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Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision

JOHNSTOWN

Vireo cheers Department of Health medical marijuana decision

An official at the medical marijuana company Vireo Health applauded the Department of Health’s recent decision to add chronic pain as a qualifying condition for the New York’s medical marijuana program.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man brought up on sex charge

A 23-year-old Gloversville man was charged with a felony Wednesday for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old female several times last year.

JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville woman arrested on larceny, welfare fraud charges

A 37-year-old Gloversville woman was arrested by Fulton County Sheriff’s Investigators following a welfare fraud investigation in the City of Johnstown.

Once approved, spring start eyed for school projects

Once approved, spring start eyed for school projects

Broadalbin-Perth district voters approved the plan by referendum on May 17 with nearly 60 percent of 1,200 votes cast. The school district is now waiting for state approval.

Members of Johnstown Police Department being sued by bank manager

ALBANY

Members of Johnstown Police Department being sued by bank manager

Members of the Johnstown Police Department are being sued by a bank manager who was arrested after destroying a forgotten bank card.

Gloversville burglary death case adjourned to December

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville burglary death case adjourned to December

Jeremy Potter appeared in Gloversville City Court Wednesday surrounded by supporters and his lawyer in connection with what police said was a home invasion attempt that resulted in a man’s death.

Gloversville passes 2017 budget, police hires

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville passes 2017 budget, police hires

The Gloversville Common Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 2017 budget that increases spending by nearly $1 million while decreasing property taxes by 2 percent.

Jackson ready to govern in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN

Jackson ready to govern in Johnstown

Incoming City of Johnstown mayor Vern Jackson has always been interested in politics, but as a federal employee was barred by the Hatch Act from running for public office for much of his adult life.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man pleads not guilty to weapons count


Jeremy S. Potter pleaded not guilty in Gloversville City Court on Wednesday to two weapons charges stemming from what police said was an attempted burglary at his apartment Monday night that turned deadly.

Gloversville man faces sex charges

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man faces sex charges


Police in charged a 51-year-old city man Wednesday morning with sex crimes after receiving a tip from two other area law enforcement agencies.

Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Friday

The Gloversville Holiday Parade on Friday is anticipated to be even bigger than last year’s installment, which attracted thousands of people to the city’s downtown neighborhood and was the biggest parade on record, according to organizer Ryan Lorey. Participation this year, he said, is up about 10 percent over last year.

Police: Gloversville shooting death was burglary gone wrong

GLOVERSVILLE

Police: Gloversville shooting death was burglary gone wrong

Police in Gloversville said the gun that killed a city man during a home invasion Monday night belonged to the tenant of the apartment being burglarized, and that the tenant is now facing weapons charges.

Stanton's life-long fight celebrated

JOHNSTOWN

Stanton's life-long fight celebrated

The "intellectual matron of the women’s suffrage movement" was born in Johnstown 201 years ago yesterday.

Johnstown teen killed in fatal crash not wearing seat belt

MOHAWK

Johnstown teen killed in fatal crash not wearing seat belt

State Police responding to a single vehicle crash in the Town of Mohawk Tuesday morning said the accident claimed the life of a teenager and sent another one to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

New one-of-a-kind sculpture garden at FMCC

MOHAWK

New one-of-a-kind sculpture garden at FMCC

After six years of planning, Fulton-Montgomery Community College has a new outdoor sculpture garden near its main entrance on Route 67 in the town of Mohawk.

National Grid, DEC to clean up Gloversville site

GLOVERSVILLE

National Grid, DEC to clean up Gloversville site

The Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced National Grid will be taking part in a voluntary cleanup operation on an empty lot in Gloversville that formerly contained a natural gas manufacturing plant.

Fulton County pushing tech park

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County pushing tech park

Fulton County has a plan to tear down nearly all of the many structures that were part of the Tryon Juvenile Detention Facility, save for one 15,000-square-foot facility they hope to convert into a regional business training and incubator center.

Funding for Gloversville senior housing project becomes clearer

GLOVERSVILLE

Funding for Gloversville senior housing project becomes clearer

The state Division of Homes and Community Renewal said funding for the proposed $9 million senior housing project in Gloversville will come in the form of tax credits offered to investors over a 10-year period and a portion of a multi-million dollar settlement reached between the state and banking giant Morgan Stanley.

Gloversville affordable housing project raises optimism, questions

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville affordable housing project raises optimism, questions

The NYS Division of Homes and Community Renewal said the agency expects to invest $4.65 million in an upcoming project to demolish the Estee School on North Main Street and replace it with affordable senior housing.

GLOVERSVILLE

Bus driver suspended after berating Gloversville special needs student

A bus driver for the Hamilton Fulton Montgomery BOCES school district was suspended after a video showed the driver berating a special needs student.

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