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JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown's Townsend Leather gets Foreign Trade Zone status


Townsend Leather has been approved for Foreign Trade Zone status, a move business and area leaders say will make the leather-goods manufacturer more competitive in the global marketplace.

'Baby Jax's' mom pleads guilty to endangering him

JOHNSTOWN

'Baby Jax's' mom pleads guilty to endangering him


The mother of Johnstown’s “Baby Jax,” who had been accused of injecting an unknown substance into the boy’s feeding tube last year, admitted in an Ohio courtroom Tuesday to endangering the boy, prosecutors there said.

GLOVERSVILLE

Argersinger building in Gloversville sold to private investor


The Argersinger building, formerly the home of the Argersinger Department Store, was bought last month by a private investor from Johnstown.

Marc Porter named Gloversville police chief

GLOVERSVILLE

Marc Porter named Gloversville police chief

Gloversville Police Capt. Marc Porter was promoted to chief of police Sunday following the retirement of former chief Donald VanDeusen, according to Gloversville Mayor Dayton King.

Gloversville fires now investigated as arson

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville fires now investigated as arson

The fires that destroyed two buildings in Gloversville Tuesday night are now being investigated as arson, according to police.

Gloversville fires investigated as suspicious

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville fires investigated as suspicious


Investigators were on the scene Wednesday of two massive fires in Gloversville that broke out nearly simultaneously Tuesday night.

Two fires destroy property in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE

Two fires destroy property in Gloversville


A pair of fires in Gloversville were extinguished Tuesday after almost three hours of battling the raging flames.

AMSTERDAM

Three Amsterdam men charged in Johnstown stabbing


Three Amsterdam men were arrested on felony assault and burglary charges Friday in connection with a stabbing and kidnapping incident in the city of Johnstown in January.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police search for burglary suspects

The Gloversville Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying two men who may have been involved in a burglary last week.

MAYFIELD

Water back on in Mayfield

About 800 residents in the village of Mayfield are without water or have low pressure this morning as village crews work to find the problem, according to the mayor.

Details emerge in Gloversville murder case

GLOVERSVILLE

Details emerge in Gloversville murder case

A clearer picture emerged Tuesday of the murder of Sally Ostrander in Gloversville, allegedly by her husband of 51 years.

Gloversville library to begin renovations this year

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville library to begin renovations this year

Two years after the start of an ambitious fundraising campaign, the Gloversville Public Library is looking to finally break ground on renovations later this year.

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.

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