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Bassett recognized for higher quality in maternity care

COOPERSTOWN — Bassett Medical Center’s maternity program recently received Excellus’ Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in ...

Year one of first-lady fashion

PARIS (AP) — Slovenian-born Melania Trump has been unafraid to go against her husband’s “America First” agenda and stay true to her roots, if there’s a message to be taken from her bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe in 2017. In her first year as first lady, Mrs. Trump has often wrapped ...

Are you ready for some football?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl. Tourism officials are making the most of that as they prepare to welcome visitors to the “Bold North.” Many activities surrounding Super Bowl will take advantage of Minnesota’s wintry weather, including ...

These boots were made for shoppin’

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A visit to San Antonio would not be complete without a stroll by the Alamo, enjoying a cheesy enchilada plate at a Tex-Mex joint off the River Walk, or browsing the cowboy boot section at the local Western wear shop. In fact, nothing says more about a Texan than a fancy ...

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Turning Stone casino trip on June 12

CAROGA LAKE — The Nick Stoner Seniors Tuesday meeting was called to order by Grace Eglin, president, at noon with 20 members and four guests present. Eglin led the group in the Lord’s Prayer Salute to the flag and hello to your neighbor. There was a moment of silence for Dona Dise who ...

Open mic time set at senior center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: 50-55 Plus Club meeting and activities, 1 p.m.; Girl Scout Troop meeting and activities, 5 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 donation ...

Bannertown seniors Vermont Trip June 12

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown Seniors met on May 9 for their social hour, Office for the Aging luncheon and meeting. Evie Leach, Chaplain, read the devotion “Through the Years my faith has grown.” President Bob Leach opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Speaker Jaime ...

Glen-Mohawk Seniors will be in the parade

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors gathered for their regular meeting with a special cake and ice cream birthday celebration for Lois Collins, who turned 90 on May 12. There will be a tractor-pulled tram provided so no senior has to walk May 28, in the Fonda-Fultonville Memorial Day parade. ...

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Golden anniversary

Jerry and Bonny Wildermuth celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28, at a suprise party in the cafeteria at the Northville Central School. The couple married Nov. 22, 1967 at the Pilgrim Holiness Church. They have five childen, 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

65th anniversary

Gordon and Sharon Cornell of Meadow Street, Broadalbin, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Gordon Cornell is the son of Lewis and Millicent Cornell and Sharon Cornell is the daughter of Herman and Iva Dennis. They were married on Nov. 14, 1952. They recently celebrated that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Hudson Charles Bateholts

Hudson Charles Bateholts is the son of Ashlei and Earl Bateholts Jr. of Broadalbin. He was born May 17, weighing 6 pounds, 4.9 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Missi and Pete Goldblatt of Indian Lake. The paternal grandparents are Missy and Earl Bateholts of ...

94th Birthday for Joseph Hanchar

Joseph Hanchar, a lifelong resident of Johnstown, recently had a 94th birthday celebration at home on East Decker Street, which he built over 60 years ago. Deborah Hanchar of Great Falls, Va., Joseph Hanchar’s daughter, hosted the celebration, with 27 friends and extended family representing ...

Sophia Jane Rorick

Sophia Jane Rorick is the daughter of Amanda and Todd Rorick Jr. of Caroga Lake. She was born Aug. 21, 2017, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Angela Meredith and the late Robert Meredith. The maternal great-grandmother is Jane Brandt. The ...

Lucas Nelson Wagar

Lucas Nelson Wagar is the son of Ashley Durocher and Matthew Wagar of Plattsburgh, Clinton County. He was born Nov. 15, 2017, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Ina Durocher and Ron Terry. The maternal great-grandparents are Nelson and Lorraine ...

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Satterlee and Stewart

Chris and Sue Satterlee of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tristen Satterlee, to Brody Stewart, the son of John and Sari Stewart of Gloversville. Satterlee is a graduate of Gloversville High School, received an A.A.S degree in Radiologic Technology at ...

Hillier and Bishop

Greg and Debbie Hillier of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Raelyn Hillier, to Matthew John Bishop, the son of Richard and Darlene Bishop of Hagerstown, Md. Hillier, a graduate of Johnstown High School, received a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York ...

Herba and Ward

Patty and Thomas Herba of Perth, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly P. Herba, to Kevin M. Ward, the son of Sandra and Christopher Ward of Broadalbin. Herba, who is a 2009 graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School, received a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the State ...

Sherrange — Collar

Pete and Cathy Stearns of Gloversville and Richard Collar of Scotia, announce the engagement of their son, Andrew Collar of Corinth, Saratoga County, to Jaleen Sherrange, the daughter of Frank and Colleen Paolicelli of Saratoga Springs, and John and Debbie Sherrange of Glens Falls, Warren ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Harris

Lauren Brown, the daughter of Jeff and Nancy Brown of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Dustin Harris, the son of Ken and Melissa Harris of Muskegon, Mich. The ceremony took place on Sept. 16, 2017, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Mother Laurie Garramone officiated. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ford

Sandra Lucia Almeyda Zambrano, the daughter of Georget Almeyda of Lima, Peru and Elena A. Brown of Tucson, Ariz., was united in marriage to Scott Ford, the son of William Sr. and Deborah Ford of Johnstown. The ceremony took place March 3, in Lima. The guests attended from the town of Florida; ...

Kucel — Sager

Kaile Lynn Kucel, the daughter of Janet and Stan Kucel of Mayfield, was united in marriage to Christopher Steven Sager, the son of Patricia and Craig Sager of Mahopac, Putnam County, at 4 p.m. Aug. 25, 2017. The ceremony took place at Hunter Mountain, Greene County. The Rev. Bonnie Orth ...

Brown — Quinn

Lacey Brown, the daughter of Michael and Ruth (Sis) Brown of Caroga Lake, was united in marriage to Ian Quinn, the son of Kevin and MariJo Quinn of Johnstown, on Aug. 14, 2017. As a surprise to most, the couple eloped while on vacation in Denver, Colo. and on Oct. 7, 2017, their originally ...