Community News

Littauer Hospital

May 18 Admissions Sherrylee Ackernecht of Gloversville. Discharges Gloria Seydi of Gloversville. Births Jennifer Kilmer and Robert Yerina of Mohawk, a boy at 7:51 a.m. May 19 Discharges Hoffman baby boy of Northville. May 20 Admissions Amanda Caldwell of ...

Teachers honored at luncheon

JOHNSTOWN — A team of Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School teachers, which works together to teach an immersive, co-curricular unit on immigration, was honored during the 26th annual School Library System Awards luncheon on May 17, presented by the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Cooperative ...

FFCS team earns fourth championship

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District architecture team earned another state championship at the Olympics of the Visual Arts. For members Ty Sanges and Joey Susi, this was their fourth state championship. Team members Tristan Cline, Matheau Dettenrider and Isabella Miller ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; Memorial Day ...

Community groups benefit from FFCS recycling program

FONDA — The simple act of recycling at FFCS goes a long way to benefit the greater community. The FFCS Recycling Team, led by teacher Sherri Lott, donates proceeds to a local cause every month. Each week, students collect and redeem all returnable bottles from green buckets located ...

Littrell makes Junior Dairy Leader

SENECA FALLS — Laura Littrell of St. Johnsville will be among the 31 Junior Dairy Leaders who will graduate on Aug. 8, at 1:30 p.m. in the Dairy Profit Seminar Center at Empire Farm Days. The event that is the Northeast’s largest outdoor farm show is held at Rodman Lott and Son Farms, 2973 ...

First-aid kits donated to nursing staff

GLOVERSVILLE — The Northville Central School Microsoft Office Class and Double E Corporation Club, under the direction of Kimberly Schuyler, recently donated first-aid kits to the Nathan Littauer Hospital nursing staff. “We are thrilled by this very thoughtful gesture,” said Ashlee ...

Stop-DWI crackdown set

FONDA — Montgomery County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving this weekend. The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on Friday and will end on Tuesday. Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year and ...

Two programs slated for Mayfield Historical Society

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society has announced two summer programs. The annual strawberry festival will be held on June 9, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road. The festival marks the opening of the Rice Homestead for the season. Bill Ackerbauer will ...

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 ...

Historian to talk on Taverns and Hotels

CHARLESTON — Schoharie County historian Theodore Shuart will speak on “The History of Taverns and Hotels of Schoharie County” today at 2 p.m. at the Charleston Historical Society in the former First Baptist Church of Charleston, Polin Road. In the early days of America, half the ...

Caroga Music Festival schedule of events set

CAROGA — Caroga Lake Music Festival has scheduled events from June 7 to Aug. 19. Highlights of the 2018 season include the following: ∫ Encore! Jazz Sessions with Kittel & Co. (mandolin, guitar and fiddle, July 27); The Matthew Whitaker Trio (jazz piano, Aug. 3); the J-Music Pocket ...

Fonda-Fultonville Middle School

Principal’s List Fifth grade Jake Curtis, Colton Dowgielewicz, Evan Flood, Gianna Forsey, Allison Gillis, Ashley Glode, Jake Hernigle, Scout Huckans, Amber Janjua, Rhyan Lewis, Lindsey Marotta, Preston Phillips, Mason Smith, Bella Thum, Elizabeth Vosburgh Sixth grade Austin Araya, ...

Hicks awarded MVC scholarship

Madeleine “Maddy” Hicks, a senior at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School, has been awarded this year’s Mohawk Valley Chorus music scholarship of $750, according to a news release. Hicks, the daughter of April and Ted Hicks of Ballston Spa, has an extensive musical and theatrical ...

Students of the month

Nicole Dettenrieder, principal of the Wheelerville Union Free School, announce the school’s April Students of the Month

Littauer Hospital

May 11 Discharges Edward C. Gallt of St. Johnsville May 12 Admissions Kiersten Cramer of Gloversville Discharges Baby Boy Nellis of Johnstown Births A girl to James and Kiersten Cramer of Gloversville at 10:28 p.m. Monday Admissions Frances E. Blowers of ...

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 ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. Monday: Trustee meeting, 6:30 p.m.; ladies Bible study, 6:30 ...

DEC’s spring hiking tips

ALBANY — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging hikers to be cautious and practice “Leave No Trace” principles to protect natural resources, and help ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, and help DEC responsibly manage the largest wilderness in the ...

Liberty art work to be displayed

FONDA — Frothingham Free Library will be displaying the artwork of Liberty for the month of May. This display includes a sculpture group titled “The 3 Sisters”. This sculpture represents the “Three Sisters” Native American planting story. Corn, beans and squash are grown together ...