Community News

Fonda-Fultonville High School Honor Roll

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville High School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s High Honor List — 94.50 and up Grade 12: Myles Andersen, Heather Anderson, Mitchell Araya, Giulia Bravi, Keryssa Butler, Nathaniel Colletti, Joshua Coyne, Natalie Demitraszek, Massimo DiCaprio, Ashley ...

Fonda-Fultonville Middle School Honor Roll

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Middle School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s list Grade 8: Roger Boyer, Ashlyn Butler, Matthew Clifford, Jaclyn Codi, Tyler Couture, Emma Crahan, Madeline Mott, Aidan Snow, Kaitlyn Stearns, Juliana Zumbolo. Grade 7: Laine Buanno, Jordan Chatwin, ...

Wilson named Fulton Center January employee of the month

JOHNSTOWN — Certified Nursing Assistant Natasha Wilson has been named Fulton Center’s January Employee of the Month. A news release indicated the “ever-dependable” Natasha Wilson has been at Fulton Center three years in June. She is a graduate of Fulton- Montgomery Community ...

Hill & Markes and Taylor Upstate co-host shakes and cakes seminars

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, a 113-year-old wholesale distributor, is pleased to announce they will be co-hosting four seminars throughout New York state with its partner, Taylor Upstate. The seminars will highlight how to make unique and savory ice cream shakes and cakes. Ice cream ...

Alpin Haus appoints new head trainer of fitness center

AMSTERDAM — Alpin Haus, one of the Northeast’s largest, family-owned, independent RV retailers and a name synonymous with outdoor family recreation, has appointed Jordan Spritzer as head trainer of the Alpin Haus Fitness Center in Amsterdam. Spritzer will lead the personal training team ...

Home Helpers & Direct Link receives 2019 best of home care awards

HAGAMAN — Home Helpers & Direct Link of Amsterdam announced Wednesday that it has received both the 2019 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and ...

St. Patrick’s Day celebration set

GLOVERSVILLE — Irish dance and the play “Stone Irish Stew” will be featured at St. Patrick’s Day “Celtebration” from 3 to 6 p.m. on March 17, at North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St. The event will feature presentations by two Irish dance troupes, the Me ...

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 ...

The Great Teacher: The instructions that Jesus gives us

Most of us have a favorite teacher. It may be someone from your school years or perhaps a coach that you had. It may be a Sunday school teacher or a pastor. It may be a parent or a grandparent, a sibling or a friend. Excellent teachers help us to see things in new ways and to appreciate our ...

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 ...

FMCC gallery has new exhibition

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Perrella Gallery has a new exhibition on display by regional artist Mark Wood, Ragged but Right. The exhibition features Wood’s contemporary sculpture and functional lighting using traditional rustic style. “Mark Wood’s work is a ...

Maple Fest slated for March 16

SPECULATOR — Maple Fest will be held in the Speculator area on March 16. The event will be held as follows: ∫ 8 to 11 a.m.: Pancake breakfast at The Inn at Speculator. Proceeds will benefit the Fourth of July parade. ∫ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Tour local sugar houses and learn how maple ...

Brigitta Giulianelli named St. Mary’s Foundation’s new executive director

AMSTERDAM —Brigitta Giulianelli, MHP, was named as the executive director of the St. Mary’s Foundation said Foundation Board of Director’s President Jane Kelley. Giulianelli replaces Jessica Ford who chose to pursue personal creative interests prior to the end of 2018. Giulianelli ...

$15M available for additional HEAP

ALBANY — An additional $15 million will be available to help eligible New Yorkers heat their homes after a spate of severe weather over the past month, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced. Starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, households in danger of running out of heating fuel or having their utility ...

Nurse receives Goodwill Award

GLOVERSVILLE — Barbara Garrigan, a registered nurse in diagnostic imaging, has received the Goodwill Award-Employee for the fourth quarter at Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home. Laurence E. Kelly, president and CEO of NLH, presented the award at a gathering of Garrigan’s peers. ...

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 ...

February is American Heart Month

Did you know the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States is heart disease? According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 630,000 Americans die from heart disease every year. Therefore, it’s important to stay educated on heart health, know the ...

Senior news in brief

Adirondack Bridge Club met Feb. 11 JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Feb. 11 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Susan Shaver and John Chrisman; second place, Mary Jane Fredericks and Ed ...

Broadalbin-Perth High School Honor Roll

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth High School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s list Grade 12: Jarrett James Albanese, Quinten A. Boehme, Nicholas W. Boltash, Cassandra E. Bown, Glenn H. Buyce, Ryan T. Corcuera, Bryce Lawrence Dorman, Alyssa J. Dumblewski, Jared H. Eipp, Rhys W. ...

Broadalbin-Perth Middle School Honor Roll

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Middle School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s list Grade 8: Tyler Allen, Megan Bazan, Mark Bowen, Ethan Brott, Stephen Chrysler, Brianne Coon, Connor Couperus, Dayton D’Addio, Mariano DiCaterino, Brennan Dufel, Jack Dunlap, Emma Fraiser, Ian Gregory, ...