Important news about Placemaking 2020

We would like to thank you for your generous support and interest in the upcoming Placemaking 2020 and Placemaking in Gloversville Dinner. As we are all well aware, many events, businesses and institutions are taking the Covid-19 outbreak seriously and therefore have begun to curtail services and operations. CRG, too, is looking at our upcoming…

A quick look back

Downtown Gloversville has made amazing strides since the establishment of the Downtown Development Specialist Office (DDS). As the first three-year phase of the DDS comes to an end, it is appropriate to take a quick look back. A three year case study is now available! It highlights the work done and accomplishments made between 2017…

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…

Project Backboard and Elk Street Park

Elk Street Park Community members, in partnership with Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, the City of Gloversville and the nationally-recognized organization Project Backboard have been working hard the last few months on a plan to revitalize the basketball court at Elk Street Park. The goal is to resurface the basketball court and to redesign…

This Saturday!

Bacon Jam is nearly here and we’ve been busy for the last six months planning an amazing day of bacon, beer and bands. We’d love to do a little house-keeping in advance of the event to let you know what to expect on Saturday. Where and When? Bacon Jam will be held at the Farmers…

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…

Let your voice be heard!

Join us this Monday, May 20th at 6 p.m. in the Carnegie Room at Gloversville Public Library This Monday we will be hosting a community discussion regarding the City of Gloversville’s 2019 Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant application. Monday, May 20, 2019 6 p.m. Carnegie Room, Gloversville Public Library Wondering about the DRI process? Here’s…

Thank You

You were awesome… Thank you for making Gloversville’s (and the nation’s) first ever 100in1 Day event such a monumental success. The great thing about the day is that it was you, our community, who stepped up and ran with all the amazing activities. It was you who made the day brighter. It was you who…

Today’s The Day! 100in1 Day: Gloversville is officially here

Good morning all! Today is the day and boy, are we AMAZED by the excitement, dedication and belief the City of Gloversville has shown over the last few weeks – hard work and love from the community that will shine brightly today. As of 7:45 a.m. on 5/4/19 we are up to 81 activities. This…