Gloversville man sentenced for stabbing neighbor to death

Gloversville man sentenced for stabbing neighbor to death

JOHNSTOWN - Adam W. Mitchell of Gloversville was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison Tuesday in Fulton County Court after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder for killing his Gloversville neighbor. Mitchell was also convicted of the first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, felonies, according to a press release from Fulton County Acting District Attorney Amanda Nellis. Mitchell was first arrested and charged in early 2021 after police said he stabbed and killed his neighbor, Joseph Robert Hoyt, 39, of 207 N. Main St., Apt 3B, on March 27, 2021. Police officers found…
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Images: A look around Gloversville Railfest Saturday (14 photos)

Images: A look around Gloversville Railfest Saturday (14 photos)

GLOVERSVILLE - A look around Gloversville Railfest from Saturday. Photos from our Erica Miller Story: Gloversville’s Railfest 16 draws big summer crowd ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe Story: Gloversville’s Railfest 16 draws big summer crowd More: All News | Everything Gloversville ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe
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Johnstown, Gloversville to combine for alpine, Nordic skiing

Johnstown, Gloversville to combine for alpine, Nordic skiing

JOHNSTOWN, GLOVERSVILLE - For the first time, Johnstown and Gloversville will field a joint athletic team this winter. The area rivals have had battles in nearly every sport, but now the schools have agreed to combine for alpine and Nordic skiing. The merged program was recently approved by the Johnstown school board. “It’s one of those programs that it’s always a struggle to field a full team,” Gloversville athletic director Mike DeMagistris said. “I think it will be a great opportunity for student-athletes at both schools.” Gloversville had an alpine program of its own until the 2009-10 school year. Gloversville…
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Gloversville Police: Help no longer needed to find Gloversville man reported missing

Gloversville Police: Help no longer needed to find Gloversville man reported missing

GLOVERSVILLE - The public's help is no longer needed related to a Gloversville man reported missing, police said Monday. Police earlier Monday had asked for the public's help in finding missing 41-year-old Clayton R. Miller. He had been last seen by family members Saturday in Gloversville.  A release did not provide further details, only indicating  that the department no longer needed assistance. Further details were expected later More: All News | Everything Gloversville ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe
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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. ---Help us…
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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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