Community News

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 ...

Jankowski Agency brings in new member

BROADALBIN — Georgianne Blakeslee of Johnstown has joined the staff of the Jankowski Agency Inc., Broadalbin. She has been a insurance agent in the state for 10 years and will specialize in insurance for automobiles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, home, life and small business. Blakeslee ...

Paul Nigra Center announces third annual art show award winners

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts has announced the award winners for its third annual New York State Summer Art Show at a public reception on July 12, according to a news release. The winners of the best in show categories are as follows: Photography: First Place ...

Public Health reminder to get children vaccinated

FONDA — The following is for the Montgomery County Public Health. One of the most important things one can do to prepare their children for school is to get them vaccinated against serious childhood diseases like measles or whooping cough. Children of every age need to have their ...

Northville School district

Principal’s list 12th grade Patricia Cahill, Hannah Coupas, Haley Monacchio, Emily Ovitt 11th grade Brianna Bace, John Bace, Jessica Miller, Alyssa Quillan 10th grade Emma Biche, Gavin Clute, Killian Evans, Karissa Finley, Brytney Moore Ninth grade Madeline Downing, Grace Forsey, ...

Canajoharie school district

Principal’s list Sixth grade Michelle Battisti, Tori Blakeslee, Payton Cail, Richard Catarino, Gavin Colburn, Natalie Conkling, Connor Ferrara, Elizabeth France, Monaysia Garret, Jordan Hayes, Mariah Hazzard, Zachary Herget, McKenna Higgins, Aliza Hopkins, Jayden Johnson, Hugo Kraak, ...

Fonda-Fultonville high

Principal’s list 12th grade Kristianna Battisti, Isabel Bullis, Allison Codi, Kelsey Denton, Adam DeSorbo, Victoria Fredette-McLean, Sierra Grant, Zariah Hentnik, Ryleigh Hesch, Matthew Klotz, Nicholas Oertel, Alyson Shirley, Breanna Sprague, Rebecca Sweetman, Meghan VanAvery 11th ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; no evening worship this month. 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.; ...

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 ...

Pine Tree Rifle Club gives $10,000 Donation

JOHNSTOWN — The Pine Tree Rifle Club of Johnstown, recently donated $10,000 to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit. The Pine Tree Rifle Club is in its 9th year of hosting its annual K-9 Motorcycle Ride in June. To date, Pine Tree has raised over $82,000 toward the K9 Unit. The ...

Time to vaccinate against meningococcal

FONDA — As of Sept. 1, all public and private school students entering seventh, eighth, ninth and 12th grades in New York state must be fully vaccinated against meningococcal disease types A, C, W and Y in order to attend school. The meningococcal vaccine protects against serious and ...

Vic Kibler Memorial Jam planned for Aug. 3

GLEN — The Glen Conservancy Hall is holding a Vic Kibler Memorial Jam with Sue Casler and Friends at 7 p.m. on Aug. 3. “He took a lot of joy in playing,” said Paul Kibler in a news release. “I don’t think I ever saw an audience that didn’t like him.” He is speaking of his ...

Women’s group donates $10,000

GLOVERSVILLE — Volunteers for a Gloversville program distributing food backpacks for kids have expressed appreciation for a recent combined donation of $10,000 from a new nonprofit alliance of local women. “We are thrilled to receive this generous gift that allows us to provide much ...

Protection from Hepatitis

What is hepatitis? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Hepatitis as an inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is usually caused by hepatitis viruses but can also occur from other infections, use of alcohol or drugs, certain medications and autoimmune diseases.  According to the Center ...