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Area educator plans to retire

January 23, 2015 AMSTERDAM — Greater Amsterdam School District Superintendent Thomas F. Perillo has announced his plan to retire in June 2016. Perillo, who submitted a letter to the Board of Education on Jan. more »»

Local officials back some ideas

January 22, 2015 Area state, county and municipal officials agree with some — but not all — of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposals in his State of the State address and budget proposal Wednesday. State Sen. Hugh . more »»

Evaluation system questioned

January 22, 2015 ALBANY — Some local educators say they are uncertain about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s education proposals in his State of the State address and budget proposal Wednesday. Cuomo proposed spending $1. more »»

Agencies fail to obey law: state

January 22, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — The state Authorities Budget Office on Tuesday listed four local economic development corporations as being delinquent about filing financial reports, although the agencies have eithe... more »»

Contract talks set for union, Fulton County

January 22, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — New contract talks between Fulton County government and its largest union — whose last contract expired Dec. 31 — will begin next wee. more »»

Council OKs senior center deal

January 22, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council handled several contractual matters Tuesday at City Hall. The council approved a new agreement with the Johnstown senior citizens center. more »»

Fishermen can catch prizes at Walleye Challenge Jan. 31

January 22, 2015 The annual Walleye Challenge will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 31 on the Great Sacandaga Lake. The slots for the competition already have been taken. more »»

Grants help farms protect water

January 21, 2015 Local farmers and their advocates say they are pleased with news the state is offering a $12 million grant program to help protect waterways and groundwater in farm areas. Gov. Andrew M. more »»

Local reaction to speech positive

January 21, 2015 U.S. senators and congressmen representing Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties had a mostly positive reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address. U.S. Rep. more »»

Board OKs plan for arts center

January 21, 2015 MAYFIELD — The Fulton County Planning Board on Tuesday approved the site plan for the proposed Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts on Route 30 in town. more »»

Solar proposal shines on city

January 21, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council was approached last week with an offer to install solar panels to help provide power for the city’s buildings. more »»

Drummer seeks noise ordinance

January 21, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — City resident Kevin Birmingham is on a mission to get noise ordinance created in the city. more »»

County may cut job

January 21, 2015 FONDA — The Montgomery County Legislature may eliminate one of its support staff positions. more »»

DA to seek county judge position

January 20, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira said today she will seek the Fulton County Court judgeship vacated by former Judge Richard Giardino. more »»

Town eyes owning sewer line

January 20, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Town Board discussed taking over ownership of a sewer line that could serve the planned Tryon business park in Perth. more »»

District ponders Odyssey of the Mind

January 20, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Warren Street Elementary School Principal Nicole Lent wants to start an Odyssey of the Mind student problem-solving program at her school. more »»

Music donation in play

January 20, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education accepted a $3,070 donation from the Johnstown Music Support Group on Thursday at Johnstown High School. more »»

Rolling Along

January 19, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit System is starting off the year with two new buses and will continue to offer $1-per-ride fees to patrons who are picked up and dropped off within the city. more »»

Woman dies in crash

January 19, 2015 MAYFIELD — A 55-year-old Edinburg woman died Friday night after she crashed her snowmobile on the Great Sacandaga Lake in Mayfiel. more »»

Deputy coroner named in county

January 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County’s new deputy coroner has been appointed, county officials sai. more »»



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