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Man puts another in choke-hold until he passes out

Local News

PALATINE — An altercation between two men on July 6, led to the arrest of one and minor injuries to another. Theodore Nichols, 33, of 101 Barclay St., Canajoharie was arrested by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, and second-degree ...

Man fires shotgun at another, hits him

Local News

ROOT — An argument between two males on Sunday escalated, resulting in the use of firearms by one of the men, who is now facing several charges. Matthew P. Cool, 44, of 1031 Logtown Road, Fultonville was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with two counts of second-degree ...

Tri-County blotter

Police Blotter

Man allegedly steals vehicle, bank card AMSTERDAM — Devon Morby, 23, was charged on July 7 by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny. Morby was charged on two outstanding felony ...

University of Alabama dean’s list

In Brief

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The following students enrolled during the spring semester at the University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president’s list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The dean’s and president’s lists ...

Heroth graduates from Nichols College

In Brief

DUDLEY, Mass. — Nichols College recently graduated more than 300 students this spring including the following local student. The virtual celebrations were held for both undergraduate and graduate recipients in May with an in-person commencement ceremony promised for a date to be ...

Zajaceskowski makes dean’s list

In Brief

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Ryan Zajaceskowski of Broadalbin, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the Western New England University. Zajaceskowski is one of more than 950 students to achieve this mark of academic excellence. The students are named to the dean’s list for ...

Future of Johnson Hall to be topic

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will conduct an online public meeting July 22 to plan the future of the Johnson Hall State Historic Site on Hall Avenue. Albany-based OPRHP Division of Environmental Stewardship and Planning Assistant Director ...

Cuomo: Schools can reopen

Coronavirus

By CAROLYN THOMPSON The Associated Press New York parents and educators got some long-awaited answers to their back-to-school questions Monday, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying schools will be allowed to open in areas where the coronavirus is under control and education officials outlining a ...

Friday fire displaces family of 11

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fire caused smoke damage Friday morning to a Meadow Street home occupied by 11 people, but no injuries were reported. Fire Chief Bruce Heberer this morning said the blaze broke out at about 6:35 a.m. Friday at a one-family home at 213 Meadow St. “The cause is still under ...

Police investigate death of two individuals

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — City police are investigating the deaths of a 31-year-old male and a 31-year-old female after their bodies were discovered in a residence on West Street on Sunday during the course of a welfare check. City police responded to 128 West St. on Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m. ...

City trims manhole project

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — City officials are considering awarding a $100,000 contract to adjust the heights of a portion of the sunken manhole covers in the city this year to level out dips in the roadways, with a larger volume of work to be completed in 2021. The Common Council during the May 26 ...

Alleged burglar arrested, charged

Local News

ST. JOHNSVILLE — As a result of the investigation into three separate, but similar burglary complaints in which members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, state police Troop G and state police Troop D Bureau of Criminal Investigation followed several leads that led to the arrest of ...

GJSD budget vote slated

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District 2020-2021, budget revote will be held between the hours of 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 28, at the Johnstown Junior-Senior High School, 1 Sir Bills Circle, according to a news release. The definition of a qualified voter: A person shall be ...

GJSD board keeps Tallon as president

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The top two Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education officers were reelected during the board’s online organizational meeting Tuesday night. The board voted 9-0 to retain Christopher Tallon for another year as board president. His current three-year board term runs ...

College of St. Rose dean’s list

In Brief

ALBANY — The local students who have been named to the dean’s list for spring semester at the College of St. Rose are as follows: Amelia Barkevich of Amsterdam; Shaina Golladay of Johnstown; April Kwiatkowski of Palatine Bridge; Ethan Lalli of Gloversville; Hannah Magliocca of Amsterdam. ...

Springfield College graduate, news

In Brief

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Hope Adair of Amsterdam, has earned a bachelor’s degree in health science from Springfield College for studies completed this year. The college saluted the class with an official Class of 2020 web page that included a special message from Springfield College President ...

Hudson Valley CC academic graduates

Community News

TROY — The following students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College. This year’s, which also includes students who completed their degree requirements in fall 2019, encompasses students ...

Report: Nursing home staff brought in virus

Local News

MOHAWK VALLEY — The state this week issued a detailed COVID-19 report on nursing homes that local health officials appear to mostly agree with. But county officials are also proud of their own agency’s independent actions working with local entities during the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

Littauer has new CT scan technology

Business

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home purchased a new Computed Tomography (CT) machine. The hospital started clinical trials with patients April 6. Since then, the 128-slice General Electric (GE) Revolution EVO CT machine has been delivering higher resolution images, ...

Man charged in string of burglaries

Local News

ST. JOHNSVILLE — As a result of the investigation of three separate, but like related burglary complaints in which members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, state police Troop G and state police Troop D Bureau of Criminal Investigation followed several leads that led to the arrest ...