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Rachael Mattice, a Johnstown woman accused of falsely reporting her own abduction, a case that led to a costly two-week manhunt, has been charged with petit larceny for stealing prescription drugs.

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Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius died July 28th after serving the Fulton County city for two-and-a-half years. After a difficult week, on Wednesday there was applause at city hall after Cynthia Lakata was sworn in as interim mayor.

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Services have been announced for Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius, who died Thursday at age 66.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was recently in the Mohawk Valley to call on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to update flood maps in Johnstown. As WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports, Schumer says the outdated information is costing business and residents.

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The mayor of Johnstown, New York has laid out his vision for the new year, with priorities that include job creation, a review of the city’s charter, and increased collaboration with the neighboring city of Gloversville. 

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The Mayor of Johnstown, New York is exploring the possibility of expanding public transportation in the Fulton County region. 

Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius said he has expressed his interest in expanding public transportation through the city with Gloversville Mayor Dalton King.

“I’m just having preliminary discussions, just casual talking with the mayor, just to find out what it would cost us to reinitiate the bus service, and that’s the extent of it at this point,” said Julius.