Community News

Sportsman Day speaker scheduled

BROADALBIN - Charles Alsheimer, a nationally recognized outdoors writer and wildlife photographer, guide and outfitter will be the featured speaker Saturday at the seventh-annual Sacandaga Sportsmen's Day at Sacandaga Bible Conference.The daylong event will begin with registration and ...

B-P launches social campaign

BROADALBIN - To better share Broadalbin-Perth Central School District students' and teachers' innovative activities and ideas with the community, the district is launching a social media campaign using the hashtag #BPinnovate on the district's website and social media channels, a news release ...

Community Calendar

AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...

MADD red ribbon campaign underway

The New York State Thruway Authority, in collaboration with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and New York State Police Troop T, kicked off its 29th annual Red Ribbon Campaign on Tuesday. To mark the annual campaign, Thruway Authority toll collectors are handing out red ribbons at select toll ...

Cell phones collected for soldiers

ALBANY - State Sen. George Amedore and AT&T announced the community has helped collect more than 1,800 gently-used mobile devices over the past month that will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.By donating these cell phones and mobile devices to Cell Phones For Soldiers, this ...

Cell phones collected for soldiers

ALBANY - State Sen. George Amedore and AT&T announced the community has helped collect more than 1,800 gently-used mobile devices over the past month that will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.By donating these cell phones and mobile devices to Cell Phones For Soldiers, this ...

Students receive thanks from deployed soldiers

FONDA - Overseas soldiers recently sent notes of gratitude to the Fonda-Fultonville Middle School student council students who sent them sweet treats and handmade cards as tokens of appreciation for their service.The Student Council received an email from SFC Aaron Gonzalez, who included photos ...

Holiday cheer for burn victim

CANAJOHARIE - Canajoharie High School students made more than 100 Christmas cards to help make a happy holiday for an 8-year-old girl in Schenectady who was injured in a fire.Sa'fyre Terry was the only survivor of a house fire in 2013 that claimed the lives of three of her siblings and her ...

Winter craft group planned for Saturday

FONDA - The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. will be hosting a winter craft group on Saturday at 11 a.m., weather permitting.Crafters can learn how to crochet a hat or knit a scarf, or bring their current craft project to share with the group. Beginners will need a crochet hook or ...

Falcon Helpers conduct events

NORTHVILLE - Members of the Northville Falcon Helpers 4-H Club met several times in December and created Christmas and winter crafts, went caroling, and donated presents for children in need, a news release said.The club met Dec. 11 and wrapped toys and clothes for a boy and a girl who were in ...

Community Calendar

AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...

Still time to get flu shot

FONDA - County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort and the Montgomery County Public Health Department want to remind residents that even though the holiday season is here, it's still not too late to get a flu shot.Influenza season typically runs from late fall to early spring and with the official ...

Officials visit PTECH

JOHNSTOWN - Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School leaders presented details of the program Monday to representatives from Empire State Development and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, explaining the integral role business partners and mentors ...

Edinburg board to meet Jan. 5

EDINBURG - The Town Board will have its organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 5.At the meeting, the board will reorganize for 2016 and will conduct any other business that comes before it, a news release said.After the meeting, the Town Board will conduct the annual audit of the books of the ...

BOCES offers English and civics program

JOHNSTOWN - The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services will host three orientation and screening sessions to enroll English language learners into English Language/Civics classes. Instruction will focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Civics ...

Dept. issues fire tips

FONDA?- The Montgomery?County Public Health?Department recently issued a news release containing tips on how to keep a home safe from fire.Tips include: When cooking, never leave food unattended on the stove. Don't smoke inside the home. If people use a space heater, keep it at least 3 feet ...

Senator visits HFM students, tours college

JOHNSTOWN - On Dec. 8, state Sen. George Amedore and representatives from state Sen. Hugh Farley's office visited the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School.Amedore was joined by Farley representatives Jennifer Donovan and Peter Edman, along with ...

BOCES to provide skill screenings

HFM BOCES will provide screening and orientations for adult learners who need skill development or high school equivalency classes. Programming is held at the Amsterdam and Gloversville Literacy Zones.Screenings and orientations are two-day events. Potential students must attend both days of ...

Kids write to soldiers at party

NORTHVILLE - Santa was the highlight of the party for children Thursday at St. Francis Church, a news release said.The community came together and provided an event complete with gifts, refreshments and letter writing to soldiers. Since the annual party sponsored by Fulmont Community Action ...

Holiday baskets provided to local families in need

GLOVERSVILLE -?Each year, the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Education Services' teachers association provides holiday baskets for families in need. This year they were able to provide 43 baskets, which included a holiday meal donated by Hannaford.This was made possible through ...