Community News

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, ...

Canajoharie Central School Honor Roll

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School second quarter honor roll. Honor roll Grade 12: Brian Ambridge, Logan Arduini, Connor Baker, Jared Bentz, Gabrielle Betts, Cassandra Bever, Trent Blakeslee, Mackenzie Bowerman, Anthony Comstock-Kelly, Alice Cooper, Derek Countryman, David ...

Harvey’s competing in annual Daycare Games

JOHNSTOWN — While winter keeps many dogs inside for exercise, Harvey’s Home, Garden and Pet Center, is competing throughout February against 99 other pet daycares for medals in the annual Daycare Games. “Have you ever wondered what it’s like to control a large group of dogs ...

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 ...

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.; youth choir at Bcon Corner, 11:15 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; man up Bible study at ...

GMS honor roll list

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Middle School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s list Grade 8: Julianna Alvarez, Kayla Avera-Shaw, Lenay Beckford, Elizabeth Campione, James Collar, Vivienne Crandall, Lindsy Darling, Anthony David, Francesco DeMaio, Ella Dimezza, Sarah Dworman, Noah ...

Canajoharie Middle School honor roll

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Middle School second quarter honor roll. Principal’s list Grade 8: Samantha Barlow, Alexis Deon, Natalia Downs, Ava Fatta, Kaijah Fowler, Alistar Fruehstorfer, Kylie Hickey, Kirsten Hyney, Chiarra Morris, Gabrielle Murphy, Giana Murphy, Jaxon O’Neil, ...

Hospital and Nursing Home receives 25 Hug-a-Pillows

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home received about 25 Hug-a-Pillows made by Sow and Sew, a multicounty sewing group that was founded 15 years ago. One member, Anne Orr explained, “The idea came up while attending NLH and NH Auxiliary card party in the fall.” Fifteen ...

Practices receive recognition

GLOVERSVILLE — Physician practices affiliated with Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home has attained New York State National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition, according to a news release from Adirondack Health Institute. Organizations that earn ...

Knox Junior High honor roll

JOHNSTOWN — The Knox Junior High School second quarter honor roll. High honor roll 90 and above Grade 8: Claire Anderson, Talia Anderson, Ethan Angus, Cameron Arminio, Isabella Bermas, Ethan Blood, Shyanne Brownell, Jaidyn Chest, Madelyn Connelie, Alex DeMagistris, Tyler Downing, Vincent ...

Amsterdam snow emergency called

AMSTERDAM — In anticipation of significant snow amounts, the city of Amsterdam will declare a snow emergency effective at noon today. The snow emergency requires that all motor vehicles be removed from (parking on) Amsterdam streets by noon today. Vehicles cannot park on city streets ...

Brower gives presentation on six nations

JOHNSTOWN — Youths at Fulton-Montgomery 4-H International Night on Jan. 25 heard a talk by an area who had studied in South Korea, and they gave presentations on six nations at the Shirley Luck Senior Citizens Center. Rebecca Brower, a former member of 4-H who is certified in Teaching ...