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CAROGA LAKE

Faulty wastewater system closes 51 sites at Caroga Lake Campground


The Department of Environmental Conservation has closed a third of the 161 campsites at Caroga Lake Campground because of a faulty wastewater system.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man to be arraigned May 10 in wife’s slaying


The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday said that the Gloversville man who is accused of murdering his wife in February will be arraigned in Fulton County Court in Johnstown on May 10 at 3 p.m.

‘Food for the Soul’ show opening in Gloversville

‘Food for the Soul’ show opening in Gloversville

Gloversville is the place to be on Friday night, as you can stroll down North Main Street and see fine art in three interesting venues.

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

CLIFTON PARK

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

Four years after the death of Shenendehowa senior Chris Stewart, his mother, Regina Stewart, continues to honor her son’s memory by urging others to drive responsibly through her Steer Clear campaign.

FMCC receives $2M bequest

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

FMCC receives $2M bequest

Signs of progress are everywhere on the campus of Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Broadband coming to Adirondacks, state says

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Broadband coming to Adirondacks, state says


The state’s rural broadband initiative should lead to more and better Internet service in the Adirondacks by the end of 2018, Adirondack local government leaders were told Thursday.

Gloversville man, 70, indicted in wife’s murder

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man, 70, indicted in wife’s murder


The Gloversville man accused of using a hatchet, fire poker and a knife to attack and kill his wife of 51 years has been indicted, according to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office.

CAPITAL REGION

Slate of candidates set for upcoming vote

Some school voters in and around Schenectady County will have more choices than others when they go to vote for school board members next month.

Regents introduce research workgroup

A new workgroup has been tasked with studying the research behind testing, teacher evaluations and more.

Johnstown students roll up sleeves, pitch in on Earth Day

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown students roll up sleeves, pitch in on Earth Day

Students at the PTECH school in Johnstown spent Friday cleaning up their community and raising awareness for Earth Day by repurposing recycled materials for their upcoming garden, clearing litter from streets around the school and decorating bags that will be used by a local supermarket.

OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

OESJ elementary/middle school principal has resigned

School Superintendent David Halloran confirmed at a school board meeting Wednesday that elementary/middle school principal Rebecca Marzeski gave her resignation to the school board on April 4.

Teacher evaluation plans still required

CAPITAL REGION

Teacher evaluation plans still required

Educators across the state are developing teacher-evaluation plans based on a law education policymakers say they plan to ditch, working under a system in line for big changes.

'Fire breather' charged with endangerment

GLOVERSVILLE

'Fire breather' charged with endangerment

A Gloversville man is facing endangerment charges, accused of using a flammable liquid and lighter to spit fire out of his mouth inside two local businesses and a church in recent weeks, police said.

Fulton County aims to boost colonoscopy participation

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County aims to boost colonoscopy participation

Fulton County is in the odd position of having roughly the same incidence of colon cancer as the rest of the state but a much higher death rate. A variety of factors may be at play, but health care administrators, regulators and providers agree the most likely cause is the low rate at which county residents are screened for cancer.

Judge clears way for civil suit in Gloversville murder arrest

GLOVERSVILLE

Judge clears way for civil suit in Gloversville murder arrest

A lawsuit filed by a man in the wake of his 2010 jailing on murder charges that were later dropped can go forward to trial, a federal judge ruled this week.

Mom of 'Baby Jax' sentenced for endangering him

Mom of 'Baby Jax' sentenced for endangering him

The mother of Johnstown’s “Baby Jax” formally received her six-month sentence Tuesday after admitting earlier this month to endangering the boy at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, prosecutors there said

GLOVERSVILLE

Nathan Littauer and largest union OK contract


Nathan Littauer has reached a contract agreement with the larger of its two employee unions, 1199SEIU.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman charged with welfare fraud


A Gloversville woman faces welfare fraud charges for allegedly receiving benefits she wasn’t entitled to.

Far from his native Ireland, Mayfield pub owner ready for the big day

MAYFIELD

Far from his native Ireland, Mayfield pub owner ready for the big day

While there’s usually a good time to be had at the pub on the ground floor of the old Greystone Inn, this week is extra special.

Gatherings aim to make death a less-taboo topic

CAPITAL REGION

Gatherings aim to make death a less-taboo topic

In 25 years of practice, elder law attorney Del Salmon has counseled countless people through things like estate planning, wills and trusts, and Medicaid qualification.

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