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Gloversville schools delay possible reorganization

Gloversville schools delay possible reorganization

In a nod to public concerns, Gloversville school officials have announced that any possible reconfiguration of the district’s schools wouldn’t happen until the 2017-18 school year.

New Fulton County sheriff focusing on training for rank and file

FULTON COUNTY

New Fulton County sheriff focusing on training for rank and file


Newly elected Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino is starting the year with a focus on training.

Husband charged in Gloversville slaying

GLOVERSVILLE

Husband charged in Gloversville slaying

With one man in custody, charged with murder, police in Gloversville are continuing to search for another person, as well as a weapon.

Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Gloversville

Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Gloversville

A body found in a Gloversville apartment today is being investigated as a "suspicious death," according to police.

Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect

FULTON COUNTY

Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect


For some students at the Adirondack Academy near Johnstown, Gloversville residents concerned with the “alternative” middle and high school moving to their neighborhood are the latest in a long line of doubters.

GLOVERSVILLE

Nurses’ union, Littauer Hospital officials to meet

As nurses and supporters from across the state rally in Albany this morning to push for safe staffing levels, nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville are preparing to meet management in another round of bargaining on March 3.

Gloversville police chief to retire

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police chief to retire


Police Chief Donald VanDeusen, a 25-year veteran of the force, announced this week that he will retire at the end of the month.

Fulton County plans to install cameras to read car plates

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County plans to install cameras to read car plates

In the second year of its New Neighborhood program, Fulton County is planning to install three license-plate reading cameras at “key intersections” around the county to help track vehicles in criminal investigations.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville Senior Center having money trouble

Although the Gloversville Senior Center fell far short of the $100,000 fundraising goal it set last month, its leaders say it has raised enough to stay open for the near future while it builds a more sustainable financial model.

Fulton County official upbeat in annual address

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County official upbeat in annual address


The 2016 State of Fulton County address, held Friday morning in Johnstown, delivered a very clear message before Administrative Officer Jon Stead even opened his mouth: This year will be about positivity.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police warn of possible scam

The Gloversville Police Department is warning the public about a potential fraud involving a door-to-door winterization sales pitch.

GLOVERSVILLE & JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville's plan to sell water held up over fluoride


The city of Gloversville is re-examining the role of fluoride in its drinking water after a possible deal to sell water to the city of Johnstown has been held up by a 1999 ordinance that prevents Johnstown from using fluoride in its water supply.

FULTON COUNTY

Broadalbin woman accused of welfare fraud

A Broadalbin woman has been arrested in connection to an investigation into a welfare fraud case in Johnstown, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office said.

Nobody seems to want vacant Gloversville church

GLOVERSVILLE

Nobody seems to want vacant Gloversville church


Leaders in the city of Gloversville are hoping to recover the stained-glass windows removed from a vacant church in the city, as well as some fines and back taxes, after a meeting with the property owners Tuesday night.

Public push-back on Gloversville school reorganization proposals

Public push-back on Gloversville school reorganization proposals

The Gloversville school district might make major changes to its school configuration in time for next school year — but not without a heated community debate first.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville Housing Authority tightens rent policy controls

The Gloversville Housing Authority is enacting a few policy reforms to tighten controls over rent and claims processing after an audit released by the state Comptroller last week.

Developer proposes to redevelop former bank in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE

Developer proposes to redevelop former bank in Gloversville

A former NBT Bank building on Gloversville’s North Main Street has a new owner this month, nearly a year after a plan to convert it into a rehabilitation clinic sparked public backlash that ultimately doomed the proposal.

GLOVERSVILLE

Meeting to focus on Gloversville school reorganization options

Gloversville school officials plan to unveil to the public four options for reorganizing the district’s schools at a public meeting Monday night. The meeting will be at 6:30 at the Boulevard Elementary School.

Nurses return to work at Gloversville hospital

GLOVERSVILLE

Nurses return to work at Gloversville hospital

Registered nurses returned to work at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville this morning after five days on the picket lines as the nurses’ union and management continue to spar over contract negotiations.

Most nurses locked out of Gloversville hospital

GLOVERSVILLE

Most nurses locked out of Gloversville hospital

Registered nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville were largely turned away at the hospital door this morning after their one-day strike yesterday

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