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Shrine raises $250K for repairs

July 11, 2014 By KERRY MINOR The Leader-Herald AURIESVILLE — The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs has raised nearly $250,000 in its $1 million building fund drive, eliminating the threat of having to close the... more »»

Will pope make visit?

July 11, 2014 By KERRY MINOR The Leader-Herald AURIESVILLE — The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs is inviting the pope to visit the shrine next year. more »»

Couple buys St. Anthony’s church

July 11, 2014 JOHNSTOWN —The Albany Roman Catholic Diocese’s former St. Anthony’s Church buildings on Nicholas Street were sold Tuesday for $75,000 to a Gloversville couple, who will start a new ministry. more »»

Elections for 2014 start to take shape

July 11, 2014 JOHNSTOWN —A two-way Democratic primary will take place in September for candidates seeking to unseat Fulton County’s longtime Republican state senator. more »»

Demolition team works on projects

July 11, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Solid Waste Department’s Demolition Team this week was finishing the second of two major projects benefiting the county and Gloversville. more »»

County seeks reimbursement from state

July 11, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County is waiting to hear about the status of its effort to recoup $20,000 in state Medicaid costs, a Department of Social Services official said Thursday. more »»

Liberty announces new chief financial officer

July 11, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Liberty, a local nonprofit organization serving more than 600 people with developmental and other disabilities, announced Chris Lail has been named Liberty’s new chief financial officer. more »»

Events to highlight anniversary of Sir William Johnson’s death

July 11, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Johnson Hall State Historic Site’s events this year will highlight the 240th anniversary of the death and funeral of Sir William Johnson. more »»

Taking Sides

July 10, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Supporters and opponents of a proposed casino at Thruway Exit 27 are making their voices heard. more »»

Developer invites local investors in project

July 10, 2014 AMSTERDAM — The developers of a proposed casino near Thruway Exit 27 say local business people would be able to invest in the endeavor. more »»

Rail trail project on track in city

July 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The city’s proposed Rail Trail safety improvement project, involving proposed changes to crossing areas, is being worked on by an engineering firm. more »»

Fueling system proposed

July 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County sheriff’s deputies may soon be able to use an official county-issued fuel card to gas up their patrol vehicles while on duty instead of using their own money and being... more »»

Officials eye new fire chief

July 10, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King said Tuesday he will work with the Common Council to appoint a fire chief as soon as possible. “We won’t rush into a decision. more »»

‘Rescue’ Story

July 9, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A revamped Grandma Millie’s Bakery at the Fulton County Airport grabbed the national spotlight Tuesday night as the subject of the TLC’s Network’s “Buddy’s Bakery Rescue” TV show. more »»

Official: Mayor should resign

July 9, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Sixth Ward Councilman Wrandy Siarkowski told Mayor Dayton King during a council meeting Tuesday he should resign if he’s dissatisfied with the mayoral salary and cannot work full tim... more »»

City official: County mum about plans

July 9, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — Elected city officials have yet to be contacted by any Fulton County officials concerning the SMART Waters initiative, according to 1st Ward Councilwoman Robin Wentworth. more »»

Fulton County to replace DSS, jail roofs

July 9, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government this year and next is spending more than $400,000 to replace leaky roofs at two of its highly-used buildings from the 1990s that are showing signs of aging. more »»

Public defender seeks more help

July 9, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Public Defender Gerard McAuliffe wants a sixth assistant in his office. He has requested creation of a three-year, part-time sixth assistant public defender position. more »»

BOCES eyes efficiency grant

July 9, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — HFM BOCES is looking into applying for a government efficiency grant next year through the Department of State, Division of Local Government Services, according to Superintendent Patrick... more »»

Mayor’s 2nd job no conflict: panel

July 8, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The city ethics committee reviewed the mayor’s second job as an insurance account manager and found no conflict of interest, the committee’s chairwoman sai. more »»



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