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Three addiction outreach centers eyed

CAPITAL REGION

Three addiction outreach centers eyed

The Prevention Council of Saratoga County has received a $1.75 million state grant to establish a regional clearinghouse for addiction treatment services.

Boy, 12, drowns in Great Sacandaga Lake

NORTHAMPTON

Boy, 12, drowns in Great Sacandaga Lake

A 12-year-old boy who drowned Monday in the Great Sacandaga Lake is remembered by those who knew him as a boy with a good sense of humor who loved football.

Holiday weekend on the Great Sacandaga Lake: Busy having fun

GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

Holiday weekend on the Great Sacandaga Lake: Busy having fun

As Friday’s storms passed and the Great Sacandaga Lake’s waters calmed, boaters and beach-goers made their way to Fulton County to soak up the sun and the waves.

Police searching for missing Johnstown woman

JOHNSTOWN

Police searching for missing Johnstown woman

A Johnstown woman has been missing from a camp her family owns in Hamilton County since at least last Friday, when her father went to visit and found her car at the camp but no sign of his daughter, according to Hamilton County Sheriff Karl Abrams.

Man sentenced for drunken driving crash that killed friend

JOHNSTOWN

Man sentenced for drunken driving crash that killed friend

Michael Mach doesn’t pretend to know the loss suffered by Joseph A. Christman’s mother and family, he told a court Tuesday at his own drunken driving manslaughter sentencing.

GLOVERSVILLE

Nathan Littauer Hospital breaks ground on dialysis center


Nathan Littauer Hospital recently broke ground on a dialysis center that hospital officials hope to open by early next year.

GLOVERSVILLE

Elementary school principal named in Gloversville


An interim principal at an elementary school in Middleburgh has been named the principal of Kingsborough Elementary School in Gloversville.

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

Officials from Fulton and Montgomery counties unveiled a new mobile command trailer on Wednesday, marking the completion of a joint effort between the two county governments dating back to 2013.

Three at Gloversville financial firm admit to filing false tax forms

ALBANY

Three at Gloversville financial firm admit to filing false tax forms

Three people were sentenced to probation last week in U.S. District Court after admitting their Gloversville accounting firm filed false tax returns on behalf of clients between 2006 and 2008.

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

ALBANY

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

School districts across the state will be required to test water taps for lead contamination under a law passed by the state Legislature in its final hours of work last week.

EDINBURG

Northville man killed in motorcycle crash

A Northville man was killed in a motorcycle accident Wednesday evening, state police said.

SCHENECTADY

18-year-old facing weapons counts

A local teen faces a weapons charge, accused of possessing a gun stolen from Fulton County on Friday, authorities said.

For underwater robotics team, every day is a new lesson

JOHNSTOWN

For underwater robotics team, every day is a new lesson

The thing with underwater robots is, so much can go wrong. If the motors are pointed in the wrong direction, the robot is hard to control. If the weight of the robot isn’t properly distributed, it will tip over. Water can infiltrate electrical switchboards.

Sawyer Fredericks greets fans in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN

Sawyer Fredericks greets fans in Johnstown

The FYE in the Johnstown Shopping Center hosted an appearance by Sawyer Fredericks on Sunday.

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.

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