Community News

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by DEC forest rangers from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4 include: Town of Keene
 Essex County
 Search: On Oct. 29 at 6:01 p.m., a call came in to DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch from a 46-year-old female from Saratoga who was lost in the mountains in Keene Valley. She was ...

Art center to host marketing seminar

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts will host a daylong marketing seminar Thursday at the Nigra Arts Center, 2736 Route 30, led by Heather Lutze, dean and Master Trainer of Findability University. This presentation ...

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 ...

Volunteers sought for Thanksgiving dinner

JOHNSTOWN — The Twin Cities Council of Churches (Gloversville and Johnstown) will again offer free Thanksgiving dinners, up to five meals per household, to those who would like to have either dinner delivered or do takeout—but the organization needs volunteers. Again the Church of the ...

Johnstown dance troupe attends dance experience

JOHNSTOWN — Highlights Performing Arts of Johnstown traveled out by way of Gerber Tours for a full-day dance experience in Boston. Kimberly Bartlett, artistic director, and Meghan Bartlett, head instructor, attended a Day of Dance experience accompanied by 13 dancers and chaperones. ...

St. Mary’s Institute to hold spaghetti dinner and auction

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold its annual spaghetti dinner and auction on Nov. 18 from noon to 6 p.m., dine-in or takeout. The price of admission includes a spaghetti and meatball dinner catered by Parillo’s Armory Grill, with salad, bread, soft drink or ...

Roadwork for the week for Tri-counties

The state Department of Transportation has announced area roadwork, starting Monday, Nov. 5, as follows: Montgomery County ∫ Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic with a temporary signal in place due to bridge replacement. ...

Players’ service celebrated

COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates Hall of Famers’ service to their country year-round in the iconic Plaque Gallery. And on Wednesday, the Hall of Fame will partner with the state Division of Veterans’ Affairs to offer all military veterans free ...

Schultz shines in position with Navy

Ensign William Schultz applied the lessons learned as a native of Gloversville to help in developing the skills to become a naval supply officer, according to a Navy news release. “The value of always getting involved wherever you are was one of the greatest lessons from my hometown,” ...

Micropolis Cooperative host meet-the-artist reception

GLOVERSVILLE — Micropolis Cooperative will hold a meet-the-artists reception at the gallery, 30 N. Main St., on Friday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. to showcase the work of 33 artists. Ten area guest artists were invited to join Micropolis artists in the show. The guest artists are Carolyn ...

Department of Transportation complete end of month road work

UTICA — The following is the New York State Department of Transportation roadwork report for Oct. 29, week. The pavement striping will occur in counties to include Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery. The motorists may encounter lane shifts or lane closures with flaggers in place, according to a ...

National Grid to partner with FCAA

FONDA — The National Grid’s Fuel Conversion Program provides free, high-efficiency heating system conversions for low income, Home Energy Assistant Program qualified customers currently heating with oil, kerosene or electric, who own their own home and have natural gas in their area. ...

‘Broken Bad’ exhibit now on display at FM

JOHNSTOWN — A new exhibition at Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Perrella Gallery, titled Broken Bad, photographs by Phil Scalia is now on display through Dec 14. The work features Scalia’s recent photographs inspired by imagery taken from his experiences in rural upstate New ...

‘Novelette 13’ to perform classical works at Paul Nigra Center Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — Novelette 13, consisting of flutist Melanie Chirignan and pianist Mark Evans, will perform classical works, including the Poulenc Sonata, Prokofiev Sonata and the Digital Bird Suite by Takashi Yoshimatsu, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, ...

Fonda library Nov. events

FONDA — The following are the upcoming events for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. ∫ At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a story hour for preschool children including stories, singing, and crafts. ∫ At 3 p.m. Nov. 7, the Children’s Craft Club for elementary age children will meet to ...

Family donates $5,250 to Mountain Valley Hospice

GLOVERSVILLE — The family of the late Raymond E. VanAuken Jr. recently donated $5,250 to Mountain Valley Hospice. The funds represent the proceeds of the seventh Annual Raymond VanAuken Jr. Memorial Golf Outing, held on Oct. 6 at Hales Mills Country Club in the town of Johnstown. Over the ...

Area rabies clinics slated

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health will be having their last rabies vaccination clinic for this year from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Mohawk Town Barn, 2-4 Park St., according to a news release. The New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ...

Thanksgiving discussion planned at library Nov. 8

FORT PLAIN — Michael Divak, a Canajoharie-based psychologist, will leads a free discussion to help people “Get the Most out of Thanksgiving” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St. Divak, a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Canajoharie, ...

Halloween events at NCS

NORTHVILLE — The following events for the Northville Central School will take place Wednesday, according to a news release. ∫ At 1:15 p.m. the Halloween parade, featuring the middle-high school marching band and all elementary students in costume. The parade will start in the south ...

Costume fun at local YMCA

JOHNSTOWN — Nearly 50 kids and their parents enjoyed the fun evening on Oct. 26 at the Halloween Family Tricks or Treats event that took place at the Fulton County YMCA. Most of the youngsters wore costumes and at the YMCA played on the many huge inflatable bouncy structures. Besides the ...