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Dozens of geese killed by infection

MALONE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week that three dozen geese recently found dead were killed by a fungal infection likely introduced by moldy bread or grain. The DEC said the Canada geese died from aspergillosis in Rotary Pond in the Malone ...

Phelps featured in anxiety documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — A new documentary about anxiety argues that everyone to some extent suffers from stress, nerves and social fear. And, to make their point, the filmmakers have enlisted as Exhibit A the most decorated Olympian in history. Michael Phelps appears in “Angst” to share his ...

Family: British climber injured at Yosemite is recovering

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A British climber who was injured last week by falling rock in Yosemite National Park that killed her husband is recovering, her family said Thursday. Lucy Foster will return home to the United Kingdom once the hospital’s trauma team clears her, the ...

Creeped-out, spooky carnival themes

By KIM COOK The Associated Press Films , TV shows and stories, including the current hits “It” and “American Horror Story,” have long imagined a dark side to circuses and side shows. No surprise then that they’re a theme for Halloween decorations. Vintage imagery of clowns, ...

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Antique Appraiser visit set for senior club

JOHNSTOWN —The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will welcome Mark Lawson, antique appraiser, at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Lawson will tell all about the vast experience in the antique business he has had and then offer appraisals on items that ...

Perth Seniors plan Halloween party

PERTH — The Perth Seniors meeting was called to order by President Grace Bevington-Eglin at 11:10 a.m. Oct. 10. Chaplain Dottie Richeson read a poem, “The Little Things That Count” and then led the group in “The Lord’s Prayer.” Hello to your Neighbor took place. There were 30 ...

New high dose flu vaccine to be available for seniors this winter

According to the NYS Department of Health, influenza (flu) is a respiratory infection that can cause serious complications for older adults and people with certain medical conditions. Examples of chronic medical conditions that can increase the risk of complications include: ∫ Asthma ∫ ...

Glen-Mohawk senior group plan movie day

FONDA — The regular meeting of the Glen-Mohawk Seniors of Oct. 10, was brought to order by President Beverly Guiffre, followed by the morning prayer given by Allan Taylor, the Pledge of Allegiance and singing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” with Barbara Furman at the piano. The ...

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Richard and Linda Bumpus

Golden anniversary

Richard and Linda Bumpus of Gloversville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 24, at Lanzi’s on the Lake with over 100 family and friends attending. The couple married on June 24, 1967, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto, Oswego County, by Father Raymond Wood. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. Wager

Celebrating 72 years of marriage

Milton and Virginia Jaquay Wager of Meco, recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary at the Concordia Club. The guests were from the surrounding areas with a surprise visit from Ron Cozzolino and wife Patti, their grandson; and Derek and Adam, great-grandsons, whom they hadn’t seen in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Edwards

60th anniversary

Roger and Nila Edwards of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25. Their family helped them celebrate this milestone with a dinner for family and close friends at the C&R Restaurant, Galway, Saratoga County. The couple married on Feb. 23, 1957, at the former ...

Jack and DiAnne Sanford

Mr. and Mrs. Sanford

Jack and DiAnne Sanford of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home on Nov. 5 2016, with their children, Jack Sanford Jr., Jeff Sanford, Marc Sanford and Mandy Giampaolo. The couple married Oct. 27, 1956, in a small ceremony by a justice of the peace in Montgomery County.

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Felix Nicholas Bubniak

Felix Nicholas Bubniak

Felix Nicholas Bubniak is the son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Bubniak of Amsterdam. He was born at 11:29 a.m. June 6, in Bellevue Women’s Hospital, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins twin brothers, Jackson and Stanley Bubniak. The maternal grandparents are Steven ...

Thomas Frank Fenstemacher

Thomas Frank Fenstemacher

Thomas Frank Fenstermacher is the son of Susan and Mark Fenstermacher Sr. of Gloversville. He was born Feb. 2, weighing 4 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches long. He joins his brothers Mark Jr. and Logan Fenstermacher. The maternal grandparents are Linda and Bruce Scribner of Broadalbin. ...

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila is the son of Megan and Daniel Togaila of Amsterdam. He was born on May 3, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. He joins older brother, Gabriel Thomas Togaila. The maternal grandparents are Elizabeth and Louis Magliocca of Broadalbin. The maternal ...

Angelina Caraco

106th birthday

Angelina Caraco, a resident of the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, celebrated her 106th birthday with a special party at the residence, surrounded by her family. Born at home on April 22, 1911, Angelina is a lifetime resident of Gloversville. She graduated from Gloversville schools in 1929 ...

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Briana Chittenden and Caleb Brown

Chittenden — Brown

Kathleen and Kevin Litzinger of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Briana Marie Chittenden, to Caleb Francis Brown, the son of Russell and Rosemary Brown of Johnstown. Chittenden is a graduate of Gloversville High School and received a bachelor’s degree in public ...

Cassidy Price and Brian Weaver

Fall wedding planned

Mark and Tracy Price of Galway, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassidy Price of Galway, to Brian Weaver, the son of Alan and Lynne Weaver of Broadalbin Price is a 2010 graduate of Galway High School and earned an associate’s degree in early childhood from Fulton-Montgomery ...

Scott Ford and Sandra Zambrano

Peru nuptials

William and Deborah Ford of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their son, Scott Ford to Sandra Lucia Almeyda Zambrano, the daughter of Georget Almeyda of Lima, Peru and Elena A Brown of Tuscon, Ariz. Ford is a 2008 graduate of Johnstown High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in ...

Alexandra Padilla and Cody Tyler

Padilla — Tyler

Mary E. Tyler, of Broadalbin, announces the engagement of her son, Cody Michael Tyler, to Alexandra Padilla, the daughter of Santos Padilla and Nancy Ramirez of Amsterdam. Padilla is a 2012 graduate of Amsterdam High School and a 2013 graduate of Fulton-Montgomery Community College, where she ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Niles

Davis — Niles

Kalesha Davis, the daughter of Michael and Holly Davis of Fultonville and Kalee and Charles Baltzel of Averill Park, Renssselaer County, was united in marriage to Darren Niles, the son of Jeffrey and Anne Niles of Johnstown at 6 p.m. July 1. The ceremony and reception took place at Pine Lake ...

Mr. and Mrs. Foste

Kelley — Foster

Elaina E. Kelley, the daughter of Kristina and Allen Smith of Johnstown and Douglas Kelley of Jersey City, N.J., was united in marriage to Michael D. Foster, the son of Robin Foster of St. Johnsville and Charles Foster of Mound, Okla., at 4 p.m., Aug. 26. The ceremony and reception took place ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bantis

Mersinger — Bantis

J. Katelyn Rose Mersinger, the daughter of Charla and Brent Mersinger of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Alexander Pericles Bantis, the son of Pericles Bantis of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, and Kim and John Valik of Johnstown, at 5 p.m. July 15. The ceremony took place at the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Rorick

Summer nuptials

Gasner — Rorick Macey M. Gasner, the daughter of Scott and Dawn Gasner of Broadalbin, was united in marriage to Erik J. Rorick, the son of Michael Rorick and Janine Rorick-Bianco (Francesco Bianco), on June 10. The ceremony and reception took place at the MKJ Farm, Deansboro, Oneida ...