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Gloversville woman accused of collecting $3,000 in illegal welfare benefits

Newly elected members of Congress pose for photo

Newly elected members of Congress had their picture taken Tuesday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.


2 men arrested in connection with Gloversville shooting death

Gloversville police were called to 22 East Pine Street Tuesday night for a report of shots fired. They found the body of Robert Phillips Jr., 34, in an upstairs apartment. Their investigation resulted in the arrest of two other men.


Without New York City, Trump would be ahead in New York

Hillary Clinton took New York easily in the presidential election last night, but it was neck and neck outside of New York City.


Caroga Lake man sentenced for vehicular manslaughter

A man from Caroga Lake will spend five to 15 years in prison for driving his all-terrain vehicle while intoxicated. Edward Wager was sentenced Wednesday in Saratoga County Court for vehicular manslaughter.


Sawyer Fredericks to perform benefit concert in Gloversville

Sawyer Fredericks is performing a benefit in Gloversville next week. You may remember the Fultonville teen’s big win on "The Voice" last year.


Gloversville cops surprise kids playing football

The cops were at Park Terrace Elementary School in Gloversville on Wednesday morning, but nothing bad was going on. They just wanted to play football.


Woman accused of faking kidnapping appears in court

Rachael Mattice, 24, was back in court Tuesday. She appeared in front of a judge in Mayfield on charges she lied about being kidnapped.


Alleged bank robber captured in Broadalbin

An accused bank robber has been captured. Police say Kevin Grinnell, 35, showed a gun to a teller at the NBT Bank in Vail Mills on Monday.


Contract enables 300 NY electric vehicle charging stations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York Power Authority contract will allow 300 electric vehicle charging stations to be installed at public locations around the state.


Bank robbery briefly sends Broadalbin-Perth Schools into lockout

A bank robbery sent Broadalbin-Perth Schools into lockout for a time on Monday. The robbery happened around noon at the NBT Bank in Vail Mills.


Perth woman ticketed for failing to stop for a school bus

 A Perth woman was ticketed by Fulton County Sheriff’s for failing to stop for a school bus.


Fulton County man charged with DWI

A Fulton County man is charged with driving while intoxicated and state police say it's not his first offense. Troopers pulled over Daniel Cionek, 39, of Broadalbin because he had no brake lights. They say they smelled alcohol, tested him and found his blood alcohol level was two times the legal limit.


Woman accused of faking kidnapping arrested again

A Fulton County woman who police say made up a story of being kidnapped this summer is under arrest again. Police say drugs were found in Rachael Mattice's car after a two-car crash


Nine arrested following marijuana eradication operation

Nine people have been arrested following a marijuana eradication operation carried out by local authorities. During the two-day operation, authorities seized 291 marijuana plants weighing 420 pounds. An additional 30 marijuana plants were seized in Montgomery County along the Fulton County border.


Two taken into custody after Gloversville fight

The saying goes 'you can't fight city hall’ but a group of men chose to fight in front of city hall. Police responded to reports of a fight outside city hall and soon found one man with a bloody shirt suffering from a stab wound.


Woman who escaped from Gloversville police found in Schenectady

The woman who escaped from Gloversville police early Monday has been found in Schenectady.


Gloversville man sentenced for killing wife of 51 years

A man from Gloversville was sentenced Monday for killing his wife. Frank Ostrander will spend 20 years to life in state prison.


Woman escapes from Gloversville police

Gloversville police are looking for a woman who gave them the slip.


Fulton County man arrested, charged with unlawful possession of marijuana

The Fulton County Sheriff's have arrested a Mayfield man and charged him with unlawful possession of marijuana. 


Green Party seeing red over November ballot

What do New York State Senator George Amedore and Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein have in common?  Not a lot.  But they can both be found on the Green Party line of the November ballot.


19th Congressional District race heats up after a candidate forum

John Faso and Zephyr Teachout met for a candidate forum this morning. It comes just two days after polls show 19th Congressional district race in a virtual tie.


Albany Diocese Priest recalls miracle trip to Rome for Canonization

Rev. Sylvaster Sarihaddula met  Mother Teresa three times during his career before witnessing, and participating in, her Canonization at the Vatican earlier this month.


Pair charged with Gloversville burglary

Police say two men broke into a Gloversville home and stole guns and electronics inside. It happened back on Saturday.


Former teacher's aide charged with sexually abusing young girl

A former teacher's aide from Gloversville has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl. The Fulton County District Attorney says Kimberly Gittens was supposed to help her victim when they met back in July 2009.


Man visiting all 413 National Park sites passes through Kinderhook

When Mikah Meyer completes his three year trek in May 2019, he will be the youngest person to visit all the National Park sites and the only person to do it in one trip.  


Tedisco wins 49th NYS Senate GOP Primary

Endorsed by retiring Sen. Hugh Farley, Assemblyman Jim Tedisco beats newcomer Christian Klueg in 49th NYS District; now faces Chad Putman.


49th NY Senate District: Tedisco vs. Klueg

With Farley's retirement, a Republican Primary pits a longtime Assemblyman against a political newcomer. Both say they can be their own man.


Gloversville man facing rape charges

A 76-year-old man from Gloversville is charged with first-degree rape.


Longtime Senator Hugh Farley honored in Albany

A long-time New York State Senator now has a day named after him. Fulton County celebrated “Hugh Farley Day” on Monday.


9/11 themed advertisements generate controversy

Some advertisements surrounding the 15th anniversary of 9/11 are generating a lot of controversy.One man who worked to get a 9/11 memorial erected at a local college says he wants the day to be about remembrance, not sales.


