News

Expressive painting class slated for today

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a healing expressive painting class from 6 to 8 p.m. today in art studio two. Heather Mattioni will be the instructor. The cost is $35. There is a class size limit of 10, according to a news release. In this ...

Cookie decorating class scheduled

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a sugar cookie decorating class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today in the teaching kitchen. Deborah Sheeley will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $40 at the door, according to a news ...

Glassware on display at Frothingham Library

In Brief

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., announce Cherie Batcher will be displaying glassware at the library during March, according to a news release. She will be teaching a paint and chat class at 11 a.m. Saturday at the library. Batcher started painting in the ’90s, ...

Fire department hold pancake breakfast

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The Florida Town Fire Department will have a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at 167 Fort Hunter Road. Takeouts will be available, according to a news release. The cost is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 12 and younger. The event will include raffles and a 50-50.

Board of education to meet on Monday

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room. The public is invited to attend, according to a news release.

Housing authority sets meeting for Tuesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the administrative office, 181 West St., according to a news release.

Healthlink Littauer to hold seminar

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces a program titled Chronic Disease Self-Management will begin from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., according to a ...

Presentation set to come before boards

In Brief

NORTHVILLE—River Street Planning and Development will present the Draft Zoning and Subdivision Law before the village board of trustees, the planning board and the zoning board on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Bradt Building, 412 S. Main St. The meeting is open to the ...

Northville releases schedule of events

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The following events are for the Northville Central School District. ∫ At 4 p.m. Tuesday The Bright Beginnings, the monthly preschool program for 3 year old children, at Northville Central School. For more information, call the school’s main office at (518) 863-7000, Ext. ...

Board of Trustees to meet on Tuesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library Board of Trustees meeting for this month will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library, according to a news release.

Historical society, museum board meet to plan events

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society and Museum Board of Directors recently met to plan events and activities for this year’s season. Among the highlights of the upcoming season are a series of events created to celebrate the Year of the Glove, which will commemorate Fulton ...

Tedisco, victims call on senate majority to pass legislation

In Brief

ALBANY — State Sen. Jim Tedisco, Republican for the 49th District, has joined with his Senate Republican colleagues, several local officials and crime victims to call on the Senate Majority to pass legislation that protects victims, keeps communities safe, and does not reward law-breakers, ...

Boards receive state training

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton and Montgomery counties’ planning boards recently hosted annual land use training sessions at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Training was for members of area planning boards and zoning boards of appeals, said Fulton County Senior Planner Sean Geraghty. A news ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man facing several charges in Ballston BALLSTON — Thomas J. Green, 30, of Broadalbin was charged by state police on Monday with third-degree fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police said shortly ...

Gloversville Common Council approves emergency RFPs

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council approved a pair of emergency resolutions Tuesday authorizing the city to issue requests for proposals seeking quotes for the replacement of deteriorating catch basins and manholes throughout the city and the demolition of a long vacant factory ...

Broadalbin to vote on assessor

Local News

BROADALBIN — Town officials on Wednesday listened to residents during a public hearing to abolish its elected, three-assessor protocol and establish a sole, appointed assessor position by agreeing to put the proposal to a public vote. State law allows the board to make the change without a ...

Fulton County officials seeking lawsuit over Medicaid payments

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County legislators this week authorized a $4,000 base legal retainer to seek litigation against the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare to recover past nursing home settlement funds. A resolution approved by the Board of Supervisors on Monday authorized the ...

Two felonies results in prison term

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Broadalbin man convicted of two felony driving offenses in Fulton County Court is going to state prison for up to three years. Adam J. Winney, 27, of 7387 Fishhouse Road, pleaded guilty March 5 before County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to felony counts of first-degree aggravated ...

K9 helps in area drug bust

Local News

ALBANY — A Johnstown resident was arrested Thursday after police discovered the man to be in possession of a controlled substance. Victor M. Diaz, 29, of Johnstown was charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. According to a news release, Diaz was ...