Patricia Older

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Fatal accident happens in park

JOHNSTOWN — Speed may have played a role in a fatal accident involving a motorcyclist Thursday in the Johnstown Industrial Park, law enforcement authorities said. The Johnstown Police Department on Friday reported the death of 36-year-old motorcyclist Andre Rattray, whose address was not released. A police news release indicated that on Thursday, the Johnstown Police Department and Johnstown Fire Department were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Enterprise Road, which is…
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COVID death counts shameful

Plattsburg Press Republican Via the AP The discrepancy in the number of deaths from COVID-19 in New York state is disconcerting and shows that politicians will stop at nothing in order to cater to their self-serving interests. The Associated Press reported that the total figure of COVID-19 deaths the state has claimed is about 11,000 short of what they tell the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The state shows a record of about…
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Richard Dingman

Richard Dingman

Richard Dingman, 66, of Gloversville, passed away at Albany Medical on July 19, with his uncle, Jim Dingman and his niece, Melissa Rockwell at his side, both were very close to him. Born May 24, 1955, in Gloversville. He was predeceased by his mother, Eleanor and his dad, William; his brothers, Bill and John. He is survived by his brother James (Sketter) and son Rick; his aunt, JoAnn (Charles) LaBaron of Michigan; nieces and nephews.…
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Doris Johnson Day

Doris Johnson Day

Doris Johnson Day, age 96, of Johnstown, passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Albany Medical Center. Born on April 5, 1925, in Johnstown, she was the daughter of the late Ward and Alice (Davenport) Johnson. Doris was a graduate of the Johnstown High School and went on to get her bachelor’s degree in education at Oneonta State Teachers College. She was employed at the Fulton County Department…
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Martha N. VanAlstyne

Martha N. VanAlstyne, age 83, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at her home at Pineview Commons. Born on February 21, 1938, in Canastota, NY, she was the daughter of the late Lial and Madeline (Madison) Burton. Everyone that knew Martha loved her, she was a hoot. Martha was fun loving, carefree, loved to sing, dance, and always tell jokes. Martha married the love of her life, John VanAlstyne on December 2,…
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Martin Geraghty

Martin Geraghty, 102, of Englewood, Fla., and East Dennis, MA, passed peacefully at home on July 17, 2021. Born July 20, 1918, in County Mayo, Ireland, to Michael and Anne Derrig Geraghty. He immigrated with his family in 1921, to Gloversville, NY, graduated in 1937 from Gloversville High School. He was a Navy veteran of WW II. He was a resident of West Dennis, from 1958 till moving with his late wife Gloria in 1987,…
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