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…

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…

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Jam

It’s that time of year again. When the hot summer days begin to cool off and the smell of bacon fills the air. Are you ready for Bacon Jam?!? This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion on Elm Street.   Looking…

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…