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Use caution when shoveling

Local News

FONDA — Montgomery County Public Health is offering snow-shoveling safety tips. Winter is upon us, and with winter comes winter activities. Shoveling snow is one major winter activity in many parts of the United States. Although many consider shoveling a form of exercise—15 minutes counts ...

Office for the Aging menu

Community News

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 ...

Area religious activities

Community News

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; communion ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Woman refuses to leave, trespassed GLOVERSVILLE — Koren Hohenforst, 35, of 235 S. Main St., Apt. 2, was charged with trespassing, a violation, by city police on Wednesday at 7:24 p.m. Officers responded to Nathan Littauer Hospital for the report of a female who refused to leave the ...

Dardaris leaving P-TECH position

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School Principal Michael Dardaris will be leaving his position as head of the school later this month. His resignation was accepted by the HFM Board of Cooperative Educational Services Board of Education on ...

Inspiration sparked by TEDx-FM

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Community leaders took to the stage at Fulton-Montgomery Community College to share the lessons they have learned throughout their careers to spark discussion on the topic of leadership during TEDxFMCC. For the third straight year FMCC hosted TEDx supported by the Fulton ...

Fulton County Sheriff: Cop to be part DEA team

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department is looking to assign one of its drug investigators to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Tactical Diversion Squad. “We’re the first agency in the county [that would be] assigned to the DEA task force,” Sheriff Richard Giardino ...

PBA contract draft completed

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A draft version of a new Johnstown Police Benevolent Association contract has been completed and is being reviewed for finalization by a neutral, state Interest Arbitration Panel. But city labor attorney Elayne Gold said Monday she is not sure when the award contract will be ...

St. Mary’s honors employees

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Foundation of St. Mary’s Healthcare held its 23rd annual Celebration of Healthcare Excellence on Monday, honoring four individuals and one non-profit organization for their outstanding achievements, along with their compassion and dedication to healthcare for communities in ...

Historian teaming with library for series

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino is partnering with the Johnstown Public Library on a seven-program historical series, about every other month at the facility. Hall-Saladino related details of the series at the Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development and ...

Recovery center release schedule

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6, (518)705-4626, according to a news release. Feb. 1, 15: From 6 to 8 p.m. the coffee house. All are welcome for coffee. Each week the center will host a different activity — ...

BlueShield accepting letters of intent online

In Brief

LATHAM — The BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Monday for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas, according to a news release. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular ...

Insurance pros. to hold monthly meeting

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Insurance Professionals of Fulton County will be holding their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Pino’s Restaurant. Fulton County Coroner Margaret Luck will be the guest speaker. The deadline for reservations is Feb. 11, and can be made by contacting Joanne Gifford at ...

Historical Society scheduled to meet

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Cathy VanAlstyne, 708 S. Perry St. Voting for officers will be conducted. Nomination of officers are: president, Robert Subik; vice president, Helen Martin, recording secretary, Cathy VanAlstyne; ...

Paul Nigra Center to host beading class

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a beading (level one) class from 10 a.m. to noon Monday. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $35 door with a discount for members, according to a news release. Fay will ...

Yoga series to run Saturdays in February

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Dori Daknis will offer a series of four gentle yoga classes from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The one-hour sessions are intended to reduce anxiety and stress in a world of constant ...

Pangburn scheduled to speak at dinner

In Brief

GALWAY — Faith Pangburn will speak about Things of My Very Own Inc., a nonprofit organization, at the Galway Lioness Club Of Lions District 20W’s 7 p.m. dinner meeting on Wednesday at the Galway Lions Club building on East Street. The theme of the evening will be “The Souper Bowl Of ...

Nutrition workshops set through February

In Brief

The following is the schedule of nutrition workshops as part of the Seniors’ Health Improvement and Nutrition Education program, facilitated by Molly Capito, nutrition educator. All SHINE workshops are free of charge, according to a news release. The workshops are titled for each location ...

Painting technique class set for Feb. 8

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a color mixing and blending painting technique class from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 8. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $35 at the door, according to a news release. Fay will ...