Community News

GHS alumni pens true crime novel

Gloversville — A book about a cult killing in Central New York is launching the true crime author career of Gloversville High School graduate Susan Ashline. Pegasus Books has acquired her book “Without a Prayer” for publication next summer. Ashline currently lives near ...

Joint training session to be held at Amsterdam High

AMSTERDAM — Local fire, police and emergency management services agencies to participate in drill Saturday. The large-scale training drill will be conducted inside the Amsterdam High School and surrounding grounds. The Hagaman Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with fire, ...

‘Willie Wonka’ set for this weekend

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie-Fort Plain Summer Drama Club will present Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka,” the stage musical at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in Canajoharie High School’s Arkell Performing Arts Center. The tickets are $6 for adults; and $4 for senior citizens and ...

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

July 18 Admissions David Craig of Gloversville. Karen A. Damore of Broadalbin. Discharges Helen L. Andrzejewski of Johnstown. July 19 Admissions Barbara A. Homicz of Caroga Lake. Discharges DaCorsi-Keller baby girl of Mayfield. July 20 Admissions Elizabeth J. Gregg of ...

Caroga Lake Music Festival schedule

CAROGA LAKE — The following are the Caroga Lake Music Festival schedule: ∫ At 7 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 2) at The Glove Performing Arts Theatre, 40 N Main St, Gloversville. An artist in residence concert — CLMF makes its debut in the historic 1914 Glove Theatre. ∫ At 11 a.m. Friday at ...

Gloversville High School

Principal’s list 12th grade Marawan Abbas, Brianna Adams, Elizabeth Ashe, Sheyenne Beach, Brandon Becker, Zachary Collins, Maria Danise, Aaron Dona, Hayleigh Durfee, Devina Eberts, Kristina Fosmire, William Galster, Alena Gannon, Jasmine Gonzalez, Alyssa Henley, Gabrielle Langley, Kailey ...

Gloversville Middle School

Principal’s list Eighth grade Aidan Albanese, Kayly Boles, Lanessa Brown-Santiago, Jack Bruce, Drew Callen, Symone Canty, Layla Chapin, Douglas Cook, Laci Crannell, Dane Dillenback, Allison Durrin, Brooke Dutcher, Alexander Foster, Giorgio Glionna, Anthony Gray, Madison Handy, Olivia ...

Fonda-Fultonville Middle School

Principal’s List Fifth grade Ryan Altemus, Jake Curtis, Colton Dowgielewicz, Evan Flood, Allison Gillis, Ashley Glode, Jake Hernigle, Scout Huckans, Rhyan Lewis, Lauren Marotta, Lindsey Marotta, Preston Phillips, Giannah Rue, Avalyn Sharpe, Mason Smith, Theresa Stewart, Bella Thum, ...

Mayfield Junior/Senior High School

Academic Excellence 12th grade Hannah Ambrosino, Sydney Benton, Juliana Buyce, Kristen Camino, John Fancher, Katelyn Frisch, Kaylee Hampton, Katelyn Harrington, Alis Hart, Anna King, Sierra Luck, Camryn Meca, Jenna O’Hara, Thomas Pawloski, Lauryn Pianelli, Taylor Spencer. 11th ...

Education news in brief

Person named to SUNY dean’s list CORTLAND — John F. Person, the son of John and Kiersty Person of 183 Progress Road, Gloversville, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at the State University of New York at Cortland. Person, a 2017 graduate of Broadalbin-Perth ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; no evening worship for July. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ...

Dancers receive awards in N.H.

JOHNSTOWN — Youth with Highlights Performing Arts of Johnstown recently received awards at the East Coast National Performing Arts Competition in Manchester, N.H. The 12-member team, directed by Kimberly Bartlett and head instructor Meghan Bartlett, was awarded more 27 top wins and captured ...

Caroga Lake Music Festival set for Aug. 19

GLOVERSVILLE — The Caroga Lake Music Festival brunch and concert will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 19, in the gallery at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost is $35 per-person, according to a news release. The brunch menu will include quiche, ...

St. Stephen’s Catholic Church chicken barbecue set for Aug. 11

HAGAMAN — The Fun D Committee of St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, North Pawling Street, will sponsor its annual chicken barbecue from Ed’s Dugout with serving time from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Drive thru and pickup will be available. Also outside seating will be available, weather ...

Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. named Officer of the Year

Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Jeanette L. Rummel, sister of Michelle McCleester of Johnstown, has been named the 302nd Airlift Wing, Senior Noncomissioned Officer of the Year 2017, 731St Airlift Squadron, and 22nd Air Force, Senior NCO of the Year, 302nd Airlift Wing. Selection was based on ...

AAUW awards Canajoharie and Northville graduates

JOHNSTOWN — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) announces the winners of the 2018 AAUW Dorothy Wemple Literary Award. The first place award of $500 went to Samantha Field from Canajoharie High School. The second place award of ...

Littauer Hospital

July 11 Admissions Mariah E. Fleck of Gloversville. Marlene J. Spagnuola  of Johnstown. Discharges Courtney Benson of Gloversville. Marlee Benson of Gloversville. Hayes baby boy of Gloversville. Justin Leach of Johnstown. Dorothy B. Manchester of Gloversville. Heather Pettit of ...

Bernina company honors outstanding dealers of 2017

AURORA, Ill. — Bernina of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to honor its top Dealers for 2017 that demonstrated exemplary sales, service, and customer education. These Dealers were recognized at the Bernina University Dealer training ...

Hill & Markes eCommerce website ranked top 11

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, family-owned wholesale distributor, launched their new eCommerce website in 2016. Two years later, Apruve, credit management software for B2B eCommerce, ranked Hill & Markes in the top 15 on their Janitorial/Sanitation eCommerce Rating Report Top ...