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Bridge Club announces winners 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, Arlene Comstock and John Chrisman; second place, Carol Persse and Debbie Brown; ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (May 15) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Mary Brusoe and Angie Parillo; second place, Conniejo ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (May 5) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Carol Brookins and Naomi Avery; second place, Debbie Brown and ...

Can you spot the symptoms of stroke?

By CAROL TOMLINSON Community Health Educator at HealthLink Littauer. According to the National Stroke Association, every 40 seconds someone has a stroke. Sadly, only about 30 percent recognize the symptoms and get to a hospital in time to prevent disability. In fact, stroke is the leading ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (May 1) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Poppy Kiernan and Jim Clauson; second place, Eleanor Clark and John ...

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Arkell Center lists events, activities CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for May. Each Monday through Friday: At 11:45 a.m. the Office for the Aging Meals of Montgomery Program serves hot meals, suggested $3 donation for ages 60 and older. ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Senior group reports on meeting

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown Seniors meeting for March 29, had everyone talking about what they did during the blizzard. After the social hour, President Bob Leach opened the Office for the Aging luncheon with “The Lord’s Prayer.” The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Linda ...

Broadalbin Seniors slate 2018 trips

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Seniors met on April 5, with 64 members present. The meeting was called to order by Toni Hallenbeck , president. The minutes were read and treasurer’s report was given. A welcome was given for all new members and visitors. Donations were collected for the ...

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 ...

Senior group plans luncheon

FONDA — The regular April 4, meeting of the Glen-Mohawk Seniors was called to order by President Beverly Guiffre, followed by the morning prayer given by Allan Taylor and the Pledge of Allegiance. “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” was sung with Barbara Furman at the piano. Melanie Capron and ...

Easter egg basket fun day planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will celebrate Easter at 1:15 p.m. Thursday (April 13) with an Easter egg basket fun day. Come join the club for an afternoon of Easter egg picking. The club is putting all their Easter eggs ...

Stoner Seniors plans meeting

CAROGA — The Nick Stoner Seniors meeting of April 4, was cancelled due to a malfunction at the Town Hall where the meetings are held . The next meeting will be at noon April 18, at the Town Hall. Yoga will be held at 11 a.m. before the meeting for all that would like to come.

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. ...

Gloversville seniors list special events

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Monday (April 10): Open art class – $6 donation, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m.; the center is hosting a dinner (homemade ...

Luck seniors plan road trip

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The lunch crew is going to the House of Pizza, Wednesday (April 12) at noon. Call the business office to get signed up. Blue Shield will be at the center on Wednesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. ...

Iroquois Seniors report on meeting

TRIBES HILL — Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their April 6, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Bill and Dolores Danelorich, Mary Hart and Shirley Dado. President Sherry Meyers called the meeting to order and Chaplain Barb Furman led members in the opening prayer, Pledge of ...

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Culinary trip seats still available JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Senior Center at 109 East Main Street announces that Blue Shield will be at the center on March 28 from 11a.m. till 1p.m. Lunch crew is going to the House of Pizza on April 5 at noon. There are a few seats available on to the ...

Chronic health problems usually come on slowly

By Tammy Merendo R.N. HealthLink Littauer According to Stanford University, most of us will experience two or more chronic long-term illnesses during our lives. In the event that we don’t, it is still likely that we will provide care to someone who does. Chronic health problems usually ...