Community News

Liberty fills director position

AMSTERDAM - Liberty recently announced the appointment of Nicole Archibald as director of human resources.In this position, she will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and execution of the agency's human resources and leadership development initiatives, a news release ...

Vacation Bible school scheduled

MAYFIELD - Vacation Bible school will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 17 through 21 at the Mayfield Center Community Church, Red Bunch Loop Road.A closing program will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 23.The theme will be Sonrise National Park. Park wildlife will be used, a news release said. Monday: ...

Fort Plain group presents awards

FORT PLAIN - The Scholarship Association of Fort Plain gave awards to members of the graduating class of Fort Plain Central School.Graduates who received the scholarships and awards:VFW Earl Stock Memorial - Julia Rodriquez.Marion Walton Memorial - Aiden Van Loan.Harvey L. Smith Memorial - ...

Area news in brief

Northville markerto be dedicatedNORTHVILLE - The Sweets Crossing Historical Marker will be installed and dedicated Friday at 10 a.m. at Sweets Crossing at Routes 152 and 30.The marker states "Sweets Crossing F.J. & G. RR crossed here at Levi and Zeruah Sweet Farm. The Sweet Family ...

Youths attend summit

Local youth leaders from Reality Check of Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties traveled to Colgate University in Hamilton to attend the annual Reality Check Youth Summit from July 14 through 16.This was an opportunity for youths to hear from national tobacco control leaders, attend ...

Gloversville Civic Band schedules concert for Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE - The Gloversville Civic Band will present a band concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Melchoir Park.The rain site is Lexington Campus Gymnasium, 127 E. State St.People can bring lawn chairs to both locations.The program will include "Thundercrest March" and Sullivan's "Pirates of ...

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St. Joseph'splans festivalBROADALBIN - St. Joseph's Church in Broadalbin is hosting its annual Summer Festival on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m.There will be rides, games, food, music, cake walk, raffles, crafters and Villa Italia Italian pastries.For more information, call ...

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 ...

Evans Library works to help students succeed

Libraries in general and academic libraries in particular have long been part of their communities' educational process and serve as a teaching and learning hub to students and faculty.Whether by providing print and electronic resources to the campus in general or specific resources directed ...

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ a hilarious battle of cons

By SAMANTHAHALL-SALADINOSpend an evening on the French Riviera with Sacandaga Musical Theater and Sacandaga Valley Arts Network's production of the Tony Award-winning musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."Lawrence Jameson (Tom Bell) makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their ...

Storytelling series set in Mayfield

MAYFIELD - Mayfield Presbyterian Church has announced the first in a yearlong storytelling series.Dave Weiss the creator of AMOK, Arts Ministry Outreach for the Kingdom, will be at the church at 22 N. Main St. on Wednesday at 7 p.m.He will present a program called "The Pictures of Jesus" using ...

Perth fire company celebrates 70th year

PERTH - The Perth Volunteer Fire Company will celebrate its 70th anniversary Aug. 8 starting with a parade at 11 a.m. on Route 30.After the parade, there will be vendors, a cruise- in, food, music and fireworks at dusk.The Knewz Polka Band from Buffalo will perform at 3 p.m. At 8 p.m., True ...

Arts, music festival planned

FONDA - On Aug. 2, the Friends of the Visual & Performing Arts will present its 20th annual festival, for the past several years titled Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival.The event will take place in the Kane Entertainment building on the Fonda Fairgrounds, Bridge Street, Fonda, ...

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'Micro' librariesoffered in CarogaCAROGA - Girl Scout Mia Simon, 17, a resident of Houston, Texas, and a group of volunteers constructed and installed two free "micro" libraries in the town, a news release said.The libraries operate on a "take a book, leave a book" honor code, and offer free ...

Glove plans ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

GLOVERSVILLE - The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., will present its summer production of "Fiddler on the Roof," directed by Rick Grossman, July 24, 25, 30 and 31, and Aug. 1 at 8 p.m., and July 26 at 2 p.m.Music is by Jerry Bock and lyrics are by Sheldon Harnick. The production ...

Lake map offered

GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce have announced the official 2015 Great Sacandaga Lake Map is printed and ready for distribution.The chambers are the designated tourism promotion agencies for their respective counties ...

Self-guided tours set in Northville

NORTHVILLE - The Northville Northampton Historical Society, under the leadership of historian Gail Cramer, has partnered with members of the Northville NY Community Collaboration Council to create a self-guided walking tour of businesses in historic buildings in Northville's Historic ...

Gloversville library slates science series

GLOVERSVILLE - The Gloversville Public Library will host a science series "Science Fun with Allyson" at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays beginning July 28.The series will continue through Aug. 18.The participants will do hands- on experiments with bubbles, squishy circuits and more, a news release said.The ...

MHA conducts annual dinner, auction

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties recently held its annual dinner and silent auction at the Riverstone Manor with guest speaker Louise Sira, Fulton County district attorney.This year's annual event was attended by approximately 150 guests. Throughout the ...

Frasers to present workshop in Fla.

JOHNSTOWN - Dr. Michael Fraser and Samantha Fraser have been selected to present a workshop titled "The Four Hurdles of Success" at the Daniel Memorial Institute National Independent Living Conference.The conference will take place Sept. 1 through 4 in Orlando, Fla.Dr. Fraser is the high ...