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    So when the hospital’s second X-ray machine, an outdated analog machine, stopped working reliably in December, hospital leaders knew they needed a new digital machine to help support the other digital machine.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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Gloversville/Mayfield’s Dillenback has had a record-setting swimming career

Gloversville/Mayfield’s Dillenback has had a record-setting swimming career

GLOVERSVILLE — In his five years on the Gloversville/Mayfield boys’ swimming team, Dane Dillenback has left his mark on the program.The freshly updated record board hanging above the pool at Gloversville Middle School illustrates just how big of a mark.Dillenback, a Gloversville senior, holds six school records in individual events and is part of two school-record relay teams. There are just two individual swimming event records that Dillenback does not hold, and there’s only one relay record that doesn’t involve Dillenback.“Dane is the most decorated swimmer that Gloversville has ever had, male or female,” Gloversville/Mayfield boys’ varsity swimming and diving…
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Gloversville moves forward with anti-blight policies

Gloversville moves forward with anti-blight policies

City Attorney Amanda Rose gave the Common Council a progress report Tuesday night on several of the city's 'War on Blight' policies, including the successful eviction of tenants at city-owned properties, who weren't paying rent, and the ongoing effort to acquire 11 abandoned residential properties under New York state's real property law section 19-A process.Rose told the Council that, after a monthslong process, the city was able to complete evictions on tenants who had been living at 18 Franklin St. and 7 Grandoe Lane."For Franklin Street, they had to be out by Dec. 31 and for Grandoe Lane it was…
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Pharmacy opens inside The Family Counseling Center in Gloversville

Pharmacy opens inside The Family Counseling Center in Gloversville

A new pharmacy inside The Family Counseling Center in Gloversville is meant to help increase the likelihood prescriptions will be filled, reducing hospitalizations and emergency room visits, according to pharmacy and counseling center leaders.With the Genoa Healthcare pharmacy opening at the end of last month, The Family Counseling Center’s 6,500 clients have easier access to prescriptions, helping to ensure medications don’t go untaken, said Executive Director Michael Countryman.“The value is being able to prescribe medications here in this facility and having our clients have access to them before they even leave the front doors,” Countryman said, adding that rural clients…
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Gloversville library opens new center focused on youngest patrons 

Gloversville library opens new center focused on youngest patrons 

For Jack Larson, a 1-and-a-half-year-old Northville resident, the books on the shelves are mere backdrops. At the moment, he’s having a ball throwing foam blocks of various colors and shapes. Purple pyramids. Yellow cylinders. Orange cubes.  It doesn’t matter that this is a library and he’s not reading. Part of the point of the Gloversville Public Library’s Early Literacy Center, which celebrated its official opening on Tuesday, is to engage the youngest library patrons in ways that will help them connect with the library from the beginning of their lives. It marks the first time the library has had a…
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