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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Area religious activities

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Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday ...

Tri-county blotter

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Man charged with disorderly conduct GLOVERSVILLE — John E. Gardner, 56, of 155 First Ave., Apt. 6, was charged with disorderly conduct by city police on Tuesday at 8:20 p.m. Officers responded to 155 First Ave. for a noise complaint. During the course of investigation police learned that ...

Guilty!

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JOHNSTOWN — After two weeks of hearing witnesses testify, seeing items of evidence, and approximately eight hours of deliberating, the Fulton County Court jury reached a verdict Thursday finding Daniel Nellis guilty of killing Michaela MacVilla. The jury found Nellis guilty on all charges ...

Prank 911 call locks down Park Terrace Elementary

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GLOVERSVILLE — Park Terrace Elementary School was placed on lockdown for over an hour on Thursday morning after a phone call was made to 911 from a classroom in the building. The Gloversville Police Department initiated the lockdown procedure at 10:05 a.m. and area law enforcement agencies ...

4th on the 3rd slated

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FORT PLAIN — The 32nd annual 4th on the 3rd, Fourth of July Celebration, sponsored by the Fort Plain Community Activities Council, complete with a fireworks display, will take place on Wednesday, July 3, at Wiles Park. The day will start at 8 a.m. with a free fishing derby, sponsored by ...

Murder in Amsterdam being investigated

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AMSTERDAM — City police are investigating the homicide of a 37-year-old man who was found dead at his residence at 17 Lefferts St. The 37-year-old was found by his girlfriend. Police are not releasing any names at this time. Detective Joseph Spencer with the Amsterdam Police Department ...

Harper new Mayfield superintendent

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MAYFIELD — Mayfield Central School District named Christopher Harper as its new superintendent on Tuesday. “I am honored and humbled to be selected to lead the Mayfield Central School District,” Harper said. “I look forward to working with the board, staff, students and community. I ...

Several challenges in Montgomery County primary

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FONDA — Montgomery County voters will decide several primaries Tuesday, including an Independence Party primary for mayor of Amsterdam. Voters will take to the polls from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday around the county. No Democratic primaries are scheduled. Normally, Primary Day is in ...

Gloversville class of ’62 to hold gathering

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville High School class of 1962 will hold an impromptu gathering of classmates in July. On Friday, July 5, the classmates will gather at Kingsboro Golf Course, 301 Kingsboro Ave., at 6 p.m. There will be a cash bar. On July 6, the classmates will gather at Jim ...

Women’s heart disease group to meet

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JOHNSTOWN — 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 on Tuesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. This month’s topic is ...

Breathe easy luncheon, talk slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Vitality Plus, HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program for anyone age 50 and older will hold this month’s luncheon and speaker, titled “Breathe Easy,” on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Littauer Hospital’s auditorium, 99 E. State St. A buffet luncheon ...

Free ice cream and fun day planned

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AMSTERDAM — Sticker Mule will hold a free ice cream and fun day along with a job fair on June 29, at Happy Days, 4470 Route 30, from noon to 5 p.m. Games, giveaways, a bounce house, live music with Nuthin’ Fancy, and beer ice cream floats with Wolf Hollow Brewing will be available. A ...

Farmers market coupons available

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JOHNSTOWN — Farmers market coupons are available at the Fulton County Office for Aging, 19 N. William St., between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from July 1 until Sept. 30. This year’s eligibility guidelines state a person must be 60 years of age or ...

EAA monthly meeting planned

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JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Fulton County Airport off Route 67 east of Johnstown. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in aviation. For more information, ...

Museum to offer family workshop program

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CAROGA — The Caroga Historical Museum is offering a family workshop program on July 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the museum site on London Bridge Road. Under the guidance of Shanna Becker of the Art Box in Canajoharie, families will create and customize their own hanging sign. The museum ...

Village concert series

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The village concert series at the Marina will start off on Monday, July 8. Each concert will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Local groups will be selling refreshments at a concession stand. In case of rain, there will be a tent for cover. ...

Smart Lighting NY program available for municipalities

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WHITE PLAINS — The New York Power Authority will be enhancing Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Smart Street Lighting NY program to include a maintenance service option for interested municipalities, according to a news release. Smart Street Lighting NY, announced by the governor in the 2018 State ...