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Fonda-Fultonville Future Farmers of America donates milk to pantry

Local News

FONDA — “Got Milk?” The Fonda Food Pantry does as 20 gallons of milk were donated to the pantry by the Fonda-Fultonville Future Farmers of America. The Fonda-Fultonville FFA chapter on Tuesday gave back to the local community by donating milk to the food pantry as part of the “10 ...

Council down 1 member

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council may have to be content with having four members instead of five until at least next month. The council is currently attempting to fill the vacant seat of former Fourth Ward Councilman Timothy Cellary. He resigned effective at the start of the year because he ...

School board to hold special meeting

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie School District board of education will hold a special business meeting to discuss personnel matters in an executive session at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school conference room.

Bowl-a-thon to be postponed

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AMSTERDAM — Due to the impending snow storm, the Montgomery County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals bowl-a-thon for the animals, scheduled for Sunday has been postponed. The new date will be announced shortly in the press and also on the MCSPCA Facebook and www.mc-spca.org, ...

Fort Plain library to host stamp program

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have the get stuck on stamps program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 31, according to a news release. Keith Seeber, stamp collector and American Philatelic Society member, will facilitate the program. The free event is open to the ...

Annual chicken and biscuit dinner slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will be having their annual chicken and biscuit dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the fellowship hall, according to a news release. This is a eat in or take out event. The menu consists of chicken and biscuits, ...

Board of Directors meeting scheduled

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FONDA — The Fulmont Communion Action Agency Board of Directors will have their next monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Feb. 4 in Room 111 of the Montgomery County Annex Building, 20 Park St. The public is welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Applications for outreach due Feb. 15

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FONDA — The Montgomery County Youth Bureau has a limited availability of Outreach Program funds to be administered during this year, according to a news release. The primary purpose for allocating these funds is to assist youth-serving programs within Montgomery County who are currently ...

Library to host story time program

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., announces the February launch of this year’s toddler-preschool story times. In addition to stories, the half-hour-long programs for toddlers, preschool-aged youngsters, and their parents or adult caregivers will feature action ...

Annual indoor garage sale slated

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WELLS — The 19th annual indoor garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Wells Community Hall, Route 30, according to a news release. The free tables are available for vendors. To reserve a spot, call (518) 924-5371. Food will be available for sale from the Hope Diner. ...

Women with heart disease group 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 Women With Heart Disease support group will meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

Edinburg holiday schedule released

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EDINBURG — The following is the Edinburg holiday schedule, according to a news release. ∫ The Edinburg Town Hall, senior meal site and Justice Court will be closed Monday in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. ∫ The garbage pickup will be as follows: North Shore on ...

HealthLink Littauer to hold four health screenings

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces four health screenings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. The screenings ...

Jeanne O’Connor and the New Standard to perform

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NORTHVILLE — Jeanne O’Connor and the New Standard will perform on Feb. 10, at 5 p.m. at Sport Island Pub as part of Sacandaga Valley Arts Network’s winter and spring concert series. With beautiful four-part harmony, great grooves, and top-notch musicianship, Jeanne O’Connor and the ...

F-FMS student wins essay contest

Community News

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Middle School sixth-grader Elizabeth Vosburgh recently won an essay writing contest sponsored by the Saratoga Springs chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, according to a news release. The Gurtler Brothers VFW Post 420 solicited local entries to the national ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Local man cited for unlawful possession JOHNSTOWN — Jeffry Hatcher, 45, of Gloversville was cited by state police on Jan. 11 with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Traffic stop leads to drunk driving charge JOHNSTOWN — Melissa L. Beddow, 45, of Gloversville was charged by ...

Government shutdown hits close to home

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The continuing government shutdown has caused uncertainty among residents of the Gloversville Housing Authority, but the authority will continue to receive federal subsidies through February if the shutdown continues and will discuss contingency plans to cover the missing ...

Mayfield man facing weapons charges

Local News

MAYFIELD — State police in Mayfield executed a search warrant today leading to the arrest of Douglas R. Julian, 39, of 228 Route 123, on four counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony. Troopers said shortly before 6 a.m., troopers served a search warrant on Julian's ...