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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 ...

Ida McGinnis club sets luncheon date

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club’s meeting was opened by Jeannie McDuffie. The opening hymn, “We Gather Together,” devotions, “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance were led by Chaplain Lucy Ostrander. The first verse of “America”was followed by Hi to ...

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 ...

Election set for Nick Stoner seniors

CAROGA LAKE — The Nick Stoner Senior Citizens Club meeting on Oct. 3, was called to order by Grace Eglin, president, who has been absent due to knee surgery. Eglin led in “The Lord’s Prayer,” the Pledge of Allegiance, and Hello to Your Neighbor. Dottie Blowers took attendance and ...

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 ...

Antonucci to hold chair yoga class

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe will host Becky White from the Fulton County Office for the Aging, who will discuss Medicare’s ...

G’ville center plans seniors bowling trip

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Monday: Open art class — $6 donation, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday’s Breakfast Program and coffee hour ...

Holiday plans for Shirley Luck center

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 East Main St. The center has the following upcoming trips. Nov. 15: The Beeches Christmas dinner theater, Rome, Oneida County. Those attending will depart the center at 10 a.m. and head for the dinner and show, ...

Tribes Hill Seniors have busy schedule

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Oct. 5, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Lu Wilmot, Mabel Bubbins, Jeanne Angus and Winnie Vosburgh. President Sherry Meyers called the meeting to order and Chaplain Barb Furman led members in the opening prayer, the ...

Senior group plans duo of luncheons

LASSELLSVILLE — The Oct. 9, meeting of the Western Fulton County Seniors was called to order by President Angela Hill, with the Pledge of Allegiance and recitation of “The Lord’s Prayer.” The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and passed with all in favor. Another ...

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Winners tied for first in bridge club JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Oct. 2 at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners are tied for first place, Eleanor Clark and John Chrisman with Jean Loveday and Debbie Brown; ...

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Bridge club winners at Shirley J. Luck JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners are first place, Angie Parillo and Jim Clauson; second place, Eleanor Clark and Conniejo ...

The annual senior picnic was sponsored by CDPHP, St. MaryÕs Healthcare and VNSNY Choice Health Plans. There were 450 people who attended the picnic which included 40 exhibitors and volunteers. Music for Life provided the entertainment. Bingo with prizes was played in the morning and there were many prizes that had been donated by local businesses that were given. (Photo submitted)

A fine day for a picnic

The annual senior picnic was sponsored by CDPHP, St. Mary’s Healthcare and VNSNY Choice Health Plans. There were 450 people who attended the picnic which included 40 exhibitors and volunteers. Music for Life provided the entertainment. Bingo with prizes was played in the morning and there ...

Mitchell Movement played by club

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Sept. 18 at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners are first place, Debbie Brown and Jim Clauson; second place, Poppy Kiernan and Marie Otto; third place, Naomi Avery and Arlene ...

Bridge players hit it big in Caroga Lake

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Lake Bridge Club played the Howell Movement Thursday, Sept. 14, at Town Hall. This was the last game of the season. The winners were first place, Marie Otto and Sue Shaver; second place, John Quinn and Carlene Lankton; third place, Arlene Comstock and Mary Jo Schwed.

Foliage, Turning Stone tours planned

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

Fall card party to bring good will

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold a fall card party at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Lots of door prizes will be awarded and a bake sale, Chinese auction will be held. Come and have lunch of sandwiches with ice cream cups ...

Ony Antonucci to teach chair yoga

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe hosted Amy Birchler, who discussed Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine’s Daily Energy Routine. Chair ...

Senior Center event schedule released

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: Open art class — $6 donation, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday’s Breakfast Program and coffee hour ...