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Downtown properties get grants

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Seven downtown property owners will receive grants to make improvements. The Common Council on Monday approved the recipients of the NY Main Street Program Grant funding. more »»

Highway workers on path to union

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The town Highway Department employees are trying to join a unio. more »»

Residential areas may get museums

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The town will hold a public hearing May 19 on having special-use permits to allow museums in residential area. more »»

Johnstown council tables reval contract for firm

April 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday tabled a proposal to hire an appraisal firm to do a revaluation of properties because members said they need more information. more »»

Local car-charging stations are a current trend

April 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — There’s only a few of them in Fulton and Montgomery counties right now, but chances are, more will be popping up soon. more »»

Two accused of making bombs in Amsterdam

April 21, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Two 14-year-old boys have been charged with making and detonating bottle bombs on Division Street on Sunday afternoon, city police said. more »»

New mayor sets sights on tourists

April 21, 2014 NORTHVILLE — Northville’s new mayor is looking to help bring more tourists to the village. more »»

County supports neighbor’s casino plan

April 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors recently supported a casino development project proposed in Montgomery County. more »»

Hearing on coroner post scheduled

April 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors last week set a public hearing for May 12 to reduce the number of elected county coroner positions from two to on. more »»

Ladder truck may reach fire dept. by June: chief

April 21, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council on Tuesday may authorize the purchase of a the new ladder truck for the Fire Department, according to a resolution. more »»

Going down in history

April 20, 2014 NORTHVILLE — The village’s historic district is expected to receive special recognition later this year. The district is due to be placed on the state and National Registers of Historic places. more »»

Local Catholic officials embrace pope’s first year

April 20, 2014 It has been more than a year since Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. more »»

Protesters urge voter registration

April 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Government officials and gun enthusiasts urged people Saturday to vote in November’s election to help end the NY SAFE Act. more »»

Child rapist gets 10 years in prison

April 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — An Edinburg man convicted of raping a child was sentenced Wednesday in Fulton County Court to 10 years in state prison. Paul W. LaPort Jr. more »»

Groups detail anti-smoking efforts to county supervisors

April 20, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County supervisors this week heard a presentation on area anti-smoking efforts and may be expressing formal support for such efforts next month. more »»

Hospital eyes ways to keep Camp SuperStarrs shining

April 19, 2014 GLOVERSVILLE — For more than 30 years, Camp SuperStarrs has provided summer activities for children with health problem. more »»

Polmateer retiring as fire coordinator

April 19, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — He was hired one month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and it’s what he’s accomplished since then that makes Fulton County Civil Defense-Fire Coordinator Allan Polmateer look back with... more »»

Mining project spurs reform

April 19, 2014 MAYFIELD— Town officials are still working on developing a policy to allow for special use permits. more »»

E-cigarettes banned in county buildings

April 19, 2014 FONDA — Montgomery County is following in the footsteps of Albany County with its recent ban of e-cigarettes in county-owned buildings. more »»

Jobless rates show improvement

April 18, 2014 Local unemployment rates have declined by more than 1 percent since February 2013, but the rates are still among the highest in the state, according to state Department of Labor data. more »»



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