Glove Cities to strike SWAT deal
The Common Council this week approved an intermunicipal agreement to establish a joint Special Weapons and Tactics Team, or SWAT Team, with Gloversville.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Johnstown again tables water study
For the second consecutive month, the Common Council tabled a contract with an Albany engineering firm to do a hydrologic and hydraulic study of city waterways.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Water shutoffs eyed in Johnstown
The city Water Board president said last week that city residents not responding to an ongoing citywide project to change their water meter reading equipment may have their water shut off for non-compliance.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
For 30 years Deb Deming has taught art to Gloversville high school students. Recently, she's expanded her teaching to a wider range of students, in a different kind of classroom.
Cities combat code violations
Code enforcement violations in the Glove Cities - ranging from blighted vacant buildings to people not cutting their lawns - can be frustrating for the city's governments and residents.
The Gloversville resident is directing the Summer Jazz Band for the 19th annual Friends of the Visual & Performing Arts' summer festival, which will take place Aug. 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Fonda Fairgrounds.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Cheers and jeers
To "pop-up" museums. Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino wants to introduce the county to what's known as a "pop-up" museum.
The Caroga Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Department invite everyone to participate in the "Community Spirit" parade at 7 p.m. The parade will be part of the two-day town block party taking place at Sherman's Park Caroga Lake.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Orchard, town pick up more ideas on water extension
Town officials and local businessmen discussed extending water lines out to a local apple orchard, but no specific plans have been established yet.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Laid to Rest
It was worn by late Sheriff's Department Capt. Garth W. Hillier, who died July 8 at age 50 after a battle with cancer.
County names defense official
A former Gloversville fire chief was selected Monday by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors as the county's new civil defense-fire coordinator.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Raffle drawing set for July 25 GLOVERSVILLE - The Tourism Department...
The Tourism Department of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual fundraiser to support its work in promoting the area to visitors.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino said she's working with Gloversville Farmers Market Manager Brian Nellis to organize a "pop-up" museum at the market Aug. 23. Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino goes over a document at her office Friday in Johnstown.
Mitigating a creek Fonda looking for flood funds
Village officials are looking for help from local, county and state officials to fund $4.5 million in flood mitigation projects.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Society slates foster care sessions
The Johnstown office of the Northeast Parent & Child Society is hosting two free informational "Coffee Talk and Foster Care" sessions.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Should post be part time?
Recent news about the full-time Gloversville mayor getting a second job should raise the issue of whether the mayoral seat should be part time.
Cheers and jeers
To sweet publicity. Grandma Millie's bakery at the Fulton County Airport in Johnstown made its way into the national spotlight this week when it was featured on the TLC Network's "Buddy's Bakery Rescue."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Fun After the 4th
Families dotted the route and watched as the marchers - including firefighters, musicians and people driving classic cars - made their way through the village.
Couple buys St. Anthony's church
The Albany Roman Catholic Diocese's former St. Anthony's Church buildings on Nicholas Street were sold Tuesday for $75,000 to a Gloversville couple, who will start a new ministry.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Give SMART ideas a chance
As Fulton County tries to improve water services, our local governments should take the ideas seriously and review the proposals closely.