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Fulton Center meets nursing shortage head on

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is being proactive when it comes to the local and nationwide nursing shortages. The skilled nursing facility at 847 County Highway 122 in the town of Johnstown is meeting the shortage head on, with a new certified nursing ...

Caroga hosts a day of history and music

Local News

CAROGA — The former Sherman’s Amusement Park got in the spotlight twice in one day. An exhibit housing the amusement park’s arcade artifacts was on display Saturday at a fair run by the Caroga Historical Museum on London Bridge Road that brought back memories to visitors. “I can ...

Seven arrested for welfare fraud

Local News

AMSTERDAM — Seven individuals were arrested on Thursday on welfare fraud charges. According to a press release, Montgomery County Department of Social Services Commissioner Michael McMahon announced the arrests were a result of a recent investigation into persons allegedly attempting to ...

Board of trustees to conduct workshop

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The village board of trustees will be conducting a workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to continue their review of the proposed zoning amendment and any other business that may come before the board, according to a news release. The board is inviting all village business ...

Arkell Museum art program scheduled

In Brief

CANAJOHAIRE — Seascapes will be the focus of the free Arkell Museum Summer Afternoon Family Art program from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Each Wednesday participants visit the gallery to learn about an artist and an art style and then go to a classroom to practice ...

Art of meditation slated for Tuesdays

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FORT PLAIN — Adults and youths aged 16 and older wishing to learn the art of meditation are invited to come to the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., each Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. Each free class consists of meditation and discussion. Fort Plain resident Harold Rolls, a Tibetan ...

Textile fibers group invites local creatives

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FORT PLAIN — Creative individuals seeking an outlet for their talents are invited to the Fort Plain Free Library each Thursday afternoon for the Creative Textile Fibers Group and the Writers at Fort Plain, according to a news release. From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., makers of traditional textile ...

Public library to host childrens event

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JOHNSTOWN — Children will be encouraged to use their imaginations and problem solving together to make a huff-and-puff-proof house based on the “Three Little Pigs” story from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. Preregistration is needed because of ...

Education coordinator to lead pet care session

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Bobbi Jo Heavenly, Regional Animal Shelter education coordinator, will teach pet care and needs with her Therapy Dog, International-certified dog Ross Haverly, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. For more information, contact Robert ...

Miller to guide kids in creative artwork

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NORTHVILLE — Cheryl Miller will guide children in creating artwork from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St. Preregister because only 10 seats are available. For more information, contact Michael Burnett at (518) 863-6922 or norlib@mvls.info or visit the ...

Galaxy/alien rock workshop scheduled

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JOHNSTOWN — Children can create a galaxy or alien rock from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. The free event is limited to one craft per child. For more information, contact Robert Weatherby at (518) 762-8317 or rweatherby@mvls.info or visit the library ...

Family friendly poker run set for Saturday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — A family-friendly poker run will be held at Bayside Marina, 275 Lakeside Drive, on Saturday at 1 p.m. to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice of Gloversville. The race features five stops for non-motorized boats 15 feet and smaller. The winning hand will receive a ...

Downeast Clambake slated for Saturday

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GLOVERSVILLE — A 2019 Downeast Clambake will be held at the Inn at the Bridge, 108 Steele Ave., from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice. Cash bar opens at 5 p.m., and a three-course dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Community News

July 10 There were no admissions or discharges. Births Heather and Nathan Carpenter of Salisbury Center, Herkimer County, a girl at 8:16 p.m. Annisa J. Phillips and Zach Warner of Johnstown, a girl at 7:44 a.m. July 11 Admissions Timothy Byrne of Gloversville. Frances Nichole ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Community News

ALBANY — New York state Department of Environmental Conservation statewide forest ranger highlights for the week of July 8 to July 14 Town of Long Lake
 Hamilton County 
Wilderness rescue: On July 8 at 4:55 p.m., DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch received a call from Hamilton County ...

Kinderhook Bank merges with Community Bank

Community News

SYRACUSE — Community Bank System, Inc., the parent company of Community Bank, N.A., announced Tuesday that it completed its merger with Kinderhook Bank Corp. and its banking subsidiary, The National Union Bank of Kinderhook, on July 12, according to a news release. Community Bank System ...