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ADK Bridge Club winners for Sept. 17

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Sept. 17 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Poppy Kiernan and John Chrisman; second place, Mary Jo Schwed and Gretchen Haight; third place, Sheila Sammons and John ...

How to be prepared for an emergency situation

There are many things in life we can predict — the weather, sports outcomes or stock market trends. However, one thing we can’t predict is when an emergency will occur.  Therefore, we must educate and prepare ourselves for the unexpected. While preparing for an emergency or natural ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Sept. 10

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Sept. 10 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Lois Widdemer and John Quinn; second place, Doris McIntosh and Debbie Brown; third place, Angie Parillo and John Chrisman. The ...

Nigra Center tour slated for Oct. 3

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Sept. 5, with 45 members present. The group welcomed a new member, Dail King. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Toni Hallenbeck, in the absence of Vice President June Zea. The ...

Birthday party for 90-year-old set

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors meeting of Tuesday, was opened by President Alan Buck. Chaplain Alan Taylor gave the opening prayer and Barbara Furman accompanied the group singing “America the Beautiful” on the piano. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Furman, vice president, ...

Turning Stone Casino trip set for Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ida L. McGinnis Club meeting opened by President Jeannie McDuffie. The opening song, “America,” “The Lord’s Prayer” and the Pledge of Allegiance were led by McDuffie. A moment of silence to honor the lives lost and heroes of 9/11 World Trade Center, the Pentagon ...

50 Plus Club has performance slated

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will have the “Beatles for another classic performance on the Ed Sullivan Show” at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Refreshments will be served. For more information about what is going on with ...

Massachusetts trip slated for Nov. 19

PERTH — The Perth Seniors meeting of Wednesday, was led by Anita Bush, president. The opening meeting was a poem by Dottie Richeson. “The Lord’s Prayer” and Pledge of Allegiance followed. There were 27 in attendance. The birthdays were announced for the month of August. The ...

Chair yoga with Ony Antonucci

NORTHVILLE — The following is for the Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living. The STFSL 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 Tracy Paradisie, care navigator of Catholic Charities ...

Breakfast nook menu set 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: Tuesday Breakfast Program and coffee hour — $3 ...

Fall events slated for senior center

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The senior center has started the membership drive for 2019. The dues are $15 and gives discounts on classes and trips; sign up and receive a free gift. The center is encouraging members ...

Radio City trip to take place Nov. 9

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Barbara Lampkin, Sherry Meyers and Barb Minch. Chaplain Barb Furman opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled “Autumn ...

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser Oct. 13

LASSELLSVILLE — The Western Fulton County Seniors meeting of Sept. 10, was called to order by President Angela Hill, with the Pledge of Allegiance and recitation of “The Lord’s Prayer.” The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and passed with all in favor. The Fulton ...

Bannertown seniors to meet at the beach

MAYFIELD — The Bannertown 50 Plus Seniors opened their meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Linda LaVada, acting president, read the roll call. Ann Mallin, sunshine chairman, had sent out one thinking of you card. Lorrie Valk, secretary, and Joan Bezio, treasurer, gave their reports ...

50 Plus Club plans a relaxing day Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will have a relaxing day at 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Come and visit with friends, bring cards, play a game, or whatever or etc. Refreshments will be served. For more information about what is ...

Sheriff to be the guest speaker Oct. 2

CAROGA LAKE — President Grace Eglin called the Nick Stoner Seniors meeting on Tuesday, to order at noon followed by “The Lord’s Prayer.” Hannah Snell narrated an inspirational poem written by Linda Saglimbeni from the book of religious poems she had published. Eglin led the group in ...

Chair yoga with Antonucci is back

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 hold an ice cream social with a make-your-own-sundaes and assorted cupcakes. Chair yoga, ...

Meet and greet with Assembly candidate

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 ...

Shirley J. Luck has 2019 trips planned

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The center will be the site for the primary election from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday. The lunch crew will meet at Jackie’s Diner at noon Wednesday; feel free to sign up and join. Come with ...

Montgomery County picnic set for Friday

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Barbara Lampkin, Sherry Meyers and Barb Minch. Chaplain Barb Furman opened the meeting with a prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and a reading entitled, “Every ...