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Sawmill fire in the town of Glen

Local News

GLEN — Fire companies from Fulton and Montgomery counties were on hand today to fight a fire in the town. A sawmill on Lasher Road was a total loss following the blaze. Firefighters were able to save an adjoining building. There were no injuries reported from this fire. The ...

Mommy and me yoga class slated

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces a new class titled Mommy and me Yoga will be held from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Thursday at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

Paul Nigra Center to host painting class

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach a beginners class in creating a Matisse-inspired painting from 10 a.m. to noon today in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or one class pass, minus a 20 percent discount ...

Beginners sushi class scheduled for today

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Andrew Dench will teach a beginners sushi class from 6 to 8 p.m.today in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center For Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class offers three variations: chicken teriyaki, deep-fried dragon tofu and chili crab. Students will get hands-on ...

Teachers Association hosts lunch and bingo

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Teachers Association invites senior citizens to enjoy lunch and an afternoon of bingo on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gloversville Middle School cafeteria. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each game. Call ...

Matthew W. Phillips Memorial scheduled

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The 2018 Matthew W. Phillips Memorial Benefit will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Robin’s Nest, 230 Stevers Mills Road (off Route 29) Broadalbin, with admission at $10 per person (donation) including food and entertainment by the Weaver Brothers. There will be basket and ...

Summer concert series to kick off

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, North Main Street, will have the first of its summer concert series at 2 p.m. Sunday featuring the Tempest Winds Quintet. The concert will be followed by a dessert reception in fellowship hall, according to a news release. The Tempest Wind ...

Keegan to speak on wilderness survival

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — Barry Keegan, an interpreter of Native American crafts and technology will speak at a public meeting of the Adirondack Mountain Club Foothills Chapter at 7 p.m. on June 13 at Gloversville Senior Center. A meeting will be held with pizza and salad at 6 p.m. Keegan will ...

Civilian Conservation Corps alumni reunion set

Community News

POINT PLEASANT — On   June 23, a reunion of Civilian Conservation Corps alumni, family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. at Camp Sacandaga at 117 Page St. (Route 8) in Point Pleasant, near Speculator. They will celebrate the 85th anniversary of the founding of the CCC by sharing their ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man charged with pointing gun, threats AMSTERDAM — A 33-year-old Amsterdam man was arrested and charged on Monday with pointing a gun at his girlfriend and threatening to kill her. Mark Glodny was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree menacing, fifth-degree criminal ...

Development areas identified in strategy

Local News

EDITOR’S NOTE: The is the third of a series of four stories on the economic development plan for Fulton County. JOHNSTOWN — Three primary development areas are identified within Fulton County’s new “Vision 2026” development strategy, places that would be “vibrant, walkable and ...

GJSD Athletic Director’s pay, position reduced

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The position of Greater Johnstown Athletic Director James Robare is being cut by $53,000 per year, effectively making it a part-time position due to budget constraints. The reduction is making Robare consider whether to stay with the district after July 1. He said he is ...

Sheriff seeks fingerprint system

Local News

JOHNSTOWN —The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking a $61,560 contract with a Massachusetts company to purchase a fingerprint/photo system using live scan. The county cost for the equipment will be $41,560. Sheriff Richard Giardino received preliminary support for the purchase ...

Littauer to host fundraising gala

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Nathan Littauer Foundation will host the annual fundraising gala, The Event, to benefit Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home Friday at 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. The “ever-changing extraordinary” gala, The Event, will feature New Orleans themed Mardi ...

Strawberry Festival slated for Saturday

Local News

MAYFIELD — Mayfield area residents get the opportunity to continue a tradition of 36 years and get to taste something sweet Saturday at the Mayfield Historical Society’s annual Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival is scheduled for Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rice ...

Negligence lawsuits filed in Johnstown

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Two negligence lawsuits involving alleged slippery conditions on a municipal property and a soda machine gone awry were filed recently in state Supreme Court in Johnstown. Joseph Parker of 117 Christie Road, Mayfield, filed a civil lawsuit May 25 against the town of ...

Route 67 in Amsterdam to be closed for repairs

Local News

AMSTERDAM — The New York State Department of Transportation and Montgomery County NY Emergency Management issued a traveler advisory for Route 67/Church Street at the intersection of Prospect Street in the city of Amsterdam. That section of Route 67 will be closed starting today through ...