Community News

Antique spoon donated

GLOVERSVILLE - Diane Johnston Graziano, a 1949 graduate of Gloversville High School, has donated a GHS commemorative spoon believed to have been made when GHS was founded in 1908, a news release said.According to Graziano, A.D. Norton, owner of a prominent Gloversville jewelry and tableware ...

Open house at fire dept.

GLOVERSVILLE - On Sunday the Gloversville Fire Dept. will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. to kick-off National Fire Prevention Week.The theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Hear the beep where you sleep. Every bedroom needs a working smoke detector," a news release said.The department is ...

Area news in brief

Rose namedto dean's listROCHESTER - Connor Rose of Fultonville was named to the dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the summer term.Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for the dean's list if their term grade-point average is greater than or equal to 3.4.JHS ...

Gloversville class of ‘65 top library donors

GLOVERSVILLE - The Gloversville High School class of 1965 has risen to the top of the class challenge for the most money donated to the Gloversville Library's capital campaign, a news release said. The challenge recognizes both the class that has the greatest number of participants and the ...

Fundraiser for students planned

JOHNSTOWN - The future looks bright for HFM PTECH students. But if they come to school hungry, don't have shoes that fit or a coat for the winter, they likely won't be able to focus on the path to success that the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School ...

Catholic Daughters meet for autumn business luncheon

MOHAWK - Members of the Albany Diocese Past Regents Chapter Catholic Daughters of the Americas met for the fall business meeting and luncheon on Sept. 12 at Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, Mohawk, Herkimer County. Host court for the event was Court St Bridget #265 in Ilion. Vice President Doris ...

Students learn about Mona Lisa

JOHNSTOWN - Students at Glebe Street School are learning all about the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. The Mona Lisa is probably the most famous, most widely recognized, most studied, and most visited painting in the world, a news release said. Art teacher Julia Fisk says "the kids are loving ...

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 ...

Agricultural education summit to be held at HFM BOCES

JOHNSTOWN -?The Mohawk Sacandaga School Board Association of Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES will host an agricultural education summit together with the Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady Farm Bureaus on Tuesday at the HFM BOCES Conference Center, 2755 Route 67.The event will be a ...

Student wins mural design contest

PERTH - A design imagined and drawn by sixth-grader Ben Huckans has been transformed into a larger-than-life mural that is certain to grab the attention of anyone who walks into the Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School media center.A mural design contest for intermediate school students this ...

Travel abroad for college course

JOHNSTOWN - Fulton-Montgomery Community College will be offering a new class during the 2016 spring semester, International Business: Study Abroad, a news release said. According to Accounting and Business instructor Mark Swain, the course is a special topics elective that includes an ...

BlueShield donates school supplies

GLOVERSVILLE - The employees of BlueShield of Northeastern New York have donated a variety of school supplies to the Gloversville Enlarged School District, including notebooks, folders, loose-leaf paper, binders and more, a news release said."It makes a huge difference to a lot of kids here in ...

Musical slated for The Glove

GLOVERSVILLE - The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 North Main St. presents The Fantasticks, directed by Chris Stefani with musical director Adrienne Sherman, Friday through Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., a news release said.Cost for adults is $15; seniors and students $12.The ...

William Joyce exhibit slated

CANAJOHARIE - The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie will celebrate a new exhibit, William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood, on Sunday with an afternoon of special activities.There will also be a live video talk with Joyce in the museum's Great Hall, a news release said. Joyce will talk live on screen ...

Rabies vaccination clinics planned

FULTONVILLE - Rabies vaccination clinics are scheduled for October in Montgomery County.A clinic will take place Oct. 3 at the Fultonville Animal Hospital on Van Wagenen Drive, from 9 to 11 a.m.A clinic also will take place Oct. 17 at the town of Florida Highway Dept. on Fort Hunter Road in ...

Ways to stay safe from falling

FONDA - Today is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day and falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits among adults 65 and older, according to the Montgomery County Public Health Department.In 2013 the hospitalization rate due to falls in ...

New instructors hired at FM Community College

JOHNSTOWN - Fulton-Montgomery Community College has added five new full-time faculty members to their teaching roster this semester.They are: Eileen Casey, nursing instructor; Erica Gonzalez, early childhood education instructor; Mathew Kerns, mathematics instructor; Elizabeth Press, ...

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 ...

Clinics scheduled

JOHNSTOWN - The Fulton County Public Health Department will have clinics in October: Oct. 8, lead testing for newborns to age 5 at the Fulton County Public Health office, Route 29. Call for an appointment at 736-5720, Ext. 5817. Oct. 8, immunization clinic from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the FCPH ...

Nursing students connect with the community

If you or a loved one has received health care locally from a registered nurse, chances are high that the nurse is a graduate of Fulton-Montgomery Community College's nursing program. Health-care agencies in Fulton and Montgomery counties play a significant role in the hands-on education of the ...