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Johnstown schools look at ‘weighted’ grading

April 24, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has a new policy for a weighted grade system that will start with the current sophomore class at Johnstown High School. more »»

City asked to help with annual run

April 24, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Organizers of the 5th Annual Johnson Jog 5K Run/Walk — set for May 14 — this week asked the city to again help with the event. more »»

Some local schools see little change in opt-out rates

April 23, 2016 Some local school districts saw only a small change in the number of students opting out of state-mandated exams this year. more »»

Brown announces candidacy

April 23, 2016 JOHNSTOWN—Fulton County Acting District Attorney Chad Brown is one step closer to reaching a goal he set in the fourth grade. “When I was young, I set a goal to be the district attorne. more »»

Town Board takes aim at binary explosives

April 23, 2016 AMSTERDAM — No longer waiting for state legislation, the Town Board is set to take the lead in banning binary explosives, which Supervisor Tom DiMezza calls a “dangerous nuisance” he does not want... more »»

Plea deal nets Gloversville man 1 year in county jail

April 23, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man who stabbed another man in the hand during an argument will receive one year in the Fulton County Jail. Maurice C. Dennis, 67, of 76 Washington St. more »»

Corrections officer pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

April 23, 2016 GLEN — A Montgomery County Corrections officer who was charged with official misconduct in the abuse of an inmate at the Montgomery County Jail pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in Town Court... more »»

Prominent Place

April 22, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The legacy of Johnstown’s own Elizabeth Cady Stanton will live on for generations on the back of America’s new $10 bill. The U.S. more »»

Man admits guilt in crash

April 22, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — A Caroga man pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter for a 2015 car crash that killed a Johnstown man, according to the Fulton County district attorney’s office. Michael L. more »»

Events offer ways to mark Earth Day

April 22, 2016 By picking up trash or learning about sustainable energy options, residents in Fulton and Montgomery counties have the opportunity to participate in Earth Day celebrations all weeken. more »»

District approves budget

April 22, 2016 FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Central School District voters will decide on a 2016-17 school budget May 17 that will include no tax-levy increase. The Board of Education passed the $26. more »»

Johnstown school board OKs tenure appointments

April 22, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education on Tuesday approved tenure appointments for a dozen personnel, mostly teacher. more »»

Town no longer using sand bank

April 22, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The town plans to clean up a sand bank and make way for a possible solar farm. The Town Board will not renew its mining permit for the sand bank at 352 County Highway 122. more »»

Burning Concern

April 21, 2016 Unseasonably dry weather, the lack of snow cover and a breeze make conditions ripe for brush fires, officials say. more »»

District seeks to override tax cap

April 21, 2016 GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District will ask voters to override the state-imposed tax cap for the 2016-17 budget, although the tax levy would not increase. more »»

County sales tax revenue up

April 21, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County’s sales tax revenue increased by nearly $130,000 in the first three months of the year. more »»

More seniors seek tax help: official

April 21, 2016 JOHNSTOWN —Participation in the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center’s annual program to help seniors do their taxes increased by one-third this year, the Common Council heard this wee. more »»

District still seeks task force participants

April 21, 2016 GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District is still seeking members of the public for a task force that will consider how the district can most efficiently use its building. more »»

Teen faces more charges

April 21, 2016 GLOVERSVILLE — A Fort Plain teen is facing charges for the second time in a week after city police said he tried to hit a woman with a bat. James A. Wagoner, 17, of 15 Prospect St. more »»

County, union reach deal

April 21, 2016 FONDA — Montgomery County has a tentative pact with the county corrections officers through their union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 29. more »»



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