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County's longtime attorney retires
The Board of Supervisors presented a framed proclamation Monday to longtime County Attorney Arthur "Skip" Spring of Johnstown, who is retiring Dec. 31. Board Chairman William Waldron read the proclamation, which stated that Spring leaves after "many years of meritorious service."
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Chairman: 2013 - wonderful year'
Outgoing Fulton County Board of Supervisors Chairman William Waldron presided over his last meeting Monday, thanking his colleagues and indicating the county took great economic strides in 2013.
H.S. Bowling Roundup: Johnstown sweeps Glens Falls, 4-0
Morgan Ruggeri had a high game of 237-678, leading Johnstown to a 4-0 win over Glens Falls in a Foothills Council bowling match at Perry Lanes on Monday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Negotiations over Fire Dept. staffing to heat up
City officials and firefighters expect to negotiate the firefighters' minimum staffing requirements, which some officials say are contributing to hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual overtime costs.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Mayor-elect hoping to score team players
City Mayor-elect Michael Julius likes the attitude of fellow Democrat and former three-term U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey.
Hope from hops
For years, Jared Goderie, a crew supervisor at Goderie's Tree Farm, has been brewing his own beer, mostly seasonal brews, Indian pale ales or lagers, often using hops he grew himself.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Couple seeking to buy church
A Gloversville couple is trying to buy the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese's former St. Anthony's Church buildings on Nicholas Street and turn them into a "community family life center."
Woman gets prison after drug raids
A Gloversville woman arrested in August as part of several daylong drug raids was sentenced Thursday in Fulton County Court to four years in state prison.
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Primal rights: Justice for Tommy the chimp
Plaintiff Tommy the chimp of Johnstown, New York has made legal history. Attorney Steve Wise on December 2, 2013 presented a case on behalf of the chimp for his legal right to bodily liberty.
Earl W. Fosmire
Earl W. Fosmire, age 80, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville.
IDA may get Tryon deed by end of year
The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency's attorney said Thursday the state may turn over the deed for the former Tryon Detention Center site to the IDA by year's end.
Rose Mahay Simek
She was born on October 19, 1919, in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Paul Komorny and Rose Palkovic Komorny.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
County team saves city over $50K
The Fulton County Demolition Team's recent project that took down a former city glove factory saved the city more than $50,000, a city official said.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tryon fence set to be dismantled
The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency doesn't own the former Tryon site yet, but is seeking persons and firms interested in taking down the site's security fencing and paying the agency for materials.
Mrs. Greenman was a Class of 1945 graduate of Johnstown High School and worked for many years in the glove industry until retiring at Grandoe Gloves.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
County to get back funds
Fulton County government is only recovering half of what's left from the county's $40,000 contribution to the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth that assisted in a lawsuit that was dropped this fall.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Supervisors freeze their salary levels
The Board of Supervisors voted last week to adopt an $85.3 million 2014 county budget.
Fire Department contains fire to attic
JOHNSTOWN, NY The Johnstown Fire Department responded to a fire call at 119 S. Melcher St. today at 1:45 p.m. There were no injuries.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Cheers and jeers
To sincere volunteers. Dozens of volunteers took the time on Thanksgiving morning to make the holiday brighter for hundreds of local residents in need.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Thanks to the efforts of local residents, some soldiers serving overseas this holiday season will be able to enjoy the presence of their very own Christmas tree.