JOHNSTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – One local community is mourning the loss of a leader.
Johnstown Mayor Michael Julius passed away.
Deputy City Clerk Mary Jo Smith released a statement on Friday saying the council and city employees are saddened by the loss. They say their thoughts and prayers are with his wife Catherine and daughter Vicki.
Smith added that she hopes the citizens of Johnstown realize what a great man Mayor Julius was and vowed to continue to operate the city as he would have wanted.