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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 »»

County weighs water projects

July 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County officials are considering several ways to improve water services, including drawing water from the Great Sacandaga Lake, extending water and sewer services from Amsterdam t... more »»

County to submit airport plan

July 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Officials will submit an updated security plan required with renewal of the Fulton County Airport’s registration with the state Department of Transportation. more »»

State to review grant projects

July 8, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The city is currently working with state-level agencies as it looks to fully implement its NY Main Street Grant Program. more »»

District sets meal prices for 2014-15

July 8, 2014 FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education set several price points for the upcoming school year, and welcomed two new members to the board during Monday night’s annual... more »»

Town slates community cleanup for Friday, Saturday

July 8, 2014 CAROGA — The town will hold a community cleanup this weekend, according to town Code Enforcement Officer Sheila Yates. In May, Yates said the town board formed a blight committee during a meeting. more »»

Growing Concern

July 7, 2014 The deer-tick population has gone up in the region, increasing the prevalence of Lyme disease, local health officials say. more »»

Fulton County eyes safety initiative

July 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government this summer will launch a new major public safety initiative for 2015 — part of a three-pronged approach to improving the county. more »»

More work considered for Tryon project

July 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Additional work totaling more than $420,000 is planned for the first phase of the Tryon redevelopment project, which one official said is progressing. more »»



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