Community News

County gets food, shelter funds

GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton County will receive $16,136 in state funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the Salvation Army, ...

DiNapoli to speak in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will be the main speaker at the Fulton County Democratic Committee’s annual picnic Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave. Local and congressional candidates are expected to attend the event, ...

Young professionals plan event

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event for Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. In addition to networking, this event will feature a paint-and-sip ...

Museum schedules trip to Philadelphia

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum will hold a fundraising bus trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall on Sept. 16. The cost is $95 and includes admission to the museum and Independence Hall. The bus will leave around 6 a.m. and ...

Ride for missing people set

The Greater Capital District Ride for Missing Children will be held on Sept. 29. Commitment training ride dates are posted on the FaceBook page and taking place during the rest of the summer, to build community awareness about this ride and encourage new riders to join the effort.  New and ...

Chamber to host after-hours event

GLOVERSVILLE – The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event for Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Avenue. In addition to networking, this event will feature a paint and ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

At left is the       historic Indian Castle Church east of Little Falls. Services for the               congregation of St. John’s           Reformed Church will be held at the church Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)

Services to be held in historic church

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The congregation of St. John’s Reformed Church will be hosting services on Aug. 20 at the historic Indian Castle Church. The 10:30 a.m. worship will be led by the Rev. Thomas Flander, Jr. Music will be provided by Merrill Rockwell.  There will be a time of refreshments ...

Bus trip to Philly planned

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum is holding a fundraising bus trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall on Sept. 16. The cost is $95 and includes admissions to both the museum and Independence Hall. The bus will leave approximately at 6 ...

Cheryl Kenney, left, and her mom, Marion “Bonnie” Buchner. (Photo submitted)

Receives doctorate

Cheryl Kenney, daughter of Marion “Bonnie” Buchner and Ronald Gary Buchner, both of Caroga Lake, received a doctorate in educational leadership from Cambridge College in Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Johnstown High School in 1968 and St. Lawrence University in 1972. Before receiving ...

Canjo PTA providing school supplies

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Parent-Teacher Association will provide free traditional school supplies such as pencils, pens, crayons, glue, notebooks, looseleaf paper and pocket folders, for Canajoharie kindergarten through fifth grade students for the 2017-18 school year. Students will ...

Regents review list set

GLOVERSVILLE — The following is a list of regents review sessions that will be taking place. All room locations are at the Gloversville High School except where noted. — Geometry — room 314 with Ms. Catania Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. — English 11 — ISS room with Ms. ...

Gloversville Civic Band concert set for Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will present its sixth and final summer concert on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. inside the Lexington Campus Gymnasium, 127 E. State St. Bring lawn chairs, concert will take place rain or shine. Featured highlights include Selections from “Oliver” by ...

Chicken and biscuit dinner planned

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a chicken and biscuit dinner on Wednesday, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on Bev Peters' biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage and desserts. Cost is by donation. Take-outs and ...

Community Calendar

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

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Dedication of plaque

Pictured, from left, are Helen Martin, Johnstown city councilwoman and Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium secretary; Dr. Melinda Grube, portraying Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and Coline Jenkins, great-great-granddaughter of Stanton. Grube will portray Stanton at a Friday state historical ...

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Hogue graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas —U.S. Air Force Airman Britney L. Hogue, whose father lives in Fonda, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air ...

Chamber set to hold golf tournament in September

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 2017 annual golf tournament on Sept. 22 at Hales Mills Country Club, 146 Steele Road, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. This year’s tournament will be played in a Ryder Cup style with match play and a Tryon Cup ...

The Jamcrackers, from left— Dan Berggren, Peggy Lynn and Dan Duggan—will perform at St. Ann’s Church in Wells today. (Photo submitted)

Jamcrackers slated to play in Wells

WELLS — The Jamcrackers will provide a blend of humor history and music from 3 to 5 p.m. today at St. Ann’s Church, Route 30. Sponsored by the Virginia Hosley Free Library, solo performers Dan Berggren, Peggy Lynn and Dan Duggan have combined talents to create a trio named in honor of ...