Community News

Rotary presents annual ‘Doc’ Crandall award

JOHNSTOWN — The Glove Cities Rotary Club presented the fifth annual Mark “Doc” Crandall Community Service Award to Ron and Patricia Robinson of Johnstown for their volunteer efforts with Johnson Hall Historic Site and the Fulmont Roadrunners Club, among others. The award was presented ...

Education news in brief

Kaczmarek named to Phi Beta Kappa SCHENECTADY — Kristie Kaczmarek of Amsterdam, Union College class of 2019, was named to the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Juniors and seniors of academic distinction who are candidates for the bachelor of arts or general bachelor of science ...

Caroga receives $61K grant

CAROGA — The town has been awarded $60,989 from New York state for a three-year project through the Department of Environmental Conservation’s competitive grant program to support the work of the town’s boat decontamination and inspection program. The grant was developed for the Town by ...

Students receive third-party certification for cybersecurity

JOHNSTOWN — Juniors enrolled in the Cybersecurity and Computer Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center now have an independent, third-party certification to add to their resumes. New this year, the cybersecurity program partnered with TestOut, an information technology ...

Top four Fonda-Fultonville students

Massimo DiCaprio Massimo Di Caprio, the son of David and Michayla DiCaprio and has earned the No. 1 ranking in the class of 2019. He is attending the New Visions Health Careers program. He is a member of the superintendent's cabinet and Skype Club ambassador, captain of the varsity ...

Soroptimists hand out awards

MAYFIELD — Two women were given awards at the May meeting of the Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery County at Lanzi’s on the Lake Restaurant. Patricia Brookings, founder and director of Haven of Hope Farm in Fonda was given the Ruby Award by club president Cindy Close for ...

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 ...

Breathing easier all summer long

Wellness Words Alicia DeRuscio According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately one out of seven American adults suffers from some form of chronic lung disease. The two most common chronic lung diseases that affect Americans include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ...

Senior news in brief

Adirondack Bridge Club has meeting JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement June 10 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Arlene Comstock and Ed Hornidge; second place, Carol Brookins and John ...

Three family members graduate

GLOVERSVILLE — The following three family members all graduated from college at the end of the spring 2019 semester. All three have been on different academic journeys through different colleges but arrived at the finish line together. ∫ Lance M. Gundersen Sr., age 55, of Gloversville, ...

Circle of Men relive by-gone moment

JOHNSTOWN — The Circle of Men group traveled back in time to the 1950s as a group of friends on May 29. The group’s launch pad was located at Town Line Museum, 3261 Route 29, which specializes in preserving the 1950s and ’60s. The tour guide was Bob Landrino. The Circle of Men ...

Adirondack stores celebrate years of business

SPECULATOR — Charlie Johns Store and Speculator Department Store, two Adirondack shopping mainstays at The Four Corners in Speculator are celebrating 80 and 70 years in business, respectively, according to a news release. A duo of must-stop shops for visitors and locals alike, Charlie ...

Respected ENT team joins Littauer

GLOVERSVILLE — One of Gloversville’s most respected specialists is joining the Nathan Littauer Hospital medical staff and bringing with him an expert nurse practitioner and an audiologist, according to a news release. Otolaryngologist Bradley Paddock has specialized in ear, nose and ...