Community News

Frothingham Free Library sets artwork display for September

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will have the quilt-fabric artwork of Kathleen T. Oughton on display at this library this month during the regular library hours all this month, according to a news release. Oughton received a New York State Individual Artist Grant in ...

AAUW to hold first meeting of 2018-19

FONDA — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its first meeting of the 2018-19 program year on Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Winners Circle Restaurant, 3293 Route 5. Past and present members, as well as those ...

Oughton is Sept. artist

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library at 28 W. Main St. announced Kathleen T. Oughton will be displaying her quilt/fabric artwork at the library for the month of September. Oughton received a New York state Individual Artist Grant in 2004 for Perennial Dye Garden with a wall hanging of ...

Golf tourney set for Sept. 6

FORT JOHNSON — A new Chevy provided by Mangino Chevrolet of Amsterdam will be available to the golfer who hits a hole-in-one at the St. Mary’s Healthcare Memorial Golf Classic set for Sept. 6 at Rolling Hills Country Club. Mangino Chevrolet provides several hole-in-one prizes ranging ...

Water, sewer bills mailed

GLOVERSVILLE — The city Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District No. 2 residents on Aug. 31. District No. 2 is located north of East Fulton Street and east of North Main Street. Payments may be made in person at its new location, 67-73 S. Main St. or mailed to the Water ...

Gathering pollen

Pollen clings to the back leg of a bee as it collects more pollen from a chicory flower Aug. 23. Photo courtesy of Paul Valovic

Dancers finish season

Highlights Performing Arts-Gymnastics and Dance of 38 W. Main St. finished its summer season with plans for a December production of “T’was The Night Before Christmas” and June production of “Beauty and The Beast.” Students at Highlights participated in a one-week summer camp and a ...

Tree work

Tom Cionek carries branches to be chipped as R. Bentley Tree Service of Johnstown takes down a tree Thursday at the boundary of 403 E. Main St. and 2 N. East Ave. in Johnstown. (The Leader-Herald/Eric Retzlaff)

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

Aug. 22 Admissions Naimna Marie Delgado-Beddoe of Gloversville. Discharges Alex Magnitzky of Piseco. Births Naimna Delgado-Beddoe and Matthew Barnes of Gloversville, a girl at 9:42 p.m. Aug. 23 Admissions Dona J. Groves of Gloversville. Anne Page of Johnstown. Patricia A. Romeyn of ...

Littauer upcoming events

Wednesday ∫ ACLS recertification at the hospital auditorium, 99 E. State St,. Two sessions, part 1: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call Littauer’s Education department at (518)773-5495 ∫ Breastfeeding support group at The Birthing Center at Littauer, 99 E. State St., noon to 2 p.m. Meetings are ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Forest Ranger Actions for 8/19 - 8/25/18 Recent missions carried out by DEC Forest Rangers include: Town of Keene 
Essex County
 Wilderness Search: On August 19 at 11:30 p.m., a 27-year-old Schenectady man was reported overdue from a hike in the Dix Mountain Range. Due to hiker’s ...

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.; communion ...

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 ...

Auspelmyer elected secretary of the national bar foundation

CHICAGO — New York Bar Foundation executive Deborah Auspelmyer of Amsterdam was elected secretary of the National Conference of Bar Foundations its recent annual meeting in Chicago. “Having our foundation executive involved in the leadership of NCBF will support our goals of enhancing ...

Conyne completes training

Navy Chief Petty Officer James S. Conyne, son of Charlotte Conyne and the late William “Bill” Conyne Jr of Mayfield, recently completed Recruit Division Commander C School in Great Lakes Illinois, earning his Red Rope as a recruit division commander insignia at Recruit Training Command ...

Miss Fonda Fair winners

FONDA — Julia Marrone of Johnstown, a sophomore at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, has been chosen this year’s Miss Fonda Fair, the pageant has announced. Other winners were Jaiden Farrington, a Broadalbin seventh-grader, as Junior Miss Fonda Fair; Chole Lyons, Princess, a ...

Onetime dancer, 98, travels to Broadway to see ‘Hello, Dolly!’

CAROGA — Onetime dancer Bonnie Buchner, 98, of Caroga Lake recently traveled to New York City to see “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway. The showed starred Donna Murphy, who was taking over for Bette Midler. Since Murphy is a former student of Buchner’s daughter, Sherry Kenney of Georgetown, ...

Second annual Haudenosaunee Film Festival scheduled for Sept. 8

FONDA — The second annual Haudenosaunee Film Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 8, at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk community, Route 5. The festival will feature films by: Terry Jones (Seneca), Katsitsionni Fox (Mohawk), Kashsto'sera'a Paulette More (Mohawk), Jason Corwin ...

Events for recovery center planned

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6, according to a news release. Sunday and Monday: The center is closed for the Labor Day holiday. ∫ Sept. 9, 23, and 30: From 1 to 4 p.m. football at the center ∫ Sept. ...