100K donation enables Nathan Littauer to purchase second digital X-ray machine

100K donation enables Nathan Littauer to purchase second digital X-ray machine

GLOVERSVILLE - During the pandemic, Nathan Littauer Hospital took portable X-rays on about 20 patients on any given day, which was about twice the number of patients before the pandemic, according to Diagnostic Imaging and Cardiopulmonary Services Director Dwayne Eberle.    So when the hospital’s second X-ray machine, an outdated analog machine, stopped working reliably in December, hospital leaders knew they needed a new digital machine to help support the other digital machine.  The problem was that while the pandemic has increased the demand for emergency services, it has driven up staffing costs due to the need for contract staff,…
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High schools: Gloversville boys’ basketball beats rival Johnstown

High schools: Gloversville boys’ basketball beats rival Johnstown

The Gloversville boys’ basketball team cruised to a 54-35 Foothills Council win Saturday against rival Johnstown.  Gio Glionna led Gloversville with a team-high 13 points and eight rebounds, while teammate Anthony Gray added 12 points. James Collar scored seven points, grabbed eight rebounds and had nine assists.  Steven VanNostrand netted a game-high 14 points for Johnstown and Braden Jones added 12. Gloversville led 27-16 at halftime. In a Western Athletic Conference crossover at Fulton-Montgomery Community College,Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rallied in the fourth quarter to tie OESJ, before winning 87-82 in double overtime. Tied 69-69, each team scored six points in…
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Fulton County Board condemns partisan redistricting

Fulton County Board condemns partisan redistricting

The Fulton County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to object to the "partisan redistricting plan, adopted by the Democrat majority in the New York state legislature,"which was signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Feb. 3. Fulton County Administrator Jon Stead showed the new congressional and state legislature district maps to the Board of Supervisors Monday. He showed the new maps don't change much on the congressional level for Fulton County, which remains entirely within the 21st Congressional District currently occupied by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, but the new state assembly and state senate districts include significant…
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High schools: South Glens Falls edges Broadalbin-Perth in Foothills Council girls’ basketball

Sydney Hart scored 14 points to lead South Glens Falls to a 33-31 victory over Broadalbin-Perth in a Foothills Council girls' basketball game Monday.Jade Maille scored 10 points for the Bulldogs, who rallied after falling behind 9-2 in the first quarter.Molly Russom scored eight points to lead Broadalbin-Perth.Keeley Kristel scored 16 points to lift Scotia-Glenville to a 56-26 victory over Gloversville in a Foothills Council contest. Tori Nardini added 14 points for the Tartans.Zoie Tesi scored nine points to lead Gloversville, while Layla Chapin added eight.
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Fonda-Fultonville/Johnstown’s Hicks, Canajoharie/Fort Plain’s Douglass win Section II wrestling titles

Fonda-Fultonville/Johnstown’s Hicks, Canajoharie/Fort Plain’s Douglass win Section II wrestling titles

GLENS FALLS — Owen Hicks went into the Section II wrestling finals with a definitive mindset. “I was tired,” the Fonda-Fultonville junior said, “of finishing second every year.” Twice a Section II runner-up earlier in his career — at 106 pounds in Division I as an eighth-grader in 2019, when he was beaten by all-conquering Shenendehowa phenom Stevo Poulin, and at 126 pounds in Division 2 the next year, when he fell to Maple Hill’s Caleb Svingala — Hicks didn’t leave any doubt as to who would be ascending the top of the Division 2 145-pound podium Saturday at Cool…
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Montgomery County dairy farmers say overtime threshold threatens their industry

Montgomery County dairy farmers say overtime threshold threatens their industry

The onesies make Kyle Dykeman sad. The writing on the baby clothes says things like “My dad’s a farmer.” “New to the herd.” “Next generation farmer.”But when Dykeman, 33, looks down at his 10-week-old son, Reese, wearing onesies gifted by friends, he’s just not sure.   “I’ve got a new kid at home that I want to raise the same way I was raised. And I’m sitting here going ‘I’m not going to be able to do that. I just can’t,’” Dykeman said.For Dykeman, of Dykeman and Sons in the town of Glen, and Montgomery County dairy farmers like him, uncertainty arises from…
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