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Gloversville Senior Center volunteer Mackinly DiScioscia organizes items at the Golden Corners thrift spot at the center on Tuesday. (The Leader-Herald/Kerry Minor)

A Golden Corner

GLOVERSVILLE — The Senior Center of Gloversville and Fulton County’s Golden Corner’s thrift stop is humming along as a source of revenue for the agency and a place to get gifts or needed items for seniors in the community. Sitting to the left of the entrance, the corner of the building ...

Members of the band Flame are shown. (Photo submitted)

Headed for Italy

 GLOVERSVILLE — Flame, Lexington Center’s rock band, will be a featured act at the 19th International Festival of Different Abilities in Carpi, Italy, at the Teatro Comunale, a mid-19th century neoclassical theater, on May 30. “This is their first time in Italy,” said Maria Nestle, ...

Alida Scott changes the diaper of her son, Anthony, at No Bottom Left Behind in Johnstown last October. The organization is looking for donations to keep its supply of diapers and baby products available. (The Leader-Herald/Patricia Older)

Helping the Bottom Line

JOHNSTOWN — Victoria Yusko was a 20-year-old single mom struggling to afford diapers for her infant son. “It was demoralizing,” said Yusko. “My experiences with diaper needs 26 years ago were similar to the issues still plaguing low-income families today. Nationally, one in three ...

Rob Carr of Saranac Lake was inspired by his 2-and-a-half year old son Tennessee to bring a mobile play center and permanent childrenÕs museum to the Adirondacks. (The Adirondack Daily Enterprise/Antonio Olivero)

Child’s play: Toddler inspires dad to start children’s museum

By ANTONIO OLIVERO The Adirondack Daily Enterprise SARANAC LAKE — When Tennessee Carr made his first visit to The Wild Center, his museum manners lacked a bit. Rather than stop one by one at each of the natural history exhibits, he ran from one end of the museum to the other. Tennessee ...

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Senior focus

Bridge club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (April 17) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, John Quinn and Ed Hornidge; second place, Carlene Lankton and John ...

Task force slates movie day

NORTHVILLE — The following is for the Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living. On Thursday (April 13), there will be no program at the Red Rooster. Instead the bus will be leaving from the Red Rooster at noon for a movie day in Amsterdam. To reserve a seat, call STFSL and leave message. ...

Bridge Club announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (April 3) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Mary Jane Frederick and Debbie Brown; second place, Carol Brookins and Lois Widdemer; third place, Arlene ...

Office for Aging lists meals, sites

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

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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.

Julius and Florence Hansen

Couple married 70 years — Florence and Julius Hansen

Julius and Florence Hansen, 91 and 90, formerly of Johnstown, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family in Reddington Beach Shores, Florida. The couple married on November 9, 1946 and they have three daughters, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Judy and Doug Smith

Celebrates golden anniversary — Judy and Doug Smith

Doug and Judy Smith were recently honored at their 50th wedding anniversary celebration which was given by their children, Christianne Smith (Bill Potts) and Jeffrey Smith (Patty), at the Holiday Inn, Johnstown. There were 70 people present, including family and friends. The couple married on ...

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Addison Elizabeth Powers

January baby

Addison Elizabeth Powers Addison Elizabeth Powers is the daughter of Jessica and Barry Powers of Colonie, Albany County. She was born at 9:18 p.m. Jan. 5, at Bellevue Women’s Center, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. She joins a brother, Cooper Edward Powers. The ...

Paisley Elizabeth Playford

Paisley Elizabeth Playford

Paisley Elizabeth Playford is the daughter of Shane Playford and Katlyn Ostrander of Gloversville. She was born at 5:58 p.m. Oct. 13, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins sister, Baylee Noel Playford, age 4. The maternal grandparents ...

Evelyn Paige Morrison

Evelyn Paige Morrison

Evelyn Paige Morrison is the daughter of Lindsey Piehuta of Caroga Lake and William Morrison of Johnstown. She was born at 6:02 a.m. Feb. 2, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Christopher and Hope Piehuta of Caroga Lake. The paternal ...

Calvin ‘Cal’ Jacoby Sheeler

Calvin ‘Cal’ Jacoby Sheeler

Calvin “Cal” Jacoby Sheeler is the son of Greg Sheeler, formerly of Gloversville, and Lauren (Liesman) Sheeler of Clifton Park, Saratoga County. He was born at 12:31 a.m. Nov. 1, 2016, at the Burdett Birth Center, Troy, Rensselaer County, weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. ...

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Haiss — Orshowitz

Amy Lawton of Gloversville, announces the engagement of her daughter, Rosanna Haiss, who is also the daughter of the late David Lawton, to Thomas Orshowitz, the son of Roberta Davis and the late Charles Orshowitz of Long Island. A wedding is planned for June 25.

Erica Joseph and Bryan Runkle

Joseph — Runkle

Paul and Linda Joseph of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Joseph, to Bryan Runkle, the son of Tim and Lorrie Runkle of Gloversville. Joseph is a 2000 graduate of Gloversville High School and received an associate’s degree in general studies at Fulton-Montgomery ...

Anthony Iorio and Nora Watson

Watson — Iorio

Ralph and Michele Iorio of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their son, Anthony Iorio, to Nora Watson, the daughter of Robert and Margaret Watson of Pittsburgh, Pa. Watson received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Cornell University and a master’s degree in biostatistics and ...

Joshua Pickard and Melissa Melucci

Spring wedding planned

Melucci — Pickard Jeffrey and Mary Melucci of Perth and Edward and Anne Lomanto of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Melissa Melucci, to Joshua Pickard, the son of Kathy Burch of Flushing, Mich. and James Pickard of Alger, Mich. Melucci, who is a ...

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Senior focus

Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (April 10) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St., Johnstown. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Jim Clauson; second place, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Tennis

September nuptials

Nellis — Tennis Brooke M. Nellis, the daughter of Victoria Nellis of Johnstown and the late Wayne Nellis of Tribes Hill, was united in marriage to Jacob J. Tennis, the son of Paul and Bonnie Steenburgh of Ephratah and John and Glenn Tennis of Johnstown, on Sept. 10, 2016. The ceremony took ...

Mr. and Mrs. Owen

August nuptials

Lisa Stoutner, the daughter of Patricia Denman and stepfather, William Denman of Johnstown, and Keith Stoutner and stepmother, Kathy Stoutner of Mayfield, was united in marriage to Matthew Owen, the son of Laura and Christopher Owen of Amsterdam, at 1 p.m. Aug. 6, 2016. The outside wedding ...

Mr. and Mrs. Arrunategui

Fall wedding

Gretchen Derwin, the daughter of Timothy and Melissa Derwin of Johnstown, was united in marriage to Jake Arrunategui, the son of Jeanine Arrunategui and David Ayers, both of Johnstown and Rolando Arrunategui of Miami, Fla. at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The ceremony and reception took place ...