Community News

Littauer Hospital

Oct. 2 Admissions Cassondra Clark of Johnstown. William J. Witts of Northville. Discharges Brian Blakeslee of Gloversville. Verrego baby girl of Broadalbin. Kimberly A. Verrego of Broadalbin. Valerie A. Wade of Gloversville. Births Jeremy Miller and Cassondra Clark of ...

Rose Knox tea held

JOHNSTOWN — On a late summer afternoon, 65 attendees were treated to an afternoon presentation by Anne Niles, assisted by her granddaughter, Diona Niles, on the life and accomplishments of Rose Markward Knox who assumed leadership of the Knox Gelatin Company upon the death of her husband ...

10.6.18

By Abbey Ballard, with love How can the trees continue to turn And their leaves continue to fall? When the hearts of so many are weighted with grief As the pain of loss touches us all How can the sun continue to set, marking another new day? When for those left behind, time has stood ...

Walleye Ice Fishing tourney representative gives $1,000

GLOVERSVILLE — Representatives of the 10th annual Walleye Ice Fishing Tournament presented a $1,000 check, as well as $445 from a special raffle raised by event co- coordinator Lou Stutzke, owner of Fuel-N-Food of Mayfield, to the Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation for fish stocking ...

Soroptimist International art show kicks off Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery Counties has scheduled an art exhibit, “Best of Women” at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Art Gallery at 2 N. Main St. during the month of October. There will be a Meet the Artists reception for the ...

Owl walk and talk planned at historic Schoharie Crossing

FORT HUNTER — Environmental educator George Steele will lead a walk that explores the river bank and the old Erie Canal towpath at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site while watching and listening for owl species at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20. The Owl Prowl will start at Yankee Hill ...

I Love NY foliage report for Oct. 3 to 9

Vibrant peak and near-peak foliage is expected this weekend in some areas of the Adirondacks region, while near-peak colors will emerge in the Thousand Islands-Seaway region and parts of the Catskills, according to observers for the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s  I LOVE NY ...

DEC advises homeowners to check fuel oil tanks

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is advising homeowners that heating fuel oil storage tanks should be inspected to ensure they will not leak or spill before receiving the first shipment of fuel oil for the upcoming heating season. More than two million homes in New York are ...

Adirondack hikes included in N.Y. guidebook

SARANAC LAKE — The fourth edition of Falcon Guides’ “Hiking New York” is out, and while the book features hikes in 10 different regions of the state, the Adirondacks loom large with two dozen hikes highlighted. While not meant to be a comprehensive guide listing all the hikes in New ...

Littauer Hospital

Sept. 26 Discharges Ashley A. Valik of Johnstown. Valik baby girl of Johnstown. Births Breanne Ahrens and George Hall of Johnstown, a boy at 7:47 a.m. Emmilee Oare and Michael Smith of Gloversville, a boy at 6:50 p.m. Emily Smith and Jeffrey Buseck of Gloversville, a boy at 3:02 ...

Veterans owed money from government

More than 130,000 U.S. veterans who were released from service due to injuries sustained in combat are due federal income tax refunds because of a Department of Defense error that continued for decades, according to a news release from the Fulton County Veterans Service Agency. For 25 years, ...

Warren Street Students of the Month

Photo submitted Congratulations to Warren Street’s first Students of the Month for the 2018-19 school year. The following students were chosen for the character trait of Respect: Malania Sepanara, Kolanina Dolder, Kamryn Blood, Peyton Anderson, Noah Mollica, Soria Hock, Elijah Wager, ...

Fonda-Fultonville students serve law enforcement officials during project

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Life Skills class welcomed members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police for a quick pit stop on Tuesday, serving them coffee and muffins. Students in the special education Life Skills class operate a ...

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: October begins missions month — Sunday ...

Fonda-Fultonville students earn accolades

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville’s agriculture students earned accolades at the State University at Cobleskill’s 13th annual Ag High School Day on Sept. 28. The award winners are as follows: ∫ The Fonda-Fultonville Dairy Judging Team earned first place: Katie Joyce, Hailey Briggs, Heather ...

Memoir writing group forming at library

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., St. Johnsville, has a new group forming. Gather In, an outgrowth of a recent memoir writing workshop, will provide a forum for people to come together and share their family and community histories and memories. ...

Hunting and harvesting demonstration planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave., will have Hunting and Harvesting: Preparing for Winter in the 18th Century from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. At 11 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m. historian Paul Supley will display and discuss staple ...

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 ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by DEC forest rangers between Sept. 13 and 23 include: Town of Palenville
 Greene County
 Wildland Search: On Sept. 13 and 14, DEC forest rangers attended a technical rope rescue training at North/South Lake Campground at the Catskill Mountain House site. ...

Fulton County government recognized by NYSAC

ROCHESTER — Fulton County government was recently recognized by the New York State Association of Counties with the Foundation Award for the county’s instrumental role in improving liability/casualty insurance services to local governments. County officials on Tuesday were guests of ...