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FULTON COUNTY

Ex-inmate sues over medical treatment at Fulton County jail

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
A former Fulton County jail inmate is claiming jail medical staff failed to identify gallstones and that resulting complications threatened his life.
 
BROADALBIN & PERTH

Broadalbin-Perth students face suspensions after party

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
A large number of Broadalbin-Perth High School students and student-athletes have been temporarily suspended from extracurricular activities after attending a New Year’s Eve party where they consumed alcohol, the school district said.
 
Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Lopez, Seward show interest in Gibson's House seat

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Two Republicans in the state Legislature who represent the southwestern part of the Capital Region are considering a run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s seat in 2016.
 
MAYFIELD

Police say driver's blood-alcohol content was triple limit

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

State police arrested a Schenectady woman Sunday for allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit.
 
BLEECKER

APA hearing on former Boy Scout camp in Fulton County urged

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Adirondack environmental groups have united to oppose the proposed subdivision of the former Woodworth Lake Boy Scout Camp in northern Fulton County, just on the edge of the Adirondack Park.
 
SCHENECTADY

Family files suit over Schenectady man's electrocution

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
The family of a Schenectady man electrocuted last September while doing work at the Johnstown Fage Dairy USA Industry plant is suing the company and a contractor for wrongful death.
 
Gloversville City Hall reopened after vehicle search
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville City Hall reopened after vehicle search

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
Gloversville City Hall has been reopened after being closed and evacuated for several hours Friday morning while a state police bomb squad investigated a suspicious vehicle.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown mayor appoints charter review panel

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
A commission appointed by Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius will begin reviewing the city’s charter at the end of January in what he is calling a much-needed housecleaning.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Police: Gloversville woman dead as long as 14 months

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Police are treating the death of an elderly woman in Gloversville as suspicious after she was found last week severely decomposed in her apartment with her daughter living just above her.
 
Amsterdam, Gloversville, Schenectady get help to address blight
CAPITAL REGION

Amsterdam, Gloversville, Schenectady get help to address blight

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Four local cities got grants late last month to develop pilot programs to combat urban blight through a partnership with the University at Albany.
 
Former Fulton County judge to run for sheriff
FULTON COUNTY

Former Fulton County judge to run for sheriff

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Just days after stepping down as Fulton County Court judge, Richard Giardino says he will seek the Republican nomination for county sheriff this year.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Ottuso to lead Fulton County supervisors

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Caroga Town Supervisor Ralph Ottuso was appointed 2015 chairman of the Fulton County Board of Supervisors last week.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville-based firm seeks $200,000 from Wal-Mart over slippers

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015
Gloversville-based Handwear Sales, Inc., also known as The Grandoe Corporation, has filed a complaint against Walmart seeking more than $200,000 for what it claims was an underpaid order of slippers.
 
PERTH

Restaurant employee accused of increasing tips on credit cards

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
An employee at the Raindancer Restaurant in Montgomery County is accused of increasing tips on customers’ credit cards over the holiday season, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.
 
Perth official likely state's longest-serving
PERTH

Perth official likely state's longest-serving

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014
On the night Walter Kowalczyk was first elected to the Perth Town Board in 1965, he overheard an election worker grousing about him and another man of Polish descent running for office.
 
 

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