The Gloversville Leader Herald

Fulton County to share new IT employee with Gloversville, Johnstown

Fulton County to share new IT employee with Gloversville, Johnstown

The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted 18-0 to create a new shared "Microcomputer Specialist" employee, with the total annual cost of the new position set at $123,000 to be shared between the county and the cities of Johnstown and Gloversville. According to the resolution, the new computer specialist will work mainly to support the "New World Public Safety Computer Software Support Maintenance Services" computer program being used for the new 911-dispatch system…
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The Loft set to go before Gloversville Planning Board

The Loft set to go before Gloversville Planning Board

The Loft — Center of Hope Youth Center after school program is scheduled to make a "special permit" presentation in front of the Gloversville City Planning Board on Tuesday at 7 p.m. — even though the program's director believes the youth outreach program is already a permitted use at its location 33 Bleecker St, the former YWCA building."We're going in front of the Planning Board because they wanted clarification of what we are doing," said…
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Johnstown Home for the Holidays Parade line up

Johnstown Home for the Holidays Parade line up

Here's Johnstown's Home for the Holidays Parade lineup for Friday, supplied by Fire Chief Bruce Heberer. Lineup begins at 6 p.m., and the parade starts at 6:30 p.m.  Division 1 Line up at: East Main St. between Chase St. and Jansen Ave. All Participants should be on the Northside of the Street facing West Johnstown Police Department Johnstown Mayor Jackson and City Council Senator James Tedisco and Assemblyman Robert Smullens Romano-Arco Dance Academy  Johnstown DPW  Ms.…
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Broadalbin-Perth opens girls’ basketball season with win

Broadalbin-Perth opens girls’ basketball season with win

By James A. EllisThe Leader-HeraldBROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Patriots got their season off to a strong start, defeating Scotia-Glenville 53-22 in Foothills Council girls’ basketball action Thursday night at Robert C Munn Gymnasium at Broadalbin-Perth High School.The Tartans took an early lead before Broadalbin-Perth engineered a 27-3 run over a 6:45 minute span through the first and second quarters to take control and cruise to the victory.“I was very happy with the energy that we…
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Third-quarter surge powers Queensbury girls’ basketball past Johnstown

Third-quarter surge powers Queensbury girls’ basketball past Johnstown

 JOHNSTOWN — For both the Johnstown and Queensbury girls’ basketball teams, Thursday’s game was more than just the season and Foothills Council opener.It marked a new beginning.The Spartans hadn’t played a game since 2019 after missing last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while the Lady Bills lost several players from last season’s team that went 7-0 in a shortened season against only Fulton County opposition.On Thursday, Queensbury used a second-half surge to post a…
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High schools: Mayfield girls’ basketball defeats Canajoharie

High schools: Mayfield girls’ basketball defeats Canajoharie

Mayfield scored a 47-38 win against Canajoharie in a non-league matchup Wednesday between Western Athletic Conference girls’ basketball programs. Cloey Dopp led Mayfield with 23 points, while Kelsey Meca added nine. Canajoharie received 14 points from Felise Fowler and 11 from Lizzy Prime.Mayfield led 19-17 at halftime, then outscored Canajoharie 20-15 in the third quarter on its way to the win.Jacob Frank scored 25 points in Northville’s 63-32 non-league boys’ basketball win against Heatly. Dan…
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