Community News

Activities set at Johnson Hall Friday

JOHNSTOWN — In conjunction with the city’s Colonial Stroll holiday activities, Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave., will hold a free holiday open house on Friday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. The hall will be decorated for the holiday season and will feature live 18th-century music ...

Time to register snowmobiles

 ALBANY — As the weather becomes colder, state agencies are reminding New Yorkers to register their snowmobiles, according to a news release. Snowmobile registrations must be renewed annually. It can be done online on the Department of Motor Vehicles website, by mail or in person at a DMV ...

Senior news in brief

ADK Bridge Club plays at library JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Nov. 20 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Poppy Kiernan and Doris McIntosh; second place, Arlene Comstock and John Chrisman; third ...

Time to register your snowmobile

ALBANY — As the weather becomes colder, state agencies are reminding New Yorkers to register their snowmobiles, according to a news release. Snowmobile registrations must be renewed annually. It can be done online on the Department of Motor Vehicles website, by mail or in person at a DMV ...

New York State DOT roadwork to begin Monday

The state Department of Transportation has announced roadwork starting Nov. 27. Montgomery County Town of Fonda, Town of Amsterdam: Route 5 at Stoner Trail Road in the area of Tribes Hill. Motorists may encounter shoulder closures due to the installation of conduit and signal equipment. ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center ...

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 ...

Former Fulton-Montgomery Community College professor Bill Pierce will be at Mysteries on Main Street for a book signing on Dec. 2. (Photo submitted)

A book signing, of sorts, in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — A book signing by retired Fulton-Montgomery Community College professor Bill Pierce will occur from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Mysteries on Main Street, 144 W. Main St. The book is titled, “Whoever I Am Is Around Here Someplace: A Memoir of Sorts.” The book is about growing up ...

Fontana LaCoppola, an Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville student enrolled in the HFM Career and Technical Center’s new veterinary and animal science program, pets a North American porcupine during a presentation by the Utica Zoo educator Nicolette Hajdasz, at right. (Photo submitted)

Zoo educator visits HFM BOCES

JOHNSTOWN — An educator from the Utica Zoo visited the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Education Services Career and Technical Center’s new veterinary and animal science program teaching students about several different animals and career opportunities available in the ...

Tax-Aide seeks volunteers

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service is seeking volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide volunteers answer questions, prepare and file returns for low- to moderate income taxpayers and seniors from Feb. 1 to April 15 at ...

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 ...

The 2017 recipients of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen award, from left, Jessie Brooks of Broadalbin Perth High School, Jillian Martelle of Johnstown High School, Rebecca McCall of Gloversville High School, Anna King of Mayfield Junior-Senior High School, and Haley Monacchio of Northville Central School are shown with Jo-Ann Clear, chairman of the DAR Johnstown Chapter Good Citizens and Karen Hurd, regent of the Johnstown Chapter. (Photo submitted)

DAR Good Citizen award recipients announced

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently recognized and honored the 2017 recipients of the DAR Good Citizen award, according to a news release. The winners are Jillian Martelle of Greater Johnstown School District, Jessie ...

Galway inducts new National Honor Society members

GALWAY — Central School District is pleased to announce that the following high school juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on Nov. 2 Elise Arey, Riley Flint, Lindsey Gileski, Samantha Grant, Lily Bullet, Cori Hardcastle, Darren Heigel, Christian Hines, James ...

Wells Central School First Quarter Honor Roll

High Honors Grade 12 Ryan Bolebruch Lily Frick Alyssa Lewis Robert Zemken Grade 11 Genevieve Brown Hugh Farber Shane Kennedy Sierra Mauro Eli O’Connor Sha-Lee Straight Coby Stuart Jonni Stuart Joyellen Trezise Tre Zimmerman Grade 10 Caleb Blowers Tyler ...

Airman Jimenez

Jimenez graduates basic training

GLOVERSVILLE — The airman, Jhalontice J. Jimenez, completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four ...

Wheelerville Union Free School First Quarter Honor Roll

Principal List (95+) Grade 8 Kirsten Draper Teianna Vetrano Grade 7 William Merz Kaelyn Byrnes Grade 6 Chloe Williams Andrew Yuenger Viktorija Izzo High Honor Roll (90-94) Grade 8 Arianna Christiano Torrin Steele Grade 7 Eleyna Rivas Christopher Kempter-Robinson Tyler ...

Galway Junior/Senior High School First Quarter Honor Roll

Academic Honors Grade 7 Christopher Comstock Sara Conti Shelby Crawford Abigail Ehrenberg Sophia Fasolino Van Horvath Kailey Jankowski Emma Jordan Sydney Kress Joshua T. Lovelass Stephanie Martin Lillian Ryder Thomas Villano III. Grade 8 Camryn Carnevali Anna ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Meagan Fleaszar and Austin Syzdek with newborn daughter Sophia Syzdek are shown with Jean LaPorta, president of Friends of the Gloversville Public Library, which donated a basket of books and gifts to the couple during National Friends of Libraries Week in October. (Photo submitted)

Friends of Library gifts first Littauer baby born during national library week

GLOVERSVILLE — In celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week in October, the Friends of the Public Library presented the first baby born that week at the Birthing Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital with a basket of books and gifts. Sophia Syzdek was born on Wednesday, Oct.18, making ...