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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 (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 at ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by DEC Forest Rangers from Jan. 7 to Jan. 13 include: Town of North Elba
 Essex County
 Wilderness Search: On Jan. 8, a 26-year-old Rochester woman called DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch to request help descending Mount Marcy in the Eastern Adirondacks High Peaks ...

Littauer Hospital

Jan. 9 Admissions Francis R. Durrin Sr. of Johnstown. Discharges Effie Poyfair of Gloversville. Sullivan baby girl of Gloversville. Jan. 10 Admissions Edward Bunn of Gloversville. Joan Egan of Gloversville. Sherri Gordon of Johnstown. Sarah Anna VanNostrand of ...

Red Cross shares steps to stay safe during winter storm watch

ALBANY — With a winter storm watch posted for all of eastern New York, the American Red Cross has steps that everyone can take to stay safe in the face of potentially heavy snowfall and bitter cold. “A winter storm is headed our way, and our first priority is making sure that residents ...

Education news in brief

SUNY Canton lists academic honors CANTON — The following is the list of students for the fall semester at the State University of New York at Canton, St. Lawrence County. The president’s list full-time students who achieve a grade point average of 3.75 or greater: ∫ Isabel Abrams ...

Northville students attend Siena’s STOP conference

LOUDONVILLE — On Jan. 11, juniors from Northville High School attended the 15th annual Students Together Opposing Prejudice (STOP) Conference at Siena College. Students from all the schools in attendance participated in a variety of workshops pertaining to issues of racism, gender and sexual ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Andrew Larson preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; man up Bible study at Bcon Corner, 7:30 p.m. Monday: Trustees ...

F-FMS student wins essay contest

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Middle School sixth-grader Elizabeth Vosburgh recently won an essay writing contest sponsored by the Saratoga Springs chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, according to a news release. The Gurtler Brothers VFW Post 420 solicited local entries to the national ...

SMI undergoes assessment to ensure future growth and vitality

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute recently took a step towards burnishing its reputation as the area’s preeminent educational institution. Under the direction of Fr. Jeffrey L’Arche, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and the leadership of Principal Nicole Luft, SMI contracted ...

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 from Dec. 31 to Jan. 6 include:

 Town of Middleburgh
 Schoharie County
 Wilderness Search: On Jan. 3 at approximately 3:25 p.m., Ranger Melissa Milano was called by Schoharie County Dispatch to respond to a disoriented hiker at ...

Tedisco named ranking member

ALBANY — State Sen. Jim Tedisco has announced that he has been named as ranking member for three committees in the State Senate: consumer protection, children and families, and animal welfare, according to a news release. Tedisco also will serve as a member of the banks, alcoholism and ...

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: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship ...

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

Dec. 26 Admissions Paul Mendrea of Gloversville. John Sira of Broadalbin. Rosalie A. Sweet of Gloversville. Barbara Toussaint of Gloversville. Dec. 27 No list received Dec. 28 Admissions Rosalie A. Sweet of Gloversville. Discharges Anna Crawford of Amsterdam. Paul ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by the state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers from Dec. 24 to 30 include: Town of Hunter
 Greene County
 Search: On Dec. 24 at 11 a.m., a 60-year-old male went for an off-trail hike on Round Top Mountain. During the hike, the ...

After-school program helps at-risk students

By GWEN TALLMAN I am the Behavioral Health After-School Program coordinator. The Behavioral Health After School Programs are sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Fulton and Montgomery counties and serve youth between the ages of 5 and 15. Youth eligible, are living with a mental ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages including a baptism-membership class, 8:45 a.m.; communion worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; man up Bible ...

Office for 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 ...

Dancer awarded scholarship

JOHNSTOWN — Willa Perkins, a Johnstown High School sophomore, has been awarded a $500 performing arts scholarship as an advanced dancer at Highlights Performing Arts. Kimberly Bartlett, Highlights director, and Meghan Bartlett, Highlights instructor, gave the scholarship to Perkins for her ...