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JOHNSTOWN

Fatal crash closes Route 29 in western Fulton County

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Route 29 is closed tonight between Schoolhouse Road and county Route 169 while police investigate a fatal accident.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Minnesota-based retailer opens Gloversville store

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Runnings, a Minnesota-based retailer of everything from farm, pet and hunting supplies to clothing and home decor, has opened a store in Gloversville and will celebrate with a ribbon-cutting and giveaways next week.
 
FULTON COUNTY

2nd auction scheduled at Tryon

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency will hold a second public auction Nov. 1 to sell off items that still remain on the former Tryon youth detention facility property .
 
Nurses walk picket lines at three area hospitals
CAPITAL REGION

Nurses walk picket lines at three area hospitals

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Nurses around the Capital Region took their fight over staffing levels to the streets Wednesday in an effort to mount public pressure on management at three area hospitals as they continue difficult contract negotiations.
 
NY court hears arguments that chimps have rights
ALBANY

NY court hears arguments that chimps have rights

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
A New York appeals court is hearing a novel legal effort to have chimpanzees declared "persons" rather than "things" so the animals can be freed from what critics say are inhumane conditions.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man accused of hitting neighbor, 7, with rock

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
A Gloversville man threw rocks into a neighboring yard he knew was occupied by two children, hitting one of the boys, police said.
 
Native son Russo to assist Gloversville library campaign

Native son Russo to assist Gloversville library campaign

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo will serve as honorary chairman of the Gloversville Public Library Capital Campaign, Christine Pesses, chairwoman of the campaign, announced today.
 
WARRENSBURG

Careening truck hits two Gloversville motorcyclists, killing one

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
A Gloversville motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon on Route 9 in Warrensburg.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police investigate suspicious car fire

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Gloversville police are seeking the public’s help in determining who started a suspicious car fire Friday morning at 41 Fox St.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville mayor throws support behind Schenectady casino bid

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Gloversville Mayor Dayton King is throwing his support behind a proposed casino in Schenectady.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

St. Mary’s opens urgent care center across from Littauer

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
St. Mary’s Healthcare continued its expansion outside of Montgomery County with the opening of an urgent care center Monday in Gloversville, just across from Nathan Littauer Hospital.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Littauer Hospital, nurses union remain at odds

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
Nathan Littauer Hospital and the union representing its nurses have dropped charges of unfair labor practices against each other, but tensions between the two sides remain high.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Police: 12 pounds of marijuana mailed to Broadalbin man

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
A Broadalbin man faces a felony charge after he allegedly took possession of about 12 pounds of marijuana that was mailed to a Johnstown residence.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Man accused of shooting postal truck in Johnstown

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
A Gloversville man faces a reckless endangerment charge after allegedly shooting a U.S. Postal Service truck with a pellet gun.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth unveils new leader

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Ronald Peters, the newly appointed president of the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, described himself as the new guy in town during a news conference in Johnstown on Wednesday.
 
 

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