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A special place for women

JOHNSTOWN — For the past 110 years, the Willing Helpers’ Home, for Women Inc. has been focused on giving female senior citizens a safe place to call home in their golden years. The history of Willing Helpers’ goes back further than that however, according to Board of Managers President ...

Be prepared

GLOVERSVILLE — With winter getting a bit closer everyday, Fulton County Civil Defense Director and Fire Coordinator Steven Santa Maria held a special talk for senior citizens during a HealthLink Littauer VIP luncheon on Wednesday. “We are very fortunate in Fulton County. We don’t have a ...

Tales from the Crossing

GLOVERSVILLE — The history of the Erie Canal at the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site goes back more than a century and includes a sometimes dark and tragic history. The crossing has many tales to tell from its rich and long history. But on Wednesday, Schoharie Crossing Education ...

A little bit of paint does a building good

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Senior Center has been given a bit of a lift in the past few weeks thanks to the hard work of volunteers and some generous donations. The light yellow walls that formerly covered the center are now gone. In its place, vibrant colors of orange, olive, red and ...

Swell little boxes

WELLS — Set up around the town, a series of little boxes with intricate stained glass inserts are eye catching. Sitting in places where both locals and visitors stop by, they contain a wealth of literature inside for both young and old. Since early last year, the Virginia Hosely Free ...

Feathered friends

CAROGA —Diane and John Hime’s lives as animal caretakers began about a decade ago with a thud. One night while watching TV, the couple heard a loud thump against one of their windows. There outside was a barred owl who had not realized the barrier that stood between it and the Hime’s ...