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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 ...

History talk set for Sept.

LOUDONVILLE — Historian William M. Welsch will speak on “Washington’s Lieutenants: The Generals of the Continental Army” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 20, in room 202 of the Key Auditorium at Siena College, 515 Loudon Road. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with time for socializing and networking ...

Littauer Hospital

Aug. 15 Births Bethany Meyers and Guy Nellis of Amsterdam, a boy at 10:14 p.m. Aug. 16 Admissions Elizabeth A. Morrell of Fort Plain. Sandra F. Swart of Mayfield. Discharges Aundra J. Eason of Gloversville. Justin Leach of Johnstown. Aug. 17 Discharges Sandra F. Swart of ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Recent missions carried out by DEC Forest Rangers between Aug. 13 to Aug. 19 include: Southern Tier & Finger Lakes Flooding 
Broome County Rescue: Due to excessive rains, flooding occurred in multiple locations in New York’s Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions last week. In ...

Environmental educator to present ‘The Teeth of the Lion’

FORT HUNTER — Environmental educator and author Anita Sanchez will present on “The Teeth of the Lion,” stories, lore, and recipes involving dandelions, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. inside the Enders House at the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site. Once a highly esteemed medicine and a ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service at Bcon Corner, 6 p.m. Monday: Ladies Bible study at church, 12:30 and ...

Gospel Fest planned

AMSTERDAM — The Mohawk Valley Chorus is preparing for its upcoming season. The registration is now open for MVC’s first gospel fest, a day-long gospel workshop open to high school and adult singers. MVC is also looking for youths and adults to join them for their 2018-2019 concert season. ...

Soroptimist group completes pledge to St. Mary’s with $10,000 check

AMSTERDAM — The Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery counties completed a three-year pledge to St. Mary’s Healthcare with the presentation of a check for $10,000. Club president Cindy Close said this year’s donation completes the club’s three-year, $30,000 contribution ...

Kids read 1,349 books in reading program

FONDA — During the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., summer reading program, there were 107 children who participated and read 1,349 books. The eight week program concluded Aug. 15, with an all about animals game. The children who were unable to attend the game can stop by the library ...

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 ...

Chronic pain awareness

Have you been experiencing long-lasting pain? According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain every year, affecting more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain can result from a number of health concerns ...

Littauer Hospital

Aug. 8 Discharges Lucia R. Seren of Fultonville. Alice P. Waldvogel of Gloversville. Waldvogel baby girl of Gloversville. Aug. 9 Admissions Marilyn Brewster of Johnstown. Kristina P. Rich of Gloversville. Discharges Catherine J. Johnson of Gloversville. Births Stephanie ...

DEC Forest Ranger actions

The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) forest rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations, and volunteer search and rescue groups, forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured, or ...

Tedisco presents liberty medal to Johnstown organ donor

JOHNSTOWN — Senator Jim Tedisco announced Friday that he presented the New York State Senate Liberty Medal posthumously to Johnstown native Rich Carley, Jr., who donated his kidney to save the life of his best friend, Sal Casale of Johnstown, and the lives of four other individuals, according ...

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 ...

Local artist completes Sacandaga triptych

NORTHVILLE — Artist Linda Finch recently completed a folk art triptych of the Great Sacandaga Lake area as it appeared in the early 1900s prior to the flooding of the region. Finch used maps, old postcards, the Northville Historic Society and special assistance from Alice Peck from Pecks ...

Area dancers to attend talent agency convention

JOHNSTOWN — Four area dancers were awarded scholarships to attend a two-day convention with Triple Threat Talent Agency at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. They are Kyra Bartlett, Chelsea Johnson, Anna Giarrizzo and Jenna Paliling of Highlights Performing Arts on Main Street. The students ...

Lion’s Club holds Camp Abilities

SARATOGA — The Saratoga Springs Lions Club hosted its fifth annual Camp Abilities Saratoga camp from Aug. 5 through 11. The camp, which attracts campers from throughout New York state and beyond, is an active sports camp for children and teens who are blind or visually impaired. Since ...

‘Take Me Home’ program launched

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Police Department partnered with Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara to launch a life-saving Take Me Home program today that is now available to local families of people with disabilities that may impair communication skills, those affected by autism, and seniors ...

Fire company auxiliary donating to building fund

CAROGA — The Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary is donating $18,400.00 to the building fund for the new Caroga Lake Fire Station. The new Fire Station will be located at 3262 Route 29A near the center of town, and will be approximately 9,900 square feet. The existing Fire ...