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Sale of property praised

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JOHNSTOWN — Two Gloversville legislators on March 11 praised Fulton County Board of Supervisors action to sell two county properties to the city. The board approved the sale of Gloversville properties at 113 Washington St. and 12 Elk St. at its monthly meeting at the County Office ...

Man heading to prison for 4 years

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JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man who police said was wanted at one point on five warrants is headed to state prison for four years. Jimmy C. Murray Jr., 26, of Park Street, pleaded guilty March 11 in Fulton County Court before Judge Polly A. Hoye to counts of third-degree criminal possession ...

Give a big hand to the Year of the Glove

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One of the major attributes of historical societies is their desire to not only preserve the past but also to share knowledge of it, thereby making today’s citizens both aware and proud of their social and industrial heritage. This year, your Fulton County Historical Society is actively ...

Wellness Words: For better health, go for whole grains

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month by brushing up on your knowledge of what healthy eating really means!  According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a healthy diet involves eating all five food groups including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy. The 2015-2020 ...

Senior news in brief

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Adirondack Bridge Club met March 11 JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement March 11 at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Carol Brookins and Sue Shaver; tied for second place, Sheila Sammons and John ...

Gloversville DPW Director: Trucks dispatched 57 times

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GLOVERSVILLE — Department of Public Works Director Dale Trumbull provided the Common Council an update on the department’s winter weather related activities throughout the city and began looking towards the warmer months, going over this year’s summer clean-up program details. As of ...

PBA contract moves closer to end draft

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JOHNSTOWN — The draft of a new Johnstown Police Benevolent Association contract continues to be reviewed by the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, but may be getting closer to finalization. “It’s still being reviewed by PERB,” Mayor Vern Jackson said Thursday. The ...

Lenten service at be held in Fultonville

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FULTONVILLE — The Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual Lenten service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the TravelCenters of America truck stop, Riverside Drive. There will be hymns, music and “goodies.”

Budget workshop today in Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School Distirct Board of Education will meet for a budget workshop in the high school lecture hall at 5:30 p.m. today. The public is invited to attend. Those who are unable to attend in person can watch online as the event will be live streamed on the ...

Support group for breastfeeding moms

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JOHNSTOWN — The Birthing Center at Littauer announces the Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. The group offers an atmosphere where moms can share experiences and be assisted by lactation specialists of the Birthing ...

Elwood museum’s nature club slated

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AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Nature Club’s next meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Horace Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave.; use the rear entrance. Jean Kline, animal control officer for the city, will discuss how to deal with troublesome wild and domestic ...

Mom to mom discussion planned

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Birthing Center at Littauer’s new Mother to Mother discussion group will meet from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St.. The group was formed for mothers only and will offer an atmosphere where a variety of topics can be ...

Fish fry meals available April 5

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FORT JOHNSON — Fish fry meals with beverages will be available from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 5, at Rolling Hills Country Club, 2258 Route 5, for a $12 donation to benefit United Way of Montgomery County. Takeout is available. Advance tickets for the event are suggested, but not required, ...

Seat open on FFCSD board

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District is informing qualified residents who are interested in seeking a seat on the board of education must file a petition for nomination, which must be signed by at least 25 voters of the district. The petitions can be picked up at the district ...

Budget workshop slated for FFCSD

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a budget workshop at 6 p.m. and the regular BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 25 in the multi-purpose room in the middle school.

Farm to Fork dinner slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St., has announced a farm to fork dinner to take place at the store, beginning at 5:30 p.m. March 30. The three-course meal will be prepared by Chef Andrew Dench of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts and will feature fresh ...

Acts of kindness kid’s camp planned

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GLOVERSVILLE — An Acts of Kindness Camp for children 5 to 15 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 23 to 25, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The camp will show kids why its cool to be kind. They’ll get creative as they work with instructors on a ...

Ham dinner for fundraising efforts

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AMSTERDAM — Mohawk Valley Chorus will hold its fifth annual fundraising event, a ham dinner, at Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., on March 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. C&R Restaurant in Galway is catering the event. A 50/50 raffle and gift basket raffles will be available. Tickets are ...

Two group set to meet on Thursday

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MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth, Littauer’s pastoral care coordinator, facilitates two groups focusing on advocacy and education with open discussion for sharing and support. Both groups will meet Thursday at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St. ∫ The Alzheimer’s ...

Scholarships available

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Xavior “Sam” Mastrianni Scholarship Committee has released funding for multiple educational scholarships to students who live within the Capital District Region, and who are advancing their education or professional development in the field of mental ...