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Man pleads guilty to child porn charges

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ALBANY — An Amsterdam man pled guilty in Federal Court to possessing child pornography and to accessing a child pornography web site available only through an anonymous internet network. Kevin Safford, 33, admitted as part of his plea that in 2015 he accessed Playpen, an online forum ...

Mother, daughter die in one vehicle crash

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SEWARD —State police have named the two people who died in a one vehicle accident on Monday as a mother and daughter. Troopers said an investigation into the accident has determined that the passengers in a 2004 Honda that crashed were Christina N. France, 37, of Cobleskill; who was the ...

Lions Club looks to add to its roster of members

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GLOVERSVILLE — Local Lions Club members visited the Downtown Business Improvement District Board of Directors to discuss some of the organization’s activities and a membership event the city’s club will be hosting on Monday. Lions Club Second Vice District Governor Ed Pike and Lions ...

Gloversville High School’s top 10 students

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GLOVERSVILLE — The following are the top 10 students of the 2018 graduating class. Alyssa Henley Alyssa Henley is the valedictorian of the class of 2018. She is the daughter of John and Stacey Henley. Henley is the president of the National Honor Society. She is an athlete in swimming ...

Luncheon program ‘Stop the Bleed!’ set

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Vitality Plus (ViP), HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program for anyone age 50 and older, announced this month’s luncheon program titled, “Stop The Bleed!” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Littauer’s auditorium, 99 E. State St. A ...

Monthly membership meeting scheduled

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JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fulton County Airport, off Route 67. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in aviation. For more information, visit ...

Diabetes support group slated to meet

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This free meeting is ...

Museum to host welcome reception

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CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Historical Museum opens its 41st season with a welcome reception with refreshments from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 28, for featured artist Kyle Hall. There is no admission fee and the event is open to the public. Hall, a self-taught artist who grew up exploring the ...

Pie and bake sale fundraiser slated

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WELLS — The St. Ann’s Altar and Rosary Society will be having a fundraising pie and bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon June 30. There will be homemade pies of many different varieties along with sweet breads, quiches, cookies and cakes. All proceeds will help to continue the charitable work done ...

Task force to hold chicken barbecue

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NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force For Senior Living will be holding its annual chicken barbecue dinner, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 21, in conjunction with the woodworking and fine arts weekend, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 21, on the Village Green at the corner of Bridge and Main. ...

Filmmaker seeks Woodstock goers

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GLOVERSVILLE — Journalist and filmmaker Greg Hitchcock is in search of people who were at the Woodstock Festival in 1969 for a film project titled “Woodstock at 50.” Contact Hitchcock at (518) 775-3332, according to a news release.

Tri-county blotter

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Man charged after traffic stop ST. JOHNSVILLE — Jason L. Brown, 20, of East Main Street, was charged on May 29, by village police with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, uninspected motor vehicle, equipment violation and failure to surrender a suspended license. Brown was ...

What’s To do?

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Artwork Ongoing ∫ Tyler Schrader of Johnstown — Nature’s Prospect: The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. This solo show features sculptures of wood and steel from the artist’s collection of works. Entry fee is $5 to see the show which runs through ...

Second time’s the charm, Johnstown’s school budget passes

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District’s revamped $35.7 million budget — with a scaled down 3.7 percent tax levy increase — passed this time by a whopping 70 percent, leaving district officials thrilled. District residents voted 924 to 399 on Tuesday to approve the ...

Animal abuser Ann Arnold gets jail

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FULTONVILLE — A women with prior convictions of animal cruelty was sentenced to one year in jail Monday. Ann Arnold, of 139 Egelston Road was sentenced in the town of Glen Justice Court with one year in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. Arnold was also sentenced to pay a $1,000 ...

Mayfield’s Dopp, Hart court cases adjourned

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MAYFIELD — Town highway superintendent, Melvin Dopp and former town clerk, Dorothy Hart, who were both recently arrested, were scheduled to appear in Town Court Tuesday, but both had their cases adjourned to August. In April, Dopp was charged by state police for official misconduct and ...

HFM BOCES students graduate

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GLOVERSVILLE—Graduating seniors from the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Career and Technical Center were recognized with awards and presented their certificates of completion on Tuesday at Gloversville Middle School. More than 250 graduating students from HFM Board of Cooperative Educational ...

Smoking ban at city-owned property

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council on Monday voted to prohibit smoking on all city properties, including city parks, playgrounds and recreational areas. Violators will soon face a $100 fine. Action by the council at City Hall followed a public hearing at which no one spoke. But ...

Two die in car crash

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SEWARD — Two people died in a one-vehicle crash Monday night when the car a Fort Plain teen was driving, left the roadway and hit a tree head on. State police said on Tuesday that at approximately 3:26 p.m. troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 145 in the Schoharie County ...