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Common Council to meet Monday

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall, according to a news release.

Water bills due in to village Friday

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BROADALBIN — The village water customers are reminded that Friday is the last day to pay the water bill without penalty. After Nov 30, a 20 percent penalty will be added, according to a news release. The payments can be made by mailing to: P.O. Box 6, Broadalbin, NY 12025, or in person at ...

Preservation Society to meet on Monday

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GALWAY — The Galway Preservation Society will have its Monday meeting at 7 p.m. at the Galway Town Hall with social time, refreshments and a brief business meeting, according to a news release. The meeting will feature an interview with Agnes Bunyan Donnan by Arlene Rhodes and Florence ...

St. Mary’s to hold tree lighting Monday

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AMSTERDAM — The St. Mary’s Healthcare Auxiliary will “light up” the holiday season with the annual lighting of the St. Mary’s tree at 4:30 p.m. Monday. The celebration begins with the lighting of the tree, located in front of the hospital on Guy Park Avenue, and accompanying music. ...

Christmas parade in city on Saturday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The fourth annual Gloversville Christmas Parade will kick off at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The parade will begin at the corner of North Main Street and Eighth Avenue before traveling south on North Main Street and continuing onto South Main Street. It will end at the Gloversville ...

Parade and stroll set for Friday

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown City Parade Committee has announced this year’s “Home for the Holidays” holiday parade and Colonial Stroll will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. The Colonial Stroll will immediately follow the parade. Meet Santa in the park will immediately follow the parade ...

Water bill payments due in by Dec. 7

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GLOVERSVILLE — The city of Gloversville Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District three residents on Nov. 1. The district is south of East and West Fulton Street. The payments may be made in person at the office, 67-73 S. Main St., or mailed to the Gloversville Water ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Employee charged with petit larceny GLOVERSVILLE — Heidi Vose, 47, of 28 River St., Fort Plain, was charged with three counts of petit larceny by city police on Nov. 19 at 12:30 p.m. Officer was dispatched to Walmart located at 329 S. Kingsboro Ave. Extension for the report of an employee ...

State Police Trooper killed in motor vehicle crash on Route 5s

Local News

GLEN — New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II has announced the line of duty death of Trooper Jeremy J. VanNostrand this morning following a motor vehicle crash on Route 5S in the town. State police said at approximately 7:45 a.m., this morning, VanNostrand was reporting to ...

Edinburg man pleads guilty to gun charges in Federal Court

Local News

EDINBURG — A man who was arrested in April 2016 for firing guns into the air following a physical confrontation with a neighbor, pled guilty to drugs and weapons charges on Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York in Albany, according to the U.S. Attorney’s ...

When the deputy postmaster left no address

Local News

On Monday, Jan. 14, 1907, startling news made headlines from one end of the Mohawk Valley to the other when newspapers revealed that St. Johnsville Deputy Postmaster Alexander Turnbull and postal clerk Harry F. Stichel had suddenly disappeared from their jobs and families, and more shocking ...

NLH eyes February opening for Broadalbin Primary Care Center

Local News

BROADALBIN — Nathan Littauer Hospital is in the midst of building its newest Primary Care Center. The $2.2 million facility — which will be their eleventh outpatient center — is located on the corner of Route 29 and Route 138 in Broadalbin. Construction for the 5,952 square-foot ...

Century Linen gets $750K grant for facility upgrades

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The city has been awarded a $750,000 federal Community Development Block Grant on behalf of Century Linen. The Common Council approved a resolution in August authorizing the submission of a $750,000 CDBG application on behalf of Century Linen and Uniforms, Inc. to upgrade ...

Broadalbin Christmas Parade is postponed until Monday

Local News

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Christmas Parade originally scheduled for Monday was postponed due to inclement weather. Parade coordinator Becky Spraker said there was suppose to be heavy rains Monday night and some of the floats had pulled out. “We decided for the kids, so they don’t ...

Johnstown seeks bids for surplus millings and wood

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The city is advertising for the sale of its surplus millings and wood. The Common Council last week voted to advertise to solicit sealed written proposals for the sale of asphalt concrete millings. Proposals will be sought until 11 a.m. Dec. 6, at which time they will be ...

Trooper seriously injured in town of Glen vehicle accident

Local News

GLEN — The New York State Police in Fonda are currently investigating a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 5S in the town that left a trooper seriously injured. According to state police, at approximately 7:45 a.m. this morning a trooper was stopped in traffic waiting to turn into ...

Zumba classes set for Tuesdays

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces ongoing Zumba and Zumba gold exercise classes will be held weekly on Tuesdays at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. The ...

Holiday classic comes to Gloversville High School

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville High School’s Scitamard Club presents their fall play, Jerome McDonough’s “A Christmas Carol.” A Christmas Carol has been one of the favorite Christmas presentations for more than a century. Marrying fidelity to Dickens’ words with open, simple ...

Historical Society to meet Wednesday

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EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Historical Society will be having this month’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ephratah Town Barn, 3872 Route10, according to a news release.