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Johnstown considers adding teachers

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District may spend about $320,000 to hire four teachers for the next school year, according to a recent budget discussion. Superintendent William Crankshaw gave an update of the district’s proposed 2021-22 budget to the Board of Education at the ...

Johnstown considers adding teachers

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District may spend about $320,000 to hire four teachers for the next school year, according to a recent budget discussion. Superintendent William Crankshaw gave an update of the district’s proposed 2021-22 budget to the Board of Education at the ...

Odd bits number twelve

Our ‘Odd Bits’ never seem to end. The July 16, 1891 Daily Republican, under the heading of “Home Happenings” reported a humorous non-happening that must have brought readers much laughter. “The largest snake in the world, measuring twenty feet in length and belonging to the New ...

Gloversville man charged with murder

MOHAWK — A Gloversville man has been charged with murder for the death of 63-year-old Thomas B. Gordon, who was found dead in his home on Tuesday. According to state police, 32-year-old Brett Insogna was charged with second-degree murder. On Tuesday, state police were requested to do a ...

Busy election year for Fulton County

JOHNSTOWN — Glove Cities mayoral races are set in the November general election, with this week’s filings of Fulton County designating election petitions by candidates. Candidates filed their petitions from Monday through Thursday. Fulton County will experience a heavy local election year ...

Court overturns conviction

ALBANY — The state Appellate Division of Supreme Court recently reversed 2019 orders by Montgomery County Court that denied a hearing for a Nelliston man convicted in 2017 of felony burglary and assault charges. The seven-page. March 18 appellate decision on behalf of Christopher Stetin ...