Community News

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.; man up Bible study at Bcon Corner, 7:30 p.m. Monday: Ladies ...

Family donates pet rescue equipment

AMSTERDAM — The family of former Amsterdam police officer Michael J. Braun Sr. recently made a pet rescue equipment donation to the city police and fire departments. A Wag’n O2 Fur Life pet oxygen rescue device was presented to the departments by the deceased officer’s surviving wife, ...

Curator to speak on the great horse influenza

FORT HUNTER — Travis Bowman, senior curator from the state Bureau of Historic Sites, will speak on “Epizooty! The Great Horse Influenza and the Erie Canal” on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Enders House adjacent to the Schoharie Crossing visitor center at 129 Schoharie St. The talk will be ...

Palatine society receives grants

PALATINE — The Palatine Settlement Society, also known as the 1747 Nellis Tavern, recently were awarded two grants to aid in work being performed on the historic tavern. A $2,500 grant was accepted by Sandy (Nellis) Lane, treasurer of the Palatine Settlement Society, from Norm Bollen, ...

Court phone numbers to change

The telephone numbers and email addresses (previously fax numbers) for the Unified Court System in Johnstown City Court, 33-41 E. Main St., and Gloversville City Court, 3 Frontage Road, will change on Oct. 1. The state court system will no longer participate in the telephone system operated ...

Grants to help parks, trails set

ALBANY — Parks and Trails New York and the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation have announced the fourth round of $500,000 in competitive grants through the state Park and Trail Partnership Program funded through the state Environmental Protection Fund. The grants ...

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 ...

Littauer Hospital

Sept. 5 Admissions Lucy E. Ostrander of Gloversville. Valerie A. Wade of Gloversville. Discharges Victoria I. Labarr of Gloversville. Births Kristyn and Aric Anderson of Gloversville, a girl at 12:19 p.m. Danielle and Jon Schoff of Palatine Bridge, a girl at 8:26 a.m. Sept. ...

Local embalmer attends seminar

Springfield, MO. —Stacy L. Vertucci of Fonda recently completed 41 hours of specialized embalming and reconstructive training at the Fountain National Academy’s seminars by attending the Advanced Post Mortem Reconstructive Surgery Seminar. The seminar was held at the Fountain National ...

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.; worship ...

Sew Busy Quilt Guild set to begin the 2018-19 season

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild will begin its 2018-19 season on Monday. The Sew Busy Quilt Guild of Gloversville, was formed in September 1995, with a group of women who wanted to share their love of quilts. The guild is a non-profit organization, whose membership is open to all, ...

Mont. County Public Health: Tips on preventing and treating rabies

FONDA — Montgomery County Public Health would like to remind everyone that people and unvaccinated animals can get rabies from the bite or scratch of an infected animal or from infected animal saliva entering a person’s eyes, nose, mouth or any break in the skin, according to a news ...

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 ...

Littauer Hospital

Aug. 29 Admissions Richard Bradley Frye of Gloversville. Nicole I. Randall of Gloversville. Discharges Larry E. Ferguson of Northville. Births Mr. and Mrs. Larry Randall of Gloversville, a boy at 10:28 p.m. Aug. 30 Admissions Todd J. Brown of Gloversville. Darlene M. ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by DEC Forest Rangers between Aug. 27 and Monday include: Town of Elizabethtown 
Essex County
 Search: At 7:50 p.m. on Aug. 29, DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch received a call from a relative reporting two female hikers stranded after dark in the Giant Mountain ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Andrew Larson preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service at Alter-Whittaker beach with a baptismal service 3 p.m. Monday: Deacon ...

Tour of Revolutionary War sites in the Mohawk Valley

JOHNSTOWN — “Forts and Fights: The Revolutionary War in the Mohawk Valley” tour will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 21, starting in the parking lot of the Microtel Inn and Suites, 136 N. Comrie Ave. Area historians and Bruce M. Venter, president of America’s History, will lead ...

Frothingham Free Library sets artwork display for September

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will have the quilt-fabric artwork of Kathleen T. Oughton on display at this library this month during the regular library hours all this month, according to a news release. Oughton received a New York State Individual Artist Grant in ...

AAUW to hold first meeting of 2018-19

FONDA — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its first meeting of the 2018-19 program year on Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Winners Circle Restaurant, 3293 Route 5. Past and present members, as well as those ...