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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 ...

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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 ...

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Author to sign ‘Flight Paths’ at Northville Public Library

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Public Library will host author Daryll McGrath on Tuesday with a book signing at 6 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m., a news release said. Her book “Flight Paths” combines the historic account of the bald eagle and peregrine falcon rescue projects in New York 40 ...

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Stanton plaque event Friday in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — As part of the dedication ceremony of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton memorial plaque, Melinda Grube, longtime interpreter of regional women’s rights and suffrage history, will perform in costume as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and recite the Declaration of Sentiments in the Johnstown ...

Area Reality Check teens at a recent youth summit include from left, Matthew Murphy of Amsterdam; Ethan Marrone and Julia Marrone, both of Johnstown; and Matthew Terleckey and Morgan Rossi, both of Perth. (Photo submitted)

Area youths take part in summit

CAZENOVIA — Five area youths in the statewide fight against tobacco use have returned from the annual Reality Check of New York Youth Summit at Cazenovia College. They are Morgan Rossi and Matthew Terleckey, both of Perth; Julia Morrone and Ethan Morrone, both of Johnstown; and Matthew ...

Vintage game set for Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE — David Karpinski, executive director of the Parkhurst Field Foundation, and Mike Hauser, vice president of the nonprofit foundation, have announced the fifth annual Vintage Baseball Game & Fundraiser for the Field of Dreams Capital Campaign will be held Sunday at Parkhurst ...

App competition open to area students

U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, has announced the official start of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for the 20th Congressional District. The competition invites students in the Capital Region to create and develop their own computer or mobile app, according to a news release. The ...

Parslow to practice at Mayfield care center

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home announced Dr. Michael Parslow will practice at the Mayfield Primary & Specialty Care Center, 2497 Route 30, in Mayfield, according to a news release. Parslow is coming to Littauer from St. Elizabeth’s Family Medicine in ...

Miracle-Ear golf tourney to raise funds for Miracle-Ear Foundation

JOHNSTOWN — Frasier Enterprises out of Johnstown owns and operates over 250 Miracle-Ear centers nationwide. As a part of the hearing solution franchise, they actively support the Miracle-Ear Foundation providing underprivileged children and adults hearing instruments and hearing outreach and ...

Museum to host event on 1780 British raid

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St., will commemorate the Aug. 2, 1780, British raid on Canajoharie at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The museum will remember the sacrifices of that day with speeches by area officials, a wreath laying at the museum’s flagpole dedication monument, and a ...

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 ...

Members of the Gloversville High School class of 1977 pose. (Photo submitted)

GHS class of ’77 holds 40th reunion

The Gloversville High School class of 1977 held its 40th reunion at the Concordia Club in Gloversville on July 22. There were 135 guests, which included 90 classmates attending the weekend events which included a golf outing at Fox Run Golf Course Friday morning, an informal gathering on ...

Campers gather for a nightly session at FFA camp in the Adirondacks. (Photo submitted)

Fonda-Fultonville students thrive at FFA camp in the Adirondacks

CROGHAN — A group of 10 Fonda-Fultonville FFA members connected with nature and peers from around the state at Camp Oswegatchie in Croghan this month. The students attended with Fonda-Fultonville agriculture teacher Sheri Boardman, who says they participated in programs including hunter ...

Miracle Ear golf tourney planned

JOHNSTOWN — Frasier Enterprises in Johnstown, owner and operator of over 200 Miracle-Ear centers nationwide, is hosting its ninth annual Miracle-Ear Golf Tournament on Friday, August 11 through Sunday, August 13 at Hales Mills Country Club in Johnstown.  The tournament benefits the ...

Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation president Randy Gardinier, second from left,  and Bob Burden, right, of the GSLFF, accept donations for fall fish stocking from the Jan. 28 Walleye Challenge from the Walleye co-coordinator Lou Stutzke and Gina DaBiere-Gibbs, director of tourism for the Fulton Montgomery County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Missing from photo is Walleye co-coordinator, Beaver Ross. (Phot0 submitted)

Walleye ice fishing event donates $2,730

GLOVERSVILLE — Representatives of the ninth annual Walleye Ice Fishing Tournament presented a $1,500 check, as well as $1,230 from a special raffle raised by event co-coordinator Lou Stutzke, owner of Fuel-N-Food of Mayfield, to the Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation for fish stocking ...

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Student awarded AAUW scholarship

JOHNSTOWN — Sarah Martelle, Johnstown High School graduate,  was awarded the AAUW Eleanor Reed Memorial Scholarship by the  Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women. Martelle will be attending the State University of New York at Brockport to ...