News

Area student on dean’s list

In Brief

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Amea Hollingsworth-Hammonds of Amsterdam was named to the spring semester of Bloomsburg University’s dean’s list for a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. She is a member of the class of 2019, majoring in American sign language/English interpreting for a bachelor ...

Author to speak on GE book

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GLOVERSVILLE — Michael Davi, author of a new book, “PrivileGEd — Experiences From My Unusual 40-Year Career with One of America’s Most Iconic Companies” will talk about his memoir as a 40-year General Electric engineer at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Carnegie Room of Gloversville ...

Cady Stanton garden party set

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JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association is celebrating Women’s Equality Day with its annual Garden Party, Sunda from 4 to 6 p.m. at the home of Lori and Joe Salamack, 606 S. William St. A highlight of the celebration will be the presentation of this year’s Equality ...

Great Sacandaga 5 and 10K race

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville-Sacandaga Lions Club will host it’s 22nd annual Great Sacandaga 5 and 10K road race on Oct 19, with assistance of the Fulmont Roadrunners, at Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Blvd. T-shirts are guaranteed if registration is received by Oct 3. Awards will be ...

Senior news in brief

Community News

Adirondack Bridge Club has meeting JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Adirondack Bridge Club on Aug. 12. North- South winners were first place Ann Masala and Grace Schmeelcke; second place was Conniejo Dicruttalo and Mary Jane Fredericks; and third place ...

Being healthy starts in the garden

Community News

According to Harvard Health and the University of New Hampshire, there are many reasons to grow your own food! Gardening can be beneficial to your health, the environment, and can even help save you a few extra dollars throughout the summer and fall months. Gardening for nutrition When you ...

Community Calendar

Community News

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. Tuesday Al-Anon Al-Anon will hold a discussion meeting at noon Tuesday at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., Amsterdam, across ...

Annual Bannertown Parade offers salute to armed forces

Local News

MAYFIELD — Local businesses and community members in the Bannertown Parade showed their patriotism and pride for Mayfield with decorated floats that followed the theme of a Salute to the Armed Forces. Parade goers clapped and cheered as each float passed by decorated in red, white and blue ...

IDA votes to pay back $18,000 to county

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency voted Tuesday to pay back Fulton County more than $18,000 for a building renovation and electrical project at the Tryon Technology Park that remains dormant after four years. IDA Executive Director James Mraz explained the ...

Chairman reports on White House trip

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Wilson on Monday reported on a trip to the White House and the ongoing emergency medical services situation in the county. In his monthly chairman’s report to the Board of Supervisors at the County Office Building, Wilson said ...

FMCC board renews general insurance

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees on Thursday renewed the college’s general insurance for the 2019-20 academic year at a cost of $154,024 through a consolidated package. The total came in slightly lower than the $155,387 in costs for the 2018-19 ...

Historical markers unveiled

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Many old schools are long gone, but Michael Gendron of Gloversville wants to make sure they’re not forgotten. On Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m., historical markers were unveiled outside CVS at Routes 30A and 29A to commemorate the Berkshire Common School No. 5 and the ...

Smokefree support group set for Tuesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold its Smokefree support group on Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in conference room B at Nathan Littauer Hospital, 99 E. State St. The group is for anyone with the ...

The Refrigerators to perform Tuesday

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CANAJOHARIE — The Refrigerators, a horn-filled party rock band, will perform top 40 favorites at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at NBT Bank, 24 Church St., for Music on Mainstreet.

Granges scheduled to meet on Saturday

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield No. 683 and Perthshire granges will meet on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Mayfield Grange Hall on Phelps Street. The event will comprise a business meeting, program and potluck luncheon. The members will also discuss the Fonda Fair entry. Perthshire will discuss plans ...

Handmade card class set for Aug. 27

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FORT PLAIN — Create two- and three-dimensional handmade cards during a free adult class at the Fort Plain Free Library, River and Willett streets, on Aug. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Paper crafter and class facilitator Patty Murray will guide participants in making rubber-stamped, paper-crafted ...

Tickets on sale for chicken barbecue

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JOHNSTOWN — The Gloversville Public Library Friends of the Library will host a chicken barbecue on Sept. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Whitey’s Deli, 204 N. Perry St. Tickets are available at the Library for $10 which include chicken, potato, coleslaw and dessert. The Friends encourage ticket ...