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Twilight Market

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The third and final Twilight Market of the summer at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Gloversville Friday. The market is a three-part summer series of events held on the second Friday of each month from July through September with vendors, prepared food, family-friendly activities and live ...

Alleged rapist’s case sent to different court

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AMSTERDAM — The case against the man who allegedly raped two teenagers has been moved to the Montgomery County Supreme Court. City police said Mark W. Culbertson, 36, of 312 Grand St. was charged on Aug. 31 with two counts of first-degree rape and two counts of a criminal sex act, all ...

Two area women sue local stores

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JOHNSTOWN — Two Glove Cities women recently filed separate civil lawsuits against two area stores, claiming negligence in connection with falls they took. Michele Kadle of 15 Briggs St., Johnstown, filed an Aug. 13 lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Johnstown against Price Chopper Operations ...

Johnstown to talk county vehicle swap

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JOHNSTOWN —The Common Council will consider a vehicle exchange between the city and Fulton County at its meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The council will review a proposed resolution to do an “even exchange” of the city’s 1992 dump truck for the county’s 2009 freight van ...

Author to speak at historical society

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CHARLESTON — Christine Oarr Eggleston, a lifelong Mohawk Valley resident and author of the Murder in the Mohawk Valley series, will speak at 2 p.m. on Sunday, at the Charleston Historical Society. As a retired teacher, former journalist and local town historian, she combines both her ...

Office for the Aging menu

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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 ...

Walking tour slated

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CANAJOHARIE — Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar, the Montgomery County historian, will lead a walking tour of the village at 11 a.m. Sept. 22. The tour will highlight various sites associated with the African Americans who lived in Canajoharie during the 19th century as well as potential abolitionist ...

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.; worship ...

Relax and release with painting class

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a new program titled “Painting — Relax and Release” on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon or Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial ...

Tri-county blotter

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Man charged with disorderly conduct GLOVERSVILLE — Randall P. Drake, 61, of 7 Helwig St., was charged with a violation for disorderly conduct by city police on Sept. 7 at 11:45 a.m. Police said while officers were investigating a separate complaint on Washington Street, police say Drake ...

Smullen claims victory in State Assembly primary

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JOHNSTOWN — Retired Marine Corps colonel Robert J. Smullen of the town of Johnstown — who was arrested this summer over a property tax issue — beat challenger Patrick Vincent in Thursday’s Republican primary for state Assembly. According to unofficial numbers from the state Board of ...

Safety awareness event slated

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Women of the Moose will conduct its first-ever, free Community Safety Awareness Event/Ice Cream Social for the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Johnstown Moose Family Center. The center is located at 109 S. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown. Planned activities at ...

A formal affair

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JOHNSTOWN — The new school year just started, so thoughts of the high school prom are many starry nights away. But that doesn’t mean teen girls can’t ponder that special time now, and the non-profit Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association stands ready to make their dreams come ...

Three charged in armed robbery

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GLOVERSVILLE — Three people face felony charges in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night at a Third Avenue home. Vittorio T. Barnett, 18, of 44 Third St.; Kye K. Shelton, 18, of 224 Snoffer School Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland; and Trey P. Feldle, 20, of 474 County ...

Guided tour of museum planned

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CANAJOHARIE — A guided tour of the Arkell Museum’s Night Watch Gallery will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, followed by a guided yoga with Marchell of Yoga and Wellness of Little Falls in the Great Hall. No yoga experience is necessary. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and ...

Grand opening of Dorn Space slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — The grand opening of Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., an arts and entertainment center dedicated to promoting writers of all kinds, will take place at 8 p.m. today featuring singer-songwriter, Girl Blue. The admission is $16 (door — cash only), first come-first served. The doors ...

Chocolates and desserts event set

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JOHNSTOWN — The first chocolate and dessert concert, to benefit the Friends of Johnson Hall, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Johnson Hall State Historic Site. This fundraising event will support the ongoing historic restoration of Sir William Johnson and Molly Brant’s 18th century ...

Annual harvest dinner planned

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market is hosting its seventh annual harvest dinner Sunday at The Eccentric Club, 465 N. Perry St. The hors d’ouevres will be served at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The event offers a five-course meal, including wine, prepared by some chefs in ...

Responders meeting held in August

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NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance meeting was held on Tuesday with 10 members in attendance, according to a news release. In August , Northampton Ambulance responded to five calls in town of Northampton; eight calls in village of Northville; two calls in the town of Hope. The new ...