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August 8, 2014 Montgomery County officials were disappointed, but said the county will bounce back after the state’s rejection Thursday of a casino proposal in the city of Amsterdam and town of Florida. more »»

Drug sales alleged in Amsterdam

August 8, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Authorities arrested five city residents on drug-sale charges. The arrests were the culmination of a six-month investigation, city police said in a news release. more »»

Owens has full schedule as term winds down

August 8, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Owens says he is as busy as ever. The Democrat from Plattsburgh decided in January to retire to spend more time with his family. more »»

Stations to accept additional clothing

August 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — All Fulton County transfer stations now have new textile drop-off containers, and the stations will begin accepting an expanded list of items. more »»

State rejects Montgomery County casino proposal

August 7, 2014 The state Gaming Commission's New York Gaming Facility Location Board decided today to disqualify a developer's $245 million proposal to build a casino near Thruway Exit 27 in the town of Florida an... more »»

Two counties may share position

August 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton and Montgomery counties may merge their director of community services positions, a move that could save the counties about $52,000. more »»

Casino proposal may be disqualified

August 7, 2014 AMSTERDAM — The state Gaming Commission’s New York Gaming Facility Location Board may vote tonight to disqualify a developer’s $245 million proposal to build a casino near Thruway Exit 27 in the tow... more »»

Village sues towns

August 7, 2014 CANAJOHARIE — The village has filed suit against the assessor and Board of Assessment Review in the town of Palatine, seeking to lower the assessment on several sections of the village’s watershed... more »»

Santa Maria starts as fire coordinator

August 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — New Fulton County Civil Defense-Fire Coordinator Steven Santa Maria started Monday, but had no hand in more than $36,000 worth of equipment proposed last week for his department. more »»

Vest funding received

August 7, 2014 Law enforcement agencies in Fulton and Montgomery counties are receiving state funding for bulletproof vests. The awards were announced this week by state Attorney General Eric T. more »»

Man charged in city shooting

August 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Police are investigating the possible motives behind a shooting Monday in which police say a city man shot another man in the leg with a shotgun during a confrontation between two... more »»

Agent X-9 Revisited

August 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — A top secret agent once roamed Peck’s Lake and the Adirondacks, getting into dozens of adventures. more »»

Fiber Glass Industries closing Amsterdam plants

August 6, 2014 AMSTERDAM — A fiberglass manufacturer says it will shut down both of its plants in the city after more than a half-century in business, putting more than 100 people out of work. more »»

Plans for $50M whey plant revealed

August 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Officials from Iowa-based Proliant Dairy approached the city Planning Board on Tuesday with drawings for its proposed $50 million whey-processing plant to be built adjacent to Fage USA’s... more »»

Full-day pre-K set for 2014-15

August 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — District Superintendent Michael Vanyo confirmed Tuesday the Gloversville Enlarged School District will go forward with plans to adopt a full-day pre-kindergarten program for the schoo... more »»

Planning Board reviews $8,000 pole barn project

August 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A city electrical service company is proposing a new pole barn for storage at its site. The proposed $8,000 project by Ped Electric Service of 117 N. Perry St. more »»

Gloversville man charged in shooting

August 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE - Police charged a city man today with shooting another man in the leg with a shotgun Monday. Kevin C. Johnson, 52, of 14 Franklin St. more »»

County weighs new office wing

August 5, 2014 FONDA — Montgomery County is considering building a new office wing at the county jail in Glen and moving some of the county’s departments into it. more »»

School board OKs official’s contract

August 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — New responsibilities and a new salary were approved for Gloversville Enlarged School District Assistant Superintendent Steven Schloicka during the July Board of Education meeting. more »»

Council to eye shared SWAT team at meeting

August 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council will discuss an agreement to share city Special Weapons and Tactics teams with the Johnstown City Police Department at its next meeting. more »»



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