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Judge vacates bench for medical reasons

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Court Judge Louise K. Sira recently vacated her bench seat in Johnstown for medical reasons, but the exact reason is not being made public by state court officials. Fulton County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye — the court’s other judge and surrogate — has been ...

Woodworking festival continues to grow

Local News

NORTHVILLE —When visiting the 10th annual Woodworking and Arts Festival this weekend, it never hurts to think ahead. “We’ve been coming here for years,” said Ony Antonucci of Edinburg. “I love the show, I love the artists. “It’s a good place for Christmas shopping.” The ...

Man sentenced to prison for home invasion

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A state-registered sex offender — one of three men arrested in a Gloversville home invasion — is due to be sentenced later to two state prison terms. Robert VanHorne, 36, of 74 Fifth Ave., Gloversville, pleaded guilty Monday in Fulton County Court before Judge Polly A. Hoye ...

Council approves advisor services

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council approved a municipal advisor services agreement with a Long Island firm Monday night at City Hall. Mayor Vern Jackson was authorized to execute the agreement with Munistat Services Inc. of Port Jefferson Station. The firm will provide the city financial ...

Fire in the graveyard

Local News

CAROGA — A cemetery on North Bush Road in Caroga across from North Bush Methodist Church was scorched by a grass fire Friday afternoon but was extinguished by the Caroga and Meco volunteer fire departments before it reached the tree line. Rachel and Raymond Baker were voluntarily mowing the ...

Historical Society presents walking tour

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society and Museum will be presenting a Kingsboro walking tour at 2 p.m. today. Anyone interested in being a part of the tour should meet at the museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., by 2 p.m. Guides are also available for $2 at the museum. For more ...

Benefit fundraiser to take place today

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — A benefit fundraiser for Chris Cionek of Gloversville, will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave. The event will include food, music, basket raffles, and 50-50. The tickets are $10. For tickets call Deb Lince at (518) 844-2020 or Carly ...

Village clerk’s office closed for vacation

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The village clerk’s office will be closed for vacation this week. The regular hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume on July 30, according to a news release.

Planning board meeting cancelled

In Brief

FONDA — The Montgomery County Planning Board’s regular meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Montgomery County Business Development Center, 9 Park St., has been cancelled, according to a news release.

Bible Extreme slated for this week

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The Vacation Bible Extreme, “Amped Live Fully Alive!”, will be held from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Baptist Church of Northville, 111 N. First St. Each night the kids will have games, treats, and a lesson from the Bible, according to a news release. ...

Annual church auction scheduled for Friday

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin United Methodist Church, 65 N. Main St., will be having their annual auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The auctioneer will be Keith Bartholoma. The preview will start at 4 p.m. There will be a concession stand, books, rummage sale, desserts and more. Bring own lawn ...

Littauer Hospital

Community News

July 11 Admissions Mariah E. Fleck of Gloversville. Marlene J. Spagnuola  of Johnstown. Discharges Courtney Benson of Gloversville. Marlee Benson of Gloversville. Hayes baby boy of Gloversville. Justin Leach of Johnstown. Dorothy B. Manchester of Gloversville. Heather Pettit of ...

Bernina company honors outstanding dealers of 2017

Community News

AURORA, Ill. — Bernina of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to honor its top Dealers for 2017 that demonstrated exemplary sales, service, and customer education. These Dealers were recognized at the Bernina University Dealer training ...

Hill & Markes eCommerce website ranked top 11

Community News

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, family-owned wholesale distributor, launched their new eCommerce website in 2016. Two years later, Apruve, credit management software for B2B eCommerce, ranked Hill & Markes in the top 15 on their Janitorial/Sanitation eCommerce Rating Report Top ...

Jankowski Agency brings in new member

Community News

BROADALBIN — Georgianne Blakeslee of Johnstown has joined the staff of the Jankowski Agency Inc., Broadalbin. She has been a insurance agent in the state for 10 years and will specialize in insurance for automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, home, life and small business. Blakeslee ...

Public Health reminder to get children vaccinated

Community News

FONDA — The following is for the Montgomery County Public Health. One of the most important things one can do to prepare their children for school is to get them vaccinated against serious childhood diseases like measles or whooping cough. Children of every age need to have their ...

Northville School district

Community News

Principal’s list 12th grade Patricia Cahill, Hannah Coupas, Haley Monacchio, Emily Ovitt 11th grade Brianna Bace, John Bace, Jessica Miller, Alyssa Quillan 10th grade Emma Biche, Gavin Clute, Killian Evans, Karissa Finley, Brytney Moore Ninth grade Madeline Downing, Grace Forsey, ...

Canajoharie school district

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Principal’s list Sixth grade Michelle Battisti, Tori Blakeslee, Payton Cail, Richard Catarino, Gavin Colburn, Natalie Conkling, Connor Ferrara, Elizabeth France, Monaysia Garret, Jordan Hayes, Mariah Hazzard, Zachary Herget, McKenna Higgins, Aliza Hopkins, Jayden Johnson, Hugo Kraak, ...