Community News

Fusella joins Littauer

GLOVERSVILLE — Dr. Nicholas J. Fusella, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, will join Nathan Littauer’s Primary and Specialty Care Center at 99 E. State St. Fusella is coming to Littauer from Ellis Family Medicine in Schenectady. “We believe he is the perfect fit for the patients in ...

Festival scheduled at Pine Park

BROADALBIN — The eighth annual Spirit of the Wolf Native American Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday at Pine Park, 29 Pine St. Extension. The gates will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Grand entry will begin at 11 a.m. both days. The ...

Fulmont commended for rating

FONDA — At the Aug. 7 meeting of the Fulmont Community Action Agency Board of Directors, members reviewed a letter from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority commending the agency’s Energy Services Department for meeting “benchmarks of quality” and achieving a ...

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 ...

Lecture to focus on local slavery

JOHNSTOWN — Travis M. Bowman, senior curator with the New York State Bureau of Historic Sites, will present “Slavery in the Mohawk Valley” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Hall State Historic site. The talk will examine how slavery evolved in New York under the Dutch, British and ...

Trevor Cline, left, and Jacob Sisco. (Photo submitted)

Students spend summer building apps

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville students Trevor Cline and Jacob Sisco spent part of their summer preparing for a mission to Mars—developing health apps for future Martians, coding robots and designing space helmets and a base for operations, according to a news release. They participated in ...

Mike Spreutels, Ken Hall, and Ron Chizek, pose behind their respective Radio Control model airplanes, in preparation for this weekends air show to benefit the Leader Herald’s “Warm The Children” program. (Photo submitted)

Radio-controlled airplane club to hold fundraiser

JOHNSTOWN — The Lazy Eight Radio Control Airplane Club will hold its 31st annual air show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the club’s flying field behind Rogers Family Orchard, County Highway 131. The air show is a freestyle, non-competitive event allowing the pilots the freedom to ...

Hanna Conbeer, director of the Canajoharie Library, left, is shown holding the book “What is an Eclipse” by Isaac Asimov, along with Jenna Riley holding Winslow Homer’s  1874 watercolor, “Moonlight.” (Photo submitted)

Experience the eclipse at museum

CANAJOHARIE — Experience the eclipse with the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library on Monday. Called “Experience the Eclipse,” the event starts at 1:30 p.m. The museum is usually closed on Monday but is opening up specifically for the program. Participants will be making and ...

Award-winning storyteller and songwriter to be at Fort Hunter

FORT HUNTER — Award winning storyteller and songwriter Michael Reno Harrell perform at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site today at 6 p.m. His performance titled, “We've All Been There: Tales and Tunes that Connect Us All” will occur outdoors in front of the Schoharie Crossing ...

‘The Girls’ to be topic of book discussion

FORT PLAIN — Inspired by the twisted dynamics of the Charles Manson family cult, novelist Emma Cline’s work of historical fiction, “The Girls,” will be the topic of an upcoming book discussion at the Fort Plain Free Library. Author and University at Albany criminal justice professor ...

Band to perform at The Revival Friday

WELLS — Bob Stump and his Stumpgrass band will perform at the Revival, 1441 Route 30, on Friday at 7 p.m. Coming with him will be multi-instrumentalist Tom White on fiddle, banjo, mandolin and Bob Assenni, percussionist. Singer-songwriter Bob Stump performs Americana music. His music is a ...

County gets food, shelter funds

GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton County will receive $16,136 in state funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the Salvation Army, ...

DiNapoli to speak in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will be the main speaker at the Fulton County Democratic Committee’s annual picnic Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave. Local and congressional candidates are expected to attend the event, ...

Young professionals plan event

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event for Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. In addition to networking, this event will feature a paint-and-sip ...

Museum schedules trip to Philadelphia

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum will hold a fundraising bus trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall on Sept. 16. The cost is $95 and includes admission to the museum and Independence Hall. The bus will leave around 6 a.m. and ...

Ride for missing people set

The Greater Capital District Ride for Missing Children will be held on Sept. 29. Commitment training ride dates are posted on the FaceBook page and taking place during the rest of the summer, to build community awareness about this ride and encourage new riders to join the effort.  New and ...

Chamber to host after-hours event

GLOVERSVILLE – The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event for Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Avenue. In addition to networking, this event will feature a paint and ...

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 ...

At left is the       historic Indian Castle Church east of Little Falls. Services for the               congregation of St. John’s           Reformed Church will be held at the church Aug. 20. (Photo submitted)

Services to be held in historic church

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The congregation of St. John’s Reformed Church will be hosting services on Aug. 20 at the historic Indian Castle Church. The 10:30 a.m. worship will be led by the Rev. Thomas Flander, Jr. Music will be provided by Merrill Rockwell.  There will be a time of refreshments ...