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Littauer Hospital

Community News

July 26 Admissions Antoinette M. Jones of Fonda. Dawn King of Gloversville. Discharges Almeda M. Stuart of Gloversville. Births Cassandra Jasewicz and Lee Chichester of Johnstown, a boy at 10:29 a.m. July 27 Discharges Barbara Renda of Fort Hunter. Joseph T. Terranova of ...

ADK releases 5th edition of trail guide: Eastern Trails

Community News

LAKE GEORGE — The Adirondack Mountain Club recently released the fifth edition of its popular trail guide, “Eastern Trails”, which is part of a substantial reconfiguration and revision of the Forest Preserve Series of Adirondack and Catskill guides. “Eastern Trails” highlights some of ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Local man cited for unlicensed operation JOHNSTOWN — Darnell L. Alston, 46, of 19 E. State St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 1:43 p.m. July 27 with misdemeanor second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Police said the suspect was charged after a vehicle stop on North ...

Pet ambulance to help animals in need

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A city woman has opened a new ambulance service to support animals facing emergency situations. After spending more than 30 years caring for animals, city resident Elizabeth Martinovic founded Adirondack Pet Emergency Transportation Services which provides transportation for ...

Man sentenced for striking an infant

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man who pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless endangerment last month for assaulting a two-month-old boy was sentenced in Fulton County Court as part of a plea agreement. Marcus E. Ralbovsky, 29, of 5 Alexander St., Gloversville, was sentenced to six months in ...

FAA wants some trees removed at airport

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Federal Aviation Administration has identified “tree obstructions” on Fulton County Airport property that must be removed. County Planning Director Scott Henze informed the Board of Supervisors’ Public Works Committee Monday that the FAA “threatened” the county it ...

Landfill project up and running

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County landfill’s $5.4 million expansion project — begun in spring 2017 — is finished and the new area is now being utilized. David Rhodes, county Department of Solid Waste deputy director of operations, updated the Board of Supervisors’ Public Works Committee ...

Northville church gets $2k construction grant

Local News

NORTHVILLE — St. Francis of Assisi Church in the village was awarded a $2,000 Sacred Sites Grant from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. According to a press release, St. Francis of Assisi Church was among the 21 Sacred Site Grants being awarded. The grants went to historic religious ...

Area religious activities

Community News

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; communion ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Police: Man stole a bicycle in the city JOHNSTOWN — David W. Hassler III, 22, of 211 W. State St., was charged by city police at 11:31 a.m. Monday with petit larceny and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors. Police said Hassler was charged on Water Street in connection with an offense at ...

From the ashes, Palatine family begins anew

Local News

PALATINE BRIDGE — Local communities, families, businesses and first responders have all come together in support of the family displaced by a fire that broke out at their home at 555 Brower Road last week and destroyed it, along with everything they owned. “The community’s outreach has ...

Johnstown police capture alleged burglar

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A city man with an extensive criminal record — who led police on a nearly 90-minute search through various city neighborhoods —was arrested Thursday in connection with an attempted house burglary. A city police news release indicated Garrett A. Barnwell, 47, of 22 S. Melcher ...

Glove presents ‘101 Dalmatians KIDS’

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Theatre Performing Arts Center will present four performances of “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS,” directed by Jennifer Flynn this weekend featuring a cast of 90 local students today at 3 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. “I’ve ...

Annual block party tonight

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Food, music and fun are being guaranteed at the 16th Annual South William Street Block Party set to start at 5 p.m. today on that street. The event is hosted by Partner’s Pub and Grill, 21 S. William St., and is held in a blocked off area near the establishment. A stage area ...

Convicted thief sentenced to prison

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man involved in a stolen property case was sentenced recently in Fulton County Court to two to four years in state prison. Andrew S. Rutauskas, 31, of 43 Grove St., was sentenced July 23 by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to the prison time, as a second felony ...

Summer reading program in sixth week

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The following is the sixth week schedule of the summer reading program at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., according to a news release. ∫ Aug. 13: At 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m, Starburst edible slime. There are many ways to create slime including an edible slime. The ...

Church to host chicken barbecue

In Brief

FORT PLAIN — The Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will have a Brooks chicken barbecue starting at 4 p.m. Aug. 16 with Brooks cooking on the premises. It will be $12 for adults; $6 for children; $7 for half chicken. Takeouts will be available. The dinner includes ...

Book bag sale slated for next week

In Brief

GALWAY — The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will hold a used book bag sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11, behind the library in the tent. All books are $2 a bag throughout the sale — bags will be provided. For more information, call (518) 882-6385.

Board of Education meeting scheduled

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Johnstown High School Performing Arts Center. This meeting is open to the public.

Church to have annual garage sale

In Brief

HAGAMAN — The Rosary Society of St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, 51 N. Pawling St., will sponsor its annual garage sale in conjunction with the Hagaman villagewide garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 11. The bag sale will start at noon. Also available will be coffee and pastry at 9 ...