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Arkell Center sets September schedule

CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for September. Each Monday through Friday: At 11:45 a.m. the Office for the Aging Meals of Montgomery Program serves hot meals, $3 donation for ages 60 and older. Call (518) 673-2000 for reservations. Each ...

Broadalbin seniors plan 2019 trips

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Aug. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin, with 46 members present. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Vice President June Zea. Prior to the meeting, candidate for ...

Caroga bridge club announce winners

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Lake Bridge Club played the Howell Movement Thursday at town hall. This is the last game for this summer. The winners were first place, Carol Persse and Betty Ringanese; tied for second place, Anita Potocar and Mary Jo Schwed with Bob Lang and Herb Roes; third ...

Special birthday party on Sept. 18

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors had their meeting on Tuesday. The daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaugthers of member Addie Forsey, provided the entertainment. They have formed a singing and dancing group that goes around to entertain at senior groups and nursing homes. They opened ...

September birthdays celebrated on Sept. 10

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Seniors meet every Monday at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville & Fulton County, 53 Church St. The seniors are looking for new members. If interested, stop in the senior center at 1 p.m. Today, no meeting — Labor Day ...

Ida McGinnis club set to meet Sept. 11

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club will have their regular meeting at 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at Forest Hill Towers in the community room. The refreshment committee for September will be Fran Garguilo, Millie Garguilo, Madge DeMagistris and Dorothy Roy. The Turning Stone trip will be Sept. ...

Celebration is set for 1:15 p.m. Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold their September business meeting and birthday/anniversary celebration with cake at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Robert Smullen and Patrick Vincent, the Republican candidates running for ...

Perth Senior set to meet on Wednesday

PERTH — President Anita Bush led the Perth Seniors in the Pledge of Allegiance and in “The Lord’s Prayer.” There were 28 in attendance. The August birthdays were announced. The reports given are as follows: Grace Bevington-Eglin, secretary; Wanda Crosbie, treasuer; Fran Smith, ...

Yoga for spinal health talk Thursday

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 present Ony Antonucci who will discuss “Yoga for Osteoporosis and Spinal Health.” Chair ...

Writers Circle slated to meet on Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 donation (homemade pancakes, sausages, fruit), 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Free yoga class (donations appreciated), 9 ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Aug. 20

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Aug. 20 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Ed Hornidge and Susan Shaver; second place, Ann Masala and Doris McIntosh; third place, Poppy Kiernan and Gretchen Haight. The ...

Caroga Lake Bridge announce winners

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Lake Bridge Club played the Howell Movement at town hall on the following. Aug. 16: The winners were tied first place with second place, Herb Roes and Bob Lang with Tom Farnan and Susan Shaver; third place, Arlene Comstock and Lois Widdemer. Thursday: The ...

Fonda High Alumni holds its banquet

FONDA — The Fonda High School Alumni Association recently held its 33rd annual banquet at the Winner’s Circle. D. Dorine Dimond, president of the class of 1946 welcomed 30 alumni and guests. After the Pledge of Allegiance, Celia Case Furbur gave the invocation with a moment of silence for ...

Glen-Mohawk group to meet Tuesday

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors had a game day Tuesday, hosted by President Alan Buck with 20 people in attendance. Checkers Out Speedway Restaurant prepared the pizzas for the party. Gretha Russell and Shirley Yermas helped with serving. Lois Collins called for the bingo games while Alan ...

Cold plate luncheon slated for Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will have a cold plate luncheon at noon Thursday, prepared by the Office for the Aging. RSVP to the center by Tuesday, for reservations. The cost for the luncheon is $3. For more ...

80-plus luncheon at noon on Sept. 18

CAROGA LAKE — President Grace Eglin opened the Tuesday, meeting of the Nick Stoner Seniors with “The Lord’s Prayer,” Pledge of Allegiance and Hello to your Neighbors. Marion Snell gave the secretary’s report and it was accepted as read. The treasury report was read by Shirley ...

Adult inoculations talk set for Thursday

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 Cindy Bartlett from the Fulton County Public Health, who will discuss adult inoculations ...

Food pantry is in need of donations

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. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 donation (cream of wheat, fried eggs, toast, fruit), 9:30 ...

Open bridge day will be Tuesdays

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The senior center will be closed on Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. The lunch crew will be meeting at noon Sept. 12, at Jackie’s Diner. Call the center to sign up if interested ...

Radio City show to be part of next trip

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Beverly Fox and Pam and Bill Jasewicz. Chaplain Barb Furman opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled “Daily ...