Wednesday Dec 4
Rights group sues over treatment of chimps
The group is asking New York courts to recognize scientific evidence of emotional and cognitive abilities in chimpanzees and to grant the animals "legal personhood" so they are ensured better treatment.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Vote yes on merger to help the students
On Jan. 7, voters face a critical responsibility in our children's education. The proposed merger features key advantages that voters and parents need to know.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
AAUW chapter to hold luncheon
The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women will celebrate the holiday season with a luncheon at Parillo's Armory Grill in the city Dec. 7. The meet-and-greet and business meeting will began at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. and entertainment by Malta harpist Nancy Walko will follow at 1:45 ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Woman gets term in prison
A town of Mayfield woman who filed fraudulent income-tax returns in other people's names was sentenced Tuesday in Fulton County Court to three to six years in state prison.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Governments get rebates from insurance reciprocal
The New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal last week handed out more than $71,000 in rebate dividend checks to most of Fulton County's municipalities.
North Country Now
Potsdam Police Blotter, Nov. 17
Garret C. Michalek, of Mayfield, N.Y. was issued a traffic ticket for Fail to Keep Right - 2 Lane Road after patrol observed the vehicle he was operating traveling in the wrong lane of travel on Elm Street.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Merger presentation to hit the Internet
Mayfield Central School District Interim Superintendent Joseph Natale will make a presentation and answer questions regarding the proposed merger of the Mayfield and Northville school districts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School library.
Cheers and jeers
To another act of despicable theft. A?total of $700 worth of tools was stolen from a construction site.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Budget may hike taxes for 5 towns
Fulton County's tentative 2014 tentative budget carries a nearly 3 percent average property tax rate decrease, but five of the county's municipalities would see a rate hike under the plan.