Community News

Students named to fall HVCC dean’s list

TROY - More than 1,000 students were named to the fall 2015 dean's list at Hudson Valley Community College, a news release said.Local residents on the list include:?Heather Cheney of Broadalbin, who is studying in the dental hygiene academic program.?Carly Cirillo of Johnstown, who is studying ...

Donate to help improve lives

Johnstown- Do you have used eyeglasses, hearing aids or cell phones that you no longer need? Donating these items is a great way to recycle and help improve the sight, hearing and safety of others.Assemblyman Marc Butler's Fulton County district office in Johnstown City Hall provides a ...

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 ...

Galway receives safe miles donation

GALWAY - Joseph Henry Elementary School received a $1,000 donation as part of Walmart's Safe Miles for Education initiative. The school was nominated by George Yerdon, a private fleet truck driver for Walmart at the Johnstown transportation office. Two of Yerdon's grandchildren attend JHE, and ...

Towns join sled racing circuit

The towns of Long Lake, Indian Lake, Inlet and Speculator have joined forces for the fourth annual Great Adirondack Cardboard Sled Racing Circuit.Cardboard sled races are held in conjunction with multiple winter festivals and carnivals throughout the central Adirondacks during the winter ...

Students compete in cyber coding

BROADALBIN - Broadalbin-Perth Central School District is building on its science, technology, engineering and math initiatives this year by registering a team of students to participate in CyberPatriot's National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, a news release said.Six high school STEM Club ...

Johnstown school district announces January schedule

JOHNSTOWN - The Greater Johnstown School District announced the following January meeting schedule:The Facilities Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the administrative conference room. This meeting is open to the public.The Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at ...

Library meeting planned

FONDA - The Frothingham Free Library located at 28 W. Main St. will be holding its annual meeting and board meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend, a news release said.For more information about the Frothingham Free Library check out fonlib.blogspot.com, its Facebook page ...

Towns join sled racing circuit

The towns of Long Lake, Indian Lake, Inlet and Speculator have joined forces for the fourth annual Great Adirondack Cardboard Sled Racing Circuit.Cardboard sled races are held in conjunction with multiple winter festivals and carnivals throughout the central Adirondacks during the winter ...

Johnstown school district announces January schedule

JOHNSTOWN - The Greater Johnstown School District announced the following January meeting schedule:The Facilities Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the administrative conference room. This meeting is open to the public.The Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at ...

Students compete in cyber coding

BROADALBIN - Broadalbin-Perth Central School District is building on its science, technology, engineering and math initiatives this year by registering a team of students to participate in CyberPatriot's National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, a news release said.Six high school STEM Club ...

Sportsman Day speaker scheduled

BROADALBIN - Charles Alsheimer, a nationally recognized outdoors writer and wildlife photographer, guide and outfitter will be the featured speaker Saturday at the seventh-annual Sacandaga Sportsmen's Day at Sacandaga Bible Conference.The daylong event will begin with registration and ...

B-P launches social campaign

BROADALBIN - To better share Broadalbin-Perth Central School District students' and teachers' innovative activities and ideas with the community, the district is launching a social media campaign using the hashtag #BPinnovate on the district's website and social media channels, a news release ...

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 ...

MADD red ribbon campaign underway

The New York State Thruway Authority, in collaboration with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and New York State Police Troop T, kicked off its 29th annual Red Ribbon Campaign on Tuesday. To mark the annual campaign, Thruway Authority toll collectors are handing out red ribbons at select toll ...

Cell phones collected for soldiers

ALBANY - State Sen. George Amedore and AT&T announced the community has helped collect more than 1,800 gently-used mobile devices over the past month that will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.By donating these cell phones and mobile devices to Cell Phones For Soldiers, this ...

Cell phones collected for soldiers

ALBANY - State Sen. George Amedore and AT&T announced the community has helped collect more than 1,800 gently-used mobile devices over the past month that will now be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers.By donating these cell phones and mobile devices to Cell Phones For Soldiers, this ...

Students receive thanks from deployed soldiers

FONDA - Overseas soldiers recently sent notes of gratitude to the Fonda-Fultonville Middle School student council students who sent them sweet treats and handmade cards as tokens of appreciation for their service.The Student Council received an email from SFC Aaron Gonzalez, who included photos ...

Holiday cheer for burn victim

CANAJOHARIE - Canajoharie High School students made more than 100 Christmas cards to help make a happy holiday for an 8-year-old girl in Schenectady who was injured in a fire.Sa'fyre Terry was the only survivor of a house fire in 2013 that claimed the lives of three of her siblings and her ...

Winter craft group planned for Saturday

FONDA - The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. will be hosting a winter craft group on Saturday at 11 a.m., weather permitting.Crafters can learn how to crochet a hat or knit a scarf, or bring their current craft project to share with the group. Beginners will need a crochet hook or ...