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Healthy living eating programs set

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces a new monthly series of educational sessions focusing on nutrition and physical activity titled, “Healthy Eating, Active Living,” according to a news ...

Executive session set for Tuesday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting in executive session at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the district office for the purpose of two personnel matters, according to a news release.

Photo exhibit set for Schine

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GLOVERSVILLE — An exhibit of photography by Ann Simonson, called “Inspirations by Ann,” at historic Schine Memorial Hall, 40 N. Main St., will begin with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday on the third floor. The gallery’s fifth annual holiday exhibit will also include theme ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Nov. 5

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Nov. 5 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Ed Hornidge; second place, Eleanor Clark and Arlene Comstock; third place, Lois Widdemer and ...

Party sign up deadline Wednesday

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Oct. 31, at the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin, with 55 members present including one new member, which the members welcomed. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and Jennifer Gilson led the group in the Pledge of ...

Turning Stone trip slated for Dec. 5

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FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors regular weekly meeting on Tuesday was called to order by President Joe Mancini at 10:30 a.m. Barbara Furman, acting chaplain, gave the opening prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Furman accompanied on the piano with the group singing “My Country ...

Thanksgiving lunch at Prime Thursday

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a luncheon at noon Thursday at 308 Prime, located in the Johnstown Holiday Inn. Individuals can order off the menu and celebrate together with friends. ...

Home health care talk on Thursday

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NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe will host Becky White, Fulton County Office for the Aging, who will discuss home health care ...

Senior Center to decorate tree

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GLOVERSVILLE — The following is for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: 50-55 Plus Club meeting and activities, 1 p.m.; board meeting, 4:30 p.m.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday Breakfast Program and ...

Fall prevention video now available

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The following upcoming events are for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The center members and staff were recently part of a falls prevention video, sponsored by Nathan Littauer Hospital’s Lifeline Program. A fall can lead to serious injuries and ...

Lunch, holiday light trip set for Dec. 6

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TRIBES HILL — The Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors began their Thursday, meeting at 10 a.m. with a social hour hosted by Vonnie Gutowski, Susan Gutowski and Rose Garguilo. President Sherry Meyers called the meeting to order and welcomed returning members. Chaplain Barbara Furman led members ...

Dealing with holiday grief talk Wednesday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Family Counseling Center will hold a free workshop for adults, “Surviving the Holidays When a Loved One Has Died,” on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Family Counseling Center, 11-21 Broadway. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, call ...

BOE meeting is slated for Wednesday

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NORTHVILLE — The board of education of both Northville and Mayfield will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Northville Central School District board room. The boards will meet to discuss and explore the possibilities for the sharing of services, according to a news release.

Intro to Mindfulness course Wednesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have a new program, Intro To Mindfulness, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at its office, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. “Join us to ...

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. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

Deputies’s looking at pedestrian accident

Police Blotter

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an accident Saturday in the town that left a pedestrian badly injured. A sheriff’s news release indicated the accident occurred at 2:49 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s office received an emergency 911 call of a pedestrian ...

Veterans Day ceremony held at Gloversville City Hall

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — “This is all open warfare. There isn’t a house still standing anywhere,” and the ground was filled with “shell holes.” This was the way Thomas Furnan described the scene in a letter as his 27th Division, 105th Infantry Regiment, prepared for another World War I ...

Businessman receives key to the city of Gloversville

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor Dayton King presented a key to the city to Terry Kucel on Thursday, honoring the retired businessman for his efforts leading a restoration project at Wandel Park. “It is my honor to give you this key to the city in recognition for all of your hard work and ...

11th annual Liberty’s Got Talent show held at F-F High School

Local News

FONDA — The 11th annual Liberty’s Got Talent Follies had 35 song, dance and comedy acts Saturday at Fonda-Fultonville auditorium — and has grown hugely since its inception. “We started out with a microphone and CD player,” said Alison Wallace, a Johnstown schools music teacher and ...

Annual Festival of Wreaths slated

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The public can donate wreaths until Nov. 17 for the Johnstown Historical Society’s second annual Festival of Wreaths set for a week later at the James Burk Inn. The festival — this year titled “Christmas Stories” — will be conducted from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 at the inn. ...