Fulton County sheriff facing potential lawsuit from gun lobbyist

Fulton County sheriff facing potential lawsuit from gun lobbyist

FULTON COUNTY - A national gun lobby group is threatening to sue Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino following a Facebook post the sheriff made regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen. Gun Owners of America posted on its Twitter page a letter dated June 28 to Giardino from Stephen D. Stamboulieh of Stamboulieh Law, which stated that if Giardino did not follow the Supreme Court's ruling on concealed carry within five days that they would sue him for not following the law.“You are hereby on notice to confirm your conduct to binding…
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Fort Plain, a Scholar-Athlete ‘School of Excellence,’ hosts sports award ceremony

Fort Plain, a Scholar-Athlete ‘School of Excellence,’ hosts sports award ceremony

FORT PLAIN -- The Fort Plain Central School District recently hosted its annual athletic awards ceremony in the Junior-Senior High School auditorium. Fort Plain Central School qualified as a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete “School of Excellence” after having 16 out of 17 of its varsity teams having at least a 90 percent average. The teams were golf, boys' and girls' soccer, boys' and girls' cross country, volleyball, cheerleading, girls' bowling, boys' and girls' basketball, wrestling, swimming, baseball and boys' and girls' track & field.Several memorial and special awards were handed out at the ceremony.Sarah Florian, Robert Jordan and Clayton Welch were named the…
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More than 700 entries for two-day motocross event at Royal Mountain

More than 700 entries for two-day motocross event at Royal Mountain

CAROGA LAKE — It was another busy weekend of racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area.Royal Mountain hosted a two-day Central New York Motocross Riders Association District 3 event on Saturday and Sunday.There were 326 entries on Saturday and 377 on Sunday.SundayThree area riders were among the winners during Sunday's competition at Royal Mountain.Mayfield's Brandon Tyler, Fort Plain's Spencer Mang and Johnstown's Ian Cary all posted victories Sunday.Tyler swept both motos to win the pit bike class, while Cary swept both motos to win the quad amateur class.Mang won the 122-250 expert class. He also was third in the collegeboy class…
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Northville Independence Day parade onlookers span the globe

Northville Independence Day parade onlookers span the globe

NORTHVILLE — North and South Main Street in Northville was lined with red, white and blue-clad spectators from across the globe on Saturday for the village's annual Independence Day Parade.Northville residents, Fulton County residents and families from across the nation, visitors from England and even foreign-born residents turned up to celebrate this year’s theme of "Remember When."“This is Fourth of July Town U.S.A.,” Northville resident, disc jockey and parade MC Larry Vrooman said from his raised station in the middle of the parade route. “Northville always has things going on for the Fourth, fireworks, people dancing in the streets. People…
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Amsterdam Mohawks roll to two more wins, improve to 25-4

Amsterdam Mohawks roll to two more wins, improve to 25-4

The Amsterdam Mohawks continued to distance themselves from the rest of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League with a pair of wins over the weekend, crushing the Glens Falls Dragons 22-2 on Saturday at Shuttleworth Park, then beating the Saugerties Stallions 5-1 on Sunday at Cantine Memorial Field.On Saturday, the Mohawks set their season-high for runs thanks to three big innings — six runs in the first, five in the second and nine in the fourth. Cade Bush went 3 for 5 with a home run, a double and five RBIs to lead the charge, while Gage Miller and Michael…
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