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Officials: Freshman Academy is working

February 21, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Top administrators at Johnstown High School updated the Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education recently about JHS’s new Freshman Academy for at-risk students. more »»

State offers income tax filing help

February 21, 2015 Free tax services will be offered for low-income residents of Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, according to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Gov. Andrew M. more »»

Electrical upgrade expected to reduce power costs at garage

February 21, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The city is doing a lighting and electrical upgrade at the Department of Public Works garage that officials say could save the city over $17,000 annuall. more »»

Local lawmakers push for reforms

February 20, 2015 State Sen. Hugh T. more »»

On the Case

February 20, 2015 Robert Darling Jr. was at the A and A Pub in Gloversville on a night in early August 1984, when he left with two men to go to Schenectady. No one would see him again until Oct. more »»

Lexington finalizes property deal

February 20, 2015 MAYFIELD — The Lexington Foundation, a nonprofit that helps support the needs of Fulton County’s developmentally disabled, has officially acquired a Route 30 building it plans to turn into an arts... more »»

City-owned lot back on the market

February 20, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The city lost out on a potential buyer for a former leather factory site on Briggs Street, but officials say other potential buyers may be interested. more »»

Fulton County eyeing Amsterdam water

February 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Engineering work is ongoing for Fulton County’s Smart Waters project, with officials eyeing the possibility of drawing water from the Great Sacandaga Lake and the cities of Gloversville ... more »»

Trial set in attempted murder case

February 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Court trial of a Gloversville man accused last summer of attempted murder in a domestic violence case involving his former girlfriend is scheduled for May 4. more »»

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver indicted on 3 charges

February 19, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted Thursday on three charges after his arrest last month in a federal bribery case. more »»

Insurance change for town official questioned

February 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Two town officials Monday questioned a resolution made by the Town Board at January’s organizational meeting to give the town building inspector free health insurance. more »»

Pay raise for city police chief OK’d

February 19, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council recently approved a pay raise and new terms for health insurance payments for the city police chief. more »»

Montgomery County Legislature eyes charter update

February 19, 2015 FONDA — Montgomery County officials are preparing to update the county charter. The charter was adopted in 2012, making Montgomery County the 22nd and most recent county in the state to adopt one. more »»

District officials eye 1.77% tax-levy cap

February 18, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has a 1.77 percent state tax levy cap to work around when it crafts its proposed 2015-16 district budget for presentation to voters in May. more »»

Industrial use surges at sewage facility

February 18, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Industrial use of the Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment Facility increased by nearly 23 percent in 2014 — the highest level in more than a decade. more »»

Workshops set on reassessments

February 18, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The manager for the city’s ongoing property reassessment project told city officials Tuesday night there will be several opportunities for the public is dispute their new assessments in... more »»

Trippodo to be sentenced for code violations

February 18, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE—A local entrepreneur is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for code violations on a South Main Street building. Vic Trippodo will appear in City Court on Tuesday at 10 a.m. more »»

Audit suggests raising permit fees in district

February 18, 2015 A recent audit by the New York State Comptroller’s Office on the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District showed the group had good control over its permit fee billing, collection and cash... more »»

County eyes settlement in suit

February 18, 2015 FONDA — County officials are considering settling a 2009 lawsuit filed in relation to a pump station in the village of Nelliston. more »»

Donations sought to aid family of injured boy

February 17, 2015 GLOVERSVILLE — People are trying to raise money to help pay for a city child’s medical expenses after an accident last week left him hanging by his neck, a family member said. more »»



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