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FULTON COUNTY

‘Survival’ budgets stabilized Fulton County

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
In his State of the County address in Johnstown Friday morning, Fulton County Administrative Officer and Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Jon Stead reviewed the progress of several programs in the Jump Start Fulton County initiative and announced a focus on community safety in coming years.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Top-paid Johnstown employees saw less in 2014

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Police and fire officers again dominated the list of highest-paid employees in the city of Johnstown for 2014, holding nine spots in the top 10.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

OESJ superintendent search down to 3 finalists

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Board of Education has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to three finalists.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville man faces drug-sale charges

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A Gloversville man was arrested Monday following an investigation into the sale of narcotics in Johnstown.
 
Pilot disorientation blamed for deadly Fulton County crash
EPHRATAH

Pilot disorientation blamed for deadly Fulton County crash

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A report released Tuesday attributes the fatal 2013 crash of a twin-engine plane in Fulton County to the pilot’s disorientation in low visibility, resulting in a “death spiral” that tore the plane apart.
 
GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE

Great Sacandaga Lake access fees unlikely to rise

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Some residents around Great Sacandaga Lake are concerned their access fees may soon increase thanks to a recommendation in a recent state comptroller’s audit of the lake’s regulating agency.
 
Gloversville man allegedly breaks restraining order, assaults woman
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man allegedly breaks restraining order, assaults woman

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
A Gloversville man is facing various charges, including two felonies, after allegedly violating an order of protection for the second time in three months, assaulting a woman and endangering two children in a domestic dispute.
 
Report: Plane broke up prior to deadly 2013 Ephratah crash
EPHRATAH

Report: Plane broke up prior to deadly 2013 Ephratah crash

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A new report confirms the twin-engine airplane that crashed in Fulton County in the spring of 2013, killing its three occupants, had entered into a dangerous downward spiral prior to breaking apart in the air.
 
Schenectady man allegedly  found with crack, weed in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

Schenectady man allegedly found with crack, weed in Gloversville

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A Schenectady man is facing a felony charge after police allegedly found more than 35 grams of crack and cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Gloversville early Thursday morning.
 
Fulton County sheriff: Don’t renew your pistol permit
FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County sheriff: Don’t renew your pistol permit

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Fulton County Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey, a staunch opponent of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, is urging county residents to opt out of a pilot pistol permit renewal program slated to start sometime this year.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County development groups again defy state agency

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth has once again landed on the state Authorities Budget Office’s list of public authorities that have failed to file mandatory financial reports, but perhaps for the last time.
 
Historic Sherman's Amusement Park donated to Caroga
CAROGA

Historic Sherman's Amusement Park donated to Caroga

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The owners of Sherman’s Amusement Park, a popular summer destination for decades, have donated it to the town of Caroga after several years on the market, in the hopes it will continue as a “beautiful public space in perpetuity,” in the words of former owner George Abdella.
 
FULTON COUNTY

District attorney eyes run for open Fulton County judgeship

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira has announced her interest in running for county judge, the latest in a political shuffle following the announcement of Sheriff Thomas J. Lorey’s impending retirement.
 
Gloversville woman says bullying played role in daughter’s suicide
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman says bullying played role in daughter’s suicide

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Mona Hill and her 12-year-old daughter Breeanna Williams were best friends. The duo did everything together and could hardly stand to spend time away from each other, Hill said.
 
MAYFIELD

Crash ends chase of DWI suspect in Mayfield

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

A Schenectady woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a six-mile car chase Saturday on state Route 30, state police said.
 
 

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