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Fulton County approves contract

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a new one-year contract with Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s faculty union, contingent upon final action by Montgomery County. Fulton County supervisors approved a new collective bargaining agreement between the ...

Fuel spill on East Fulton Street

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GLOVERSVILLE — City police and fire department are currently on the scene at the intersection of East Fulton and Judson Street by the Fulton Street Deli. The road is blocked off due to a fuel spill. The Leader-Herald will have more on this in Thursday's print and online editions.

Art students receive awards

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CANAJOHARIE — High school art students received awards for their art work in highly competitive art shows. Students entered their artwork in four competitions outside the school competing against students from other schools locally and statewide. The four competitions the students ...

Saratoga Race Course to host job fair at new location

In Brief

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. will host a two-day job fair on Friday and Saturday for those interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2018 summer meet.  The job fair will be held for the first time at the Embassy Suites, 86 Congress St. Interviews ...

Dementia talk today at Colonial Court

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will present “Dementia Conversations” today from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. After the presentation, the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Group ...

Women Democrats meeting today

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JOHNSTOWN —The local Women Democrats organization will hold a meeting at the Johnstown Public Library today at 4 p.m. in the community room. The purpose of the meeting is to determine the future of the organization. Members and others interested are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Farmer’s Market coupons available

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FONDA — The following is the schedule for distribution of the Farmers Market Coupons from the Montgomery County Office for Aging. ∫ Friday: 9:30 to 11a.m. at Arkell ∫ Wednesday: 9 to 10 a.m. at Ft. Plain Senior Center ∫ June 21: 9 to 10 a.m. at Lafayette Court apartments ...

Rummage sale set for Saturday

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FULTONVILLE — The Fultonville Reformed Church will be holding a rummage sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be luncheon items and baked goods to purchase. The church is located at the intersection of Routes 30A and 5S.

Library Summer Reading Program

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FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library located at 28 W. Main St. has begun registration for the 2018 Summer Reading Program —Libraries Rock! Registration will continue until Aug. 10. The Summer Reading Program is for children and teens ages one to 18. Registration and all programs ...

OESJ BOE to hold board meeting

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Board of Education’s special meeting is scheduled for June 20 at 6 p.m. at the Junior/Senior High School.

What’s To do?

Community News

Artwork Thursday ∫ Art Show Reception: “Forest to Home” with Kyle Hall: Caroga Historical Museum, 145 London Bridge Road., Caroga Lake. 7 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Ongoing ∫ Tyler Schrader of Johnstown — Nature’s Prospect: The Paul Nigra Center for Creative ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man charged with criminal possession MOHAWK — Chad L. Macvean, 30, of Johnstown was charged by state police with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Tuesday. Petit Larceny arrest, endangering welfare FONDA — Ariel J. Stockert, 26, of Fonda was charged by ...

Work begins, again, on Glove Theatre marquee sign

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GLOVERSVILLE —Work on the Glove Performing Arts Center marquee sign has begun to repair damage caused in late February when a delivery truck driver backed his vehicle into the sign. A driver for convenience store supplier Harold Levinson Associates struck the theater’s marquee sign while ...

Residents question Johnstown school board

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District on Tuesday reviewed the district’s revised $35.7 million budget that will go before district voters next week. The Board of Education conducted a public forum to impart the latest details to the public at Johnstown High School. About 20 ...

Gloversville gets $660K for pedestrian safety

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GLOVERSVILLE—The city has received a $660,000 state grant to improve pedestrian safety downtown on Main Street. The award is part of a $62 million investment utilizing engineering, education and enforcement campaigns to enhance pedestrian safety across upstate New York and Long Island ...

Arrests made after armed robbery

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FORT JOHNSON — State Police at Fonda have taken three people into custody following a reported armed robbery at a Stewart’s Shop. State Troopers said the following people were charged on Monday: ∫ Nicholas B. Angelo, 29, of Amsterdam with first-degree robbery ∫ Robert A. ...

Turkey Farm Road two-vehicle car accident leads to serious injuries

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MAYFIELD — A two-vehicle car accident that occurred on Wednesday, May 23, at the intersection of Route 29 and Route 29A, also known as Turkey Farm Road, led to serious injuries and damage done to the vehicles. According to the accident report, the accident was caused by a vehicle driven by ...