Community News

This antique medical cabinet will go to the highest bidder. (Photo submitted)

Rotary auctioning cabinet

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Rotary Foundation will present a wooden antique medical cabinet to the highest bidder as the group’s 2017 fundraiser. The reportedly custom-made piece, on display throughout the summer at William Coffey Studio on 322 N. Third St., has an estimated value of ...

Illustrator Megan Tennant, above, will be at the Timberline Cafe and Bakery on July 6 for a book signing with author Maurice Hebert. (Photo submitted)

Book signing set in Speculator

SPECULATOR — Area author Maurice Hebert and illustrator Megan Tennant will be at the Timberline Cafe and Bakery at 4 p.m. July 6 for beverages and signing of their new children’s book “What Would I Do? An A to Z Journey,” according to a news release. Timberline’s owners, Tammy and ...

County seeks state grant

FONDA — Montgomery County is accepting pre-applications for the county’s proposed Agriculture Microenterprise grant, according to a news release. Montgomery County, along with Montgomery County Business Development Center and Montgomery County Soil & Water, is applying for a $200,000 ...

Scholarship winners announced

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium announced the winners of their seventh  annual scholarship awards. The consortium honored the top female students in the participation in government courses in 12 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties. The awards were given in ...

Photo contest focuses on waterways

The Montgomery County Water Quality Coordinating Committee is sponsoring a photo contest as part of its ongoing photo inventory of Montgomery County waterways. All waterways must be wholly or partially located within Montgomery County. All photos must be taken in Montgomery County. All ...

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 ...

Local AAUW branch presents FMCC graduate, Elizabeth Gundersen,  with  scholarship to continue studies. (Photo submitted)

Gundersen awarded AAUW scholarship

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduate Elizabeth Gundersen of Gloversville   was  this year’s winner of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women branch scholarship. The $1,000 award is given to a non-traditional graduating female ...

Fonda-Fultonville STEAM Art Show winners include Molly Young, Fredrik Keller, Stephanie Calkins, Ava Sanford-Hutchinson, Juliana Schmidtmann, 
Allison Newkirk and 
Caydence Carpenter.
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Fonda-Fultonville students show art in STEAM show

FONDA — On June 13, the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District elementary building was host to a STEAM Art Show, which featured project work by students that had elements of science, technology, engineering and math incorporated into their artwork, according to a news release. The event ...

District Attorney Chad Brown, Captain Michael Tietz, trooper Russell Dennie, trooper Nicole Zyzes, Lt. Phillip Fouche, Sgt. Ricky Williams and STOP DWI Coordinator and Assistant District Attorney Amanda Nellis.  (Photo submitted)

Safety board holds awards dinner

JOHNSTOWN — On June 19, the Fulton County Traffic Safety Board and STOP DWI held its annual awards dinner at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown. Approximately 40 people were able to attend this year’s awards dinner, at which the following awards were given: The Antone “Tony” Ralbovsky ...

The NCSD PTO Bike-A-Thon gets under way. (Photo submitted)

Northville school PTO organizes bike run

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Parent-Teacher Organization recently sponsored a bike-a-thon in the village to raise money for Sacandaga Helping Hands. Children and adults rode, scooted and skated around the half-mile loop to bring in $375 in donations. The event ...

Sheriff’s group’s annual show set for today

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual K-9, car, truck and motorcycle show, sponsored by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department Association, will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Johnstown Area Community Center on Prindle Court, rain or shine. The participation cost is $10 per vehicle. ...

County gets digital-records grant

FONDA— Montgomery County will receive $77,300 from the state Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund for converting documents to a digital format to improve public access, state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced in a news release. Since its inception in 1988, the grant ...

Library offers summer reading program

FONDA —The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold registration for its 2017 summer reading program — Build a Better World — until Aug. 9. The summer reading program is for children and teens ages 1 to 18. Registration and all programs are free. Registration includes a ...

The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will show the film “Mohawk” on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Historic site to show ‘Mohawk’

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will screen the 1956 film “Mohawk” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. outside the Visitor Center on Schoharie Street. The film tells of Jonathan, an artist working for a Massachusetts society to paint frontier scenes at a remote army post, who ...

Revival schedules July 3 salute to Cohan

WELLS — On July 3 at 7 p.m., the Revival will celebrate the Fourth of July with “A Salute to George M. Cohan — That Yankee Doodle Dandy,” featuring professional pianist Malcolm Kogut, vocalist/humorist Byron Nilsson, and singer Tess McCarthy. Cohan began his career as a child, ...

Church plans outdoor service

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Presbyterian Church will hold its annual outdoor service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The service will take place on the shore of the Sacandaga Lake, near the home of Christine and Art Dahl at 183 Priddle Point Road, Mayfield, a news release said. A covered-dish picnic ...

Museum set for 40th year

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Historical Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with a series of events. The 2017 season opens with an exhibit from 7 to 9 p.m. June 29, dedicated to reviewing the museum’s history, according to a news release. A free open-mic reception will ...

Mayfield students earn awards

MAYFIELD — Five Mayfield Central School District students have received awards in the Northeastern New York Region of the 2016-17 eSchoolData Login Page Art Contest, according to a news release. They are Brenna VanNostrand, first place; Sara Albright, second place; Sierra Luck, third place; ...

Class of ’77 sets reunion in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School class of 1977 will hold its 40th reunion Aug. 5 at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. Poolside cocktail hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., and a buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Classmates are reminded to RSVP on the class of 1977 Facebook page or email ...

Jeffrey T. Smith, director of the Montgomery County emergency management department, holds the Liberty Bell Award he received from the Montgomery County Bar Association. He is shown with Carol Dillon Pollard, president of the bar association, and Guy P. Tomlinson, Montgomery County surrogate judge, at a recent Law Day ceremony. (Photo submitted)

Smith gets Law Day award

FONDA — Jeffrey T. Smith, director of the Montgomery County emergency management department, received the Liberty Bell Award from the Montgomery County Bar Association at a recent Law Day ceremony at the Winner’s Circle, a news release said. The Liberty Bell Award is given to an ...