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Hamilton County gets $6 million for improved emergency communications

Hamilton County has received a $6 million grant to improve emergency radio communications in the county. State officials announced Wednesday that the county was one of seven in New York that will split $32 million in funding to upgrade their radio communications. Hamilton was the only local county a

POST-STAR - 2018-11-29 13:14:00

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

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Boys Hoops: Stingy defense keys Hamilton victory over New York Mills

NYM 11 2 17 11 - 41 Ham 15 10 10 19 - 54 Ham (2-1, 1-0): Sean Hunt 5, Ryan Hunt 12, Kelton Ramos 2, Erik Geier 2, Gabe Trontoski 4, Ryan Rutledge 18, Peter Klingaman 4, Jules Fravil 2, Tarik Cigeroglu 5.

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-12-11 13:45:00

Yoga studio opens in downtown Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE — A former Schenectady florist is hoping to help community members find peace of mind and of their bodies at her newly-opened downtown yoga studio. Debbie Zalondek said she moved to Meco about six years ago, purchasing 40 acres of land on which to live with her four rescue horses and re

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Lake George woman pleads guilty to felony

QUEENSBURY -- A Lake George woman who was arrested for drunken driving twice in less than two years has pleaded guilty to a felony in Warren County Court. Jacquelyn J. Schiefer, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in connection with a Sept. 29 arrest

POST-STAR - 2018-12-12 10:45:00

Girls Basketball: Hamilton shoots past league foe NY Mills for first win

Ham 13 11 8 22 - 54 NYM (0-4, 0-1): Abbey Copperwheat 13, Jordyn Stevens 5, Katelynn Osaka 2, Olivia Beaulieu 2, McKenzie Keator 1, Bri Taylor 8, Jemma Jordyn 8. Ham (1-2, 1-0): Lauren Rodriguez 4, Kerrigan Kelly 2, Ella Kenyon 5, Emma Basher 17, Beth Belanger 12, Ashley La Ruffa 3, Beth Dawkins 9,

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-12-12 03:42:00

Corinth school goes into lockout after dispute at nearby home

CORINTH — Corinth schools were placed in lockout on Wednesday afternoon after police dealt with an incident at a home nearby that may have involved a gun. No injuries were reported, and State Police reported a man was taken into custody after a possible threat involving a gun. The lockout ended afte

POST-STAR - 2018-12-12 20:23:00

Proposed Gloversville storage units stalled over concerns

GLOVERSVILLE — Plans for a proposed self storage business on Harrison Street stalled during Dec. 4’s city Planning Board meeting as the board raised concerns over the structural integrity of the building.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

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.

WRGB - 2018-12-10 17:57:53

More than half the septic systems along Lake George in town are bad, study shows

LAKE GEORGE — A study on septic systems in the town that are within a critical distance of Lake George shows a startling number of residents are not upgrading or pumping their systems properly.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-11 17:30:00

Queensbury coach Pete Crotty named NYS Coach of the Year

Queensbury teammates Ray Jones and Teddy Borgos each earned all-state honors, while Spartans coach Pete Crotty was named New York State's Coach of the Year. Borgos was named to the fifth team, and Jones earned a second-team honor. Jones was also named an all-region player.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-11 21:54:00

Broadalbin-Perth teacher receives National Board Certification

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth middle school teacher Kelly DiNatale has made the achievement of earning her National Board Certification. The school district made the announcement on Thursday of DiNatale’s achievement.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Saratoga man remembered as a "warrior poet"

GREENFIELD CENTER, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A Saratoga man who was found dead at his desk at Google’s New York City headquarters on Friday is now being remembered by those who knew him in the Capital Region.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-10 21:19:00

Update: Two dead, one injured in Chester car crash

CHESTER — Two people have died after a car crash Sunday morning on Route 8 in Chester, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said. Walter Christie, 89, and John M. Lewis, 70, both of Chestertown, were transported to Auburn Community Hospital after they crashed their vehicles just before 10 a.m., but bo

POST-STAR - 2018-12-09 23:15:00

H.S. Bowling Roundup: Huskies post Foothills Council victory over Queensbury

GLOVERSVILLE — Adam Loveless rolled games of 222, 225 and 266 on his way to a 713 series to lead Gloversville to a 4-0 victory over Queensbury in a Foothills Council bowling match Monday at Arterial Lanes.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Zoning change considered for Tryon

PERTH — The Perth Town Board considered amending its zoning law at the Tryon Technology Park to allow for standalone warehouses and distribution facilities Thursday night. As it stands, the town zoning law only pertains to warehouses as a ‘component’ of a manufacturing, processing, assembly, fabrica

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Adaptive sports for those with disabilities

GLOVERSVILLE — The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology students will share their innovations for adapting sports for those with disabilities during an Adaptive Sports Expo from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Queensbury beats Gloversville, improves to 4-0

GLOVERSVILLE — Hope Sullivan scored 31 points as Queensbury beat Gloversville 66-52 on Monday in Foothills Council girls basketball, keeping the Spartans unbeaten at 4-0. Sullivan also contributed 10 rebounds and the Spartans had 14 steals as a team. Meghan O'Connor finished with 11 points and five

POST-STAR - 2018-12-11 02:24:00

Police look for answers in double-fatal car crash

CHESTER — Police hope that a crash reconstruction and vehicle computers can help them determine why a Chester man crossed into the oncoming lane of Route 8 on Sunday, causing a double fatal crash.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-10 21:30:00

2018-19 High School Bowling Preview: Rolling along

With the season under way, the area’s high school bowling teams are already showing they will be contenders for their respective league and sectional championships. The Gloversville Huskies and Amsterdam Rams are both off to fast starts this season with both teams sporting 4-1-1 records with the tie

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-10 07:00:00