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Graduation rates increase in many local districts

June 24, 2014 The graduation rate went up in most local school districts last year, including Gloversville, whose rate has been among the lowest in the area. Gloversville’s graduation rate was 6. more »»

Water talks to get dialogue flowing

June 24, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government is working on scheduling upcoming informational presentations to municipalities about the county’s SMART Waters initiative. more »»

College owes county $116K

June 24, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees recently approved paying Montgomery County close to $117,000 after an audit found the county paid for insurance that should have... more »»

Mini-golf event putts $12K toward Johnstown Library

June 24, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Public Library’s recent annual fundraiser was its most successful yet, raising more than $12,000. more »»

Interest growing in CRG job

June 24, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth has received at least 50 resumes from applicants interested in replacing outgoing agency President and Chief Executive Officer Michael... more »»

Exploring Peru

June 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Leah Reinke, who graduated this year from Fulton-Montgomery Community College, didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to see Peru. more »»

Casino developers to submit application

June 23, 2014 AMSTERDAM — The developers of a proposed casino in Montgomery County will move forward with their application to the state, despite the state denying the developers’ request to change the applicatio... more »»

Different gov’t to be discussed

June 23, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council will host a variety of speakers during its meeting Tuesday, including people who will talk about a different form of government that was suggested for the city. more »»

Johnstown addresses blight

June 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The city recently sent out letters to certain property owners requesting they clean up their code-enforcement problems or face stiffer action. more »»

Downtown grant program moves along

June 23, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — City officials recently met with property owners taking advantage of the city’s NY Main Street Program Grant funding. more »»

DEC rolls out path forward for section of national trail in Adirondacks

June 23, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation released a revised draft Adirondack Park Trail Plan for the North Country National Scenic Trail, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced recently. more »»

Giving Back

June 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Rachel Sproule is back at the Fulton County Public Health Department, this time giving as much as receiving. more »»

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 »»



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