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School district focuses on new academic goals

August 11, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District are reviewing new administrative goals heading into the 2014-15 school year. more »»

Stemming the Tide

August 10, 2014 On a hot, humid day in August at the Broadalbin boat launch, Nick Georgelas has a job to do — inspecting boats going in and coming out of the lake as part of a college program to prevent the spread... more »»

County clerk gave free registrations

August 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A former Fulton County Clerk may have violated the Fulton County Code of Ethics and the Oath of Office after giving out free snowmobile registrations to certain snowmobile clubs. more »»

A Strong Stand

August 10, 2014 FORT PLAIN — Haslett Park was filled Saturday afternoon with families listening to music and eating local food during the second “Standing Strong: A River Through Time” festival. more »»

Orloff being added to Blues Hall

August 10, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — A city native will be inducted into the Albany Blues Hall of Fame in September for his 40-year career in musi. more »»

Mayor to veto city-manager proposal

August 9, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King said Friday he plans to veto the Common Council’s recently-passed local law to allow city voters to decide in November if they want a city-manager form of governmen. more »»

City: Bridge funds hard to find

August 9, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The estimated cost to replace the city’s two most structurally deficient bridges — including one cited by the state last spring — is $1.2 million. more »»

Three vie for CRG’s top job

August 9, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth has narrowed down its search for a new president and chief executive officer to three finalists, CRG officials said this wee. more »»

Caroga revaluation to be complete by Jan.

August 9, 2014 CAROGA — A townwide revaluation will be finished in early 2015, according to officials. Sole Assessor Dorothy Parker said Tuesday the revaluation is still coming along. more »»


August 8, 2014 Montgomery County officials were disappointed, but said the county will bounce back after the state’s rejection Thursday of a casino proposal in the city of Amsterdam and town of Florida. more »»

Drug sales alleged in Amsterdam

August 8, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Authorities arrested five city residents on drug-sale charges. The arrests were the culmination of a six-month investigation, city police said in a news release. more »»

Owens has full schedule as term winds down

August 8, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Owens says he is as busy as ever. The Democrat from Plattsburgh decided in January to retire to spend more time with his family. more »»

Stations to accept additional clothing

August 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — All Fulton County transfer stations now have new textile drop-off containers, and the stations will begin accepting an expanded list of items. more »»

State rejects Montgomery County casino proposal

August 7, 2014 The state Gaming Commission's New York Gaming Facility Location Board decided today to disqualify a developer's $245 million proposal to build a casino near Thruway Exit 27 in the town of Florida an... more »»

Two counties may share position

August 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton and Montgomery counties may merge their director of community services positions, a move that could save the counties about $52,000. more »»

Casino proposal may be disqualified

August 7, 2014 AMSTERDAM — The state Gaming Commission’s New York Gaming Facility Location Board may vote tonight to disqualify a developer’s $245 million proposal to build a casino near Thruway Exit 27 in the tow... more »»

Village sues towns

August 7, 2014 CANAJOHARIE — The village has filed suit against the assessor and Board of Assessment Review in the town of Palatine, seeking to lower the assessment on several sections of the village’s watershed... more »»

Santa Maria starts as fire coordinator

August 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — New Fulton County Civil Defense-Fire Coordinator Steven Santa Maria started Monday, but had no hand in more than $36,000 worth of equipment proposed last week for his department. more »»

Vest funding received

August 7, 2014 Law enforcement agencies in Fulton and Montgomery counties are receiving state funding for bulletproof vests. The awards were announced this week by state Attorney General Eric T. more »»

Man charged in city shooting

August 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Police are investigating the possible motives behind a shooting Monday in which police say a city man shot another man in the leg with a shotgun during a confrontation between two... more »»



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