Community News

Earth Day resource fair planned for April 21

JOHNSTOWN — The third annual Earth Day renewable resources fair will take place from noon to 2 p.m. April 21 in the Sir William Johnstown Park, Main Street. The event will feature vendors and informational displays, according to a news release. The hybrid cars from area dealers will be ...

Art class for dementia patients

MAYFIELD — “A Day in the Flower Garden: A Free Floral Arrangement Class” will be held on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at Sacandaga Flowers and Events, 2424 Route 30. The event is an opportunity for people with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their caregivers to work together ...

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 ...

Student art exhibit on display at FMCC

JOHNSTOWN — The 27th annual regional high school exhibition will be on display in Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Perrella Gallery, 2805 Route 67, now through April 19. The exhibition has become an annual tradition to highlight the artistic achievements of young artists throughout ...

Council of Churches offering scholarships

JOHNSTOWN — Each year the Twin Cities Council of Churches will award two $250 scholarships to students graduating from Johnstown and Gloversville High schools and who will be attending college in the fall, according to a news release. The applicants must show concern for others through ...

Local vet chosen to teach teachers

GLOVERSVILLE — Dr. Alison Reindel, a veterinarian at the Glove Cities Veterinary Hospital, has been chosen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to teach middle- and high-school teachers in Chapel Hill, N.C., how to incorporate epidemiology and public health concepts into their ...

USS Slater opens for touring season

ALBANY — USS Slater, the only remaining World War II Destroyer Escort afloat in America, is scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, April 4, on the Hudson River in downtown Albany just south of the Dunn Memorial Bridge. Public hours will be Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 ...

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 ...

County business development center honored

FONDA — The staff in Montgomery County’s Business Development Center is the brains behind the approximately $19 million in grants secured since 2014 used to boost economic growth, according to a news release. On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Legislature recognized the employees of the ...

Students moving on to regionals

JOHNSTOWN — Fourteen Johnstown teams competed at the Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition held at Fonda-Fultonville on March 10 and five of them are advancing to the New York state competition at Binghamton University on April 7. Johnstown had the largest number of students ...

Mayfield Elementary second trimester honor roll

Honor Roll Grade 5 Dennis Briggs Jr. Alison Lake Benjamin Lamphear Natalee Simonds Mary Blanchard Bailey Dwyer-Fassett Jacob Johnson Hailey Munson Allison Scunziano Nathanial Smarup Lukas VanNostrand Ben Flint Grade 6 Dutcher, Kevin Fetrow, Nathaniel Foreman, ...

Two Montgomery County employees honored at ceremony

FONDA— Two Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) employees were honored Tuesday for their service, dedication and commitment. Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Corey Nellis and Agricultural Economic Development Coordinator Julicia Godbout received awards ...

Chamber hires Casale, promotes Walrath

GLOVERSVILLE — The hiring of Tom Casale as the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s membership coordinator and the promotion of Nicole Walrath to director of workforce development have been announced by Mark Kilmer, chamber president.
“Tom has a strong background in ...

Women’s GOP club raises $1,300

BALLSTON SPA — A gift card shower sponsored by the Women’s Republican Club of Fulton County along with the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium and its member organizations raised more than $1,300 in gift cards for use by Guardian House, a shelter for homeless female ...

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 ...

OESJ team advances to state

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville elementary students took second and third place in the Regional Odyssey of the Mind competition on March 10. Teams combined their skills, creativity and out of the box thinking. They made the props and costumes with no outside assistance. ...

Scholarship available for area HS seniors

GLENS FALLS — The Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center, known as HM-AHEC, will be awarding up to 10 scholarships for $500 each to high school seniors entering an approved healthcare related program at an area community college and/or a certification program. The application deadline is ...

Holocaust remembrance speaker Murray Jaros

GLOVERSVILLE — Murray Jaros will be the featured speaker at Knesseth Israel Synagogue’s public Holocaust Remembrance observance at 7 p.m. on April 11, at the synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St. The program will also include Holocaust essay contest winner Maria Danise and local clergy led by ...

Essay scholarship contest available

AMTSERDAM — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women announces the essay topic for the 2018 Dorothy Wemple Literary Award. The $500 first prize award is available to women high school seniors in Fulton, Montgomery, and Hamilton counties ...

Educational & scholarship news

Amsterdam to offer aquatics classes AMSTERDAM — The Greater Amsterdam School District will offer four aquatics classes for the spring semester of the Community Education Program. For a list of classes and to register, fill out a Google form located on the district website's Community ...