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Mayfield CSD requests resource officer

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — An idea a few years ago to seek federal money for one police officer for multiple Fulton County schools has been streamlined and evolved into one officer for one school. County Sheriff Richard Giardino told the Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee Monday at the County ...

GPD trains at Knesseth Israel

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GLOVERSVILLE — Members of the Glove Cities Emergency Response Team last week conducted a walk through and training exercise at the Knesseth Israel Synagogue following discussions over security between synagogue representatives and police in the wake of anti-Semitic violence and attacks ...

Village water tower funds on track

Local News

MAYFIELD — Village officials said a majority of the new water tower funds are falling into place at its meeting Wednesday. Mayor Jamie Ward said so far funding totalling $1.03 million has been collected for the new water tower. The estimated cost is $1.25 million. “We have money tied up ...

Drunk driver strikes off-duty officer

Local News

FULTONVILLE — A Little Falls resident faces several charges following a two-car motor vehicle accident in which an off-duty Montgomery Count sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle was struck by an alleged drunk driver. Patrick Dahlgren Jr., 35, of 8 King St., Little Falls was charged by Montgomery ...

Snowshoe hike scheduled for Friday

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has a snowshoe hike scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Scotch Bush Herb & Tree Farm, 6907 Route 30 south, according to a news release. “Keep moving ...

Walleye Awakening slated for Feb. 14

In Brief

MAYFIELD — Walleye Awakening, a free fish-a-palooka party to celebrate the 2020 Walleye Challenge, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 14, at Lanzi’s on the Lake, 1751 Route 30. Music will be by Our Secret Love Society, fireworks by Santore at 7 p.m., a beach bonfire, and food and drink ...

Alpin Haus named top 50 dealer

Community News

AMSTERDAM — Alpin Haus, the Northeast’s largest, family-owned outdoor recreation retailers, has been named one of the 2019 “Top 50 RV Dealers in North America” by RVBusiness magazine, who also selected Alpin Haus as one of its five special Blue Ribbon honorees, according to a news ...

Gloversville to again host 100in1 Day

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — This year, Downtown Gloversville is again hosting 100in1 Day: Gloversville on Saturday, May 2. Last year, Gloversville was the first city in the United States to successfully launch a 100in1 Day event and reached all corners of the city with vibrant activities and oceans of ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Driver charged with aggravated DWI BROADALBIN — Laura Y. Hess, 42, of 2186 Alexander Road, Galway, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies Jan. 22 with aggravated driving while intoxicated — blood alcohol content .18 percent or higher, driving on shoulders/slopes, and unsafe ...

Soup lovers turn up to support city’s second annual SoupFest

Local News

AMSTERDAM — Heather Leipp of Glen, was making a stop with friends at Russo’s Bar and Grill, her third restaurant stop Saturday afternoon during the citywide SoupFest, which drew soup-eating people to more than 20 eateries. “The SoupFest is an awesome idea,” she said. “It’s a good ...

CRG plans networking sessions

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth this year will seek to bring business owners and professionals together at quarterly Business to Business Networking Sessions. CRG Economic Development Specialist Ken Adamczyk will organize the quarterly sessions that will rotate ...

Man gets prison sentence for burglary

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — One of two Gloversville men arrested in September for the burglary of Lukoil in that city was sentenced recently in Fulton County Court to two to four years in state prison. Kurtis T. Fuller, 22, of 42 First Ave., Apt. 1., was sentenced Jan. 22 by County Court Judge Polly A. ...

FMCC looks to increase its state level advocacy efforts

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JOHNSTOWN — Officials at Fulton-Montgomery Community College plan to step up advocacy efforts with state lawmakers following the release of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget proposal that seeks to eliminate the floor limiting enrollment based reductions in state aid to community ...

Well’s home is nearing 50 years in operation

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Tuesday night was reminded of an upcoming anniversary celebration involving the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown. Facility Director of Admissions Robin Wentworth spoke during the public speaker portion of the council’s meeting at City Hall. She said the ...

Elwood Museum to host free winter camps for kids in February

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will host its free Winter 2020 Camp Days starting Feb. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Makers Series camp will activate camper’s creativity with hands-on learning and experiences. Campers will grab their tools, tinker, explore, ...

Sheriff’s Association to meet on Tuesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The monthly business meeting of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Association will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, 2712 Route 29.

Wood jewelry class slated for Wednesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach how to make burned wood jewelry—earrings, key chain or necklace—from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, ...