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B-P clerk warns of voting issues

June 22, 2014 BROADALBIN— Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Clerk Georgia Baldwin recently spoke with the Board of Education on a potential voting issue if the legislation that currently allows schools to... more »»

Perking Up

June 22, 2014 FULTONVILLE — With the sound of folk songs playing, families and music lovers alike came to enjoy a day outdoors at the sixth annual Party in the Perk Summer Special Open Mic on Saturday at George . more »»

Energy-saving lights installed at Littauer

June 22, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Thanks to an incentive by National Grid, all the lights in Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home’s parking lots were changed last week from high pressure sodium to LED, a news... more »»

City man gets jail time for burglary

June 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man was sentenced Monday in Fulton County Court to two to four years in state prison as a second felony offender. Ira R. Blowers, 48, was sentenced by Judge Polly A. more »»

Bid for casino concessions rejected

June 21, 2014 ALBANY — The state Gaming Commission said Friday it will not change its application criteria for casinos, which was sought by the developers of Montgomery County’s casino project. more »»

Town appeals annexation

June 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN—The Town of Johnstown will be going to court, appealing a decision by judges on the annexation of town land to Gloversville. more »»

Lawsuits settled in home school arrest case

June 21, 2014 FONDA — A pair of lawsuits filed by two parents who were charged with child endangerment in 2010 — after allegations they failed to register their home-schooled children — have ended after an... more »»

Repairs needed after storm

June 21, 2014 PERTH — Town officials are waiting on reports from the town’s insurer after hail earlier this month damaged the roof of two town buildings. more »»

Mining law will be discussed

June 21, 2014 MAYFIELD— Officials from the Town Board will discuss a new law to allow mining in the town during their July board meeting. more »»

Local officials offer support for medical marijuana

June 20, 2014 A local state senator and two local law-enforcement officials say they support the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. “I plan to vote for medical marijuana. more »»

Broadalbin-Perth opts out of food rules at high school

June 20, 2014 BROADALBIN — The federal government next month will put in place more restrictions on the types of food schools can sell, but Broadalbin-Perth High School won’t be going along with them. The U.S. more »»

Fireworks set for June 28 at Knox

June 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A free Star-Spangled Fireworks Celebration for the community will take place June 28 at Knox Junior High School. This will be the event’s second yea. more »»

Firm creating branding plan

June 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A new regional branding project designed by a Tennessee firm to better identify Fulton and Montgomery counties should be released publicly later this year, an official said. more »»

Wastewater plant project close to completion

June 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment Facility’s $700,000 sewer-line project is nearly complete, although some additional work may be necessary. more »»

Johnstown school board OKs leaves of absence

June 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education last week approved child-care leaves of absence for several employees. more »»

Leader-Herald wins awards

June 20, 2014 ALBANY — The Leader-Herald won several awards in the New York Newspapers Advertising and Marketing Executive’s 2014 advertising competition. more »»

Candidates putting focus on jobs

June 19, 2014 Jobs are a primary issue in the 2014 Republican primary race between Elise Stefanik and Matt Doheny. more »»

Teacher resigns in Gloversville

June 19, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — A Gloversville Enlarged School District teacher — who was placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigated complaints regarding his conduct — will resign June 30,... more »»

Extreme tour to hit Gloversville

June 19, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Extreme Tour, which promotes a positive lifestyle for youths, will be coming to the city this weeken. more »»

Work eyed at old tannery site

June 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — City officials this week inquired about possible future development projects for the old Karg Bros. tannery site, but that may not happen for another six months. more »»



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