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Helping older drivers increase road safety

FONDA - The Montgomery County Public Health Department is promoting Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, which started Monday and runs through Friday.According to a news release from the department, more than 2.5 million New Yorkers 65 years old and older continue to enjoy independence by ...

Craft fun slated for Saturday

FORT PLAIN - An afternoon of holiday crafts for children 4 to 12 years old is planned for Saturday at the Fort Plain Free Library.The event is 1 to 4 p.m. at the 19 Willett St. facility and will feature holiday music, a snack and activities- including the making of holiday cards, garlands and ...

Local school has juried art show

GLOVERSVILLE - The Boulevard Elementary School held its Third Annual Reflections Art Show on Nov. 19. Organized by art teacher Lisa Beerle, the juried show was for pupils in grades three through five.The theme of this year's show was "Let Your Imagination Fly."Judges this year selected Lilly ...

Liberty helps provide meals to students

CANAJOHARIE - Liberty's Church Street Day Habilitation site recently kicked off a new program, in the Canajoharie School District, aimed providing meals for kindergarten through eighth grade students participating in the school's free and reduced lunch program, a news release said.Individuals ...

EMS course offered

JOHNSTOWN - Fulton-Montgomery Community College and the SUNY Cobleskill paramedic program have partnered to extend their program and offer EMS education on FM's campus, beginning in January. A non-credit state EMT-Original and EMT-Refresher course will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings ...

Johnstown’s school district concerts slated

JOHNSTOWN - The Greater Johnstown School District Music Department will hold its annual winter concerts on the following dates, a news release said:Wednesday: Johnstown High School.Dec. 15: Knox Jr High School.Dec. 16: Warren Street Elementary School.All concerts will be held at the JHS ...

Students honored for TRiO participation

JOHNSTOWN - Fulton-Montgomery Community College TRiO student support services held a TRiO recognition celebration to congratulate and recognize those students graduating or transferring from FM this fall, a news release said. The following TRiO participants, most of whom are first-generation ...

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group to meet

JOHNSTOWN - Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home's Alzheimer's caregiver support group will meet on Thursday at 4 p.m. at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. This monthly support group is for family members who care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. 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 ...

Performance scheduled at Mayfield church

MAYFIELD - Mayfield Presbyterian Church will host a performance of a contemporary cantata of lessons and carols on Sunday at 4 p.m.The church choir will be accompanied by an orchestra under the direction of Mayfield music educators Luke Horst and Noel Wing. Pianist Mary Lou Bryan will also ...

Salvation Army seeks hosts for Angel Trees

ALBANY- The Salvation Army's Angel Trees are visible in many retail businesses across the Capital Region.An Angel Tree is a Christmas tree decorated with tags representing holiday gift needs.The area Salvation Army Worship and Community Centers in the Capital Region have Angel Trees in various ...

Area residents attend program

ALBANY - Two area residents are among 35 first-line managers from central and western New York skilled nursing facilities who completed the Foundation for Quality Care's First Line Manager Program.Local participants were Scott Broderick, unit manager at River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam, ...

Student chosen for band

MAYFIELD - Lauren Ellis, a Mayfield Central School senior, was selected to play tenor saxophone in the Area All-State Band at the Area All-State Music Festival recently at Saratoga Springs High School.High School musicians from the Capital District are selected to participate in the Area ...

Club makes quilt barn squares

GLOVERSVILLE - The Kingsboro Garden Club became interested in making one or more quilt barn squares, a news release said, so the group talked with Liz Argotsinger about the project. Argotsinger spoke to the club about making the quilts and everything that would be involved in the process.The ...

Knox JHS students of the week announced

JOHNSTOWN - Knox Junior High School's Student of the Week recipients for the first quarter were announced, a news release said.The students are: Lucas Montgomery, eighth grade, week ending Sept. 18; Randy Sweet, eighth grade, week ending Oct. 2; Julia Norris, eighth grade, week ending Oct. ...

Library to host craft time

FORT PLAIN - Visions of gingerbread will dance in local youngsters heads on Dec. 12 as the Fort Plain Free Library hosts an afternoon of holiday craft and decorating projects for area 4- to 12-year-olds, a news release said.The special event, dubbed the "Kid's Holiday Afternoon at the Library," ...

Open house at historical society slated

MAYFIELD - The Mayfield Historical Society's 24th annual Christmas open house will be on Saturday and Sunday at the Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, a news release said.The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.The homestead will be decorated inside and out in the spirit of ...

Fort Plain school names students of the month

FORT PLAIN - Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School announced Students of the Month for September.Students are nominated for this honor by teachers or other staff and selected by a vote of a committee of teachers, according to a news release.A plaque showing a group photo of all students of the month ...

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 ...