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Old Sturbridge Village trip planned for Broadalbin Senior Citizen group

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on March 21, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin with 65 members including six new members — Joan Burden, Anne and Dennis Haggerty, Tony and Nancy Basile and Marilyn Muzzi were welcomed into the club. The prayer was offered by ...

Lasagna luncheon to be held April 17 for Glen-Mohawk Seniors

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors met on March 20, with Vice President Barbara Furman presiding. Following the opening prayer by Chaplain Allan Taylor, the Pledge of Allegiance and “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” was sung with Furman at the piano took place. The roll call was taken with 26 ...

Turning Stone trip planned for April 17 for Ida McGinnis Club

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club meeting was opened by President Jeannie McDuffie. The opening song was “Peter Cottontail” was led by Sandy Yacobucci. The devotions were led by Chaplain Lucy Ostrander. “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance were led by ...

WENT’s Jack Scott set to speak at 50 Plus Club

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, housed at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., members and guests will meet at 1:15 p.m. Thursday to honor members with birthdays and anniversaries in April. The office staff will review upcoming events. Jack Scott, owner of radio WENT, ...

Perth Senior group releases meeting minutes

PERTH — The Perth Seniors held their meeting at 10:45 a.m. March 14. President Anita Bush opened the meeting. The prayer, “The Lord’s Prayer” was led by Marshall Leggiero. There were 13 in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Marshall Leggiero. Hello to your ...

Gloversville Senior Center sets its weekly schedule

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Monday: Open art class, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m.; board meeting, 4 p.m.; Girl Scout Troop meeting and activities and ...

Bridge club winners for March 19

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement March 19 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Naomi Avery and John Quinn; second place, Eleanor Clark and John Chrisman; third place, Lois Widdemer and Debbie Brown. The ...

Bannertown seniors plan a Texas trip

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors day started with Chaplain Carl Edwards reading the devotion, “Your strength can do what mine falls short of.” “The Lord’s Prayer” followed. After the Office for the Aging luncheon, the meeting was opened by Bob Leach, president, with the ...

April birthday party for 50-55 Club

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Seniors meet at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St., every Monday at 1 p.m. New members are always welcomed. Today: At 1 p.m. there will be an Easter hat parade with prizes, refreshments and ...

Last sandwich and soup day planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, housed at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will meet at noon Thursday for the club’s final soup and sandwich day. Everyone is welcome to join the group for lunch. All those interested need to do is to stop by the business office to ...

STFSL to host Easter egg coloring

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 be coloring Easter eggs — bring artistic talents. Chair yoga, taught by Ony Antonucci, ...

Easter breakfast at G’ville Senior Center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Monday: Open art class, 9 a.m.; coffee hour, 9:30 a.m.; 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m.; Girl Scout Troop meeting and activities, 5 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday ...

Thursday is last day to sign up for N.J. trip

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their March 22, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Dolores and Bill Danelorich, and Mary Hart. Assistant Chaplain Allan Taylor opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. The role was taken by ...

Senior news in brief

March 12 Bridge winners announced JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement March 12 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Arlene Comstock and John Quinn; second place, Poppy Kiernan and Dave King; third place, Doris ...

Food and nutrition tips

As you age, your body experiences many changes.  To promote a long, healthy life it’s important to fuel your body with proper nutrients.  Since March is National Nutrition Month, it’s the perfect time to educate yourself on what foods to eat and how to better your health throughout each ...

Senior news in brief

Bridge winners for March 5 named JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement March 5 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Ann Masala and Susan Shaver; second place, Doris McIntosh and Tom Farnan; tied for third ...

Senior news in brief

Winners for Feb. 26 bridge game named JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Feb. 26 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Carol Brookins and Ed Hornidge; second place, Poppy Kiernan and Arlene Comstock; third ...

A glimpse into an adult home

A poem by Alma Jean Avery All in this haven are beyond the grace of youth. A grieving wind whispers through the aisles. Mingling with litany of prayer. In these calendars of broken days, The spirit of reflections they will share. Quietly gathered, the elderly await the ...

Senior news in brief

Fire safety talk to be held at Bannertown MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors met on Feb. 14, for their social, luncheon and meeting. The devotion, “ I will listen for your inspiration and instruction,” was read by Carl Edwards, chaplain. After the Office for the Aging ...