Celebrate with Small Business Saturday (this Saturday) By guest blogger Jessica Henry-McClements Shopping at a small family-owned business is one of the most pleasurable activities I get to participate in on a regular basis. Having grown up in Fulton County, I have always been surrounded by small shops and specialty stores that are family owned…

It’s time to celebrate our local businesses!

2019 marks 10 years of celebrating small businesses across the country and in the heart of Gloversville’s downtown. Gloversville is blessed by an amazing array of small businesses, owned by community members who care not only about their success but their neighbors’ successes as well. Join us on Saturday, November 30th as we celebrate their…

I Love Books!

By guest-blogger Jessica Henry McClements I recently spent some time with librarian Sonny Duross at the Gloversville Public. A couple of months ago, Sonny gave me a personal tour of the recently completed renovations. I hadn’t been inside of that building in quite a long time. It was evident that a lot of time and…

Summer Fun!

8 ways to cure your boredom in Downtown Gloversville 1. The Gloversville Civic Band plays FREE concerts every summer. These concerts are usually in Melchoir Park, but this year have moved the first two shows to the Trail Station Park right in Downtown Gloversville. They played a lively concert on July 10th in the gazebo….

Pedestrian Safety In Downtown

Have you seen the new additions downtown? Recently, the City Council voted to reduce the speed limit on Main Street (between Prospect and Forest Streets) to 25 miles per hour. A quick follow-up was the installation of new speed limit signs with a speed check digital display. The City’s DPW also has started to paint…

Spring is nearly here

We are all ready for warmer weather, longer days and maybe, maybe a little less snow. As we wrap up February, here are a few things for you to ponder. Let your voice be heard: We are currently in the process of hosting community and business discussions about how we can transform our downtown together….

New Year, Bright Future

Every January, our calendars and our hopes become renewed. The blank-slate a new year holds includes a million possibilities for a bright and prosperous future…if we have a plan, stated goals and plotted action steps to accomplish them. This year, the Downtown Development Specialist’s office will be working more closely with downtown businesses to help…