In Brief

Bataan Death March presentation

AMSTERDAM — George Steele, an area naturalist, will present a program on the Bataan Death March Memorial at White Sands New Mexico at 6 p.m. today for the final session of the Culture and Adventure Travelogue Program at Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St.

Arceri named to dean’s list

NORTHVILLE — Veronica Rose Arceri, has been named to the dean’s list at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. She was inducted into Rho Chi, an honor society of pharmacists. Arceri has completed her fourth year of a six year doctorate ...

Three local students Marist College grads

POUGHKEEPSIE — The following residents recently graduated from Marist College. Cory Lais of Tribes Hill, received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Tyler Ostrander of Northville, received a master’s degree in museum studies. Andrew Rouse of Hagaman, received a ...

Serena H. Smith receives bachelor’s

CLINTON — Serena H. Smith, the daughter of Mary Jo and Darle Smith of Johnstown, received a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College at the recent commencement ceremony. A Chinese major, Smith graduated with departmental honors in Chinese.

Amanda Craven makes Dean’s list

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Amanda Craven, class of 2020, from Speculator, was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the spring semester of the 2017-18, academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.

Kiersten Denton on president’s list

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Kiersten Denton of Fultonville, has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s winter 2018 president’s list. Eligibility for the president’s list requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the semester.

Students honored at annual Prize Day

SCHENECTADY — The following students were honored at the college’s annual Prize Day celebration, honoring students’ achievements in academics, research, service and governance. Jenna Salisbury of Johnstown, was honored with the Anthony C. LaVecchia Memorial Award, to a student who ...

Bataan Death March presentation

AMSTERDAM — George Steele, an area naturalist, will present a program on the Bataan Death March Memorial at White Sands New Mexico at 6 p.m. on Monday for the final session of the Culture and Adventure Travelogue Program at Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St.

County roadwork for Monday set

Roadwork in Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton counties has been announced by the state Department of Transportation, effective Monday. Montgomery County ∫ Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic with flaggers in place due to ...

Policy committee meeting planned

BROADALBIN — The Policy Committee of Broadalbin-Perth Central School will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the district office.

Research Mohawk Valley ancestors

FONDA — Montgomery County Historian Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar will speak on “Researching your Mohawk Valley Ancestors” at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Friday at the county Department of History and Archives in the Old County Courthouse as part of the Fort Plain Museum’s American Revolution: ...

Strawberry festival slated for Saturday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will hold its annual strawberry festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road. The festival marks the opening of the Rice Homestead for the season. Strawberry shortcake, ice cream and beverages will be served, ...

Perry graduates with science degree

EVANSVILLE, Ind — Morgan Perry of Amsterdam has graduated from the University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind., with the degree of master of science in athletic training.

Nigra Center seeks artists for fundraiser

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is seeking artists to participate in its Little Gems fundraiser. To participate, artists must pick up a free five inch by seven inch canvas from the Nigra Arts Center, 2736 Route 30. The artist is then invited to complete the canvas as ...

Cemetery association to hold meeting

ROCKWOOD — The Rockwood Rural Cemetery Association will have its annual business meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ephratah Town Highway Department building, Route 10. The meeting is open to all, according to a news release.

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Twin Rivers Council Boy Scout ceremony honors 3

GLOVERSVILLE — The Twin Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America honored three individuals for their contributions to the community during the annual Fulton Montgomery Good Scout Award Reception on Thursday. “The Good Scout Award recognition is presented to an individual or ...

Stickermule to hold job fair event

AMSTERDAM — Stickermule will hold a job fair and free burger day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at its facility, 2 Prospect St. Music and games will be provided. Anyone interested in working for Stickermule may apply there.

Naloxone training offered June 13

LITTLE FALLS — Free training in the use of naloxone (Narcan) as an opioid overdose prevention measure will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 13, at Little Falls Community Outreach, 16 Jackson St., sponsored by Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. The program will use ...

Business financing symposium slated

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, sponsored by Kinderhook Bank and The Leader-Herald, will present a small to medium sized business financing symposium from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (June 12) at Fox Run Golf Club, 129 County Highway. 142A. The cost is $25 per person; $20 for ...