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Halloween decor class on Oct. 23

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GLOVERSVILLE — Artist Melanie Fay will provide step-by-step instruction for beginners on making a Halloween decoration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 23, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35, minus a 20 percent discount for center ...

Village zoning board meeting set

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BROADALBIN — The village Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at village hall, 16 W. Main St. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss procedures and any other business that may come before the board. All ZBA meetings are open to the public.

Libertarian Party meeting planned

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Libertarian Party will be meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, at the Johnstown Public Library, according to a news release.

Cupcake decorating class set for Oct. 16

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a cupcake decorating class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the teaching kitchen. Toni Persch will be the instructor. The cost is $25 per person or one gift certificate. Members receive a 20 percent discount with ...

Soup tasting and craft fair Oct. 20

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CANAJOHARIE — The Van Alstyne Homestead Society will present its seventh annual soup tasting and craft fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at 42 Moyer St., according to a news release. The soups will be donated by local chefs and restaurants and there will be harvest specialties from local ...

Tri-county blotter

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Man charged after domestic dispute PALATINE — Shawn M. Holmes, 49, of 93 E Grand St., Palatine Bridge was charged on Sunday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for aggravated harassment and resisting arrest following a domestic dispute at the Budget Inn. Holmes was arraigned in ...

Area residents die in Schoharie limo crash

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SCHOHARIE — Fulton County residents — including two Gloversville brothers, who sources said were Axel and Richard Steenburg — were among the 20 deaths that occurred in a deadly accident when a limousine careened out of control Saturday afternoon in this small Schoharie County town. The ...

Crowd turns out for Broadalbin festival

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BROADALBIN — It’s not every day kids get to behave like hamsters. Youths, as well as adults, had a chance to get inside of, and roll, large “hamster wheels” along tracks, even racing them. The wheels were just one event that gave youngsters, such as John Tyler of Galway and Ethan ...

Stead to address shared services at Tuesday meet

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Administrative Officer Jon Stead will address the county’s 2018 Shared Services Plan during the Board of Supervisors meeting, starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the County Office Building. Stead at 2 p.m. will give a public presentation on the plan in the ...

Bike path opened

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PATTERSONVILLE — A new five-mile trail has been added to the Erie Canalway Trail, making the transit easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians to travel the pathway. The section, which opened on Wednesday, is an extension of the Erie Canalway Trail. The five-mile portion of the trail ...

Man heading to prison for threat

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JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man who last spring made a terroristic threat toward his former company was sentenced Oct. 1 in Fulton County Court to 1 1/2 to three years in state prison. Charles E. Quackenbush, 49, of 51 Yale St., was sentenced by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye, as a second ...

Budget process set to start

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JOHNSTOWN — Councilman-at-Large Craig Talarico will be making a decision this fall whether to conduct a special Common Council work session to mull proposed 2019 city departmental budgets. The 2019 “mayor’s” city budget proposed for council review hasn’t been done yet, but city ...

Pumpkin painting class set for Oct. 22

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GLOVERSVILLE — Delania Duncovich will teach how to paint a pumpkin with acrylics on canvas while sipping a pumpkin spice latte from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 ...

Taco class set for Oct. 18 at Nigra Center

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a tacos class from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 18 in the teaching kitchen. Jose Kemp will be the instructor. The cost is $25. Members receive a 20 percent discount by entering the promotional code in the ...

USS Slater open

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ALBANY — USS Slater will be open to the public for guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Typically, the Slater is closed on Monday and Tuesday for continuing restoration, but exceptions are made for significant holidays. The Slater is the only destroyer escort afloat in America and a ...

Music and harvest fest set

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GLEN — Glen Conservancy and the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers will host a music and harvest fest in the hamlet of Glen on Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Events will take place in and around Conservancy Hall, 1538 Route 161, and will include activities at Glen Cottage Farms, 1535 Route ...

Photo class

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GLOVERSVILLE — Todd Bailey will teach a beginners introduction to photography from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 22, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. He will teach the basics of taking better images with a smartphone or digital single-lens reflex camera. The cost will be ...

Board of Education meeting planned

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school’s lower level conference room, according to a news release.

Paint and sip program slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will present a beginners paint-and-sip program from noon to 1:30 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants will paint a picture with acrylics while each sipping a ...

Financing your child’s education

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BROADALBIN- Broadalbin-Perth School District’s Parent University is hosting Financing Your Child’s Education at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the virtual AP room at the high school, 100 Bridge St. The event is geared toward parents/guardians and students in grades eight to 12. ...