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Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

GLOVERSVILLE & JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

Police in Gloversville faced down an armed and intoxicated man Friday night who repeatedly asked officers to end his life. Instead, they followed him for three city blocks, guns drawn, as the man taunted them with a large knife.

Gloversville may soon feel parking squeeze

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville may soon feel parking squeeze

Gloversville city officials will be seeking ways to increase collection rates on parking tickets after a state audit found their current rate of collection to be lacking.

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

GLOVERSVILLE

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

The City of Gloversville and its partners are abandoning a plan to replace the Estee Middle School on North Main Street with affordable senior housing after three years of failed attempts to secure funding for the project.

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

GLOVERSVILLE

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

A man was arrested after being seen allegedly selling narcotics Saturday in Gloversville, police said.

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

CAROGA LAKE

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

Chardel Houck said the storm that struck her family’s RV park on Pine Lake last Saturday evening was over in less than a minute.

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

Fulton County officials are ready for an economic revival, and they are introducing a plan to help the county achieve it.

Littauer Hospital nurses plan two-day strike

GLOVERSVILLE

Littauer Hospital nurses plan two-day strike

Roughly 130 nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital are planning a two-day walkout on Labor Day weekend, the latest action stemming from years of labor strife between the hospital and its registered nurses.

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

CAROGA LAKE

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

Most people in Caroga Lake had never seen anything quite like Saturday night’s storms.

Spirit of the Wolf Festival to celebrate Native American culture

Spirit of the Wolf Festival to celebrate Native American culture

For the seventh year, the Spirit of the Wolf Festival on Aug. 27 and 28 will be open to anyone who wants to enjoy Native American culture.

Johnstown woman pleads not guilty to lying about abduction

MAYFIELD

Johnstown woman pleads not guilty to lying about abduction

Rachael Lynn Mattice, the Johnstown woman who told investigators she was abducted and held against her will for two weeks, an account that police say she made up, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a single misdemeanor count of falsely reporting an incident.

Gloversville man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

A Gloversville man pleaded guilty Monday to the February murder of his wife of more than 50 years, according to Fulton County Acting District Attorney Chad Brown.

Johnstown woman who claimed abduction charged with petty larceny

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown woman who claimed abduction charged with petty larceny

The woman who told police in June that she was abducted from her family’s camp in the town of Wells, and was subsequently accused of making the story up, has been charged with petty larceny by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department.

Dive team wanted after Great Sacandaga drowning

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Dive team wanted after Great Sacandaga drowning

The family of an Amsterdam teenager who drowned on Great Sacandaga Lake last Saturday has started a memorial fund in his name to raise funds for increased search and rescue and dive operations in Fulton and Montgomery counties.

GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

Update: Divers recover body of missing boater in Great Sacandaga

Police divers late this afternoon found the body of an Amsterdam teen who went missing a day earlier in the Great Sacandaga Lake.

Mayfield's annual Shipwreck boat party bigger than ever

GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

Mayfield's annual Shipwreck boat party bigger than ever

Boat owners gathered Saturday at the annual Shipwreck on Great Sacandaga Lake, the yearly party-flotilla soirée for customers of the Northampton Marina in Mayfield.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown mourns death of Mayor Julius

City of Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius died Thursday evening at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, according to local officials and deputy city Clerk Mary Jo Smith.

Gloversville couple builds a CSA from small home garden

Gloversville couple builds a CSA from small home garden

Gloversville residents Dale and Barbara West want to make a connection. They already attend the New Covenant Community Church and operate a Christian bookstore in nearby Johnstown, but something’s missing.

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

ROTTERDAM

SACC moves to ViaPort, expands reach

Schenectady’s original public access station is moving out of the city and expanding its reach to cover more than a dozen counties.

State Police: Woman's abduction story fabricated

LATHAM

State Police: Woman's abduction story fabricated

State police said Saturday that Rachael Lynn Mattice, whose June disappearance sparked a massive police search in Hamilton County, made up the whole story.

PROVIDENCE

Man guilty of vehicular manslaughter in Providence ATV death


A Fulton County man was convicted of vehicular manslaughter Friday afternoon in connection with an all-terrain vehicle crash last year in Providence that killed a woman.

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