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Report: Plane broke up prior to deadly 2013 Ephratah crash
EPHRATAH

Report: Plane broke up prior to deadly 2013 Ephratah crash

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A new report confirms the twin-engine airplane that crashed in Fulton County in the spring of 2013, killing its three occupants, had entered into a dangerous downward spiral prior to breaking apart in the air.
 
Schenectady man allegedly  found with crack, weed in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

Schenectady man allegedly found with crack, weed in Gloversville

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A Schenectady man is facing a felony charge after police allegedly found more than 35 grams of crack and cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Gloversville early Thursday morning.
 
Fulton County sheriff: Don’t renew your pistol permit
FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County sheriff: Don’t renew your pistol permit

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Fulton County Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey, a staunch opponent of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, is urging county residents to opt out of a pilot pistol permit renewal program slated to start sometime this year.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County development groups again defy state agency

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth has once again landed on the state Authorities Budget Office’s list of public authorities that have failed to file mandatory financial reports, but perhaps for the last time.
 
Historic Sherman's Amusement Park donated to Caroga
CAROGA

Historic Sherman's Amusement Park donated to Caroga

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The owners of Sherman’s Amusement Park, a popular summer destination for decades, have donated it to the town of Caroga after several years on the market, in the hopes it will continue as a “beautiful public space in perpetuity,” in the words of former owner George Abdella.
 
FULTON COUNTY

District attorney eyes run for open Fulton County judgeship

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira has announced her interest in running for county judge, the latest in a political shuffle following the announcement of Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey’s impending retirement.
 
Gloversville woman says bullying played role in daughter’s suicide
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman says bullying played role in daughter’s suicide

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Mona Hill and her 12-year-old daughter Breeanna Williams were best friends. The duo did everything together and could hardly stand to spend time away from each other, Hill said.
 
MAYFIELD

Crash ends chase of DWI suspect in Mayfield

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

A Schenectady woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a six-mile car chase Saturday on state Route 30, state police said.
 
Winter Carnival draws big crowd to tiny Mayfield
MAYFIELD

Winter Carnival draws big crowd to tiny Mayfield

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
The fourth annual Mayfield Winter Carnival on Saturday gave residents a chance to head to Mayfield Lake for a day full of cold-weather fun, from ice fishing to cardboard sled racing, outhouse racing, dogsledding, frying pan tossing, ice skating and broom hockey.
 
BLEECKER

APA allows subdivision of former Fulton County Boy Scout camp

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Despite opposition from environmental groups, a plan to subdivide the former Woodworth Lake Boy Scout Camp in the Adirondack Park in northern Fulton County was approved Thursday afternoon by the Adirondack Park Agency.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

In Gloversville, a move to plow and salt simultaneously

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
After a few weeks of snowy and frozen roads, Gloversville Mayor Dayton King is calling for upgrades to the city’s snow- and ice-removal equipment.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Ex-inmate sues over medical treatment at Fulton County jail

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
A former Fulton County jail inmate is claiming jail medical staff failed to identify gallstones and that resulting complications threatened his life.
 
BROADALBIN & PERTH

Broadalbin-Perth students face suspensions after party

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
A large number of Broadalbin-Perth High School students and student-athletes have been temporarily suspended from extracurricular activities after attending a New Year’s Eve party where they consumed alcohol, the school district said.
 
Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Two Republicans in the state Legislature who represent the southwestern part of the Capital Region are considering a run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s seat in 2016.
 
MAYFIELD

Police say driver's blood-alcohol content was triple limit

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

State police arrested a Schenectady woman Sunday for allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit.
 
 

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