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Hagaman art show

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Paul Filbrich of Clifton Park holds his daughter while looking at artwork at 27th annual Hagaman Art Show and Sale Saturday at Pawling Hall. The show will continue today from noon to 4 p.m.

Johnstown Harvest Festival, costume parade set

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JOHNSTOWN —It’s time for fun in the autumn sun, as the Downtown Johnstown Business & Professional Association will host its annual Harvest Festival & Kids Costume Parade from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 downtown. The free public, family-oriented event will begin with a children’s ...

Update on Beech-Nut given

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CANAJOHARIE — An information session regarding the Beech-Nut site was held on Tuesday giving community members an update on the progress. Leading the meeting was Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort who gave an outline of what has happened so far with the property and what’s to come ...

At home in a forest of fall bursting colors

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Dear readers, as you all know, I dictate my columns to Herman and he very kindly types for me since I am unable to do so myself. As I told you before, my MS has not only robbed me of the use of my legs, but my arms and hands as well. Still, I enjoy the beauty of this area, the change of seasons ...

Autumn, a time to get afield

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The temperatures are cooling off, the leaves are changing, and the kids are back to school ... it’s time to get geared up for hunting season and take advantage of some great fishing. Monday was the opening day of small game hunting season and there are plenty of opportunities for both here in ...

Fulton County Board of Supervisors seeks to fill nurse job

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee on Thursday voted to fill a vacant full-time registered nurse position in the Fulton County Jail. County Administrative Officer Jon Stead said county Sheriff Richard Giardino requested the position. “He’s had some ...

Bowling tourney fundraiser slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Foothills Foundation and Foothills United Methodist Church will hold a public fundraising bowling tournament at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Arterial Lanes, 140 N. Pine St. The event will benefit the church’s worship and ministry center on Route 30A. The cost will be $60 per team ...

Libertarian Sharpe to speak at rifle club

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JOHNSTOWN — Larry Sharpe, the Libertarian candidate for governor, will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the monthly dinner of the Pine Tree Rifle Club. The rifle club can contacted at (518) 649-7627 or its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/pg/pinetreerifleclub.

Candidates invited to speak at event

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PERTH — Perth Bible Church, 1863 County Highway 107, has invited candidates for local, state and federal offices to a candidates evening at 6 p.m. on Oct. 28. The church will give each candidate covering Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties two minutes of speaking time as well as an ...

Chronic disease support group slated

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces the Chronic Disease Support Group will meet friom 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This group ...

Healthy habits sessions planned

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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 entitled, Healthy Eating, Active Living, according to a news ...

Fall sunset painting class at Nigra Center

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GLOVERSVILLE —The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a fall sunset class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in art studio two. Ellen Lauziere will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $40 at door. Members receive a 20 percent discount with ...

Learn to make Chicken a la King

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GLOVERSVILLE — Nita Preddice will show how to make Chicken a la King over biscuits from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 19, in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost for the beginners class will be $25 or one class pass, minus a 20 percent discount ...

Libertarian Party meeting planned

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Libertarian Party will be meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, at the Johnstown Public Library, according to a news release.

Village zoning board meeting set

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BROADALBIN — The village Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at village hall, 16 W. Main St., according to a news release. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss procedures and any other business that may come before the board. All ZBA meetings are open to the ...

Education news in brief

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Meetings set for school district JOHNSTOWN — The following open meetings are scheduled for the Greater Johnstown School District, according to a news release. ∫ At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday the facilities committee will meet in the administrative conference room; at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 the audit ...

I Love NY foliage report for Oct. 3 to 9

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Vibrant peak and near-peak foliage is expected this weekend in some areas of the Adirondacks region, while near-peak colors will emerge in the Thousand Islands-Seaway region and parts of the Catskills, according to observers for the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s  I LOVE NY ...

DEC advises homeowners to check fuel oil tanks

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is advising homeowners that heating fuel oil storage tanks should be inspected to ensure they will not leak or spill before receiving the first shipment of fuel oil for the upcoming heating season. More than two million homes in New York are ...

Adirondack hikes included in N.Y. guidebook

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SARANAC LAKE — The fourth edition of Falcon Guides’ “Hiking New York” is out, and while the book features hikes in 10 different regions of the state, the Adirondacks loom large with two dozen hikes highlighted. While not meant to be a comprehensive guide listing all the hikes in New ...

Littauer Hospital

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Sept. 26 Discharges Ashley A. Valik of Johnstown. Valik baby girl of Johnstown. Births Breanne Ahrens and George Hall of Johnstown, a boy at 7:47 a.m. Emmilee Oare and Michael Smith of Gloversville, a boy at 6:50 p.m. Emily Smith and Jeffrey Buseck of Gloversville, a boy at 3:02 ...