News

Road work slated in Tri Counties

In Brief

ALBANY — The following is the roadwork scheduled for the week of June 11 in Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton counties: Montgomery County Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one way alternating traffic a temporary signal due to bridge replacement. ...

Johnstown’s Farmer’s Market set to open

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown Farmer’s Market will open for the season from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the city park. The market, which be held every Tuesday through mid-October, features seasonally fresh produce, meats, plants, and baked goods. It is a 100 percent producer market — meaning ...

Deadline for health academy camp set

In Brief

The application deadline is June 15 for Hamilton County students in grades nine and 12 in the 2018-19 school year for a Medical Academy for Science and Health camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on July 24 at North Country Community College’s Ticonderoga campus. The program will introduce ...

Two visiting authors set for writing circle

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GLOVERSVILLE — Ed Munger and Herb Weisburgh will be the visiting authors at The Writers Circle’s author luncheon from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Munger and Weisburgh, who are the authors of the new musical, ...

Movie planned for Bible Fellowship

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SPECULATOR — The movie, “Another Perfect Stranger,” will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at the North Country Bible Fellowship, Elm Lake Road. Free refreshments will be available. Everyone is invited to attend.

Potluck dinner planned for church

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WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church will be having a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the church to honor Pastor Dan Burgess. He will be changing churches and leaving Wells on Sunday. The drinks and table settings will be provided — bring a dish to share. The public is welcome to ...

Community Calendar

Community News

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

Southern Adirondack Wine and Food Festival a success

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A perfect day was had at the Southern Adirondack Wine and Food Festival on Main Street in Gloversville on Saturday, as upwards of 500 guests showed up for the festivities. With more than 50 vendors coming in from all over the state, guests were able to sample food, wine, ...

Townsend Leather to restore Wandel Park

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Townsend Leather is undertaking a project downtown to restore Wandel Park in partnership with the city. Terry Kucel, a retired principal at Townsend, said Wednesday the company began work at Wandel Park located at the corner of Spring Street and Elm Street about three weeks ...

Opioid reversal recall won’t cause problem

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE—Officials say the recall of an opioid overdose reversal medication announced this week will not impact the ability of emergency responders or hospitals to treat overdose victims locally. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary national recall of two lots of ...

Something’s a’brewing

Local News

Something’s surely a’brewing in the Glove Cities. It’s stirring things up and causing a considerable amount of excitement all over town. It’s not a storm. It’s beer and hard cider. Opening within a month of one another, with only a five minute drive between them, Rogers’ ...

Bella New York Grand opening set for June 16

Local News

A “hidden secret” has opened up on North Perry Street in Johnstown. Bella New York, a hair salon, massage therapy station and boutique, which sells high-end clothing, cosmetics, and shoes first opened in January. But after a snow storm hampered their initial grand opening, they are ready ...

Sheriff to present history of jails

In Brief

CHARLESTON — Montgomery County Sheriff Mike Amato will give a power point presentation on the history of Montgomery County jails today at 2 p.m. at the Charleston Historical Society, Polin Road. Amato was born in New York City and moved to Montgomery County with his family in 1967. He ...

Bowl making class to begin this month

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GLOVERSVILLE — Suzanna VanSchoonhoven-Hunter will teach a two-part program on making bowls from leaves and clay from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 14 and 21, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center For Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants will use leaves with veins that can ...

Learn to swim class taking registrations

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District is accepting registrations for the learn to swim summer program. The program is free for district-enrolled students, or $25 for each non-district/non-enrolled student, according to a news release. There are two sessions scheduled this ...

Nazareth College 2018 graduates

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ROCHESTER — Nazareth College undergraduate students earned their bachelor’s degrees at the 91st annual commencement ceremony that took place at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, on May 13. Kelsi Barnholt of Johnstown, graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in occupational science ...

Arceri named to dean’s list

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ALBANY — Veronica Rose Arceri, daughter of Patrick and Vicki Arceri of Northville, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 term at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She has completed her fourth year of a six year doctorate of pharmacy degree and was inducted into the ...

HVCC spring dean’s list

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TROY — More than 1,100 students were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Hudson Valley Community College. Students include: Nathaniel Pawlowski of Amsterdam, a student in the automotive technical services- autobody repair program; Harry Western of Johnstown, a student in the ...