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County endorses alternative tax plan

March 16, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors went on record Monday supporting what it says is a “better” property tax reduction plan, as an alternative to Gov. more »»

Mini-Golf In Oz

March 16, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Golfers followed the yellow brick road to Oz Saturday for the 16th annual Miniature Golf and Family Fun Day. more »»

Village elections slated Tuesday

March 16, 2014 FONDA — Two trustee positions in Fonda will be up for election Tuesday, but no candidates have been announced. more »»

Council OKs indemnification letter for Hill St. project

March 16, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The city attorney was given permission by the Common Council Tuesday to draft an indemnification letter to present to county supervisors that would remove liability to potentially tak... more »»

Seniors greet old friends at prom in Broadalbin

March 15, 2014 PERTH — The Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School gym was filled Friday with seniors looking to have a good time; but they were not high school seniors. more »»

New Taco Bell may be coming to area

March 15, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Taco Bell restaurant may open at the site of the recently-closed Burger King restaurant on Route 30A, a principal involved in negotiations said Frida. more »»

Two Mayfield men sentenced to state prison

March 15, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Two Mayfield brothers were each sentenced Thursday to up to four years in state prison for threatening to use a weapon in an attempt to steal money at Fulton County’s tourism center last... more »»

Sewer project bid favorable

March 15, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A low bid for the second phase of the Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment Facility’s main trunk line upgrade project came in more than $250,000 less than originally estimated. more »»

Gloversville district weighs budget

March 14, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Board of Education is reviewing a proposed 2014-15 budget, which totals $62.4 million and includes a spending increase of $3.9 million, or 6.6 percent, over the current budget. more »»

County seeking Tryon project bids

March 14, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County supervisors this week authorized advertisement for bids for the first phase of infrastructure work at the Tryon Technology Park and Incubator Center in Perth. more »»

Firm to help county with Obamacare

March 14, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors will contract with a Rensselaer County firm to help the county with the federal Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare. more »»

Mayor says he will try to appoint members

March 14, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King told the Common Council he will try to appoint members to the Zoning Board of Appeals and other vacant positions at the next meeting March 2. more »»

State police plan crackdown

March 14, 2014 The state police will kick off a campaign to crack down on drinking and driving, underage drinking and distracted driving over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a news release said. more »»

Cities may consider combining bus service

March 13, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Local officials will meet to talk about the possibility of establishing a new municipal bus service among the cities of Gloversville, Johnstown and Amsterdam. more »»

Storm creates icy mess in area

March 13, 2014 Wednesday’s storm brought less snow than predicted, but it did offer another brand of inclement weather: ice. more »»

Deputies seeking robbery suspect

March 13, 2014 FULTONVILLE — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery, a news release said. more »»

PILOT deal fails to take off

March 13, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — After a silent public hearing Tuesday, the Common Council decided to table the proposed Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes agreement for Overlook Ridge Apartments after the city attorney advise... more »»

Jail upgrade deal approved by board

March 13, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a $251,000 contract with an Alabama firm for a capital project upgrade of the county jail’s digital video security system. more »»

Feds shipping grant funds to Gloversville transit dept.

March 13, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The city Transit System has been approved for a federal grant that will provide about $295,000 for the department, officials said. more »»

City argues over mayor’s authority

March 12, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council, mayor and city attorney got into a public dispute during a meeting Tuesday about who has what authority. more »»



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