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Prison time set in home invasion

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man involved in a 2016 home invasion in which his accomplice was shot and killed, was sentenced this week in Fulton County Court to two to six years in state prison. Gary M. Terry, 23, of 4 Nelson St., was sentenced Tuesday by County Court Judge Louise K. Sira, as ...

Michael A. DeLuke

Candlelight vigil to be held for former GHS student

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GLOVERSVILLE — Members of the class of 2006 are invited to remember one of their classmates during a candlelight vigil tonight at the Gloversville High School. Krista Sartin-Jensen, who is helping to organize the event, said the vigil and moment of silence will be held for Michael DeLuke ...

What remains of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton memorial marker is shown on Thursday. (The Leader-Herald/Kerry Minor)

Historical marker damaged in accident

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JOHNSTOWN — A memorial marker for women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton was damaged on Wednesday when a recreational vehicle struck it, according to city police. Police said the state historic marker was damaged on Wednesday when an RV clipped it while trying to pull out of a ...

From left, Tim Eagan, Mark Will, Kathleen Egan and Julia Roy. (Photo submitted)

Rotarians exploring new recycling concept

Local News

JOHNSTOWN —Glove Cities Rotary had two visitors from Colorado this week at their Dec. 5 meeting. Tim and Kathleen Eagan, former residents of Gloversville, stopped in to the meeting while visiting family in the area. The Eagans are very active in their club, Rotary of Evergreen Colorado, ...

Holiday stress program scheduled

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 JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a program titled Managing Holiday Stress will be offered on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at 2 Colonial Court. “You may not be able to avoid stressful ...

Local magicians to meet Tuesday

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group of The Society of American Magicians, Assembly No. 24, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham on Old Loudon Road. Anyone 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, collecting or purely ...

Board of education meeting slated

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school’s lower level conference room.

NCSD accepting Toys for Tots

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NORTHVILLE — Toys for Tots new toy donations can be dropped off at Northville Central School through Dec. 15. There are boxes in the school’s main hallway and near the gymnasium entrance. Everyone bringing a new toy to the school when attending the varsity basketball game tonight will ...

Winter breakfast fundraiser slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — A winter breakfast, sponsored by the class of 2019, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 17 at the Gloversville Middle School cafeteria. The cost is $5 per person; $18 for a family four-pack. The event will include raffles, photo opportunities and more. Those interested ...

Christmas presentation planned for Sunday

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GLEN — The public is invited The Glen Reformed Church, Route 161, will present “New Star,” a Christmas presentation by children, youth and adults at 9 a.m. Sunday. The public is invited. A community potluck brunch will follow. More information is available on the church’s Facebook ...

Annual holiday cookie sale slated

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BROADALBIN — The Northampton United Methodist Church at Fish House, 1605 County Route 110, will have its annual Christmas cookie sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fundraiser event will include cards and gift baskets.

Craft and vendor sale slated for Sunday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its second annual craft and vendor fair Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop with more than 24 vendors for home decor, candles, local honey products, clothing, skin care, Christmas items, handmade items, among many other gifts. ...

Clerk’s office to be closed

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NORTHAMPTON — The town clerk’s office will be closed today, Thursday and Dec.15. The clerk’s office hours will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Christmas cantata planned Sunday

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MAYFIELD — The Presbyterian Church will host its annual Christmas Cantata on Sunday at 4 p.m. “I Hear the Prophet Callin’” by Pepper Choplin, will be performed by the church choir along with many friends and several local musicians. The cantata, which has billed itself as an ...

Crafters group meeting planned

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FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library located at 28 W. Main St. will be hosting its craft group on Monday at 2 p.m. Crafters can learn how to knit, crochet, or bring their current project to share with the group. For more information about the Frothingham Free Library check out ...

After-hours chamber event set

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a Holiday Business After Hours event on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at NBT Bank Regional Headquarters, 20 Mohawk St., Canajoharie. The bank is decorated festively for the holidays and there will be hors ...

Kranjcec-Aird receives scholarship

Community News

WELLS — The Virginia Hosley Free Library annually awards a scholarship to a selected individual who are residents, or are attending Wells schools. This scholarship is aimed at encouraging students to pursue life skills as well as academic pursuits. It would be common for a student to apply in ...

James Mraz

Planning department ready for new year

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Planning Director James Mraz retires Jan. 12, but is expected to continue working for county government as a consultant. Mraz is also set to retain his job as executive director of the Fulton County Industrial Development Agency. The county already announced Mraz ...

Sensory Santa visits Paul Nigra Center

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GLOVERSVILLE — Activities inspired by the story “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburgn will be featured on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Concessions will be available and so will Santa Claus, who will make an appearance for ...