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Senior Halloween party set for Oct. 31

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Wednesday, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin, with 50 members present. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and June Zea lead the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. After lunch, the meeting was called to order ...

Glen-Mohawk seniors set officers for 2019

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors gathered at the Winners Circle in Fonda for the 2019 installation of officers on Tuesday. Allan Taylor said grace before the three course meal was served. The ribbon ceremony was conducted by D. Dorine Dimond, who gave an introductory address on the ...

Senior Halloween parade on Oct. 29

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Seniors had their 43rd anniversary luncheon Oct. 15, at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville & Fulton County, 53 Church St. The mistress of ceremonies was Carol Visconti, who welcomed the members. Leo Visconti provided the ...

Still time to sign up for the Beeches trip

CAROGA LAKE — The Nick Stoner Seniors held their anniversary luncheon on Tuesday, at Vrooman’s Hotel. There were 46 members and guest attending. The committee consisted of Shirley Holliday Martha Mongato and Myrtle Dermott. Barbara Beldon recited a prayer, A prayer for each day, followed ...

Energy savings 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 Pete Hanson, of Fulmont Energy Services, who will discuss energy saving and services. ...

Try for a prize at Wacky Wednesday

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.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 ...

Election Day dinner slated for Nov. 6

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The center will be a site for Medicare’s open enrollment. Various representatives from health insurance plans will be here to help attendees make informed decisions on their insurance. ...

Wellness Words: Knowing the symptoms of sepsis

The National Institute of Health defines sepsis as a serious medical condition caused by the body’s immune response to an infection. In order to fight an infection, your body releases chemicals into the blood that cause inflammation and affect blood flow. Poor blood flow results in a lack of ...

Christmas party slated for Dec. 6

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Oct. 3, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin with 63 members present and included nine new members and one guest, which the club welcomed. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and June Zea led the group in the Pledge of ...

Still time to sign up for Halloween party

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors regular meeting Tuesday of the Glen-Mohawk Seniors was called to order by President Alan Buck, followed by the morning prayer given by Chaplain Allan Taylor. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” with Barbara Furman ...

Turning Stone trip slated for Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club meeting was opened by President Jeannie McDuffie. The opening hymn, “Amazing Grace,” was accompanied on keyboard by Helen Henry. “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance were led by McDuffie. The first verse of “My Country ‘Tis ...

Antique appraiser at center on Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will welcome back Mark Lawson, antique appraiser, to the center at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Lawson will discuss the experience he has had in the antique business and then offer appraisals on ...

Anniversary lunch at Vrooman’s Tuesday

CAROGA LAKE — The Nick Stoner Seniors met on Oct. 2. President Grace Eglin, called the meeting to order with “The Lord’s Prayer,” the Pledge of Allegiance and Hello to your Neighbor. Linda Rhinehart gave an inspirational funny poem. The guest for the day was Fulton County Sheriff ...

Christmas party is slated for Dec. 12.

PERTH — The Perth Seniors had their regular meeting of Sept. 26, at 10:45 a.m. The prayer and Pledge of Allegiance was led by Anita Bush. There were 26 in attendance. There was a 50-50 winner. The birthdays for the month were announced by Bush. The secretary’s report was given ...

Deep breathing talk to be held 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 Kristine Lindahl from Mohawk Valley Physicians, who will discuss “Three Deep ...

58th vow renewal slated for Saturday

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.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Breakfast program and coffee hour — $3 donation ...

Installation banquet at country club set

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Shirley Dado, Katherine Downing and Lu Wilmot. Chaplain, Barbara Furman, opened the meeting with a prayer, a moment of silence for the victims of the limo crash in Schoharie, ...

Homemade pie fundraiser slated

LASSELLSVILLE — The Western Fulton County Seniors Oct. 8, meeting was called to order by President Angela Hill, with the Pledge of Allegiance and the recitation of “The Lord’s Prayer.” The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and passed with all in favor. Fulton County ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Oct. 1

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Oct. 1 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Carlene Lankton and Debbie Brown; tied for second place, Poppy Kiernan and Tom Farnan with Carol Brookins and Ann ...

Arkell Center sets events for October

CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for October. 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 ...