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FMCC to offer new degree in entertainment technology

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — Under the marquee at Proctors Tuesday morning, Fulton-Montgomery Community College President Dustin Swanger announced a new degree program aimed at students considering a career in the ever-growing entertainment industry. Developed with input from Proctors and Capital Region ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Driver facing DWI, other charges GLEN — Omijah L. Piening, 24, of 11 Shady Oak Villa Circle, Brooksville, Florida, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher, driving while ...

Town onboard with eminent domain

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Although several town councilmen are against Fulton County moving forward with the eminent domain procedure, the board at its meeting Monday passed a resolution to enter into an agreement with the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, with a vote of 3-2. Last week the ...

Confident students

Community News

Photo submitted The Broadalbin-Perth April student of the month are shown, The month’s word was “Confidence. From left are Molly Russom , sixth grade, Ellie Peters, sixth grade, Megan Bazan, eighth grade and Macy Sweet, seventh grade.

Gloversville parade set to roll on Monday downtown

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Parade Committee announces the annual Gloversville Memorial parade and services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, according to a news release. The line of march will be from Sixth Avenue and North Main Street, east on Sixth Avenue to Kingsboro Avenue, south ...

City fine-tuning $10M grant application

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — City officials and community members expressed a sense of optimism while providing feedback on possible projects for inclusion in the city’s application for the state’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant during a workshop at the Gloversville Public Library ...

Ambulance service to transport patients

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Months after suspending operations in February, the Ambulance Service of Fulton County is once again operating, but will not be operating its full services. The ambulance service entered into a contract with Empire Ambulance of Albany to operate a couple of their ambulances ...

Weatherman makes stop at local SPCA

Local News

AMSTERDAM — Montgomery County SPCA was one of the pit stops of Steve Caporizzo’s Pet Connection: On the Road on Thursday. Spectators of the event may have been seen in a live broadcast dancing along to live music by The Chicken Herders, buying baked good for either themselves or treats ...

13 charged in sting

Local News

FONDA — State police BCI, along with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the state police Troop G Computer Crime Unit, state police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, the FBI and the FBI Task Force, conducted an investigation from May 9 through 11, that resulted in the arrests ...

County board of supervisors approve $1.2M in airport contracts

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors has approved about $1.2 million worth of contracts for projects at the County Airport. The board also approved an item related to its new airport enterprise building tenant at its meeting Monday at the County Office Building. Supervisors ...

Board of education meeting planned

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school conference room. Agendas are available on the district's website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

Quit smoking program slated

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will be having the Butt Stops Here program which can help people quit smoking and/or using tobacco products. This seven-week Tuesday program will be from 6 to 7:30 ...

Sensory dance set for Nigra center

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE – The Dance Company will present sensory dance from 6 to 7 p.m. on May 28, in the dance studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Sensory dance is ideal for students with autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, other learning differences ...

Photography class offered at center

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Todd Bailey will teach a beginners class, Photography 201, for people who have a basic understanding of photography from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 30, in the Granite Conference Room of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for ...

Free cancer screening event set

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady Counties will offer free cancer screening for women 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance on Saturday, June 15, Healthy Women’s Day, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Breast Health Center, St. Mary’s Healthcare’s ...

Rummage sale planned at church

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 19 N. Main St., will be having a kick off to summer rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. There will be slightly used and some new clothing such as T-shirts, bathing suits, ...

GHA meeting set for today

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority’s board will meet today at 6 p.m. at its administration office, 181 W. Main St.