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Business park deal awaits impact study

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The town of Mohawk is telling the city of Johnstown it won’t consider approving a revenue sharing agreement for the proposed Route 30A regional business park project until a Draft Environmental Impact Study is completed. That study is nearly completed — it’s still being ...

Johnstown Common Council hears residents’ traffic concerns

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JOHNSTOWN — North East Avenue residents brought traffic concerns in their neighborhood to the Common Council during the public speaker portion of the council meeting Monday night at City Hall. City officials listened to the concerns and said they will be looked at further. “We’ll see ...

Johnstown starts budget process

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JOHNSTOWN — City government’s 2019 budget process has begun. City Treasurer Michael Gifford reported to the Common Council Monday at City Hall that city department heads have sent him their preliminary budgets for 2019. The council, by law, adopts the following year’s budget by ...

Jeff Smith announces choice for undersheriff

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AMSTERDAM — Candidate for Montgomery County Sheriff, Jeff Smith announced his choice for undersheriff if he is elected. Smith chose Carl Rust, a 30-year veteran of the Amsterdam Police Department as undersheriff should he be elected, according to a press release. “As a candidate for ...

Fermented foods talk set for today

In Brief

ESPERANCE — Ed Radle, a chemist and master gardener, will explain the basics of fermentation from 10 a.m. to noon today in the meeting house at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road. Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years, according to a news release. In addition to being a ...

CCSD board set to meet on Thursday

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District board of education will meet on Thursday for a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the high school conference room. The agenda are available on board docs, which is accessible on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

State DOT sets its roadwork schedule

In Brief

The state Department of Transportation has announced roadwork for the week of Sept. 24. Montgomery County ∫ Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic with a temporary signal in place due to bridge replacement. ∫ City of ...

Office for the Aging menu

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Area religious activities

Community News

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; man up Bible study at Bcon Corner, 7:30 p.m. Monday: Ladies ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Woman facing a number of charges AMSTERDAM — Heather Lee, 26, of Gloversville, was charged by state police on Tuesday with having a controlled substance not in its original container, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, no license, first-degree operating a motor ...

‘The Greatest Night Out on Earth’

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Lexington Foundation’s fourth annual Night Out celebratory fundraising gala on Thursday turned into the Greatest Night Out on Earth as the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts was transformed into a circus tent. The Paul Nigra building was crawling with circus ...

County supports hospital proposal

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Planning Board on Tuesday supported Nathan Littauer Hospital’s nearly 50-acre parking lot and pedestrian reconfiguration and expansion project. The board voted at the Fort Johnstown Annex to forward a “letter of support” to the Gloversville hospital. Its ...

Energy audit to be performed

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District approved a contract with Siemens Industry, Inc. to conduct a comprehensive energy audit on all district buildings for a possible project that would be paid for utilizing the projected savings. The comprehensive energy audit, ...

Former corrections officer suing Montgomery County, sheriff

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FONDA — A complaint was filed on Aug. 8 by a former correction officer, Christina L. Facci-Brahler against Montgomery County, Sheriff Michael Amato and Undersheriff Justin Cramer alleging that she was maliciously charged and prosecuted on charges of second-degree promoting prison contraband. ...

Help the Glove with bag purchase

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GLOVERSVILLE — Patrons of the arts can support the Glove Performing Arts Center while doing their shopping this month by purchasing a reusable Hannaford Community Bag. The local non-profit Glove Performing Arts Center has partnered with the Hannaford located at 235 5th Ave. in order to ...

Historical society to hold monthly meeting

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Historical Society will hold its monthly public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the James Burk Inn, South William Street and West Montgomery Street. The society will discuss the annual anniversary dinner, this year honoring retiring state Assemblyman Marc W. Butler. ...

Hazardous events program slated

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Vitality Plus (ViP), HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program for anyone age 50 and older, announced this month’s luncheon program titled “Hazardous Events” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Littauer’s auditorium, 99 E. State St., according ...

Museum to hold fall camp days

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AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will have the following fall camp days, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 for Columbus Day. Explorers: Who else discovered America besides Chris Columbus? The students will learn about those who visited ...

Diabetes support group to meet

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This free meeting is ...

Magicians meeting slated for Oct. 9

In Brief

LATHAM — The local group of the Society of American Magicians, Assembly 24, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road. The group welcomes all persons, age 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, ...