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Knox Junior High honor roll

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — The Knox Junior High School second quarter honor roll. High honor roll 90 and above Grade 8: Claire Anderson, Talia Anderson, Ethan Angus, Cameron Arminio, Isabella Bermas, Ethan Blood, Shyanne Brownell, Jaidyn Chest, Madelyn Connelie, Alex DeMagistris, Tyler Downing, Vincent ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man charged with false incident GLOVERSVILLE — Timothy R.C. Wagoner, 22, of 9 Chestnut St., was charged with falsely reporting an incident by city police on Thursday at 2:05 p.m. Wagoner was taken into custody following a false reporting incident complaint. During the course of ...

Legislators ‘praise’ emergency actions

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County legislators on Monday praised a contingency plan that was developed by the office of county Emergency Management Director Steven Santa Maria to deal with Friday’s emergency shutdown by the Ambulance Service of Fulton County. Gloversville 2nd Ward Supervisor Frank ...

Ambulance Service of Fulton County still shuttered

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Ambulance Service of Fulton County is working to secure financial assistance as it seeks to resume operations within the next 30 days after suspending operations on Friday at 7 p.m. when the organization was unable to make full payroll and insurance payments. The ...

$1.24M in funds set for home repairs

Local News

ALBANY — The cities of Gloversville and Amsterdam and Hamilton County will receive a total of $1.24 million to improve homes and expand homeownership through the New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s annual HOME Local Program and the Community Development Block Grant’s Housing ...

Lomanto named award recipient

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Former Fulton County Court Judge Angelo Lomanto was named the 2019 Charles Hough Memorial Award recipient Monday night for his contributions to the local Republican Party. Michael Rose, last year’s recipient, presented the award at the Fulton County Republican Club’s 59th ...

Glen moves forward with purchase of $600K building

Local News

GLEN — The town passed a resolution at its regular meeting on Monday to move forward with the Delaney building the town has been eyeing as its new highway department garage. Supervisor John Thomas proposed the resolution to move forward with the purchase of the building at $600,000 with a ...

Canajoharie BOE to hold monthly meeting

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie School District’s board of education will hold its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school conference room. Agendas are available on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

How to make essential oils class

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach how to make essential oils from 10 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 26, in the cafe at Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. In the first half of the workshop, participants will learn about essential oils and the benefits they reportedly provide. ...

Two granges set to meet Saturday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield 683 Grange and the Perthshire Grange will have their next meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the home of John and Rebecca Schwed, 34 W. Main St., according to a news release. There will be a business meeting, games to benefit the heart fund and a potluck luncheon to ...

Common Council to hold special meeting

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The City of Johnstown Common Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Council Chambers, on the second floor in City Hall, 33-41 E. Main St., according to a news release.

Beekeepers meeting slated for Saturday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will be holding a meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., for members and beekeepers in Fulton County that want to learn about the association, according to a news release.

Scholarship award winners announced

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery counties announced the following recipients of this year’s annual awards, according to a news release. ∫ Victoria Rath of Johnstown, and Melissa Muir of Amsterdam, are the recipients of the annual Live Your Dream ...

County planning board meeting set

In Brief

FONDA — The February meeting of the Montgomery County planning board, originally scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for March 14.

Amsterdam snow emergency called

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — In anticipation of significant snow amounts, the city of Amsterdam will declare a snow emergency effective at noon today. The snow emergency requires that all motor vehicles be removed from (parking on) Amsterdam streets by noon today. Vehicles cannot park on city streets ...

Beyond Moms talk slated

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Birthing Center at Littauer announces the Beyond Moms family discussion group will have its next meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This group is for new mothers, their babies and family members. The ...

Brower gives presentation on six nations

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — Youths at Fulton-Montgomery 4-H International Night on Jan. 25 heard a talk by an area who had studied in South Korea, and they gave presentations on six nations at the Shirley Luck Senior Citizens Center. Rebecca Brower, a former member of 4-H who is certified in Teaching ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

No rearview mirror leads to charges GLEN — Joseph L. Olechowski, 43, of 8 Union St., Fultonville was charged on Saturday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and no driver side view mirror. A DMV check revealed that Olechowski’s ...

Family Counseling Center seeks to expand

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Family Counseling Center presented plans to the city Planning Board on Tuesday for an addition to the existing building on Broadway Street that would triple the size of the facility to meet the growing demand for services. Family Counseling Center Executive Director ...