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Jon LeRoy Trio to perform in Wells

In Brief

WELLS — The Jon LeRoy Trio will perform saturday at 7 p.m. at The Revival on Lake Algonquin. The trio has been in existence for almost 20 years, playing a range of styles, including jazz, Latin, Soul, Gospel, and R&B. In that time they have worked with the State Senate, the AIDS ...

Nigra Center to host bingo on Tuesdays

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have bingo from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, today and May 28, in the cafe. La Shawn Hawkins will be the caller. The cost is $25 for all four bingos or $10 each, according to a news release. There will be chances to ...

Teachers’ association spring meeting slated

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Retired Teachers’ Association will have its annual spring meeting Wednesday at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. A social time will take place at 11 a.m.; a business meeting at 11:30 a.m.; and lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m., according to a news release. Liz ...

Family history workshop slated

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ALBANY — The Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society and Knesseth Israel Synagogue invite those interested to a family history workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, according to a news release. The volunteer members of ...

County meetings changed for holiday

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JOHNSTOWN — The following Fulton County scheduled meetings, due to them falling on a holiday, have been changed to Tuesday, May 28, in the supervisor’s chambers, according to a news release. ∫ At 1 p.m. the Public Safety Committee. ∫ At 2:30 p.m. the Public Works Committee.

‘Make friends with your mind’ event set for library

Community News

FORT PLAIN — Learn how to “make friends with your mind” as the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., hosts a free three-week introductory course in meditation for adults and youths aged 16 and up, according to a news release. Fort Plain resident Harold Rolls, a Tibetan Buddhist monk ...

Transfer station holiday hours

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste has released the holiday schedule for Memorial Day, according to a news release. The Mud Road Landfill will be closed on Monday and resume regular hours on May 28. All transfer stations will be closed Monday. The ...

Historical society to meet today

Community News

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Edinburg Community Center. Norma Porteus will discuss “The Last Hundred Years.” She will take questions during the talk. Porteus, who is a photographer of local historic buildings and landscape, has been an active ...

Tuesday is vote day for school budgets

Local News

Voters will take to the polls on Tuesday to decide on proposed local school budgets for the 2019-20 school year. Also to be voted on are school board members, bus proposals and any other proposals made in the school budgets. Local budget proposals include: Broadalbin-Perth The ...

Laundry Day

Community News

The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich Elliott Armstrong of Gloversville checks on the drying of his laundry at the East Fulton Street Landromat in Gloversville on Tuesday.

Contracts for juvenile law get nod

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Two contracts related to the Raise the Age law were approved May 13 by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors. The board approved authorization to use the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference in Binghamton for county Department of Social Services’ Raise the Age placements ...

State mandate increases DA’s salary

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on May 13 set the district attorney’s salary in accordance with state mandates. “The word mandate is pretty obvious,” said Gloversville 6th Ward Supervisor Warren Greene. The resolution approved at the County Office Building notes ...

Change order for roof given approval

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved an emergency change order related to a roof project for the county’s Gloversville-based annex. The Fulton County Probation Department and Public Defender’s Office recently moved into the annex, 57 E. Fulton St. The ...

Johnstown school set board to meet

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly public business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Johnstown High School library.

Board of education slated to meet today

In Brief

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth Central Board of Education will meet today at 6 p.m. in the high school virtual advanced placement room. The budget vote and board member election will be held on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call the district office at (518) 954-2501 for more ...

OESJ board to hold meeting on Tuesday

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting at approximately 8:30 or 9 p.m. Tuesday, immediately following the close of the budget vote/BOE election after voting results are compiled. There may also be an ...

Infant care program slated for Thursday

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold a program on infant care and parenting on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Babies aren’t delivered with ...

Tribes Hill church to hold garage sale

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TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church, 116 Elizabeth St., will have a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a news release. The vendor space is available outside for $20 for the two days — call Jennifer Friers ...

Cherry blossom glass painting class slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach cherry blossom wine glass painting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org ...