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Montgomery County COVID-19 numbers continue to decline

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FONDA — After almost a year since Montgomery County has been coping with the impacts of COVID-19, officials say they’re stating to see “a light at the end of the tunnel.” It’s almost been a year since the county had its first positive COVID-19 case and since the county and the rest ...

Johnstown approves football, volleyball

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education Tuesday night approved the playing of varsity football and volleyball. The action was in the form of two resolutions both approved 7-2 during what board President Christopher Tallon called an “emergency” special ...

Johnstown Planning Board grants extension for project

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JOHNSTOWN — The city Planning Board on Tuesday granted a one-year extension on a previously-approved project by Fulton Friendship House to build affordable housing development units off North Perry Street. Board Chairman Peter K. Smith explained that the agency has a project at 507 N. Perry ...

Hill & Markes hosting virtual ice cream, food service tradeshow

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AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, a 114-year-old wholesale distributor, is hosting a virtual Ice Cream and Food Service Tradeshow on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on hillnmarkes.virtuallyevents.com. The interactive show will highlight new products and trends in the ice cream and food service ...

B-P Future City Team finishes third in competition

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Future City Team recently competed virtually against 16 other Capital Region schools at this year’s Future City competition. Broadalbin-Perth finished third in the region and took home additional awards for “Most Sustainable Building” and “Best ...

Johnstown Junior High honor roll announced

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Junior High School second-quarter honor roll. 
High Honor Roll (90 & Above) Grade 7 Hayden Ackerknecht, Adrielle Allen, Mason Barter, Daniel Brown, Cole Downing, Ethan Everest, Darryn Fallis, Braeden Fennessey, Maria Ganzharina, Allison Gray, Van Green, ...

Dolgeville Junior-Senior High School second-quarter honor roll

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DOLGEVILLE — The Dolgeville Junior-Senior High School second quarter honor roll. PRINCIPAL’S LIST 12th grade Charlie Benoit, Brianna Bruce, Annaliese Davies, Maighen Ehrle, Skylar Harper, Megan Hartmann, Kyla Jaquay, Treay Jaquay, Philip Keeler II, Nadia Lyon, Shi-Anne Morgan, ...

Fulton County board set to meet Monday

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors meeting at 1 p.m. Monday will be held in-person, but the public has the option to view a livestream of the meeting through a Zoom video-teleconference. A county release said anyone wishing to view the meeting live can visit the official ...

Caroga Commission to meet Saturday

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CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Parks, Lakes, Recreation, and Tourism Commission will hold a special meeting via Zoom on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. To be a part of the meeting call in on 1-646-558 8656 or go to ZOOM.com or via the link ...

Edinburg to offer masks to residents

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EDINBURG — There will be a free face mask drive-thru give away for distribution to town residents only, a supply made available by Saratoga County, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Edinburg Community Center, according to a news release.

Caroga Golf Course steering committee

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CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Golf Course Steering Committee will have their Wednesday meetings at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The following are the correct dates of the next four meetings — March 10, March 24; April 14, and April 28; all will use the same coordinates, according to a news release. To ...

Rummage sale set for this weekend

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, according to a news release. The rummage sale items include housewares, clothes, games, toys and tools. There will be a dollar bag sale from 2 ...

Rowback to run for Gloversville mayor

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GLOVERSVILLE — Councilman-at-Large William Rowback Jr. will be vying for mayor, running against incumbent Vincent DeSantis. Rowback made the announcement on Tuesday in front of Gloversville City Hall that he is running for mayor. “I’m announcing, I’m running for mayor in the City ...

Pilot uninjured after emergency landing

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JOHNSTOWN — A Vermont pilot of a small-single engine Cessna was uninjured when he had to make an emergency landing Tuesday morning at the Fulton County Airport after his aircraft filled up with smoke. The name of the pilot, Sergey Goncharov, 30, of Burlington, Vt. was released by the Fulton ...

Public safety committee adopts police reform plan

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee recently adopted the Fulton County Police Reform and Reinvention Plan. The plan — done by state executive order — will be the subject of a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. Monday, The board may finally adopt it ...

Appellate court upholds decision in Oppenheim property case

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ALBANY — The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court last week upheld a previous decision to not dismiss a man’s property complaint against the town of Oppenheim. The appeals court affirmed a Jan. 16, 2019, decision by Supreme Court in Johnstown in Fulton County impacting Charles ...

GJSD board honors three ABCD Award winners

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education recently honored three Above and Beyond the Call of Duty, or ABCD Award winners within the district. Congratulations were extended to: Judy Swatt, high school special education teacher; second-grade teacher Kim Park; and ...

Edinburg to offer masks to residents

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EDINBURG — There will be a free face mask drive-thru give away for distribution to town residents only, a supply made available by Saratoga County, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Edinburg Community Center, according to a news release.

Wells church to host dinner tonight

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WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner today from 4 to 6:30 p.m. for take-out only. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on fabulous biscuits from Bev Peters, mashed potatoes, green beans, carrots, and chocolate eclair dessert, carrot cake, or ...