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Easter Eggstavaganza event scheduled for this Saturday

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AMSTERDAM — There will be an Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1250 Riverfront Center. Early check in time starts at 10:30 a.m. There will be Easter egg hunts —bring your own basket — 11 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., noon 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 1:30p.m., ...

District seeks board candidates

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District is seeking people wishing to run for the board of education. The district’s budget vote and board of education election are held each year on the third Tuesday in May. The board members serve five-year terms. The terms rotate among the ...

Canal Clean Sweep slated for April 27

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FORT HUNTER — The Canal Clean Sweep will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St. and Yankee Hill Lock on Queen Anne Road. The clean up is a volunteer project organized by the Friends of Schoharie Crossing and will clear ...

Breakfast with Easter Bunny set for Saturday

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AMSTERDAM —Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at GFWC Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. Cost is $8 per person, $5 for children between the ages of four to 12, and children younger than 3 are free. There will be fun for the whole family, including crafts and ...

Museum slated to host Easter Egg hunt

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AMES — An Easter egg hunt will be held at the Ames Museum on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. The museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is located at 611 Latimer Hill Road. For more information, call (518) 673-5820.

Open mic night planned for today

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JOHNSTOWN — The 50 Plus Club of Johnstown will host an Open Mic Night today at 6 p.m. at the Shirley J. Luck Johnstown Senior Center. Do you play guitar, write poetry, tell jokes or have some other talent you’d like to share? Then get to the center by 5:30 p.m. and sign up for a spot on ...

Superintendent to hold budget presentation

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JOHNSTOWN — Greater Johnstown School District Superintendent Patricia Kilburn will provide a public school budget presentation at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 N. Market St., at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Crafts class slated for this Tuesday

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a class titled “Seasonal Crafts…April Mosaics” is scheduled for Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Experience the ...

Alzheimer’s education session scheduled

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GLAWAY — Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will host an Alzheimer’s education session on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Alzheimer’Association will present Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, with tips from the latest research. To register, call Victor at (518) 867-4999, Ext. 200 ...

Public Library set to host book sale

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GALWAY — Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will hold a children’s book sale on April 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. and April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. There is a great selection of gently-used books for children. More information at www.galwaypubliclibrary.org.

Building with Legos event set to take place

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FONDA — There will be a building with Legos and Duplos event on April 26, at 1 p.m. at the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. There will be arge totes of Legos and Duplos with which to build and all participants have to bring are their imaginations. The event is free. For more ...

Sheriff’s participate in prescription take back

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the National Prescription Take Back Day sponsored by the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration. The Prescription Take Back Day will be held at the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, 2712 Route ...

Organizational meet slated for April 29

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BROADALBIN — The Wilkinson Memorial Broadalbin Library, 25 N. Main St., will hold an organizational meeting to form a book discussion group on April 29, at 6:30 p.m. The format for the future discussions, dates of subsequent meetings and the books to be read will be decided upon by the ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Woman charged with possession JOHNSTOWN — Rose K. Corrigan, 26, of Gansevoort was charged by state police on April 7 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers: Woman charged with DWI MAYFIELD — Tessa C. Hadland, ...

What’s To do?

Whats To Do

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Sandra J. Peters — photography artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main ...

GESD proposes $67M school budget

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education on Monday approved a proposed $67.04 million 2019-20 school budget to present to voters in May. The $67.04 million school budget represents a 3.95 percent increase over the current year’s $64.49 million ...

Village of Broadalbin to keep tax levy level

Local News

BROADALBIN — The village adopted its 2019-20 budget during its regular meeting on Tuesday with no increase or decrease in the tax levy. The 2019-20 budget shows the tax levy remaining the same as the current budget at $220,360 and remains below the allowed tax cap of $235,033. Although ...

Smullen visits Johnstown Common Council

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Freshman state Assemblyman Robert Smullen on Monday night made his first visit to a Johnstown Common Council meeting. Smullen told the council at City Hall that he simply wanted to visit, and it was “great” to meet city officials and local members of the public. He thanked ...

School board lowers graduation requirements

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District is considering the creation of a tiered system of high school diplomas that would offer high achieving students that complete a certain number of community service hours a new comprehensive district diploma, while graduation ...