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Johnstown Police crack down on illegally parked trucks

JOHNSTOWN — The city Police Department is cracking down on commercial trucks parked illegally on Route 30A, near and inside the Johnstown Industrial Park. Police Chief David Gilbo said Tuesday that officers recently ticketed many drivers from a situation that has long hampered traffic on Route 30A a


City of Johnstown ambulance service up and running

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday night took no action on a proposal from a Connecticut firm, which wishes to handle billing for the city’s ambulance service. Certified Ambulance Group, Inc. of Weathersfield, Conn. gave a presentation at City Hall. It was also noted during the session that th


NYSP arrests man accused of driving vehicle without license plates

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a man they say was driving a vehicle without any license plates. Police say during the traffic stop, Allen Jordan, 25, gave troopers a fictitious Texas Temporary Registration. Jordan also had a suspended driver's license.


Annual bridal show slated for March 9

JOHNSTOWN — The seventh annual bridal show will be hosted by the Women of the Moose 685 from 1 to 4 p.m. on March 9 at the Moose lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave. (Route 30A). The free event will have such vendors as DJ services, photographers, bakeries, limo services, hair salons, spa, and nail salons.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Board approves collective bargaining agreement, charging stations

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution regarding a collective bargaining agreement between Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Fulton and Montgomery counties.


Group asks Fulton County supervisors to reconsider

JOHNSTOWN — A small advocacy group desiring Fulton County supervisors to reconsider their non-action on a state request for county participation in a program to create housing for the homeless will approach supervisors next week.


Natasha Wilson named employee of the month

Certified Nursing Assistant Natasha Wilson at Fulton Center in Gloversville was named Fulton Center’s Employee of the Month for January. Administrator Leonard Hirsh hands Wilson the certificate. Photo submitted.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a


Five property owners to see refunds

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education recently voted to refund five property owners over $4,400 for overpayment of taxes. The board approved the tax refunds at its regular business meeting at Johnstown High School.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


A warning from plow drivers following several serious accidents

Albany, N.Y. (News10) - New York Thruway Authority officials are warning drivers Wednesday after two serious crashes involving plows over the past week. On February 13th near Canajoharie, a truck smashed into the back of a plow. The cab of the truck was destroyed, and officials say the $225,000 plow


“New Amsterdam” star: ‘When you’re confident you can rarely be brilliant’

Anupam Kher’s 35-year career encompasses Bollywood stardom, a best-selling self-help book, an acclaimed acting school, appearances in innumerable plays and TV shows and over 13 million followers on Twitter.


Johnstown, Fonda-Fultonville score opening-round victories

JOHNSTOWN — Senior Matthew Boyle got off to a fast start, pouring in 16 of his game-high 34-points in the first half to lead Johnstown to its first sectional win since 2011 with a 79-50 victory over Tamarac Tuesday in a Section II Class B opening-round game at Johnstown High School.


Greg Truckenmiller named F-MCC acting president

JOHNSTOWN — A plan is taking shape to fill a leadership gap created by the resignation of Fulton-Montgomery Community College President Dustin Swanger. The Board of Trustees announced Thursday, Feb. 21, that current Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Greg Truckenmiller will be appoin


Official: GAVAC set to be primary agency

This image illustrates the updated response map showing primary, secondary and tertiary agencies for each fire district. Photo submitted. The Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps is set to be the primary agency serving the entire area formerly serviced by the Ambulance Service of Fulton Count


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


Saratoga Sheriff: Ballston Spa woman charged with welfare fraud

BALLSTON SPA - A Ballston Spa woman obtained social services benefits she wasn't entitled to, Saratoga County Sheriff's officials said. Meghann K. Blain, 37, was charged with one count each of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, first-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree welfare f