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Cardinal bird painting class set to be held

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach how to paint a cardinal bird with acrylics on canvas from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 at the door, minus a 20 percent ...

Church to host annual ziti dinner on Friday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Holy Name Society of the Church of the Holy Spirit will have its annual ziti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the school cafeteria. The tickets are $8 for adults; and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. The tickets include drink and dessert, according to a news release.

Opioid reversal drug training slated

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Free training in the use of Naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College student union. The training is open to the public, especially those concerned that a ...

Painting with acrylics for beginners slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach painting with acrylics on canvas for beginners the second Thursday monthly from noon to 1:30 p.m., including this Thursday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 per class, minus a 20 percent ...

Players’ service celebrated

Community News

COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates Hall of Famers’ service to their country year-round in the iconic Plaque Gallery. And on Wednesday, the Hall of Fame will partner with the state Division of Veterans’ Affairs to offer all military veterans free ...

Schultz shines in position with Navy

Community News

Ensign William Schultz applied the lessons learned as a native of Gloversville to help in developing the skills to become a naval supply officer, according to a Navy news release. “The value of always getting involved wherever you are was one of the greatest lessons from my hometown,” ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Active warrant leads to arrest JOHNSTOWN — Emily C. Brindle, 22, of 61 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, was arrested by city police at 9:04 a.m. Oct. 23 on a warrant. Police said she was arrested on a valid bench warrant, a violation, out of City Court. She will appear later in City ...

Gloversville cop hit by drunk driver

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A bicycle officer suffered minor injuries after being struck by a drunk driver on Halloween, the driver is facing multiple charges. Bobbi C. Trudel, 63, of 106 Bleecker St., was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, aggravated driving while intoxicated, ...

Search warrant leads to Gloversville drug arrests

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A pair of city residents are facing charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into the sale of heroin and Fentanyl in the city. Dana C. Horning, 22, of 19 E. 11th Ave., Apartment 3, and Cedric D. Jennings, 22, of 15 First Ave., Apartment 1, were both charged with ...

Fulton County ventures into housing promotion

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County is considering hiring a housing marketing consultant — a precursor to perhaps county government getting into housing promotion for the first time. County Planning Director Scott Henze requested a proposed Board of Supervisors’ resolution at the Economic ...

Royal Care eyed for contract

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Social Services was given preliminary authorization to contract with a Johnstown firm for home health care services. The Board of Supervisors’ Human Services Committee approved entering into a contract with Royal Home Care. The full board will ...

Amsterdam police to get specialized training

Local News

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Police Department was designated to receive state-funded training to help road patrol officers recognize and respond to mental health emergencies while on duty. “I commend the chief of police for his dedication and willingness to expand training to his unit,” ...

Stewart’s closing two shops

Local News

AMSTERDAM — The Stewart’s Shop at Guy Park Avenue will be closing its doors on Sunday, along with the shop at Morton Avenue in Albany as business at these two locations has not been enough to keep them open. According to the release, the necessary closure of the two shops is due to ...

Mayor defends sale of property

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown Mayor Vern Jackson on Wednesday defended the city’s right to reject certain bids by private citizens looking to buy city-owned property. Some residents have told The Leader-Herald they feel the Common Council should be automatically accepting the highest offers by ...

Fire department to host roast beef dinner

In Brief

EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department will have a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. until sold out Saturday. The price is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5 to 12; and free for children ages 4 and younger, according to a news release.

Church to hold election day dinner

In Brief

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 ...

Holiday vendor fair scheduled for Sunday

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The merry market holiday vendor fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Institute. Shop from over 30 craft and merchandise vendors. There will be a food concession with a catering, tarot readings with a psychic and a prize raffle. The admission is free, ...

Synagogue to host solidarity Shabbat

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St., will be participating in solidarity Shabbat at 7 p.m. Friday. It will be a time for all who can attend to pray together in solidarity with the members of the wider Jewish family in Pittsburgh, Pa. The event is to remind all that ...

F-F School releases schedule of events

In Brief

FONDA — The following events are for the Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday the school will hold a bottle drive in the elementary parking log. All proceeds will be donated to the Leatherstocking Honor Flight, which provides ...