, warm lights and laughter at... more »»

Man pleads guilty to arson

November 7, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man who recently admitted to starting a fire in a building is facing five years in prison, authorities said. Ralph L. Savage, II, 39, of 17 First Ave., pleaded guilty Oct. more »»

Murder conviction upheld

November 7, 2015 AMSTERDAM — The Montgomery County Court conviction of two murder counts against city resident Ivan “Big Man” Ramos was upheld Thursday by the State Supreme Court Appellate Division. more »»

Hospice Workers Honored

November 7, 2015 MAYFIELD — Not only chairs — but hearts were filled at the Paul Nigra Arts Center Friday to celebrate Mountain Valley Hospice’s 28th annual appreciation celebration and also the 10th anniversary of... more »»

Schumer pushes tax reform help for new farm equipment

November 7, 2015 FULTONVILLE — U.S. Senator Charles Schumer made a stop in Montgomery County on Friday to speak about the need for tax code changes that could help area farmers access new farm equipment. more »»

Dinner murder mystery event set for Sunday and Nov. 13

November 7, 2015 WELLS — The Sacandaga Musical Theater and SVAN will present “Dealt a Deadly Hand” a murder mystery comedy dinner show Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Alpine Grille, 920 Route 30 and Friday at 7 p.m. more »»

Woman gets jail term in dead-body case

November 6, 2015 JOHNSTOWN – A Gloversville woman was sentenced this morning to six months in jail after admitting in September to hiding her mother's dead body for more than a year while taking her retirement mone. more »»

Family History

November 6, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Connecticut resident Eric Jenkins-Sahlin — a descendant of Johnstown native and women’s suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton — on Thursday spoke to a local audience about another,... more »»

Officials: Offender failed to register

November 6, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — A city man was indicted Thursday after failing to register as a sex offender, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. more »»

School named model

November 6, 2015 The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services Pathways in Technology Early College High School has been selected as a model school for 2016 by the International Center fo... more »»

Local sites listed on history website

November 6, 2015 ALBANY —?New York state’s new Path Through History website includes several local historic sites and museums. The website was introduced by Gov. Andrew M. more »»

City council to have a fresh look

November 5, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — January will be a time of change for the Common Council as it welcomes two new members. more »»

Sewer issue forces relocation

November 5, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Glebe Street Elementary School children were relocated Wednesday to nearby Knox Junior High School after a sewer problem at Glebe related to removal of a fuel-oil tank, officials said. more »»

Dollar Tree coming to city: mayor

November 5, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE —City residents can expect to see a new dollar store open on North Main Street. A Dollar Tree store will occupy the former Rite Aid Pharmacy building, according to Mayor Dayton King. more »»

Reimbursement from state OK’d

November 5, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday voted to formally accept more reimbursement money from the state Department of Transportation for the city’s completed North Market Street bridge project. more »»

Fultonville man pleads guilty to burglary

November 5, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Montgomery County man who admitted last week to breaking into the Gloversville American Legion Post over the summer is expected to receive 1 1/3 to four years in state prison. more »»

From Judge to Sheriff

November 4, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — He’s been a Fulton County district attorney and a County Court judge. Starting Jan. 1, you can address Richard Giardino as sheriff. more »»

Water Board survives effort

November 4, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — City voters on Tuesday rejected city government’s attempt to wrest power over the Water Department away from the Water Board, voting down a proposition that would have done tha. more »»

Wilson takes back supervisor post

November 4, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Jack Wilson will be getting his old job back. more »»



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