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Glov. Civic Band to perform final concert

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will present its final free concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Lexington Campus Gymnasium, 127 E. State St. Selections will include “Mancini Spectacular,” Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” overture, selections form “Man of LaMancha” and ...

Reunion committee release schedule

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JOHNSTOWN — The reunion committee of the Johnstown High School, class of 1963, would like to remind its members that it is not too late to register for the reunion scheduled for Sept. 8, at the Holiday Inn. If anyone wants to attend, contact Carm D’Amore at (518) 762-8934, according to a ...

Country covered bridge class slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — A country covered bridge class will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 19, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Ellen Lauziere will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 percent ...

‘Forest escape’ acrylics class set

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have forest escape from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, in art studio two. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $30 for pre-registration; $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the ...

Square dancing lessons scheduled

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GLOVERSVILLE — The ED Center, 31 Spring St., will be having western square dancing from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday, beginning Sept. 13. The first lesson will be free. Fore more information, call (518) 225-1405 or visit: TheShoeleatherExpress.com.

Stanton association to celebrate equality

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The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association will be celebrating Women's Equality Day with their annual garden party from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the home of Patsy and Tom Suydam, 601 S. William St. This year, the association has selected community leader, Sandra Maceyka, as the recipient of ...

Italian cooking class to take place

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GLOVERSVILLE — An Italian cooking class will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. Nita Preddice will be the instructor. The cost is $25 or one class pass. Members receive a 20 percent discount — ...

Free cancer screening event for women

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AMSTERDAM — The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady counties is offering the following free cancer screening events for women ages 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance. They may be eligible for a breast exam, pap test, mammogram and/or colorectal cancer ...

Annual memorial chicken dinner set

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The St. Johnsville Masonic Lodge 611, 24 Bridge St., will have its annual Bill Finch memorial chicken barbecue from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 19. The menu will consist of chicken, sweet corn, salt potatoes, baked beans, rolls, tossed salad, homemade pies, ice tea and lemonade. The ...

Littauer Hospital

Community News

Aug. 1 Admissions Jessica Page of Northville. Discharges Ashley Colvin of Gloversville. Colvin baby girl of Gloversville. Donald Fuentenebro of Gloversville. Births Jennifer Page and Kenneth W. Olsen of Northville, a boy at 8:24 p.m.  Aug. 2 Admissions Victoria I. Labarr ...

Forest ranger highlights

Community News

Recent missions carried out by State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for July 30 through Aug. 5 include: Town of Hunter
 Greene County
 Wilderness rescue: At 4:20 p.m. on July 30, a 48-year-old woman from Brooklyn slipped and fell on the yellow trail while hiking ...

Miss Fonda Fair program continues

Community News

FONDA — The 33rd annual Miss Fonda Fair program continues the traditions and goals it began with in 1985, to give the young women of Fulton and Montgomery counties an opportunity to have a special experience while working at the goal of learning to be their best, according to a news ...

Education news in brief

Community News

University at Albany May ’18 graduates ALBANY — The University at Albany had more than 3,300 students who graduated at its 174th commencement in May. Graduates from August 2017 and December 2017 were also recognized. Tyler McDermott of Fort Plain graduated with a bachelor of arts in ...

Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville

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High honor 12th grade Sarah Carl, Dakota Corapi, Coby Cover, Kirkland Dannible, Clayton Gallt Jr., Zachary Garren, Dallis Green, Raeley Ickes, Laura Littrell, Korina Richards, Madison Richardson, Matthew Spain. 11th grade Thysha Boyer, Jack Brundage, Abigail Countryman, Emma Hart, ...

A colorful scene at the Market

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Area artists filled the sidewalks of North Main Street with color during the second Twilight Market of the summer Friday. This month’s market—themed Glove City Celebration—featured family friendly activities, live music, community groups and a variety of vendors. Again ...

Panel accepts Shared Services Plan

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Shared Services Panel on Thursday accepted its proposed 2018 Shared Services Plan that will eventually be submitted to the state, covering four main immediate areas. “This is the first draft,” said county Administrative Officer Jon Stead, who led a panel ...

Audio tour touts local sites

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County is contributing to the new “Hear About Here” GEOAudio tour website that allows visitors to access brief audio tours connected with geographical and historical locations. County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino recently reported to the Board of Supervisors’ ...

Environmental educator Steele to lead morning bird walk Sunday

Local News

FORT HUNTER — The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will host an early morning bird walk with environmental educator George Steele at 6:30 a.m. Sunday from the Yankee Hill Lock, Queen Anne Road. Steele will lead a walk that explores the river bank and the old Erie ...

Teddy bear hospital at NLH on Sunday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Nathan Littauer Hospital, 99 E. State St., will be having a teddy bear hospital event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Bring a teddy bear for a free checkup. There will be a free backpack for the first 200 kids, according to a news release. Those attending can do the ...

Renaissance Fair today in Fort Plain

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FORT PLAIN — The 10th annual Renaissance Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, at Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009 Clinton Road, County Highway 80. The event will include step dancers, games, vendors, and food by the Buccaneer Barbeque. Participants may wear period costumes. Admission ...