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Indictment: Man used rope in attempt to kill girlfriend

November 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man tried to kill his then-girlfriend by choking her with a nylon rope, an indictment alleges. more »»

Expenses tied to water-rate hike

November 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The head of the city Water Board this week said various factors — including new water meters to higher chlorine costs — are causing city water rates to rise for 2015. more »»

Tiger case delayed

November 21, 2014 MAYFIELD — A man with three tigers and two leopards on his Route 30 property has two more weeks to respond to the town’s demand he remove the animals. more »»

District restarts marching band

November 21, 2014 BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education has reappointed the district’s marching band director, allowing the band to perform for the rest of the 2014-15 school year. more »»

Voters approve Fonda-Fultonville project

November 20, 2014 FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Central School District voters have approved a $19.4 million capital project. The proposal was approved today in a vote of 442-169. more »»

Man charged with attempted murder

November 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was indicted by a Fulton County grand jury Wednesday on four counts, including attempted murder, in connection with the Aug. 9 strangulation of his then-girlfriend. more »»

Late city budget being finalized

November 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — City Treasurer Michael Gifford said he is working to get the city’s 2015 tentative budget, which is nearly two months late, released to the Common Council “any day now. more »»

Agency wants county funds tripled

November 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is seeking three times as much money from county taxpayers for 201. more »»

City may wait on garbage plan

November 20, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Changes to the city’s garbage pickup policy may wait until 2015, officials said Tuesday. more »»

Mayor eyes luring jobs to county

November 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Mayor Michael Julius this week was more encouraged by his second venture outside the city to bring jobs into Fulton County. more »»

Road deal planned

November 20, 2014 FONDA — The Montgomery County Physical Services committee Tuesday moved a resolution regarding snow and brush removal to the full legislature. The agreements with the city of Amsterdam, village of St. more »»

Council closing budget deficit

November 19, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council will meet again Monday to talk about changes to the proposed 2015 city budget, which now is $550,000 less than what the mayor proposed but still includes a deficit. more »»

Johnstown approves housing plan

November 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — City officials on Monday adopted a Public Housing Agency Plan for 2015 following a public hearing at City Hall. more »»

Committee puts brakes on bonus plans in county

November 19, 2014 FONDA — Montgomery County legislators did not move forward Tuesday with two proposals to pay non-bargaining employees a bonus while the details of their new policy are finalized. more »»

Board hears parents’ concerns about end of marching band

November 19, 2014 BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth Central School District parents and students shared their concerns recently about the lack of a marching band for high school students. more »»

Two sought in drug shooting

November 18, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Police are still looking for two suspects who were with a man who allegedly shot at a person April 29 in a drug- and gang-related inciden. more »»

County reduces proposed tax rate

November 18, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday trimmed department budgets and applied another $800,000 in fund balance to the county’s proposed 2015 budget, reducing the proposed... more »»

Snow pounds western New York

November 18, 2014 BUFFALO (AP) — Parts of New York are measuring the season’s first big snowfall in feet, rather than inches, as nearly 3 feet blanketed the Buffalo area today, forcing the closure of a 105-mile... more »»

Water rate hike concerns officials

November 18, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Members of the Common Council on Monday said they felt left in the dark about the city’s water rate increase for 2015 recently adopted by the city Water Board. more »»

Supervisors dig ‘armadillo’ out of budget

November 18, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to remove a proposed $50,000 police “armadillo” crime deterrence vehicle from the county’s 2015 capital pla. more »»



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