Community News

Rice Homestead in Mayfield offers tours

MAYFIELD - The Rice Homestead is open for tours throughout the summer on Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.The Collections Committee meets every Wednesday at the homestead to continue work on cataloging the homestead's collection. Betsy Foster and Carol Johnston attended a workshop on ...

Young performers shine in ‘Music Man’

GLOVERSVILLE - In recent years, the Glove Theatre's summer youth musical, which showcases performers aged six to 18, has been one of the highlights of the theater's season, and this year is no exception. This summer, directors Devan and Will Eagan have brought us "The Music Man Jr.", an ...

Frontier donates $5,000

GLOVERSVILLE - Frontier Communications presented $5,000 to the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation in recognition of its participation in the America's Best Communities competition.Frontier, DISH Network, CoBank and The Weather Channel are sponsoring the ABC competition, ...

Fulmont Community Agency passes all state requirements

FONDA - The Fulmont Community Action Agency was recently audited by the state and was found to be 99.8 percent in compliance with all state and federal requirements, a news released said.The comprehensive, on-site assessment of FCAA was carried out by the state Department of State, Division of ...

Harvest dinner planned for Sept.

JOHNSTOWN - The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market is hosting its fifth annual harvest dinner for Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. at The Center at Lexington, 465 N. Perry Street. Hors d'oeuvre will be served at 4:30 p.m., dinner will follow at 5 p.m. and there will be entertainment throughout the evening. ...

DSS opens satellite office

FONDA - On July 31, the Department of Social Services held an open house at its new satellite office in Amsterdam. County Executive Matthew L. Ossenfort, Social Services Commissioner Michael McMahon and other county representatives and community leaders were on hand to officially open the ...

Final MVC summer concert on Saturday

FORT PLAIN - An eclectic mix of folk, pop, country, hip-hop and jazz selections, performed by versatile and celebrated musical groups, will round out the Mohawk Valley Collective's 2015 summer music series this Saturday.All season-ending performances will be held in the second-floor performance ...

Community Calendar

AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...

Local Scouts attend Mich. conference

BROADALBIN - Five boys and one leader from Broadalbin Boy Scout Troop 5051 spent the first week of August at the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference in East Lansing, Mich.The Order of the Arrow is considered to be Scouting's National Honor Society. To be part of this group, a Scout ...

Military program Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fulton County Historical Society and Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino will present the final military program for this year's season.At Veterans Park, Kingsboro Avenue:- At ...

Mayfield class of ’65 has reunion

MAYFIELD - Fifty-eight members and friends of the Mayfield Central School class of 1965 attended the 50-year class reunion Saturday at Fox Run Golf Club, a news release said.Attendees came from the local area, New York City, western New York, Virginia, New Mexico, North Carolina, California and ...

‘Music Man Jr.’ set at Gloversville venue

GLOVERSVILLE - Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., presents the children's production of "Music Man Jr." Aug. 20 through 22 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 23 at 2 p.m.General admission costs $10. Students and seniors will pay $8. Children ages 5 and younger will be admitted for free.People can ...

Transitions to present free webcast series regarding autism

GLOVERSVILLE - Transitions, a supportive apprenticeship program for young adults with learning differences who want to attend college, get a job or live independently, announced a three-part webcast series regarding the transition of youths with autism spectrum disorders from high school to ...

Military program set for Saturday at museum

GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton County Historical Society and Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino will present the final military program of this year's season on Saturday.At 11 a.m., the events will get under way when the Harold Wilmot American Legion Post 137 Honor Guard will raise the ...

Community Calendar

AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...

Musical ‘Legally Blonde’ lights up the stage

JOHNSTOWN - The popular musical version of the movie "Legally Blonde" sings and dances its way into Colonial Little Theatre on Friday, opening the theater's 78th production season.The show will be presented Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.; Aug. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m.; and Aug. 16 ...

Protect yourself from Lyme disease with simple precautions

FONDA - Montgomery County Public Health is reminding everyone that Lyme disease is caused by the bite of a deer tick and that you can reduce the likelihood of a tick bite by taking steps to protect yourself. Wear light-colored clothing with a tight weave to spot ticks easily. Wear enclosed ...

Area news in brief

River through Time benefit on SaturdayFORT PLAIN - Free outdoor concerts, raffles, a chicken barbecue, a dunking booth, face painting and kids activities are in store for area residents visiting Haslett Park in downtown Fort Plain this Saturday.The activities are part of the Mohawk Valley ...

Area news in brief

Mayfield churchplans barbecue, saleMAYFIELD - On Saturday, the Mayfield United Methodist Church will hold its annual Summer Barbecue and Lawn Sale.The barbecue will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Adult tickets cost $9.00. Tickets for children ages 5 to 12 cost $4.50. Children younger than 5 will ...

Community Calendar

AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...