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Anxiety high over GJSD budget defeat

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Several students, yes voters, no voters, parents, taxpayers and other community members packed in the Johnstown High School’s auditorium on Wednesday to voice their concerns and get answers as to what’s to come next following the district’s failed budget. The Greater ...

Large turnout for CAC proposal to purchase Sherman’s property

Local News

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Sherman’s property proposal. The second article will run in Friday’s paper. CAROGA — The town attorney laid out the legal and financial rationale behind the board’s support of a plan to sell the town-owned Sherman’s ...

FMCC graduates look to next phase of life, careers

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SCHENECTADY — Graduating students of Fulton Montgomery Community College were celebrated for their achievements to date and were called on to use the tools they’ve gathered along the way to step forward into the next phase of their lives during FMCC’s 54th annual commencement ceremony at ...

Erie Canal Waterway photo contest

Community News

WATERFORD — Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries for the 14th annual Erie Canalway photo contest. Photos should convey the wealth of things to do and see along the waterway and express the beauty and unique character of the canal and canal communities. Winning ...

Johnstown Memorial Day program and parade

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Parade: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7 p.m. — Main Street Park Grand Marshall — Gilbert Wendt, WWII veteran Master of Ceremonies — Peter O’Lucci Invocation — Father Wetsel, Holy Trinity Catholic Church Pledge Of Allegiance — led by John Morris, U.S. Naval Reserve ...

Leading by Example winners named

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The 2019 Lead by Example winners were announced this week. The Leading by Example Awards are presented annually by the Fulton County Youth Bureau. They will be honored Thursday evening at a reception at the Johnstown Senior Center. The award is to recognize those youths who are a ...

Town board to hold meeting Wednesday

In Brief

CAROGA — The Caroga Town Board will hold the following work sessions at town hall, according to a news release: at 7 p.m. Wednesday, will be the street lighting and a proposal by John Lorence for Sherman’s. The board will conduct any and all business to come before.

Church of Christ to host chicken dinner

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit chicken dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. The menu will consist of chicken, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, gravy, desserts, beverages. The price is $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 12 and younger.

Annual teen clash slated for next week

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Adirondack Baptist Church, 1431 Route 29, will have their annual teen clash from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through May 31. This is a three-day competition for teens in grades seventh through 12th and there will be food, according to a news release. Check it out on ...

Mother to Mother group set to meet

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Birthing Center at Littauer has scheduled the Mother to Mother discussion group meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Mohawk Harvest, 30 N. Main St. The group was formed for mothers only and will offer a relaxing, casual atmosphere where a variety of topics can be ...

Genealogy Society set history workshop

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Capital Region Jewish Genealogy Society will be presenting a family history workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. June 2 at the Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St. The event is free and open to all. A brief introduction to genealogy research will be followed by the workshop ...

Annual book sale to take place on Monday

In Brief

GALWAY — The annual Really-Big book sale will take place Monday, Memorial Day, behind the Galway Library on Sacandaga Road, Route 147, north of the village stop light in the village of Galway. Hours of the sale are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friends of the Library members only from 8:30 to 9 a.m. If ...

Club to hold bake sale Memorial Day

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GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W will hold a bake sale at the Memorial Day in the park event starting at 9 a.m. Monday in the village park at the intersection of Route 147 and Galway Road. The Lioness Club will also be selling their Lioness cookbook at the park event. ...

Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday

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GLEN — The 20th annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Glen Conservancy, will take place at noon Monday. The lineup for the parade will be at 11:45 a.m. at the L.J. Hand Farm Center and the ceremony will be in the park at the intersection of Route 30A and Logtown Road. The event will ...

FCAA board of directors meeting se

In Brief

FONDA — The Fulmont Community Action Agency Board of Directors will have their next meeting at 5 p.m. June 3 in Room 111, of the Montgomery County Annex Building, 20 Park St. The public is welcome to attend

State military museum to present Civil War lecture

Community News

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The role of a Civil War infantry regiment recruited from New York City and Newark, New Jersey as well as villages across Western New York will be the subject of a free talk on June 15, at 1 p.m. at the New York State Military Museum. Rick Barram, the author of the book ...

SERIOUS FUN AND GAMES

Community News

Photo submitted Gaming Insomniacs League, an eSports organization comprised of high school, collegiate, pro, and semi-pro leagues hosted a $5,000 scholarship tournament on Sunday for high school students at Proctors Theatre. The event featured 16 high schools each with teams of five who ...

What’s to do

Community News

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Sandra J. Peters — photography artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man arrested on 3 active warrants GLOVERSVILLE — Gregory A. Blackmon, 28, of 30 Thompson Ave., was taken into custody on two active arrest warrants and one active bench warrant by city police on May 16 at 10:45 a.m. The arrest warrants for Blackmon were both issued for petit larceny ...