News

Fulmont church celebrates 20 years

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulmont Community Church, 16 W. Fulton St., will be celebrating 20 years on Aug. 26 with the following schedule, according to a news release. ∫ At 10 a.m. will be an indoor worship service. ∫ From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the church will host a free block party with ...

Kids cooking camp slated for Aug. 21

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GLOVERSVILLE — The kid cooking camp two for ages 6 to 12 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. The cost is $130 for pre-registration; $150 at the door, according to a news ...

4 health screenings slated for Friday

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, four health screenings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. The screenings include a ...

Brooks chicken barbecue Aug. 16

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FORT PLAIN — The Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will have a Brooks chicken barbecue starting at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 with Brooks cooking on the premises. It will be $12 for adults; $6 for children; $7 for half chicken. Takeouts will be available. The dinner includes ...

Heathers musical coming to theater

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JOHNSTOWN — “Heathers: The Musical” will be presented by Colonial Little Theatre, Inc., One Colonial Court, Johnstown today from 7 to 10 p.m. The Colonial Little Theatre presents “Heathers; The Musical,” a rock musical with music, lyrics, and a book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin ...

Magician will be at Canajoharie Library

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CANAJOHARIE — Sam Sam the Magic Man will offer a hands-on workshop to teach a professional magic trick and how to put on a show Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Space is limited. RSVP by Friday, is required. For more information, call (518) 673-2314 or email ...

Book Fair at Schine Gallery Friday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society & Museum will be hosting a book fair at the Schine Gallery during the Twilight Market Friday from 5 to 8 p.m..

Peanut butter party on Tuesday at library

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CANAJOHARIE — A children’s peanut butter party will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Participants will learn more about the history of Beech-Nut’s peanut butter and try making a few of the recipes from its 1917 Peanut Butter Cook-Book, including ...

Paint exchange each Saturday in August

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Latex Paint Exchange presently has about 150 gallons of good latex paint to give away free. The program, which is open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday in August, is held at the Fulton County Solid Waste Department, 847 Mud Road, according to a news ...

13th annual Erie Canalways call for entries underway

Community News

WATERFORD — Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit images for the 13th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Images should convey the wealth of things to do and see along the waterway and express the unique character of the canal and canal communities. Winning photos will ...

Quartet to perform at Sherman’s

Community News

CAROGA — Rhythm Future Quartet will perform gypsy jazz at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Sherman’s Amusement Park. The acoustic jazz ensemble Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe, according to a news ...

What’s To do?

Whats To Do

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Elizabeth “Betsy” Batchelor: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., ...

Residents visit downtown for National Night Out event

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The sun was out at the Farmers Market Pavilion along with a large number of area residents for National Night Out on Tuesday despite a wet forecast for the evening. National Night Out is designed to promote partnerships between communities and local police, generate support ...

Molinaro holds local ‘town hall’

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro answered questions on topics ranging from abortion to economic development, as he introduced himself in a local “town hall” gathering Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn. The 42-year-old Dutchess County executive said he’s ...

Smullen files ethics, criminal complaints

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — State Assembly candidate Robert Smullen has filed a complaint with the Fulton County Ethics Board against a Johnstown Town Board member who recently publicly called for Smullen’s ouster from the Johnstown Board of Assessment Review. Smullen filed his complaint against Town ...

Fulton County Jail on target

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Jail is on target to reach $350,000 in revenue projected for 2018 for housing outside boarders. Sheriff Richard Giardino recently told the Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee that “boarder” revenue from outside inmates being housed at the Fulton ...

Paving to start

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The city is gearing up for the paving of five city streets, although there had been a slight delay. City Engineer Christopher Vose had told city officials in July that the Department of Public Work was preparing streets for paving. That annual effort — now with a contractor in ...

Board to hear presentation

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will hear a presentation on the district’s latest state “report card” at its monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Johnstown High School Performing Arts Center. Nicole Panton, district coordinator of ...

Rubino optimistic despite low turnout

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Keith Rubino shows up — even if others don’t. At what would have been a meet-and-greet for the 29-year-old Democratic candidate for New York’s 118th Assembly District, Rubino and a few volunteer members for his campaign awaited a turnout that never materialized Monday ...

Methodist church to hold annual bazaar

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — First United Methodist Church will hold its annual bazaar on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. There will be morning refreshments from 9 to 11 a.m., grilled hot dogs and hamburgers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sale tables will be available all day both on the front lawn and inside the ...