Gloversville Police: Help sought finding missing man, 41; Last seen Saturday in Gloversville

Gloversville Police: Help sought finding missing man, 41; Last seen Saturday in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE - Gloversville Police Monday asked for the public's help in finding a missing 41-year-old Gloversville man. Clayton R. Miller was last seen by family members Saturday in Gloversville.  He is believed to have left his home on foot. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe Miller was then wearing gray shorts, a blue shirt and yellow flip flops. He was described as having beard and as balding. He is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing approximately 240 pounds.  Anyone with information related to Miller or his whereabouts is asked to contact Gloversville Police…
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Gloversville K-9 units help catch suspect accused of stabbing

Gloversville K-9 units help catch suspect accused of stabbing

GLOVERSVILLE -- After a search involving two different K-9 units, the Gloversville Police Department on Friday arrested Brian K. Hoover Jr., age 34, who is accused of stabbing another man in the lower back.Police said at approximately 3:39 p.m. Friday members of the Gloversville Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Washington and Fremont streets for the report of a stabbing.Police said when they arrived on the scene they found a 42-year-old man who had been stabbed in his lower back. The man was transported to Albany Medical Center for treatment for the stabbing injury."While investigating the stabbing, members…
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Gloversville’s Railfest 16 draws big summer crowd

Gloversville’s Railfest 16 draws big summer crowd

GLOVERSVILLE -- Picture-perfect weather combined with community enthusiasm for gathering together again in public after more than two years of the coronavirus pandemic helped spur an estimated record turnout for the 16th annual Gloversville Railfest at Trail Station Park on Saturday.City Clerk Jenni Mazur, who serves as the liaison to the Recreation Commision, said the 16th Railfest was the biggest success its been for the four years the Recreation Commission has been running the event. She said last year there were about 45 vendors, but this year there were more than 70."It's been incredible. It's the biggest Railfest we've had…
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Tedisco calls for special session to repeal bail reform

Tedisco calls for special session to repeal bail reform

CLIFTON PARK - State Sen. James Tedisco has called for a special session of the state legislature to repeal “catch and release” bail reform.Friday, Tedisco, R-Glenville, was joined with local law enforcement and family of the late John Lee, who was fatally stabbed in June. Tedisco said the reforms made to bail are not working. The group called for the governor and legislature to hold a special session to pass Tedisco’s legislation which would repeal bail reform.“We’ve got to get those [two bills] passed, we’ve got to go back and do this right,” Tedisco said. “We’ve got to make sure…
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Gloversville Police Department experiencing staff shortages

Gloversville Police Department experiencing staff shortages

 In recent months, the Gloversville Police Department has been reduced to as few as 25 sworn officers from the 37 officers budgeted for in the city’s 2022 budget.The shortage has forced some of GPD’s senior staff, including Police Chief Anthony “Tony” Clay to perform regular patrol duties normally assigned to younger officers.“I’ve taken a few patrols,” Clay said. “Actually, it’s refreshing, to be honest with you. Kind of getting back to the roots kind of thing, but unfortunately [whenever] you have somebody doing a job outside of what their regular job is you’re kind of robbing Peter to pay Paul,…
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