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SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City School Board OKs construction, bus contracts

The Schenectady school board last week approved nearly $16 million worth of contracts, awarding more than $7.9 million worth to contractors for improvements at Howe school and close to $8 million for transportation services.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown cop sues city and police chief, claims discrimination


A city police officer has filed a lawsuit against the department and the city for alleged discriminatory and retaliatory acts against him that he says violate the Americans With Disabilities Act.

More details on Ephratah bones released

EPHRATAH

More details on Ephratah bones released

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department released new information on Wednesday regarding human remains found in town last year in hopes of identifying the person.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville contractors charged with filing false statements

State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott announced Wednesday the arrest of Alan Jon and Bonnie Jean Squires, husband and wife owners of a Gloversville construction company accused of defrauding the state worker’s compensation system.

Tedisco picks up another endorsement for state Senate run

49TH SENATE DISTRICT

Tedisco picks up another endorsement for state Senate run

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, picked up the Saratoga County Republican Committee’s endorsement in his bid for the 49th Senate District seat being vacated by state Senator Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna.

Writing workshops give Gloversville students opportunity for feedback

GLOVERSVILLE

Writing workshops give Gloversville students opportunity for feedback

A Gloversville Middle School classroom was turned into a writer’s room on Tuesday where students pitched movie ideas to screenwriter Edithe Swensen, of Wilton, and scored feedback from a professional.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown schools superintendent resigning

Greater Johnstown School District Superintendent Robert A. DeLilli announced his resignation at a May 19 school board meeting, according to a news item on the district's website.

DUANESBURG

Man considers plea offer in Duanesburg triple fatal crash case

The man accused of causing the September crash that killed three members of the same family is now considering a plea offer in the case.

NORTHVILLE

State Senate candidate to forego Republican endorsement process

State Senate candidate Christian Klueg plans to forego the Republican committee endorsement process, Klueg announced on Monday.

BROADALBIN

Memorial Day bike ride in Broadalbin to raise money for vets

A Memorial Day bike ride in Broadalbin is being organized to benefit veterans in Fulton and Montgomery counties.

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

JOHNSTOWN

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

With bagpipes blaring, the Schenectady Pipe Band ushered Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s 474 graduates and academic dignitaries into the school’s 51st commencement ceremony Friday night

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady School Board president expects graduation rate to increase

Schenectady Board of Education President Cathy Lewis expects graduation rates to rise to 65 percent this year.

Gloversville man pleads not guilty in wife’s murder

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man pleads not guilty in wife’s murder


The Gloversville man who allegedly killed his wife on Feb. 10 pleaded not guilty during an arraignment in Fulton County Court on Tuesday.

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.

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