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Tournamentbenefits programsJOHNSTOWN - The Fox Run Golf Club will host the Inaugural Swing with Anna King Humor Heals the Heart Golf Tournament Friday beginning at noon with a shotgun start.The tournament ment will cost $85 per person.The fee includes a round of golf, lunch and a dinner and ...

Artists at Nigra Center offer public workshops

GLOVERSVILLE - The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is welcoming its first two artists-in-residence, Gwyneth Scally and Michaela Worosz, who are visiting for five weeks.They will work on their projects at the center and share their talents with the public through a series of public ...

Library bond vote scheduled

GALWAY - The Galway Public Library will hold a public referendum on a $1.8 million bond to help pay for a new library.The referendum will be held Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.The current 1,800-square-foot library is no longer adequate for providing necessary services to the Galway community, ...

Miracle-Ear golf event in August

JOHNSTOWN - Frasier Enterprises, which owns and operates more than 200 Miracle-Ear centers, will present the seventh annual Miracle-Ear Golf Tournament at Hales Mills Country Club to raise money for the Miracle-Ear Foundation.The tournament will take place Aug. 14.According to a news release, ...

Johnstown High School graduates listed

EDITOR'S NOTE: The paper is republishing the Johnstown High School graduation list, which previously appeared in the class of 2015 supplement, to correct several errors.JOHNSTOWN - The list of graduates for the class of 2015 includes:Danielle Nicole Aceto, David George Ambrosino III, Megan ...

Croft finishes basic training in Air Force

Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua D. Croft, a Mayfield Central School graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core ...

Galway High School lists award winners

GALWAY - The Galway Central School District announced the following students received awards at the 2015 Galway High School Graduation ceremony:P.T.S.A. Valedictorian Award: Amalia Mancini.P.T.S.A. Salutatorian Award: Lindsey Carlsen.Sean Robert Dickie Memorial Scholarship Fund: Raven ...

Arts event starts Friday in Northville

NORTHVILLE - Opening ceremonies for the Northville Rotary Club's seventh annual Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend will take place Friday at 5 p.m.Sixty artists are participating in the event. There will be artists painting in every medium, glass painters and fusers, textile weavers, ...

Rotary Club presents awards

AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam Rotary Club recently presented awards at its annual Installment and Awards dinner at the Raindancer Restaurant. Club members recognized the work and achievements of members of the club and the community, a news release said.Co-Presidents Chris Carmichael and Jeff ...

Area news in brief

Diabetes groupto meet MondayGLOVERSVILLE - Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home's Diabetes Resource Center announced the Diabetes Support Group will meet Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. in Littauer's auditorium, 99 E. State St.The topic is tai chi exercise and will be demonstrated by Sheldon ...

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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 ...

Sheriff honored at dinner

ALBANY - On June 26, the New York Oath Keepers hosted its first-ever awards dinner in Albany.At that dinner, the following three awards were given out:New York Constitutional Sheriff AwardThis award is given to a New York state sheriff who has been vocal about opposition to gun control laws ...

Caroga continues to fight blight

CAROGA - After receiving numerous calls and complaints from its citizens, the town of Caroga has decided to "fight the blight," a news release said.According to a news release, Caroga has struggled with addressing its many homes in desperate need of repair, properties littered with trash, ...

Market fair set to return

JOHNSTOWN - The 18th Century Market Fair at Johnson Hall State Historic Site will be held on the historic Johnson estate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine.Throughout both days, colonial sutlers (vendors) will offer their wares for sale.Demonstrations of 18th-century ...

Collage artist featured at downtown art gallery

GLOVERSVILLE - Collage artist Linda Batchelor will be the featured guest at Micropolis Gallery in Gloversville from Friday through Labor Day.A "Meet the Artists" reception will take place at the gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.Also on display will be original artwork by Micropolis artists Dan ...

Raffle prizes announced

GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced additional prizes will be raffled at its $10,000 "Bet on Fulton County Raffle."The 21st annual fundraiser to support the Fulton County Tourism Department's work in promoting the Fulton County region to visitors ...

Local woman charged in check-forging case

GLOVERSVILLE - State troopers reported they charged a woman who allegedly was forging another person's name and cashing checks from a closed account.Troopers said Hannah Sinisi, 25, of Gloversville, was charged Friday with three counts of second-degree forgery, two counts of fourth-degree ...

B-P eyes funding for pre-K program

BROADALBIN - The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District may apply for a state grant that would allow it to offer a prekindergarten program for 3-year-old children free of charge for district residents. But before doing so, district leaders want to hear from parents of preschoolers in the ...

Youth group plans fundraiser

AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam Lutheran youth will sponsor a community garage sale and bottle/can drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 42 Guy Park Ave.The program is open to all youths in grades six through 12.The proceeds of this garage sale will help with the cost of ...

Glove’s ‘Fiddler’ features Grossman

GLOVERSVILLE - The Glove Performing Arts Center production of the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" will feature New York City-based theater professional Rick Grossman in the lead role of Tevye. He also will serve as director.Grossman directed last summer's "Gypsy" at the Glove, and will once again ...