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Church to offer free concert on Tuesday

In Brief

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, 1372 Route 30, will have a free concert with The Remnants at 7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be refreshments following the concert and donations will be accepted, according to a news release. The Remnants, a music ministry outreach from the Mountain ...

Thanksgiving pie sale fundraiser set

In Brief

LASSELLSVILLE — The Western Fulton County Seniors will hold a fundraiser Thanksgiving pie sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the senior center, Route 29 west. Call Angela Hill at (518) 993-5357 to reserve a pie in advance or pick up during the sale on Tuesday, according to a news release.

Shrine gift shop open for Christmas

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FONDA — The St. Kateri Shrine gift shop, 3636 Route 5, will be opened for Christmas shopping from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 8, 9, 15, and 16. There will be hot chocolate and candy for all the “good” boys and girls, according to a news release.

School district sets monthly meeting

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its monthly meeting on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. in the district office in executive session for specific personnel matters, followed by regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the high school library, according to a news release.

Historical society to meet on Tuesday

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Kennyetto Historical Society will hold it’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Presbyterian Church, West Main Street, according to a news release. The speaker will be Christopher Morton, the assistant curator at the New York State ...

Applicants sought for youth awards

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery counties, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women, has begun seeking applicants for their annual youth awards, according to a news release. ∫ The Youth Citizenship Award is a cash ...

HFM-BOCES releases survey

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JOHNSTOWN — The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services has released an online survey to gather public feedback regarding the upcoming search for its new district superintendent, according to a news release. The brief, anonymous survey seeks input about what ...

Adirondack Health Institute names Rural Health Champions

Community News

GLENS FALLS — Two area people have been named 2018 Rural Health Champions by the Adirondack Health Institute in Glens Falls in recognition of National Rural Health Day, Nov. 15, according to a news release. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North Country’s ...

Staying healthy during the holidays

Community News

FONDA — Montgomery County Public Health wants to ensure everyone stays healthy for this holiday season and is offering safety tips. Food is always an important part of holiday festivities, but holiday meals can take a turn for the worse if food safety isn’t a regular ingredient in ...

Bad weather advice from NG

Community News

With most of upstate New York under a winter storm warning, National Grid is prepared for the upcoming storm and provides the following safety tips so customers can be prepared as well. Electricity and generator safety: ∫ If a power outage occurs, customers should call ...

Gloversville Mayor Dayton King arrested, again

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King was taken into custody by state police at Fonda on Wednesday and is facing multiple charges, including a felony. King, 40, was charged with first-degree falsifying business records, a felony. He was also charged with official misconduct and petit larceny, ...

Oppenheim man charged with murder

Local News

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The man who was arrested on weapon charges during the investigation into the death of Michaela MacVilla has been charged with murder. Daniel A. Nellis Sr., 45, of 758 County Highway 108, Oppenheim, is charged with four violent felonies for second-degree murder, two counts ...

City Ethics Board finds Dayton King violated ethics code

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The city Ethics Board has found that Mayor Dayton King violated city Ethics Code through his alleged release of personnel information during a live radio debate following a hearing on Wednesday on the complaint filed by former mayoral candidate William Rowback Jr. against ...

Tax decrease for Gloversville

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A public hearing on the proposed $18.91 million 2019 city budget that increases spending from the current year while decreasing the tax rate through the use of fund balance was held during Tuesday’s Common Council meeting. The tentative $18.91 million budget features a ...

Annual holiday dinner slated in Gloversville

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Area residents are invited to participate in an early holiday feast when Change of 1 Ministry hosts the annual Thanksgiving to Remember community meal on Saturday at the Fulmont Community Church. “It’s just a way for us to give back to the community,” Change of 1 ...

Johnstown Common Council holds budget workshop

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Tuesday conducted its second workshop on the city’s tentative $12.9 million budget for 2019, reviewing the city Fire Department budget and longevity pay for non-union department administrators. The tentative city budget’s proposed 1.97 percent tax ...

Fulton County Board of Supervisors adopts sexual harassment policy

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a new sexual harassment policy for the county. The county first adopted such a policy in 1994, and revised it in 2001 and again in 2010. But state law adopted as part of the 2018-19 budget legislation now mandates a ...

Bitter Florida count: Lawsuits pile up and machines overheat

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — With time running out in Florida’s high-stakes election recount, lawsuits piled up Wednesday amid a maelstrom of courtroom arguments, outdated ballot-scanning machines overheated and President Donald Trump leveled his latest unfounded allegation, that people had been ...

Artist of the month at Frothingham

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FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will have Mary Ann Delany, (Metis Nation of North America and Canada) an illustrator specializing in animal art, as the artist for the month of November. Delany received an associate of applied science degree in advertising, design and ...