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Some candidates take aim at Common Core

September 8, 2014 ALBANY — A polarizing education issue has become a political one this fall at the polls, with many Republicans filing as independent candidates calling for the repeal of Common Core. more »»

Mayor flattens paving method’s future

September 8, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Oil and stone treatment will not be used again on city streets for the duration of Gloversville Mayor Dayton King’s term, he said. more »»

Drowning still being investigated

September 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The death Friday afternoon of a 4-year-old city boy found in his neighbor’s pool continued to be investigated today by city police and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. more »»

Man pleads guilty to larceny

September 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man pleaded guilty Thursday in Fulton County Court in a welfare fraud case and is expected to be sentenced later to state prison. Clyde C. more »»

Board member resigns

September 8, 2014 BROADALBIN — Due to a resignation, officials on the Town Board along with those with local Democratic and Republican party committees will have to make decisions in the coming days about an open... more »»

Child drowns in pool

September 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A four-year-old child has died after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool Friday, according to city polic. more »»

State releases HIV, AIDS numbers

September 7, 2014 Local officials highlighted progress made in the prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS in Fulton and Montgomery counties after the state recently released new statistics on the disease. more »»

YMCA ramping up fundraising

September 7, 2014 HAGAMAN — The Amsterdam Family YMCA is seeking the public’s help to raise $55,000 by the end of the month. Director Nancy Carr said the fundraiser started Tuesday and has already raised $5,000. more »»

Klock Crafts

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City man due in court on manslaughter charge

September 7, 2014 FONDA — An Amsterdam man who is facing charges from a fatal 2013 accident was in Montgomery County Court on Friday. David W. Bain, 69, of 54 Edward St. more »»

Laid-off workers at plant eligible for assistance

September 7, 2014 AMSTERDAM — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko recently announced the U.S. more »»

Fulton County may file suit against state

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN —Fulton County is considering taking legal action against the state, which claims the county was overpaid $927,663 in Medicaid reimbursement and disallowed claims involving the former... more »»

Man pleads guilty to indecent materials

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Speculator man who allegedly threatened to shoot up Gloversville High School “Columbine style” last year, pleaded guilty in Fulton County Court Thursday to a felony related to indecent... more »»

Tannery site nearly ready for reuse

September 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The old Karg Bros. tannery site is “moving along” toward total reuse, City Engineer Chandra Cotter informed the Common Council on Tuesday at City Hall. more »»

Library Tour

September 6, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE—U.S. Rep. Bill Owens made a stop in the city Friday to take a tour of the library and hear from officials seeking his help in its expansion and renovation. more »»

Vietnam veterans honored by officials

September 6, 2014 U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara honored two local veterans during a recent ceremony in Schenectady City Hall. more »»

New Approach

September 5, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Parents had mixed reactions to the Greater Johnstown School District’s new elementary transition to grade-level grouping, which began Thursday with the first day of school. more »»

Machete threat alleged

September 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — City police charged a man Saturday night with felony assault after he allegedly threatened a process server with a machete and tried to bite an officer’s finger off. more »»

Town reviews senior housing plan

September 5, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Town Planning Board officials could approve a new senior living project as early as October or November, officials said. more »»

Nurses stage picket

September 5, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Nurses marched up and down East State Street Thursday afternoon, asking the public to support them as they seek a new contract with Nathan Littauer Hospital. more »»



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