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Members of the Glove Cities Huddle are shown in these April 8 photos. 
(Photos courtesy of 
Glove Cities Huddle)

No keeping them quiet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Cities Huddle Group held a small sing-out-loud rally in Gloversville April 8 to celebrate and support the #icantkeepquiet movement. On that date, choirs and individuals gathered at 1 p.m. around the country to sing out, speak up and express themselves. “We are ...

From left, Alex Purdy, Killian Evans, Caleb Clapper, Alyssa Kemp, John Bace, Hannah Lent, Jenna Forsey, Brianna Bace, Morgan Mackey, Brytney Moore, Maddie Downing, Gavin Clute, Grace Forsey, Alyssa Quillan, Nicole Quillan, Haley Monacchio and Isabella Cox. Not pictured: Michael Darling, Brooke Finley and Jane Hoffman.
(Photo submitted)

Students honored at ceremony

NORTHVILLE — Northville Central School District Superintendent Leslie Ford celebrated the third-quarter middle and high school principal’s list students Tuesday. Ford congratulated the 20 students on achieving an overall average of 96.9 or higher during “the most difficult quarter of ...

Salvation Army Helping Hands Food Pantry opens

ST. JOHNSVILLE — A new food pantry has opened for residents of the western part of Montgomery County and southern part of Fulton County. The Helping Hands Food pantry is a partnership with The Salvation Army Western Montgomery County Service Unit and the Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville ...

Area news in brief

Annual dinner meeting date set Gloversville — The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market (co-op), 30 N. Main St. will be holding its 2017 annual dinner meeting on April 29 at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 31 E. Fulton St.. The event is free of admission but ...

FCAA approves ‘needs assessment’

FONDA — Fulmont Community Action Agency’s board of directors recently approved a newly completed Community Needs Assessment, according to a news release. As part of the Accountability and Compliance Review of Organizational Standards, Fulmont is required to complete a comprehensive the ...

Plan your retirement on May 3

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Public Library will be hosting an educational workshop in conjunction with Retirement Solutions, titled Planning Your Social Security Retirement Strategy, for pre-retirees age 55 and older at 6 p.m. on May 3. Today’s baby boomers can expect to spend more time in ...

Jacinto Falcon III

Benefit scheduled for child in need

AMSTERDAM — A benefit for Jacinto Falcon III, of Johnstown, who has been diagnosed with an atypical teratoid rhabdoid brain tumor, is being held by his parents, Cherish Humphrey and Jacinto Falcon Jr., at noon, May 13 at the Concordia Club. Food, music and raffles will be included. Children ...

Candidate petitions available

CANAJOHARIE — Petitions are available at the Canajoharie Central School District office for prospective school board candidates. They must be filed by Monday. District residents will be asked to elect one member to the Board of Education during the May 16 budget vote and board election. The ...

The Glove schedules summer full of music featuring local talent

GLOVERSVILLE — The following events are happening this year at The Glove in downtown Gloversville: ∫ May 13: Night of Blues. There will be two bands at the Glove Performing Arts Center for the Night of Blues. The bands who will be playing will be Doc Orloff’s Blue Elixir and Rick ...

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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 ...

Area news in brief

Learn to weave baskets class slated GLOVERSVILLE — Sandy Salada will teach how to weave 4-by-8-inch baskets to hold kitchen utensils on April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in art studio one at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost is $30 plus additional fee of $20 ...

Students from Gloversville Middle School drama club have a dress rehersal of “Disney High School Musical Jr.” Today at 2 p.m. is the last time to see the production. (Photo submitted)

GMS to present ‘High School Musical’

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Middle School Drama Club will present the final presentation of “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.” today at 2 p.m. at the GMS auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5. The hit movie musical will come to life on stage under the ...

From left are Northville Central School poster 
contest entrants 
Isabella Pepper, Victoria Ladmer, Lily Moules (back), Leanora Fitzgerald (seated in front), Landon Lent and James Pertell. They won a Flame concert for their school. (Photo submitted)

Northville school wins Flame concert

NORTHVILLE — Northville Central School won a poster contest that comes with an entertaining prize: a concert by the local rock band Flame. The school will host the free concert May 25. Six elementary school students drew posters and entered them in the recent National Developmental ...

Reiki class slated for Wednesday

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a new program, “Reiki Is For You,” will be held at their wellness center at 2 Colonial Court. Participants can attend on Wednesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or ...

F-F to host jazz night and ice cream social

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville High School music department will present Jazz Night 2017 on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. There will also be an ice cream social, with proceeds to benefit the band and choral funds. Selections will be presented by the Jazz Ensemble I, ...

‘Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom’ at FMCC theater

Johnstown — The play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom” will be performed at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Theater on April 21 and April 22 at 8 p.m.; and April 23 at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 with an FMCC ID, and $8 for the public, according to a news ...

Little League upgrade planned

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Youth Baseball is one of four area Little League teams that will receive renovation during 24 hours on Thursday during the seventh annual “4 in 24” Field Renovation Project. Each field will receive new sod placed on the infield, a rebuilding of the pitcher’s ...

Cooperstown galleries to offer new exhibits

COOPERSTOWN — A reception for two new exhibits will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cooperstown Art Association Galleries, 22 Main St., according to a news release. The exhibits — “Off Your Walls: A Tribute to Lisa Rodewald” in Gallery A and “The Fabric of Life: Textiles ...

Members of the Johnstown High School Varsity Winter Guard perform recently. The team won the gold medal at a competition at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park on Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Winter guard team wins competition

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown High School’s Varsity Winter Guard is the 2017 New York State MYCGC Scholastic A champion. Johnstown High School’s varsity winter guard, Amethyst Gold, won the gold medal at the 2017 New York State MYCGC Championships at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park on ...

Arthritis exercise classes scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a series of Tai Chi for arthritis classes will begin Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at 2 Colonial Court.  “This exercise program is specifically designed to help ...