Community News

Duo Marchand to perform July 21

FULTONVILLE — Music from Shakespeare’s time will be presented as Shakespeare might have heard it when Duo Marchand performs at 7:30 p.m. July 21, at Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Route 161. Duo Marchand takes its name from a family of court musicians that flourished in 17th-century ...

Cyclists ride along canal to celebrate anniversaries

ALBANY – On Sunday, more than 700 cyclists left their cars behind to pedal along the historic Erie Canalway Trail from Buffalo to Albany in celebration of the Erie Canal Bicentennial and Barge Canal Centennial. They arrive in Canajoharie today, on the sixth day of the 20th annual 400-mile ...

Three Boy Scouts from Galway earn their Eagle Scouts ranking

GALWAY — Three Boy Scouts from Galway Troop 5 Boy Scouts have recently become Eagles Scouts. Luke Burgess, son of Keith and Pat Burgess and a 2016 graduate of Galway High School, built an organizational storage unit for the Galway Library children’s program when the youngsters use Little ...

North Main to close temporarily Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — North Main Street from Fulton to Fremont Streets will be closed to through traffic starting at 2:30 p.m. on Friday in advance of the Twilight Market a city police news release said. According to the release, parked cars should be moved off of North Main no later than ...

Bishop Burke grad receives Welsh Award

GLOVERSVILLE — Robert H. Mach, a 1973 graduate of the former Bishop Burke Central High School, recently received the Michael J. Welch Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for his contributions to the field of radiopharmaceutical chemistry. The award was given ...

Young Professionals Network schedules meet-up event

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton-Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday from at Down by the River Kayak Rentals, Erie Terrace, Amsterdam, according to a news release. At the event, ...

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

June 27 Births Garry Jackson and Sarah Lathrop of Gloversville, a boy at 7:39 a.m. June 28 Admissions Mackenzie Stock of Canajoharie. June 29 Admissions Justine Christman of Johnstown. Gabrielle Failing of Fort Plain. Janice E. Winney of Broadalbin. Births Justine ...

DEC Statewide Forest Ranger Highlights

Recent missions carried out by DEC Forest Rangers between June 15 and July 1 include: Town of Wilmington
 Essex County
 Wilderness Rescue: On June 25 at 5:32 p.m., a call came in to DEC Ray Brook Dispatch from Essex County 911 reporting a 65-year-old woman with head injuries on the ...

Batchelor’s work featured at meet-the-artist reception

GLOVERSVILLE — Elizabeth “Betsy” Batchelor will be the featured artist at a meet-the-artist reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, which is inside Mohawk Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St. The gallery will be kicking off a celebration of its seventh ...

Annual Woodworking and Fine Art Weekend set

NORTHAMPTON — Marion Kratky of Northville, a landscape painter, and master woodturner John L. Wdowin, of Mesa, Ariz., and Westdale, who creates waterproof vases, will be the featured artists at the 10th Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend July 20 to 22, at Northampton Town Park and Bradt ...

Broadalbin-Perth High School

Principal’s list Ninth grade Jillian Bazan, Isaiah Blackmon, Connor Canale, Bethany Costanzo, Kathryn Cromer, Luigi D’Aniello, Ivy Derwin, Daniel Dylong, Riley Eipp, Leah Frascatore, Hannah Gomula, Lauralie Grainer, Ryan Hertik, Kelsey Hinderliter, Aubrey Jennings, Sarah Larsen, Jenna ...

Education news in brief

Fort Plain graduate receives scholarship CANAJOHARIE — Eliza Cechnicki of Fort Plain, the daughter of Patrick and Jennifer Cechnicki, was awarded the 2018 scholarship presented by the Upper Montgomery Retired Teachers’ Association to a graduating senior entering the field of education. ...

Area students earn Oswego degrees

OSWEGO — The following students completed their baccalaureate studies at the State University of New York at Oswego in spring 2018 and were recognized during commencement in May. Sebastian D. DeCrescenzo of Canajoharie, a bachelor’s degree in physics. Jenna Kasza of Fonda, a ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Andrew Larson preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service with Missionary Stas Karpenko, 6 p.m. Monday: Kaelan Blowers’ ...

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 ...

Rotary wood and art show July 21 – 23

NORTHVILLE —The Northville Rotary will celebrate the 10th annual wood and art show starting with the opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. July 20 and will continue 5 to 8 p.m. The weekend hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 21 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22 at the Northampton Town Park and ...

Beekeepers meeting set for Ballston Spa

BALLSTON SPA — The Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will meet on from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 16 at 50 W. High St., according to a news release. Dan Conlon, the owner of Warm Colors Apiary, will discuss selling honey for the small beekeeper. He will cover bottling, branding, venues ...

Conservation walk set for Crossing

FORT HUNTER — An environmental educator will lead a conservation-themed walk at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., starting at the visitor’s center. The hourlong walk will teach about Leave No Trace and how it relates to protecting ...

Church to hold annual auction

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin United Methodist Church, 65 N. Main St., will hold its annual auction on July 27, with the preview at 4 p.m. and the auction at 6 p.m. The event will include books, rummage sale, desserts and concession stand. Call the church office at (518) 883-5247 for more ...