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Members of The Oldies Show. The nostalgic trip back in musical time will be offered Saturday in Long Lake. (Photo submitted)

The Oldies Show to be in Long Lake on Saturday

LONG LAKE — The town will welcome The Oldies Show on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids. Tickets are available in advance at the Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily or at the door ...

Suffrage art contest deadline nears

To highlight the suffrage movement and women’s activism, an art show and competition for student artists in middle school and high school in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties will be part of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Symposium. The daylong conference will be held on ...

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Cajun buffet and music set

AMSTERDAM — The Mardi Gras dance party fundraiser, held to keep music coming for the Riverlink Summer Music concert series, will be held Saturday at the Riverlink. The concert series is provided each year for free. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.; cocktails at 6 p.m.; buffet at 7 p.m.; and ...

Chamber schedules Business Expo

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a 2017 Business Expo to help its members promote their businesses on Thursday, April 6, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave.. Booths are available to members of the chamber. In addition, ...

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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 736-2644. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at ...

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Goodman to be keynote speaker

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Dr. Joel Goodman, founder of The HUMOR Project in Saratoga Springs, will be the keynoter at the 35th annual “One Voice for Brain Injury” Conference of the Brain Injury Association of New York State, slated for June 15 and 16 at Holiday Inn. The conference will be ...

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Feb. 15 Discharges Hart baby girl of St. Johnsville. Caroline L. Hart of St. Johnsville. Births Kristin Wilson and Joshua Wille of Johnstown, a girl at 8 a.m. Feb. 16 Admissions David Cook of Gloversville. Kayla K. Hunter of Northville. Edward Raymond of Gloversville. Amanda ...

Sandy Fiesinger, manager, Elizabeth and Eileen's Closet, places prom gowns on a rack at their new location at 37 W. Main Street in Johnstown on Tuesday. It has become a Prom Pop-Up Shop. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Prom dress shop has new location, hours

JOHNSTOWN — Elizabeth and Eileen’s Closet, a prom dress lending closet previously housed in St. John’s Episcopal Church, has become a Prom Pop-Up Shop, 37 W. Main Street in Johnstown. In addition to its new location, the Closet also has new hours and will be open 1 to 4 p.m. on ...

Nonprofits can apply for Carondelet grants

AMSTERDAM — The Carondelet Community Fund is accepting applications until 4:30 p.m. March 10 for grants that will be awarded to eligible nonprofit community agencies located within the service area of St. Mary’s Healthcare, according to a news release. Late applications will not be ...

St. Johnsville village trustee Martin Callahan honors, from left, Mohawk Valley Future Farmers of America chapter members Connor Countryman, Liam Sammons, Laura Littrell, Casey Watston, Jacob Battisti and chapter adviser Chris Smith, with a proclamation for National FFA Week.  (Photo submitted)

Future Farmers of America week kicks off

ST. JOHNSVILLE — National Future Farmers of America Week began Feb. 18 and ran through Saturday. In recognition of the week, Mayor Bernard Barnes and members of the St. Johnsville village board honored and recognized the local chapter, Mohawk Valley FFA, at a recent board ...

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Students of the Month

Photo submitted Knox Junior High School’s student of the week winners from the first semester. From left, Dawson Sanges, Meghan Mraz, Lindsay Lamori, Joelle Bump, Kyla Herrick, Colleen Long, Elizabeth Stanton, Siew Goh, Madison King, Emily Gelman, Connor Lago, Adam Whiteman, Logan Harvey, ...

College honors and graduations

SUNY Delhi Shannon Morey of Broadalbin, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing, has been named to the fall semester dean’s list with an average of 3.50 or higher. PTECH JOHNSTOWN — The Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School has named its ...

Snow Rovers announce poker run winners

BLEECKER — Winners have been announced for the Bleecker Snow Rovers annual poker run Feb. 18 involving 174 riders at the Bleecker Fish & Game Club. At the conclusion of the poker run, adult poker hands were awarded. The adult winners are Alby Peck, first place; John Lucas, second; and ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville 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 children’s hour, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for ...

Supporting your local United Way

Many people view fundraising as a burdensome, maybe even an unpleasant task. The exception is usually for a cause that resonates strongly within each of us; a local disaster, or a disease that strikes a loved one or a young child in the community. It is relatively simple to volunteer to raise ...

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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 736-2644. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at ...

Amsterdam Sportsmen’s shows once created great area interest

Events like the recently successful Sportsman’s Show at the Johnstown Moose Club weren’t invented recently. They began by providing a hot meal in hard times. In March 1933, Amsterdam Public School administrator Hollis Todd, also president of the Amsterdam Fish and Game League, motivated ...

Are you presently at risk for heart disease?

February is National Heart month. According to the National Institutes of Health, every 34 seconds someone in the U.S. suffers a heart attack. Women account for nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Over a lifetime, heart disease kills 5 times as many women as breast cancer. But what is ...

Senior news in brief

Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Feb. 13) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Mary Jane Fredericks and Sheila Sammons; second place, Ann Masala ...

Heather Graves, Miss Fulton County 2017, poses with Northville first graders and the Valentine's Day cards she helped them make for sick children and their families. Graves will deliver Northville's cards, along with many others from around the region, to the Albany-area Ronald McDonald Houses today. (Photo submitted)

Students, Miss Fulton County make Valentines for families

NORTHVILLE — What do you get when you put 16 enthusiastic first-graders in a room with Miss Fulton County and a whole lot of construction paper? A lesson in caring, and a stack of Valentine’s Day cards for sick children and their families. Heather Graves, Miss Fulton County 2017, ...