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February 1, 2015 MAYFIELD — The frigid temperatures did little to prevent hoards of snowmobilers, fishermen and curious travelers from covering the Great Sacandaga Lake on Saturday for the seventh annual Walleye... more »»

Visitor center sees fewer tourists

February 1, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton County Director of Tourism Gina DaBiere-Gibbs said Friday the number of tourists visiting the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s visitor center has been... more »»

County to drop position

February 1, 2015 FONDA — The Montgomery County Legislature will no longer have a research specialist. more »»

Ossenfort reports on economic-competition meeting

February 1, 2015 FONDA — Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort spoke with the members of the Montgomery County Legislature about a meeting he attended that included discussion of the announcement of an economic... more »»

Working on Jobs

January 31, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Administrative Officer Jon Stead said the county government continues to cope with state mandates while working to bring more jobs to the area. more »»

Multi-county 911 expansion mulled

January 31, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors will vote Feb. 9 whether to endorse the concept of allowing Hamilton County to connect into Fulton and Montgomery counties’ E-911 system as a backup. more »»

DWI patrols set for Sunday

January 31, 2015 The state police will join local law-enforcement agencies across the state in an effort to crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend, according to a news release. more »»

Ward and Hart headed toward election rematch

January 31, 2015 MAYFIELD — Village Mayor Jamie Ward is facing an election challenge from the same man he defeated in the mayoral election four years ago — former Mayor Harvey Har. more »»

County official critical of state government

January 30, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government continues to cope with state mandates out of Albany, but works independently on several fronts to bring more employment to the area. more »»

Retroactive pay boosts city salaries

January 30, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — Retroactive pay as a result of a new police contract boosted the 2014 earnings of city police officers, who were among the highest-paid Gloversville city employees for the year. more »»

Store recalls bakery items in Johnstown

January 30, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Price Chopper is voluntarily recalling baked goods sold at its North Comrie Avenue location, saying metal shavings could have gotten into the item. more »»

Officials unsure of $500M contest

January 30, 2015 Local officials are being cautious about embracing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to provide $500 million in economic development funding to upstate counties in what the governor calls a “competition. more »»

County OKs projects

January 30, 2015 FONDA — Plans for two projects in the county were approved by the county legislature Thursday. more »»

RIT student offers engineering message

January 30, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — Aliki Kotsakis, a first-year engineering student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, visited Gloversville Middle School recently with the aim of encouraging students to follow... more »»

Film to highlight teacher’s work

January 30, 2015 WELLS — New York State Department of Education Communications Director Tom Dunn and Communications Fellow for the Regents Research Fund Beth Wurtmann visited Wells Central School on Jan. more »»

Pilot disorientation tied to crash

January 29, 2015 EPHRATAH — The May 24, 2013, crash of a small plane that killed three people probably was caused by the pilot’s loss of control due to “spatial disorientation,” in which the pilot lost his perceptio... more »»

County eyes rights of way on trail

January 29, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government has been somewhat successful in beginning to acquire private rights of way for an unfinished 3.5-mile stretch of the county Rail Trail, county officials said. more »»

OESJ announces finalists for top job

January 29, 2015 ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District on Wednesday announced the three finalists for the superintendent position. more »»

Johnstown board learns about efforts at school

January 29, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Greater Johnstown School District faculty members recently outlined two Knox Junior High School professional learning community efforts in presentations to the Board of Education. more »»

Water Work

January 29, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — City officials are considering whether the city should dredge a local fishing pond. more »»



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