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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 13) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Arlene Comstock; second place, Lois Widdemer and ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 6) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Poppy Kiernan; second place, Carol Brookins ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Feb. 27) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Carol Brookins and Mary Jane Fredericks; second place, Carlene ...

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50 Plus Seniors report on meeting MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors started out their meeting day on Feb. 15, with a social hour. Before the Office for the Aging luncheon Chaplain Carl Edwards read the devotion, “I pray that today you will word your mysterious ways in my ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Feb. 6) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, John Chrisman and Jim Clauson; second place, Carol Brookins and Arlene ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Jan. 30) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Eleanor Clark and Debbie Brown; second place, Arlene Comstock ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Jan. 23) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, John Quinn and John Chrisman; tied for second place, Debbie ...

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Senior group reports on meeting BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Seniors met on Jan. 11, with 50 members present. Jennifer Gilston was installed as the new club treasurer by President Toni Hallenbeck. The new program chairwoman, Judy Rosenzweig, along with her committee, Robert ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday, Jan. 9, at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were Arlene Comstock and John Chrisman; second place, Jean Loveday and Jim Clauson; ...

Preventing the ‘Tin Man effect’ for senior citizens

By Carol Tomlinson The less you move physically, the more you lose in health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz, when inactivity becomes a habit, we “rust-up” in a sense, slow down and become less vital. As “older ...

Resident Jean Loveday, left,  enjoys a cup of tea and cookies with  Board member Doreen Ford at a recent tea held at Willing Helpers Home for Women.
(Photo courtesy of Tammy Kruger)

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Broadalbin Seniors slate Proctor’s trip BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Seniors meet every other Wednesday. The lunch is at noon, followed by the meeting. The next meeting is Wednesday (Jan. 11). For more information about the Broadalbin Seniors, call Toni Hallenbeck at 883-3008. The ...

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50 Plus Seniors     reports on meeting MAYFIELD — After the social hour, the Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors had its Office for the Aging Christmas luncheon. President Carl Edwards opened the luncheon with “The Christmas Prayer.” Carl Edwards opened the meeting with the Pledge of ...

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Bridge Club          announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Dec. 19) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Tom Farnan; second place, Jean ...

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50 Plus Club reports on meeting MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Bannertown 50 Plus Club had their meet and greet followed by President Carl Edwards reciting the devotion, “I pray to you dear God to come to my aid.” “The Lord’s Prayer” followed. The Office for the Aging luncheon was ...

The holiday season is upon us with its many traditions, often including lots of food and quite a bit of stress.  As we look forward to a new year, many of us will make resolutions to get and stay healthier in 2017. The first promises often include changes in diet and upping our exercise.  ...

Laura Wooster of Gloversville places an ornament on one of the Christmas trees at the Gloversville Senior Center on Thursday.
(The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

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Cookie exchange   at 50 Plus Club JOHNSTOWN—The 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main Street, Johnstown will hold a Christmas Cookie Exchange on Thursday, 15th at the Center. Bring 2 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies and take home a variety 2 dozen ...

Perth Volunteer firefighter Edwin Leonard holds a fire dog puppet while participating in the annual Broadalbin Christmas Parade in the Village of Broadalbin on Nov.­ 28.
(The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

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Christmas party     at 50 Plus Club JOHNSTOWN — The 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., Johnstown will hold an in house Christmas Party on Dec. 8 at 1:15 p.m. at the Center. There will be the lighting of the Christmas tree, a gift exchange (men ...

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Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Nov. 21) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Ed Hornidge; second place, Betty Burchell and Joles ...

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Bridge Club          announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Nov. 14) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Poppy Kiernan and Jim Clauson; second place, ...

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Bridge Club          announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Nov. 7) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Poppy Kiernan and John Quinn; second place, ...