News

Not Just For Kids storytelling Sunday

In Brief

FORT HUNTER — Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin will perform at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Sunday at 6 p.m. as part of the annual Not Just for Kids Storytelling series. His performance titled “Love and Armadillo Migration: An Octogenarian Love Story with Armadillos, Honey Bees ...

Intro to photography class scheduled

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have an introduction to photography class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Todd Bailey will be the photographer. The cost is $25. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the promotional code in the registration ...

Durey Creek to perform in Caroga

In Brief

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Chapel, Chapel Road, will continue with the free concert series with the Durey Creek Bluegrass Band at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The program will consist of a variety of bluegrass and gospel songs. The admission will be free, however, a free will offering will be accepted, ...

Kayaking for teens lessons offered

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FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will offer introductory children’s kayaking lessons for beginner- or novice-level paddlers ages 14 to 17 on Tuesday and Aug. 17 . Audrey Egelston of Down by the River Kayak Rentals will present the two-hour introductory sessions at 10 ...

Republican picnic date scheduled

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The seventh annual Republican cans and clams picnic will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Department grove, 135 Easterly St. Everyone is welcome, according to a news release. All candidates are invited to attend and the community ...

Creative canvas classes offered

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will be creative canvas kids from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 in art studio two. Brenda Dwyer will be the instructor. The cost is $25 — pre-registration required, according to a news release. Every other Saturday, Dwyer ...

Bible Fellowship to have movie night

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SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, will have a movie night at 7 p.m. every Tuesday this summer. Everyone is invited. The movie will be free as well as free popcorn, beverages and snacks, according to a news release. The following is the schedule. Tuesday: ...

Bar association opens grant system

Community News

ALBANY — The New York Bar Foundation has opened its 2019 grant application system with a new feature that will make the process more accessible to law-related charities in the state via online applications for grants. Applications may be filed online until Sept. 15 at ...

Kinderhook donates to Chamber Checks program

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE —Representatives from Kinderhook Bank presented a check to the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce for sponsorship of their Chamber Checks program. Kinderhook Bank’s support helps the chamber advertise and promote this Shop Local program. Chamber Checks are gift ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Biker cited for drugs, being on sidewalk GLOVERSVILLE — Marcus A. Weekes, 23, of 9 Prospect Ave., was charged with ninth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and a violation of city ...

Twilight Market happening Friday in Gloversville

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The second of the city’s Twilight Markets is set to make downtown more colorful on Friday. The Twilight Market is a three-part summer series of events held on the second Friday of each month from July to September in the heart of the city’s downtown with vendors, ...

‘Year of the Glove’ making progress

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino and the Fulton County Museum continue planning a local “Year of the Glove” celebration for 2019, which kicks off next March. Hall-Saladino recently told the county Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development and Environment ...

Vintage baseball game back at Parkhurst Field Saturday

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Baseball fans and history buffs will have a chance to see America’s favorite pastime played as it was in the past, with late 1800s era rules, uniforms and equipment, during the sixth annual Vintage Baseball Game and Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame inductions ...

Police ramp up search for fugitive

Local News

EPHRATAH — State police are publicly stepping up their efforts to find a Herkimer County man arrested late last winter for stealing a $125,000 brush truck from the Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department and trying to sell it in Maryland. Troopers this week reminded the public on its internet ...

Officials planning electrical upgrade

Local News

PERTH — Fulton County officials have been planning this summer at the Tryon Technology Park for an eventual major electrical upgrade for the site. “That’s where we have been focusing,” county Planning Director Scott Henze said Wednesday. Fulton County and the Fulton County Industrial ...

Johnstown Planning Board set public hearing for additional project

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The city Planning Board on Tuesday set a public hearing for an addition project by Miracle Ear/Frasier Enterprises at the Johnstown Industrial Park that is expected to create 15 new jobs. Gloversville engineer Darrin Romeyn told the board at City Hall the business needs a ...

Caroga Fire Company fundraising for station

In Brief

CAROGA — The Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company is diligently fundraising to build a new fire station. The old station was built in the 1950s, and the department has outgrown the building. Equipment no longer fits inside and all training and equipment maintenance have to be done outside — ...

Adventure camp scheduled to begin

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Adirondack Adventure Camp for ages 5 to 15 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 16, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. The cost is $130 for pre-registration; $150 at the door; members receive a 20 percent discount ...

Historical society to meet on Aug. 21

In Brief

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Edinburg Cemetery, Northville-Edinburg Road, for a tour led by Priscilla Edwards, Edinburg Historian. There will be a brief meeting at the Edinburg Cemetery where the nominating committee will present their ...

Essential oils workshop scheduled

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be an essential oils at work and school workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. today, in the conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. Erica Darling and Carol Ann Hammons will be the instructors. The cost is $10. Members receive a 20 percent ...