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City man due in court on manslaughter charge

September 7, 2014 FONDA — An Amsterdam man who is facing charges from a fatal 2013 accident was in Montgomery County Court on Friday. David W. Bain, 69, of 54 Edward St. more »»

Laid-off workers at plant eligible for assistance

September 7, 2014 AMSTERDAM — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko recently announced the U.S. more »»

Fulton County may file suit against state

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN —Fulton County is considering taking legal action against the state, which claims the county was overpaid $927,663 in Medicaid reimbursement and disallowed claims involving the former... more »»

Man pleads guilty to indecent materials

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Speculator man who allegedly threatened to shoot up Gloversville High School “Columbine style” last year, pleaded guilty in Fulton County Court Thursday to a felony related to indecent... more »»

Tannery site nearly ready for reuse

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The old Karg Bros. tannery site is “moving along” toward total reuse, City Engineer Chandra Cotter informed the Common Council on Tuesday at City Hall. more »»

Library Tour

September 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE—U.S. Rep. Bill Owens made a stop in the city Friday to take a tour of the library and hear from officials seeking his help in its expansion and renovation. more »»

Vietnam veterans honored by officials

September 6, 2014 U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara honored two local veterans during a recent ceremony in Schenectady City Hall. more »»

New Approach

September 5, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Parents had mixed reactions to the Greater Johnstown School District’s new elementary transition to grade-level grouping, which began Thursday with the first day of school. more »»

Machete threat alleged

September 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — City police charged a man Saturday night with felony assault after he allegedly threatened a process server with a machete and tried to bite an officer’s finger off. more »»

Town reviews senior housing plan

September 5, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Town Planning Board officials could approve a new senior living project as early as October or November, officials said. more »»

Nurses stage picket

September 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Nurses marched up and down East State Street Thursday afternoon, asking the public to support them as they seek a new contract with Nathan Littauer Hospital. more »»

Local counties’ BOCES appoints two administrators

September 5, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services has appointed two administrators. Nicole Panton was named coordinator of instructional services. more »»

County budget proposal: $109M

September 4, 2014 FONDA — Montgomery County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort on Wednesday proposed a $109 million budget for 2015 that calls for a nearly 3 percent tax-rate increase and the use of $1. more »»

City earns good bond rating: official

September 4, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — City Treasurer Michael Gifford told the Common Council Tuesday night that the city has a AA- Standard & Poor’s bond rating, which is excellent for the small city. more »»

Legislature supports casino plan

September 4, 2014 FONDA—The Montgomery County Legislature is supporting the development of the Howe Caverns Casino. more »»

Whey plant to bloom in park

September 4, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Proliant Dairy’s whey-processing plant, to be built adjacent to Fage USA’s plant at the Johnstown Industrial Park, was approved Tuesday by the city Planning Board. more »»

Hazardous fluids released at site: DEC

September 4, 2014 MAYFIELD — A Stewart Road man was sentenced last month in Town Court to pay a $15,000 fine for violating state Environmental Conservation Law for property violations. Ernest J. Fancher, Jr. more »»

Man indicted in fatal crash

September 3, 2014 AMSTERDAM — An Amsterdam man who was involved in a March 2013 two-car crash that killed three people, including a child, has been indicted by a grand jury on manslaughter and other charges, accordin... more »»

Back In Session

September 3, 2014 Some local students will see changes at their schools when they return today and Thursday. more »»

Schools gear up for full-day pre-K

September 3, 2014 Several local school districts are gearing up for the start of new full-day prekindergarten programs. more »»



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