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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 ...

Area girls win AAUW award

AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women recently presented 14 local eighth-grade girls with an Excellence in Mathematics and Science Award.Administrators and school counselors from the local schools assisted AAUW chairwomen Marie ...

Study club plans program on Molly Brant

JOHNSTOWN - The Eclectic Society Study Club will sponsor a talk by Wade Wells about Molly Brant, the Indian wife of Sir William Johnson, on July 25 at 1 p.m. at St John's Episcopal Church.Refreshments will be served after the program. Some of the refreshments will be made following colonial ...

Transitions invites public to free open house July 21

GLOVERSVILLE - Transitions, a supportive apprenticeship program that advances college and career success for young adults with learning differences, is hosting a free open house Tuesday at its newly renovated facility, 2736 Route 30. The public - professionals, educators and families - is ...

Breastfeeding group sets meeting

GLOVERSVILLE - The Birthing Center At Littauer announced the Breastfeeding Support Group will meet on Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Birthing Center classroom at Nathan Littauer Hospital, 99 E. State St.The group offers a quiet and relaxed atmosphere where moms can learn what they need to ...

Area news in brief

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 ...