Feds: Gloversville man sentenced in cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case

Feds: Gloversville man sentenced in cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case

ALBANY - A Gloversville man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison in a cocaine, methamphetamine and firearm case, federal prosecutors said. Kent Tucker, 25, of Gloversville admitted earlier to possessing and intending to distribute the drugs, as well as possessing a firearm in the furtherance of drug trafficking, prosecutors said. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe He admitted to possessing the methamphetamine pills and cocaine Aug. 21, 2020 and to possessing a stolen, loaded firearm to protect his drugs from others, prosecutors said. He has two prior felony convictions, burglary…
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Glove Theatre interviewing candidates for manager

Glove Theatre interviewing candidates for manager

 For the first time in more than a decade, the Glove Theatre is interviewing candidates to hire as a full-time paid employee to manage the day-to-day operations of the nonprofit theater.James Hannahs, president of the Glove Theatre's Board of Directors, said an increasing number of ongoing programming events at the Glove Theatre in recent months has led to the need for the organization to bring on a general manager."We are amping up our programming to be more consistent," Hannahs said. "That paired with the fact that we're doing some large capital improvements in the coming months is why we're creating…
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Ephratah fire fatality being investigated as ‘suspicious’ by state police

Ephratah fire fatality being investigated as ‘suspicious’ by state police

EPHRATAH — State police are investigating a “suspicious” death after an Ephratah woman was found dead in her home following a structure fire on Friday.Sara E. Stinnett, 74, of 517 Route 67, was identified as the woman who died by state police on Tuesday.Troopers responded to a the fire at the home as crews from the Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department worked to extinguish the blaze on Friday around 3:56 p.m.The home was believed to be occupied by Stinnett, the owner. She was subsequently found dead inside. New York State Police are investigating the fatal fire.State police are asking anyone with information or who…
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Ephratah fire fatality being investigated as ‘suspicious’ by state police

Ephratah fire fatality being investigated as ‘suspicious’ by state police

EPHRATAH — State police are investigating a “suspicious” death after an Ephratah woman was found dead in her home following a structure fire on Friday.Sara E. Stinnett, 74, of 517 Route 67, was identified as the woman who died by state police on Tuesday.Troopers responded to a the fire at the home as crews from the Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department worked to extinguish the blaze on Friday around 3:56 p.m.The home was believed to be occupied by Stinnett, the owner. She was subsequently found dead inside. New York State Police are investigating the fatal fire.State police are asking anyone with information or who…
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DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

JOHNSTOWN - A Gloversville man was convicted Friday in the March 2021 stabbing death of a man in Gloversville, Fulton County District Attorney's officials said. Adam W. Mitchell, 53, of Gloversville, was found guilty of one count of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Joseph Robert Hoyt, prosecutors said. Mitchell now faces up to 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing in August. The Fulton County Court jury returned its verdict at about 2 p.m. Friday, after about 10 hours of deliberations in the case, prosecutors said. In returning the guilty verdict, the jury rejected Mitchell's claims…
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Gloversville’s planned spray park delayed again

Gloversville’s planned spray park delayed again

GLOVERSVILLE -- For the third year in a row, the planned installation of a spray park at Trail Station Park will be delayed past the summer recreation season as city officials continue to encounter problems with fulfilling the requirements of a $345,000 grant issued to the city of Gloversville by the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Mayor Vince DeSantis told the Common Council Tuesday the latest hang-up with the grant is outdated information included in the deeds to the property of the former FJ & G Railroad. He said the land originally came into the city's possession…
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