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Former Loblaw’s building in town of Johnstown to be razed
GLOVERSVILLE & TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN

Former Loblaw’s building in town of Johnstown to be razed

Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

Demolition is expected to start this month on the former Loblaw’s grocery store to make way for a new Stewart’s Shop, which Gloversville leaders welcome as an improvement to one of the city’s main entry points.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Three potential routes outlined for proposed Fonda bypass

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015
The preliminary feasibility report for the Fonda Connector, a proposed new highway to route traffic from Thruway Exit 28 in Montgomery County to the Johnstown Industrial Park in Fulton County, finds that the bypass could be beneficial and outlines three potential routes.
 
NORTHVILLE

Northville Library changes policies after critical audit

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
An audit released Wednesday by the state Comptroller’s Office recommended broad reforms in the Northville Public Library’s cash disbursement policies in light of, among other things, the undocumented spending of about $37,000 by the library’s director.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man accused of sex abuse

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
A Gloversville man has been accused of sex abuse for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a girl under the age of 11, according to police.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville chase ends in motorcycle crash

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Gloversville Sunday night that ended a high-speed pursuit and sent the rider to the hospital with serious injuries.
 
Region lands one marijuana facility
FULTON COUNTY

Region lands one marijuana facility

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Empire State Health Solutions’ medical marijuana facility in Fulton County is ready to hit the ground running as one of the state’s five licensed medical marijuana producers announced Friday by the state Department of Health.
 
Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Friday, July 31, 2015
The state Department of Health today announced the five companies that will be allowed to produce and dispense medical marijuana in the state, including a company with plans for a manufacturing facility in Fulton County.
 
Five convicted in Fulton County drug ring
JOHNSTOWN

Five convicted in Fulton County drug ring

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Five members of a Fulton County drug ring are facing several years in state prison after pleading guilty to various felony offenses, according to authorities.
 
Johnstown panel: End independent water board
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown panel: End independent water board

Monday, July 27, 2015
The draft report from the city of Johnstown’s Charter Review Commission has recommended, among other things, disbanding the city’s independent water board in favor of a board appointed by the Common Council.
 
Johnstown teen recovering from 100-foot fall
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown teen recovering from 100-foot fall

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Bobbie Senzio was on her way to get ice cream with her husband and daughter around 4 p.m. Sunday, July 5, when her phone rang. Normally, she ignores unknown numbers, but something made her answer.
 
Gloversville police ID suspect in frying pan assault

Gloversville police ID suspect in frying pan assault

Friday, July 24, 2015
Gloversville police have identified the man they say broke into a Spring Street home earlier this month, and are asking for the public’s help in finding him.
 
EPHRATAH

Kayaker’s body recovered in Ephratah

Thursday, July 23, 2015

After three days of searching, police on Wednesday morning found the body of a kayaker who drowned in an Ephratah reservoir Saturday evening.
 
Search continues for drowned kayaker in Ephratah reservoir

Search continues for drowned kayaker in Ephratah reservoir

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Police continued to search Tuesday for a man who drowned in a reservoir Saturday evening while kayaking, saying the reservoir may have to be drained if other measures prove unsuccessful.
 
Connecticut man sentenced for Gloversville rape
GLOVERSVILLE

Connecticut man sentenced for Gloversville rape

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to five and a half years in state prison for raping a 14-year-old child in Gloversville last year, according to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office.
 
Gloversville man gets 7 years for sex abuse

Gloversville man gets 7 years for sex abuse

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A Gloversville man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for sexually abusing two children last year.
 
 

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