Nathan Littauer Hospital nurses reach contract agreement

Registered nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville have ratified their recently negotiated contract.


Gloversville police search for burglary suspect

Gloversville police need your help finding a burglary suspect. Christopher Allen, 36, of 70 Wells Street is wanted for a break-in at a business.


2-year-old child found running in traffic

A 2-year-old is found running in traffic in Fulton County. Police tell us last Thursday they got a call about the child in the middle of State Highway 30 in Mayfield.


Gloversville man arrested after provoking officers to shoot him following crash

Gloversville police say they took a man into custody Friday night after he told officers to shoot him and kill him.


NY state parks unveiling restored Colonial-era stone house

JOHNSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The head of the New York state parks department is joining local officials to mark the restoration of a historic building at a Colonial-era site in the Mohawk Valley.


Teens accused of arson at Gloversville school

Two teens are facing charges after an arson at a Gloversville elementary school.


Broadalbin man arrested under Leandra's Law

New York State Police have arrested a man for driving intoxicated with his 6-year-old daughter in the car.


Clean up continues at Pine Lake Campground

The vengeful storm that ripped apart the Pine Lake Campground last Saturday night lasted just a matter of minutes. But the horrific memories, ingrained images, and the lingering nightmares might last a lifetime for those who lived through it.


Pine Lake Campground reopens briefly after storm

After the storm last weekend, campers at the Pine Lake Campground in Fulton County can retrieve some belongings this weekend, owners say.


Mattice pleads not guilty to larceny charge

Rachael Mattice, the woman accused of making up her kidnapping, made a brief visit to court in Hope, Hamilton County, and left a few minutes later.


Cleanup continues after Caroga Lake storm

Cleanup is wrapping up in Caroga Lake, where a severe storm devastated a private campground and music festival. The storm tore through the area around 6 p.m. Saturday night. Strong winds took down many trees and power lines, knocking out phone service to the area.


Report suggests numerous new southern Adirondack trails

The Department of Environmental Conservation has released a report proposing numerous new hiking, mountain biking and cross-country ski trails in the southern Adirondacks.

 


Fulton County campground devastated during severe storm

Caroga Lake Fire Officials say several people have been injured after a severe storm tore through the Pine Lake RV Park and Campground in Caroga Lake, knocking down a number of trees and power lines in the process.


Johnstown woman pleads not guilty to lying about kidnapping

The Johnstown woman police accused of lying about being kidnapped appeared in court on Tuesday. Rachael Mattice pleaded not guilty to falsely reporting an incident.


Gloversville man admits to killing wife

A Gloversville man now admits he killed his wife. Frank Ostrander pleaded guilty to second degree murder on Monday.


Money released for water infrastructure improvements

New York State is giving Amsterdam $5 million to help after a sewage spill; money also to Troy, Watervliet, Cohoes, Schenectady, among others.


Rachael Mattice charged with petit larceny

Rachael Mattice, the Johnstown woman accused of making up her own kidnapping is now facing new charges. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday they’re charging Mattice with petit larceny for allegedly stealing from another person.


Fulton County woman offers a 'sweet' thank you to police

Millie Metka and Morgan Romano delivered candy, cookies, and other sweets to police officers throughout Fulton County on Monday, part of a nationwide crusade to Back the Blue.


Two Gloversville fires under investigation

Two fires are under investigation in Gloversville.


Gloversville Fire Department battles two fires on Sunday morning

The Gloversville fire department tells us they battled two separate fires on Sunday morning.    


Hillary speech inspires girls, regardless of politics

Hillary Clinton's nomination acceptance speech wasn't just a routine part of the process.  It was a defining moment for many girls and women across the country and right here in the Capital Region.  


Fonda woman accused of delivering mail under influence of narcotic

A Fonda woman is under arrest, accused of driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs in the  Town of Johnstown.


Piece of 9/11 history gets permanent Fulton County home

A piece of 9/11 history is now a permanent memorial at a local college. A 33-foot section of the communications spire from the World Trade Center was installed Monday morning at Fulton Montgomery Community College.


Man admits to attempted assault in Fulton County

A man could spend 13 years behind bars for an attempted assault in Fulton County. Elijah Brown, 25, admitted Friday to attacking a woman in her home on July 7.


Nathan Littauer Hospital to pay nurses affected by January lockout

Union nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital will be paid for days they lost in a messy lockout. NYSNA announced the agreement on Thursday morning. The nurses held a one-day strike in January, protesting two years with no contract.


Woman admits to stealing $180,000 from law firm

A woman admits she stole $180,000 from a Fulton County law firm where she worked. The money was stolen from Abdella Law Firm between January 2010 and May 2015.


Police release composite sketch in Mattice disappearance

Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect sought in the disappearance of Rachael Mattice. They say the sketch is a man Mattice said held her against her will for two weeks.


Police ask for security video in Rachael Mattice investigation

The Johnstown Police Department is asking homeowners with video surveillance cameras outside their homes to check the footage on their cameras between midnight and 1 a.m. on July 6, for anything suspicious. Rachael has told police she was kidnapped, and dropped off in that area during that time.


Woman dies in Fulton County bicycle crash

A woman is dead after a fatal bike crash in Caroga over the weekend. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department says Dale Boudry of Little Falls lost control of her bicycle near the Pinnacle Restaurant on State Highway 10.


Former missing woman gives new details about her experience

State police interviewed Rachael Mattice again on Friday, hoping to get more details about her disappearance.


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