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In the dark: Street light outages strike Gloversville

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GLOVERSVILLE — What started as one street light out at the busy intersection of South Kingsboro Avenue and Route 30A has grown to six, with additional street lights reportedly out at other locations within the city. Jim Landrio, local resident and general manager of the Johnstown Holiday ...

GHA: Rent delinquency rate may increase

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GLOVERSVILLE — Officials with the Gloversville Housing Authority say rent delinquency rates may rise under provisions included in the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019. GHA Interim Executive Director Damaris Carbone reported the current delinquency rate for the agency as ...

Progress being made in sewer district

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BROADALBIN — Progress has been made in the formation of the Vail Mills sewer district as some connections have been made, according to officials. The village Board of Trustees gave an update on the Vail Mills sewer district during its regular meeting on Tuesday. In June 2018, the ...

GHA to institute a new parking policy

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority will institute new parking policies to address concerns at the senior towers over visitors parking in spaces reserved for residents. Resident Commissioner Diane Sauve on Tuesday relayed complaints to the board from residents at Kingsboro ...

County to issue agriculture grants

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FONDA — As agriculture plays a central role in New York and in Montgomery County’s economy, generating approximately $5 billion in revenue annually, county officials are issuing a second round of Agriculture Microenterprise Grants to help local farms continue to thrive. According to the ...

Fire department to hold special meeting

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Fire Department will hold a special meeting to discuss insurance and any other business brought forth at 6:30 p.m. today at the Mayfield Municipality building, according to a news release.

Church to host ‘simple’ suppers

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Sisters of the Holy Spirit Church, South Main Street, will be sponsoring two “simple” Saturday suppers from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. this Saturday and Feb. 29, according to a news release. Each of the two weeks, a supper will be provided at the cost of $5. The tickets can ...

Free lunch slated at Methodist church

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 19 N. Main St., will be serving a free lunch at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release. The lunch follows the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome to attend.

GJSD schedule several meetings

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JOHNSTOWN — The following are for the Greater Johnstown School District, according to a news release. ∫ At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the audit committee will meet in the district office conference room. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday the board of education will conduct a workshop meeting in the ...

Fonda school board to host two meetings

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled the following meetings in the superintendent’s office, according to a news release. ∫ At 4 p.m. Monday will be the curriculum committee meeting. ∫ At 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 will be a policy ...

Annual pasta and wine tasting on March 7

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NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living will be holding their annual pasta and wine tasting event from 5 to 8 p.m. March 7, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, according to a new release. The tickets will be $20 if purchased ahead of time from the Northville Liquor Store, or ...

County fair offering up to 10 scholarships

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BALLSTON SPA — The Saratoga County Fair is offering up to 10 scholarships of $1,000 to current state high school seniors and also students enrolled in college who are active in the Saratoga County Fair and the New York State Showpeople’s Association. Students from Saratoga County must ...

Father-daughter dance on March 7

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarge School District will have the annual father-daughter dance from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the middle school, according to a news release. The flyers went out to schools and the details can be found on the school website. For more information, ...

Paul Nigra Center to host 6-week class

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have the following six-week class, according to a news release. ∫ A 6 p.m. each Monday on March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 6. Sue Kaupelis will be the instructor. The cost is $45 for pre-registration; $55 at ...

Northville budget workshop scheduled

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NORTHVILLE — The village of Northville Board of Trustees will conduct a budget workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 in the conference room of the Bradt Building, 412 S. Main St., and will be open to the public, according to a news release.

Paint and sip fundraiser scheduled

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GLOVERSVILLE — A paint and sip fundraiser will be held on Friday starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave. Join Kristin Agerter of Bottles and Brushes. Participants will be using slate from a 100 year old house in Johnstown as a canvas. Agerter will lead artists ...

Nigra Center plans bus trip to casino

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JOHNSTOWN — A bus trip to MGM Studios Casino will be held on Sunday, March 22, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. by the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts. The Brown Coach bus will depart from the Center at Lexington, 465 N. Perry St., at 6:30 a.m. and will also pick up at Crossgates Mall’s ...

St. Patrick’s Day gnome workshop set

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GLOVERSVILLE — Cheryl Harrington will teach how to make a St. Patrick’s Day gnome on Thursday, March 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in art studio two of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 at the door, minus 20 percent for center ...

Youth commission to meet on March 16

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NORTHVILLE — The town of Northampton-village of Northville Joint Youth Commission will be holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16 in the town hall, 412 S. Main St. The commission will be going over the joint youth budget and any other business that comes before the board, according to a ...