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Spaghetti supper benefit planned

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JOHNSTOWN — The First Presbyterian Church, 37 S. Market St., will be having a spaghetti supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to benefit their free community lunch program and other local missions, according to a news release. The meal will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, Italian ...

Community Church Thanksgiving dinner

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MAYFIELD — The Cranberry Creek Community Church, 112 Gilbert Road, will be having a Thanksgiving dinner Sunday following the 10:45 a.m. service. All are welcome, according to a news release.

Fundraiser to be held at McDonald’s

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FORT PLAIN — The Court Catherine Esther 1264 will sponsor a fundraiser at McDonald’s restaurant at Dutchtown Plaza, Palatine Bridge between 5 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14. McDonald’s will donate part of its receipts to the court and the proceeds will be used to fund its annual scholarship, ...

Class on making a table runner slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Sheeley will teach how to make a catherdral window quilt table runner in a two-part class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 13 and 30, in the granite conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. A cathedral window is a traditional ...

Planning board set to meet today

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EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. today at town hall, 3782 Route 10. The public is welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Tri-county blotter

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No inspection leads to DWI, charges MAYFIELD — Lexi T. Bohringer, 18, of 67 Prospect St., Gloversville, was charged by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 12:14 a.m. Oct. 27 with driving while intoxicated, driving with 0.08 percent or greater blood-alcohol content, and uninspected motor ...

Library hires new key staffer

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JOHNSTOWN — Ahead of modification of the Johnstown Public Library’s charter to become a “school library,” the facility has hired a new key staffer. Library Director Erica Wing said the facility over two months ago created a new full-time “librarian” position to work with her, and ...

History of fight for women’s suffrage taught at Consortium

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JOHNSTOWN — The movement to push for women’s right to vote came in stages, including Susan B. Anthony’s conviction for daring to vote in the 1872 presidential election. Before the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, “voting was not an appropriate thing for ...

County endorses private tower concept

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County officials on Monday endorsed the “concept” of allowing a private firm to build a cell tower on county property. The Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee supported a plan proposal from AT&T to site such a tower on the Woolrich Road side of the ...

‘Wellness Walkers’ to meet on Mondays

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JOHNSTOWN — Wellness Walkers, a new indoor-walking exercise group, will meet every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Metroplex entrance of Johnstown Mall, Route 30A, including this Monday. For more information about the free program, call Healthlink Littauer at (518) 736-1120 or email ...

Speaker to present at Lioness Club

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GALWAY — Sarah Kline will speak on “Sparrow Mission in Honduras” at a 7 p.m. dinner on Wednesday at the Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W on East Street. A collection will take place of nonperishable food items to benefit the food pantry of the Greater Galway Community Services ...

Board of education set to hold meeting

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District board of education will conduct its November public business meeting in the high school small cafe at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

DPW to begin loose leaf pickup in city

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Department of Public Works will begin loose leaf pickup in the city on Monday in the northeast section of the city. The crews will be in each section of the city one time only. Make sure that leaves are raked onto the terrace by Monday morning to insure pickup, according to ...

Annual fall concert slated for Thursday

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MAYFIELD — Mayfield Junior-Senior High School will present its free annual fall band concert during the school’s open house on Thursday. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The junior high band, senior high band and the jazz band will perform under the direction of Noel ...

Holiday desserts class to be held

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GLOVERSVILLE — Karen Bischoffberger will teach how to make holiday desserts from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35 with preregistration or $45 at the door, minus a 20 percent discount for center ...

Service members invited to presentation

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ALBANY — Veterans and current service members are invited to a free Veterans Law Day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave. Besides presentations, volunteer attorneys will offer free legal advice. For more information or to register, visit ...

Church to hold election day dinner

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WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, Route 30, is holding an Election Day ham dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The menu consists of ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, winter squash and green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, beverage, and dessert. The cost is by donation. Takeouts ...