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Fulton County eyes new housing consultant for new year
JOHNSTOWN — With numerous projects being juggled by the Fulton County Planning Department, an official listed working with a new housing consultant as the department’s top priority for 2019.
180 years of law and order in Fulton County
When Sheriff Richard Giardino mentioned to me last March that 2018 marks the 180th anniversary of Fulton County, I hadn’t remembered this, nor apparently has anyone else, as no celebration has taken place.
Deerfield Man Arrested For Sexually Abusing A Child
A Deerfield man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a young child. Investigators with the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center say 77-year old Rodney Westbrook sexually abused a five-year old girl at his home.
Boilermaker To Host Holiday Pop-Up Shop This Week
The Boilermaker Road Race will be hosting a special holiday pop-up shop this week. The shop will be open at Boilermaker race headquarters at 805 Court Street in Utica on the following days:
Railway society Christmas program Friday
NEW HARTFORD — The Utica and Mohawk Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society will hold its traditional Christmas-themed program at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of Burrstone and French roads.
Fulton County budget keeps taxes flat
FULTON COUNTY -- Fulton County's 2019 budget includes no increase in overall property taxes from 2018, but the tax rates in seven of the county's municipalities will still be going up due to differences in equalization rates.
Fulton County Board of Supervisors to decide on public defender position
JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday will decide whether to reclassify the county public defender’s position from part-time to full-time. County Administrative Officer Jon Stead said the recommendation to do that came from the board’s Public Safety Committee Tuesday following
Three charged for stealing car
AMSTERDAM — Three males were arrested on Nov. 30 for allegedly stealing a car and resisting arrest. Pedro X. Davila, 17, of 28 Storrie St.; Tremaign S. Lovlace, 17, of 4436 Route 30; and a 16-year-old juvenile male were charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, class D felony
Retiring probation director has seen 45 years of changes
Friday was the last day on the job for Oneida County Probation Director David Tomidy after joining the department as a probation officer 45 years ago and becoming director in 2006.
Kirk Douglas honored in NY birthplace with historic marker
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. — Public officials and relatives of Kirk Douglas have unveiled a new historic marker in his upstate New York birthplace to honor the Hollywood legend on his birthday.
Raises approved for some Johnstown school employees
JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education on Thursday approved minimum wage increases for various district employees. The board voted at Johnstown High School for minimum wage increases for district employees making less than $11.10 per hour. A motion passed increasing the
Omerovic Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft
The Utica man who was found guilty last week of making terroristic threats against Utica College in March was back in Oneida County Court today. 24-year old Fahrudin Omerovic pleaded guilty to a charge of identity theft.
Broadalbin residents outraged about potential tax hike
BROADALBIN, N.Y. (WRGB) - A sudden spike in taxes has Broadalbin residents concerned and questioning why many of them will be paying nearly triple what they have been for the past 12 years.
Little Falls Man Arrested For DWI After High Speed Chase
A 21-year-old Little Falls man has been arrested and is facing several charges after a traffic pursuit. According to State Police, Troopers were traveling west on State Route 5s in Danube when they observed a vehicle traveling eastbound speeding and swerving. At one point, Troopers had to use evasiv
Florence (Marchese) Quatrino 1927 – 2018
LITTLE FALLS – Florence (Marchese) Quatrino, age 91, of Little Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday December 8, 2018 at Little Falls Hospital. She was born February 6, 1927 in Frankfort, NY, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Elizabeth (Guarniere) Marchese and was educated in schools there. Her marr
Christmas party slated for Thursday
JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold its annual Christmas party starting at noon Thursday. The club will be getting together to celebrate the holiday with a hot buffet catered by an area Johnstown business and entertainment
Remington Arms in Ilion Has Job Openings
Remington Arms is advertising a handful of job openings this holiday season. Remington has used billboard advertising and online services to promote the positions, that include supervisors, managers, electricians and engineers, among other openings.
Toll collector accused of stealing thousands from Thruway Authority
HERKIMER, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a toll collector they say stole thousands from the Thruway Authority. David Hidalgo, 32, is accused of stealing $3,642 while he was a toll collector from June to November 2018.
Trip to Maine planned for 2019
FONDA — The regular weekly meeting of Glen-Mohawk Seniors was called to order by President Joe Mancini at 10:30 a.m. Allan Taylor gave the opening prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Barbara Furman accompanied at the piano while the group sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee.” Vice President G
Little Falls Woman Facing Several Felony Charges Related To Welfare Fraud
A Little Falls woman is facing several felony charges related to Welfare Fraud. According to the Herkimer County Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Tara Pett allegedly fraudulently received in excess of $2,700 worth of benefits she was not entitled to over an extended period of time.