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The Northville Central School drama club will present “Mary Poppins” today, Saturday and Sunday. Members of the cast are shown. (Photo submitted)

Northville to present ‘Mary Poppins’

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School drama club will present “Mary Poppins,” led by senior Kaelan Blowers in the title role, at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8, and Sunday at 2 p.m., according to a news release. Co-directors Jayme Bevington and Brooke Shumaker chose ...

The Gloversville Middle School Drama Club will perform “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.” Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Cast members are shown. (Photo submitted)

GMS musical starts Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Middle School Drama Club will perform “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In the musical, directed by Jennifer Flynn and Michele Zavadil, Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, ...

State: Fulmont meets standards

FONDA — Fulmont Community Action Agency was found to be in compliance with all 58 standards in the New York State Department of State’s second annual Accountability and Compliance Review of Organizational Standards. A total of 34 community action agencies throughout New York state were ...

County gets peer program state funding

ALBANY — A Montgomery County program is one of 10 programs across the state to get funding for establishing a Peer Engagement Program to help treat addiction. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced $2.65 million has been granted to a variety of programs to expand and develop non-traditional ...

Susan Lunow’s watercolor work, “Time to Fly,” will be among the pieces on display at the Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library. (Photo submitted)

Art exhibits set in Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE — The Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library will exhibit the works of three women who have careers in the visual arts working in oils, watercolor, pastel, and pen and ink, according to a news release. The works of Susan A. Coon and Kristin A. ...

Chamber Business Expo scheduled for Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business Expo is scheduled for Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave.  Admission is free. The event is open to the public, according to a news release. Features at the event ...

Utica Zoo to offer two-part frog watch April workshops

UTICA — The Utica Zoo will conduct a two-part FrogWatch USA workshop two Monday nights in April to train “citizen scientists” to help track area frog and toad species, according to a news release. The program will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. April 10 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 24 and is open ...

Artwork by Barney Bellinger will be on display at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts’ Fulton-Montgomery Art Show. (Photo submitted)

Bellinger to be featured artist at show

GLOVERSVILLE — Barney Bellinger, painter, sculptor, photographer and furniture designer, will be the featured artist at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts’ Fulton-Montgomery Art Show. The show, which runs from May 5 to June 5, will showcase the works of artists who live and work in ...

Fruit and berry survey slated

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will conduct its end of season surveys for 2016 fruit and berry production during, according to a news release. The survey will collect information about acres, production and prices from more than 3,000 growers ...

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 ...

AAUW scholarship essay topic announced

The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women announced the essay topic for the 2017 Dorothy Wemple Literary Award. The $500 first prize award is available to women high school seniors in Fulton, Montgomery, and Hamilton counties who will be ...

The USS Slater is scheduled to open for the season on Wednesday.  (Photo submitted)

USS Slater opens for the season

ALBANY — The USS Slater is scheduled to open to the public on Wednesday, (April 5). This year will mark the ship’s 20th season in Albany. There have been tremendous changes to the ship since she first arrived. USS Slater has become one of the best restored, most historically accurate World ...

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Dave and Amy Freeman walk along Minnesota’s Boundary Waters for the film, “Bear Witness.” The film will be featured at the Reel Paddling Film Festival in Lake Placid. (Photo submitted)

Film festival heads to Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The Reel Paddling Film Festival will stop at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Thursday for an evening of adventure films. The annual event is hosted by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and Adirondack Lakes and Trails. The festival will feature several films, including ...

Hospital’s nursing home recognized

GLOVERSVILLE — The New York State Department of Health has named the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home one of the department’s Top Performing Nursing Homes. With nearly 629 New York state nursing homes, Nathan Littauer was selected as one of 42 to receive this top recognition, a ...

Participants of last year’s lecture and tour series listen during one of the presentations. (Photo submitted)

Mohawk Valley Conference set for June

FORT PLAIN — Registrations are being accepted for the Fort Plain Museum’s Third Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference. Space is limited and registration is required. The conference will be held June 8 through 11. There will be 10 presentations, two bus tours, a colonial ...

Solid Waste Dept. announces recycling schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste, which recently switched to single-stream recycling, announced the recycling schedule for April. Single-stream recycling calls for all recyclables to be mixed loosely in a covered container. No plastic bags should be used, with the ...

Nathan Littauer list

March 24 Admissions Wayne Gottobed of Broadalbin. March 25 Admissions Marcia Objio of Amsterdam. Discharges Ashley E. Mannino of Gloversville. Mannino baby girl of Gloversville. McDermott baby girl of St. Johnsville. Kathleen McDermott of St. Johnsville. Alyssa Wameling of ...

Catholic Daughters plan April 30 bus trip to casino

FORT PLAIN — Registration is due by Thursday for a public bus trip sponsored by Court Catherine Esther No. 1264, Catholic Daughters of America, to the Mohegan Sun Gaming and Casino in Connecticut on April 30. Brown Coach will pick up passengers at the Dutchtown Plaza in Palatine Bridge at ...

Quilt square design event slated

FORT PLAIN — Sign makers who attended workshops conducted by Fulton-Montgomery Quilt Barn Trail founder Elizabeth Argotsinger at the Fort Plain Free Library last fall are invited to the 19 Willett St. library April 13 for the design process for quilt barn squares. Argotsinger will be ...

Sawyer Fredericks

Fredericks to perform in Albany for Songfest

ALBANY — Sawyer Fredericks of Glen will perform Saturday during the 518 Songfest in the Swyer Theater at The Egg at 7 p.m. Songfest is a live concert experience at which artists get to perform their songs, and talk about their music and experiences, a news release said. Fredericks won ...