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Women’s consortium annual scholarship winners announced

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium announces the winners of their ninth annual scholarship awards. The consortium honored the top female students in the participation in government courses in 12 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties. The awards were ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man arrested after fleeing police officer EPHRATAH — Andrew S. Rutauskas, 32, of Gloversville was charged by state police on July 9 with third-degree fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle for an incident which occurred in Johnstown on that same date. Woman arrested after altercation ...

Reported shooting false, caller in ‘crisis’

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Area law enforcement and emergency services responded to the report of a woman with a gunshot wound late Wednesday morning, soon determining that the woman was uninjured and the report had been made by her husband who she said was “in crisis.” Around 11:14 a.m. on ...

High temps can cause death for kids, pets left in cars

Local News

AMSTERDAM — A good samaritan passing by a car parked at the Amsterdam Walmart Monday saved an infant left in the hot vehicle, according to state police. State police Public Information Trooper Kerra Burns said state police in Fonda responded to the call at approximately 4:22 p.m. after a ...

Fuel service site plan approved by board

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A site plan for a proposed commercial fuel sales business involving two 30,000-gallon propane tanks in the town of Perth was approved Tuesday by the Fulton County Planning Board. The project by Schenectady-based Long Energy would be along the east side of Route 30. The board ...

Board of Supervisors authorizes team to assist city

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors recently authorized the county Demolition Team to assist the city of Gloversville in a demolition project and in reducing the city’s landfill disposal fate. Supervisors authorized the resolution involving property at 211 and 213 N. Main ...

Johnstown planning bigger police presence at next fireworks display

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The city is planning a “bigger” police presence at next year’s annual fireworks show at Knox Field because the event is getting larger, officials said. The event has become huge every summer for the city, and this year’s recent “Star Spangled Fireworks Celebration” ...

DEC seeks public comment on feeding and hunting proposals

In Brief

ALBANY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing changes to current deer feeding and bear hunting regulations. Public comments will be accepted until Sept. 1 on proposals related to feeding wild deer and moose, including the permitting of 4-Poster devices, ...

Music at the library

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The musicians of the Caroga Lake Music Festival will be performing tonight at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. In 2017, CLMF played a fundraiser concert in support of the Gloversville Library renovations. This performance will mark ...

Ice cream social has been canceled

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Due to weather predictions, the Ice Cream Social, which was planned by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium for Friday in the downtown Park in Johnstown, has been canceled.

Change in city clerk’s office hours

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The City Hall office of City Clerk Carrie Allen will undergo a temporary change in hours for three days next week. The office will be closed to the public from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

Special board of ed meeting on Friday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting at 4:15 p.m. Friday in the district office in executive session for one contract item, according to a news release.

Caroga board is set to meet on Monday

In Brief

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga town supervisor has scheduled a meeting for 9 a.m. Monday at town hall, according to a news release. The board will conduct any and all business to come before them.

Heart disease group to meet on Tuesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have the Women with Heart Disease support group meeting from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This ...

Ambulance service meeting minutes

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance held their regular monthly meeting on July 9, with 16 members in attendance, according to a news release. The calls responded to in June are as follows: Northampton, five; Northville, five; and Hope, two. The new members accepted are as follows: ...

Bigfoot presentation set for Monday night

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Tri-City NY Paramormal Society will be presenting their research and findings on one of the most well known illusive creatures of global infamy. Whether you prefer to call it Sasquatch or Bigfoot, come learn more about the creature of infamy at the Gloversville Public Library ...

Chicken barbecue slated for July 27

In Brief

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Fish and Game Club will have a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 at Campers Corner store, 3044 Route 29A, (across from Caroga Lake Campground), according to a news release. The price is $10 presale; $12 at the door which includes 1/2 chicken, potato, ...