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Tuesday is vote day for school budgets

Local News

Voters will take to the polls on Tuesday to decide on proposed local school budgets for the 2019-20 school year. Also to be voted on are school board members, bus proposals and any other proposals made in the school budgets. Local budget proposals include: Broadalbin-Perth The ...

Laundry Day

Community News

The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich Elliott Armstrong of Gloversville checks on the drying of his laundry at the East Fulton Street Landromat in Gloversville on Tuesday.

Contracts for juvenile law get nod

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Two contracts related to the Raise the Age law were approved May 13 by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors. The board approved authorization to use the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference in Binghamton for county Department of Social Services’ Raise the Age placements ...

State mandate increases DA’s salary

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on May 13 set the district attorney’s salary in accordance with state mandates. “The word mandate is pretty obvious,” said Gloversville 6th Ward Supervisor Warren Greene. The resolution approved at the County Office Building notes ...

Change order for roof given approval

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved an emergency change order related to a roof project for the county’s Gloversville-based annex. The Fulton County Probation Department and Public Defender’s Office recently moved into the annex, 57 E. Fulton St. The ...

Johnstown school set board to meet

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly public business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Johnstown High School library.

Board of education slated to meet today

In Brief

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth Central Board of Education will meet today at 6 p.m. in the high school virtual advanced placement room. The budget vote and board member election will be held on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call the district office at (518) 954-2501 for more ...

OESJ board to hold meeting on Tuesday

In Brief

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting at approximately 8:30 or 9 p.m. Tuesday, immediately following the close of the budget vote/BOE election after voting results are compiled. There may also be an ...

Infant care program slated for Thursday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold a program on infant care and parenting on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Babies aren’t delivered with ...

Tribes Hill church to hold garage sale

In Brief

TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church, 116 Elizabeth St., will have a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a news release. The vendor space is available outside for $20 for the two days — call Jennifer Friers ...

Cherry blossom glass painting class slated

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach cherry blossom wine glass painting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org ...

Annual water report released

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The 2018 Annual Water Quality Report for the city of Johnstown has been completed. The copies can be obtained on the city website, the Johnstown Water Department, the city clerk’s office in City Hall, the Johnstown Town Clerk’s office, and at the Johnstown Public Library, ...

Paul Nigra Center to hold art exhibit

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — An exhibit of work by both amateur and professional photographers who won contests and had their work published by Adirondack Life Magazine will be held at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, through June 4. The show features 21 artists who have ...

Reiki pet healing class slated for Wednesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Christina Ponzi will teach how to heal pets through reiki from 6 to 7 p.m. on May 29, in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center For Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $15, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or ...

Nigra Center to host photography class

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GLOVERSVILLE —Todd Bailey will teach a basic introduction to photography class from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 29 in the Granite Conference Room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Bailey said participants will walk out of the class making better images with a smartphone or ...

Drip painting class scheduled for May 29

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GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will use a drip painting technique to paint a field of flowers from 10 a.m. to noon on May 29, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit ...

State canal system slated to begin operations for 2019

Community News

ALBANY — The State Canal System is slated to begin operations for the 2019 navigation season this week, following two consecutive years of increased boat traffic. Tolls have been waived on recreational vessels through 2021 to encourage more boaters to get on the 524-mile system. Last year, ...

Farm to receive state grant

Community News

FULTONVILLE — Glenvue Farm set to receive $300,000 in state funds to implement a number of water quality protection projects, according to state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara. The funds are provided through Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Waste Storage and Transfer System Program ...

Raising awareness

Community News

The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara Jahnn Gibson, left and Liz Russo, right, protest for clean energy on Main Street in Johnstown on Wednesday. Gibson said she is trying to “reach people's consciousness” on global warming.