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F.C. Airport construction complete

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Airport has been a busy construction site this year, and the small aviation facility is also due to gain a new sign by year’s end. County Planning Director Scott Henze said Monday that contractors have now completed the second of two large projects in 2019. ...

Wireless tower receives approval

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JOHNSTOWN — AT&T Upstate NY has all the approvals it needs for a 190-foot wireless telecommunications tower it’s building at the Fulton County landfill, a county official said. “It should be a good benefit to the western part of our county,” county Emergency Management Office ...

Town hall meetings schedule released

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JOHNSTOWN — The following is the schedule of the town meetings at town hall, 2753 Route 29, according to a news release. ∫ At 5 p.m. Monday will be a special workshop for review of applications for town assessor and any other town business. ∫ At 6 p.m. Oct. 3, zoning. ∫ At 6 p.m. ...

Audit Committee slated to meet Oct. 1

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education’s Audit Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 1, in the high school library. This meeting is open to the public, according to a news release.

Library book sale planned for Oct. 3

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Friends of the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., will have their book sale from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 3, with the admission $1; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5. Bring own bags, according to a news release.

Mayfield honorees chosen; induction set

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School’s Wall of Dedication honorees for this year have been chosen: Ernie Clapper, former elementary principal and board of education president; John White, former soccer, basketball and softball coach and referee of school sports; and Mary Lou Bryan, ...

Tour of cemeteries slated for Saturday

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PALATINE BRIDGE — The Canajoharie Palatine Bridge Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a tour of three local cemeteries, the Palatine Cemetery, Canajoharie Falls and Prospect Hill cemeteries from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. Those interested can come take a walk, ...

Free coffee day at Stewart’s Sunday

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — In celebration of National Coffee Day, the Stewart’s Shops will offer customers free hot, iced or cold brew coffee from noon until close Sunday at all Stewart’s Shops locations. This includes any size coffee in any flavor, including their house blend, French vanilla, ...

Church benefit dinner set for Friday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, according to a news release. The menu will consist of spaghetti and meatballs with homemade sauce, tossed salad with choice of dressing, Italian bread and butter, ...

American Legion to hold an open house

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GLOVERSVILLE —The Harold Wilmot American Legion Post 137, 200 N. Main St., will be having an open house on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary. Members will be present to answer ...

African drumming circle on Wednesday

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MAYFIELD — John Dickson will be hosting an African drumming circle workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday According to a news release, Dickson has been teaching African drumming for years. Join his African Drumming Circle Workshop the first Wednesday of each month as students come ...

Day on the farm event set for Sunday

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sunday on the Farm will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Rogers Family Orchards, 260 County Highway 131, on Sunday. The annual event supports the local agricultural community. Everyone will receive a complimentary ice cream cone and a chance to climb the ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Active bench warrant leads to man’s arrest MOHAWK — Brian Scott Powell, 51, of 6 First St., was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 15 on a bench warrant for failure to pay a fine. Powell was charged after the sheriff’s office was made aware of a bench warrant ...

What’s To do?

Whats To Do

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Fourth annual New York state summer art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 ...

Former clerk pleads guilty to grand larceny

Local News

MAYFIELD —Former Town Clerk of Mayfield, Dorothy Hart, who was arrested in June 2018 for pocketing more than $35,000 in public funds, pleaded guilty to grand larceny on Tuesday. According to a press release from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office, Hart pleaded guilty on Tuesday ...

Labor negotiations between city and CSEA scheduled to resume

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GLOVERSVILLE — Labor negotiations between the city and the local Civil Service Employees Association unit are set to resume next month seeking a new union contract to replace the agreement that expired at the end of 2016. Representatives and city employees with the local CSEA addressed the ...

Better rural internet advocated for

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ALBANY — Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Superintendent of Schools, Thomas Ciaccio, testified before members of the New York state Legislature on Sept. 19 during a public hearing about improving access to high-speed internet in rural areas. Ciaccio was one of 20 people to testify ...

Johnstown council continues to address public concerns

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JOHNSTOWN — With summer now a memory for another year, the Common Council’s top official said the city has and continues to keep up with a couple high-profile concerns imparted by the public earlier this summer. Councilman-at-Large Craig Talarico said Monday the council seriously follows ...