Community News

Rabies clinics planned for Tuesday

FONDA — There will be a rabies vaccination clinic from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Johnsville Town Barn, 7431 Route 5. New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial vaccinations administered against rabies no later than 4 ...

PTECH students honored at ceremony

JOHNSTOWN — The Hamilton Fulton Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School celebrated its first students to complete the program with a ceremony and banquet June 24, at the Holiday Inn, according to a news release. The students completing the program, who come from school ...

Johnstown students inducted into honor society

JOHNSTOWN — Eighteen students from Johnstown High School were inducted as members of the William A. Wright Chapter of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held in a ceremony held at the school in April. Students inducted were Megan Anagnostopulus, Erica Askew, Hannah Breda, Austin ...

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 ...

Textile exhibit at Homestead

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will display its new summer exhibit at the Rice Homestead titled “The Fabric of Rural NY: 18th and 19th Century Textiles” from 12 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 328 Riceville Road. In honor of the 250th birthday of the Rice ...

Consortium announces winners

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium announces the winners of their eighth annual scholarship awards. The Consortium honored the top female students in the Participation in Government courses in 12 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties. The awards ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; no evening worship for July. 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.; ...

Office of 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 ...

Paul Nigra Center to host summer camps for kids

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is hosting a series of day camps for children this summer. The camp themes range from music and theater to cooking and outdoor adventure. Each camp also includes arts, crafts and activities for kids of all ages. Extended hours are ...

Northville Color Run provides fun afternoon

NORTHVILLE — The 2018 MaryElizabeth Habla Color Run at Northville Central School on June 6 did two very important things; it provided a fun afternoon for friends and families and it raised nearly $2,000 for the school’s MaryElizabeth Habla Math Award, which honors late math teacher Mary ...

Women’s Press Club announces scholarship

ALBANY — The Women’s Press Club of New York State announced the 2018 Betty Flood Morrow Women’s Press Club of New York State Scholarship, according to a news release. This annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 provides an opportunity for one who wants to resume or continue their ...

Broadalbin-Perth’s top 10 students

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth High School’s top 10 students have all achieved grade-point averages of at least 96. “We base the top 10 off grades, but then when I see these top 10 the last thing I think about is grades,” Broadalbin-Perth High School Principal Mark Brooks said. “They ...

Rice Homestead featuring new exhibit

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society has a new summer exhibit at The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, titled “The Fabric of Rural New York: 18th and 19th Century Textiles.” The Rice Homestead is open for the season from noon to 4 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday. The admission ...

Registration available for Cycle Adirondacks Harvester

JOHNSTOWN — The Cycle Adirondacks will cap its 2018 bicycling season with a new fall event, the Harvester slated for Sept. 29 and 30, in Fulton County. The two-day family road cycling event will be based at Johnson Hall State Historic Site and feature the agricultural landscape and history ...

Area agencies awarded grants

AMSTERDAM — Twelve area not-for-profit agencies serving the community were recently awarded grants from St. Mary’s Carondelet Community Fund program. The funds provide modest assistance to programs and agencies whose values and mission align with those of St. Mary’s Healthcare. Funds ...

Wildlife Wednesday to host bird species walk

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host environmental educator George Steele on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for the first in the 2018 Wildlife Wednesday program series. The program will start outside the visitor center at 129 Schoharie St. Steele will lead a walk that ...

July dates for Gloversville summer cleanup program

GLOVERSVILLE — Ward 3 will be the focus of the July bulk pickups for the city. Household items will be collected from terraces on Wednesdays only. Residents are asked to limit the size of the pile to of 5 foot by 5 foot by 10 foot. Electronics should be separated from the rest of ...

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 ...

Littauer Hospital

June 14 Discharges Howard Ehmke of Gloversville. Courtney Margaret Nacco of Fultonville. Births Aleigha Ackert and Anthony Calburn of Canajoharie, a girl at 4:29 a.m. June 15 Admissions Kimberly A. Boles of Gloversville. Carolyn L. Honeywell of Johnstown. June 16 Admissions Emily J. ...

Education news in brief

University at Albany ALBANY — The following University at Albany students were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list: Lina Alikhan of Gloversville; Taylor Bouton of Amsterdam; Hannah Breda of Northville; Erica Carabajo of Amsterdam; Samuel Comini of Broadalbin; John Costanzo of Fort ...