Community News

Candidates set to speak at luncheon

JOHNSTOWN — Women democrats and friends, men as well as women, are invited to attend the annual luncheon at the Johnstown Holiday Inn at noon on Nov. 18. Democratic Candidates for the 21st Congressional District including Patrick Nelson, Emily Martz, Don Boyajian, Tedra Cobb and Katie ...

Students pictured are Patrick Jarratt, Drewe Griffin, Brianalise Carrillo and Nora Meyer along with school custodian Pete Anagnostopulos. (Photo submitted)

Students participate in Honor Guard

GLOVERSVILLE — This November, the fourth graders at Boulevard Elementary School will be the first students to serve in the schools new Honor Guard. Each fourth-grade class will be assigned the responsibility of raising the flag each morning and retiring the flag at the end of each school ...

Drive to collect items for veterans slated

CANAJOHARIE — Court Catherine Esther No. 1264, the local Catholic Daughters Court, is spearheading a drive to collect needed items for wounded military and veterans. This collection will be sent to the VA Medical Center in Albany and be distributed to area wounded warriors and veterans. ...

School-wide event to honor veterans

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold a schoolwide event to honor the nation and veterans today at 12:40 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium, hosted by the SMI Home and School Association. St. Mary’s Institute has invited a number of organizations to participate in ...

Some of the cast for the “Laffing Room Only” play scheduled for this weekend at Knox Junior High School auditorium. (Photo submitted)

Rollicking farce with ‘Laffing Room Only’

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School Drama Club provides a rollicking farce with Tim Kelly’s “Laffing Room Only”.  The show plays this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Knox Junior High School auditorium, due to construction at the high school. Pitiful ...

Water and sewer bills mailed, due

GLOVERSVILLE — The Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District No. 3 residents on Oct. 31. District No. 3 is located south of East Fulton and West Fulton streets. Payments may be made in person at its new location at 67-73 S. Main St. or mailed to the Water Department at ...

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 ...

The winners of the $10,000 “Feather Your Nest” grand prize were Immaculata and Frederick Lieber of Fort Plain. (Photo submitted)

Liberty’s $10,000 grand prize raffle winners announced

AMSTERDAM — Liberty Foundation recently held their annual “Feather Your Nest” raffle drawing at Liberty ARC’s Day Supports cafe with $14,000 in cash prizes were awarded The winners of the $10,000 grand prize were Immaculata and Frederick Lieber of Fort Plain. Other winners ...

Chaplin featured artist at Frothingham library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., is displaying the artwork of Karen Chaplin during regular library hours in November. Chaplin has been a Fultonville resident since 1983, raising three daughters here and in New York City. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree and a ...

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 ...

Chamber tourism workshop planned

JOHNSTOWN — The tourism department of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a tourism packaging workshop for tourism properties in the Fulton Montgomery counties region.  The workshop will teach new ways to increase visitation and improve profitability through ...

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Students of the month

Photo submitted Congratulations to students of the month for October. The following students were chosen by classmates and staff at Warren Street School for displaying the Strive for Five trait of Leadership: Jadaliz Jugo, Elijah Wager, Ethan Everest, Cole Downing, Brielle Swedick, Gabriela ...

New York state museum rolls out November History month schedule

ALBANY — The New York State Museum will celebrate New York State History Month in November with a variety of free public programs for children, families and adults. In addition, three temporary exhibitions exploring major events in New York’s history are open at the State Museum: A Spirit ...

Free Thanksgiving dinners planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Twin Cities Council of Churches is making final plans for the free Thanksgiving dinner from the Church of the Holy Spirit in Gloversville.   Take-outs and deliveries will be available Thanksgiving morning. The church is in need of people willing to donate and/or bake ...

Clothing closet has successful first year

SPECULATOR — When the North Country Clothing Closet at North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road in Speculator opened its doors last fall, no one could have imagined just how much clothing would be donated, according to a news release. As a result, the church has been able to provide ...

Martial arts school to hold fundraisers

JOHNSTOWN — Each year the students of the American Zen Do Kai Martial Arts School hold a fundraiser to benefit various community groups including: Kick Drugs out of America, Habitat for Humanity, The Gloversville Salvation Army, Mountain Valley Hospice and this year, the American Red Cross. ...

AAUW to celebrate 50th anniversary

MAYFIELD — The  Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women  will celebrate its 50th anniversary of becoming an AAUW branch on Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held  in the Grand Gallery  at the Paul Nigra Center, Route 30. NYS AAUW ...

Book signing planned

FORT PLAIN — On Nov. 10, the Fort Plain Museum is holding a book release and signing reception for “Citizen Soldier: The Revolutionary War Journal of Joseph Bloomfield”, edited by Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin. Reception starts at 7:30 p.m. with authors arriving by 8 p.m. ...

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 ...