News

‘More taste less waste’ class slated

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Andrew Dench will teach how to have more taste and less waste in leftovers from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 16, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Candlewicking workshop to be held

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Sheeley will teach how to use candlewicking to create an ornament from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Colonial people used candlewicking to artfully quilt fabric together with knots and ...

Evening of Praise and Thanksgiving set

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Reformed Church, 19 Front St., will hold its 20th Evening in Praise and Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Nov. 18, according to a news release. The program will include Dr. Eric Stroud, the Wild Irish Dancers, the Lady of Hope choir, the Valley Choralaires, ...

Healthlink to host alzheimer program

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have a program on “Alzheimer’s — Holiday Hints” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

Craft sale slated for Frothingham Nov. 17

In Brief

FONDA — A soup, pie and craft sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 17, at Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. Admission is free. For more information, call the library at (518) 853-3016.

Thanksgiving service at Bible Fellowship

In Brief

SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, Elm Lake Road, will hold their annual community Thanksgiving service at 6 p.m. Nov.18. Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will follow the service.

Johnstown dance troupe attends dance experience

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — Highlights Performing Arts of Johnstown traveled out by way of Gerber Tours for a full-day dance experience in Boston. Kimberly Bartlett, artistic director, and Meghan Bartlett, head instructor, attended a Day of Dance experience accompanied by 13 dancers and chaperones. ...

St. Mary’s Institute to hold spaghetti dinner and auction

Community News

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold its annual spaghetti dinner and auction on Nov. 18 from noon to 6 p.m., dine-in or takeout. The price of admission includes a spaghetti and meatball dinner catered by Parillo’s Armory Grill, with salad, bread, soft drink or ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Deputies: Man failed to pay a fine GLEN — Alexander P. Gayheart, 28, of 88 Remsen St., Cohoes was charged on Oct. 30 by Montgomery County sheriff's deputies for failing to pay a fine. Gayheart was processed and arraigned in Town Court where bail was set at $505 and he was brought to ...

Johnstown board approves its budget

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The town passed its 2019 budget of $3.5 million at the meeting held on Monday. The town’s total tax rate remains at 2.64 per 1,000 with the general fund at 1.03 per 1,000 and the highway fund at 1.61 per 1,000. “Everyone in the town ... has worked hard this past year to ...

Library reopens for the public

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Years of planning, fundraising and gathering community input came to fruition on Monday when the Gloversville Public Library reopened at 58 E. Fulton St. following the location’s temporary 18-month closure while the building underwent extensive renovations. The library ...

Distinguished FM alumni award dinner held

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Foundation of Fulton-Montgomery Community College honored three former graduates for their lifetime of achievement during the 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner at the Holiday Inn on Thursday. “I’m very excited to be introducing this year’s award winners. ...

Two teens steal car, crash

Local News

CANAJOHARIE — Two juveniles younger than 15 were arrested on Thursday following a short pursuit with state police. The two males were charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony. According to a press release, an erratic vehicle was seen on I-90 in ...

CRG CEO: County lacks large economic development sites

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Fulton County Center for Regional Growth executive told Fulton County officials Wednesday that the county has a shortage of economic development sites, particularly larger ones that are in demand. That synopsis was provided by CRG President and CEO Ronald Peters to the Board ...

County gives $87K in contracts

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Over $87,000 in Fulton County Youth Bureau contracts for 2019 were approved by the Board of Supervisors’ Human Services Committee last week. The committee voted at the County Office Building to propose allocating $87,349 in state funding to several agencies dealing with youth ...

‘American Way of War’ talk to be held at the Fort Plain museum

In Brief

FORT PLAIN — Military historian and author Edward G. Lengel will speak on “The American Way of War from the Revolution to World War I” at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15, at Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St. Lengel has written several award-winning books on George Washington and World War I. ...

Gloversville man named outstanding adult learner

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Youssouph Seydi, who recently earned his high school equivalency diploma through the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services’ adult education program, has been named a 2018 outstanding adult learner by the New York Association of Continuing/Community ...

Marketing seminar to be held Nov. 15

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Lutze, dean and master trainer of Findability University, will present a Findability University Marketing Seminar, an online two-session marketing seminar, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, sponsored by the ...

Northville CSD to hold district showcase

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — Students, staff and board of education members will host the Northville Central School District showcase on Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. for the public to view the school’s interior capital project improvements and much more, according to a news release. The showcase will feature the ...