Community News

Fort Plank presentation set

FORT HUNTER — Researcher Ken D. Johnson will give a lecture titled “Indiana Jones and Fort Plank: The Cleaner Side of Archaeology,” a presentation about Fort Plank during the American Revolution, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event will take place in the Enders House at the Schoharie ...

Family Day scheduled at center

FONDA —  Nathan Littauer Hospital announced the Fonda Primary/Specialty Care Center Family Fun Day will take place Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be at Littauer’s new health center at 46 E. Main St. “We are very happy to be here and bring our health care services to ...

Open house set at Littauer center

FONDA — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home will hold an open house at Littauer’s new Fonda Primary and Specialty Care Center, 46 E. Main St., on Sept. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will include refreshments, tours of the new ...

Arkell Museum plans harvest feast

CANAJOHARIE — A harvest feast at the Arkell Museum with the Chefs’ Consortium will be held Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. A feast will be prepared by the Chefs’ Consortium — a group of New York chefs from all walks of life who are committed to promote locally grown farm-fresh food, according to ...

Local author to talk about Chambers

BROADALBIN —Area author Shawn Tomlinson will give a speech titled “Robert W. Chambers: The Man, His Writings and Broadalbin House” at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Wilkinson Memorial Broadalbin Library, 25 N. Main St. Tomlinson will speak about his journey to find Chambers through research ...

People mingle about at the Kateri Shrine during its first art show and fundraiser last weekend. (Photo submitted)

Shrine holds first art show

FONDA — The Kateri Shrine had its first annual art show and sale fundraising  exhibit last weekend. There were dozens of colorful art pieces made  for the Sacred Art Show. Artists from all over New York state, as well as Canada and New Mexico submitted works to be on  display. There ...

GOP women meeting set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Women’s Republican Club of Fulton County will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at the home of Karen Smith, 285 N. Main St. The meeting is open to all Republican women and men interested in supporting the Republican Party and good government. Attorney Nancy Nugent, WRCFC first ...

Learn about state paid family leave provision

GLOVERSVILLE, — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a seminar for employers on Paid Family Leave Policy in New York state, according to a news release. The seminar will be presented by Bouchey & Clarke Benefits, Inc., on Oct. 3 at 8 a.m. at the chamber’s ...

Rotary President Ken Adamczyk (dressed as his favorite “Princess Bride” character),  Rotarians Mike Kratky and Chas Owens present the check to Vanessa Carey, Center Coordinator of the Fulmont Community Action Agency in Northville.  Dr.  Leslie Ford, Superintendent and Arlene Rambush, board member of Northville Schools assisted. (Photo submitted)

Rotarians donate to organizations

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Rotary holds several fundraisers throughout the year, not the least of which is the Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend held in July. This weekend draws between 3,000 and 5,000 people to the area and is the main reason why Northville Rotary can contribute so much ...

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 ...

Wanda Burch and John Kenosian.

Voices of the Civil War event planned

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Wanda Burch, historian and author from Glen, and singer/songwriter John Kenosian of Clifton Park will present Home Voices: the American Civil War Experience through Words and Music on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. at the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern on Route 5 east of St. ...

New principal for Canjo school

CANAJOHARIE — Christopher DePaolo, formerly of the Gloversville Central School District, will be the new Canajoharie Middle School principal starting with the 2017-18 school year, the Canajoharie Central School District has announced. The board of education unanimously approved the ...

Northville school district sponsoring blood drive

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District National Honor Society is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday. To schedule a donation, please email your name, telephone number and preferred donation time to kcoupas@northvillecsd.org. There ...

Balladeers to perform in Glen

GLEN — The Glen Conservancy will present the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, who will perform “Patriots All: America’s Songbook, 1776-1976” at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Conservancy Hall, 1538 Route 161. The Balladeers, an ensemble based in Windham, Greene County, is known for its ...

Two co-ed scouting groups offered

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Co-ed scouting groups through the Boy Scouts of America will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ephratah Youth Commission at 5225 Route 29. Boys and girls from sixth grade through age 20 are welcome to join, a news release said. The scouts have two groups: ∫ The ...

Series to focus on Alzheimer’s caregivers

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, in cooperation with the Alzheimer's Association, will host the three-part series, Living with Alzheimer's for Middle-Stage Caregivers, on consecutive Tuesdays beginning Sept. 26. Caregivers and professionals will discuss strategies to ...

Arkell plans preview party

CANAJOHARIE — A “Masterworks” preview party for members of the Arkell Museum will be held Friday at 6 p.m. The party is a free event for museum members. It will include food and refreshments, live gypsy-jazz music by the CC Vagabonds, and a first look at the “Masterworks” and ...

‘Voices’ program to focus on letters from Civil War

CANAJOHARIE — “Home Voices: The American Civil War Experience Through Words and Music” will be held Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Arkell Museum. Wanda Burch, historian and writer, and John Kenosian, singer and songwriter, received a Saratoga Arts Community Arts grant for the presentation of ...

Quilting group sets meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild of Gloversville will have a business meeting at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 161 S. Main St., in Ottaviano Hall. The hall is handicapped-accessible. The doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The cost for guests is $3. The business ...

Fundraiser to help center

JOHNSTOWN — Friendly’s restaurant at 248 N. Comrie Ave. will hold an all-day fundraiser for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St., on Thursday. For every purchase with a coupon during the day, a percentage of a purchase will go toward the ...