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Dollar General now open in Caroga Lake

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General recently announced that its store at 3266 State Route 29A in Caroga Lake is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online or through the Dollar General app.    Dollar General stores are proud to provide area residents with a convenient ...

VALK HONORED

Bridgia Valk, Manager of the Johnstown McDonald’s has won an Outstanding General Manager Award, an accolade that recognizes the top performing McDonald’s Restaurant Managers. Valk was one of 33 McDonald’s Restaurant managers from New York state to receive the honor, which included a cash ...

Microtel in Amsterdam hosts grand opening

AMSTERDAM — Despite the challenges 2020 has presented to the hospitality industry, the grand opening ceremony of the new, 67-room Microtel by Wyndham Hotels along Route 5S in the City of Amsterdam is another sign that Montgomery County is a growing destination for people and investment. ...

Asbestos abatement complete at Exit 29 Project in Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE — Montgomery County’s efforts to redevelop the vacant Exit 29 site, formerly the home of Beech-Nut Nutrition for more than 100 years, took a major step forward this month with the completion of the asbestos abatement process for the remaining portions of the former manufacturing ...

St. Mary’s announces Rao Pavilion expansion

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Healthcare blessed the building site for its newest healthcare facility at a private groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 15. Unlike past groundbreakings, this event was kept to a smaller attendance in order to best follow all physical distancing and other covid ...

Hill & Markes donates food, money to community

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, recently hosted a successful Stuff the Truck food drive for Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. Hill & Markes employees teamed up with community members, vendors of Hill & Markes and local companies ...

Kinnier named member

ALBANY — Hoffman Warnick LLC (HW), an intellectual property law firm based in Albany, announced Tuesday that Matthew J. Kinnier has been named as a Member of the firm. Kinnier’s practice includes the preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patent applications, and ...

New Spectrum Store now open in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — Charter Communications, Inc. announced Monday the opening of a new Spectrum Store in Amsterdam. The Spectrum store gives consumers in the Amsterdam area a convenient option for adding or managing their Spectrum Internet, TV, Mobile or Voice services. “Our Spectrum stores team ...

RIBBON CUTTING

Dove Creek Animal Hospital in Amsterdam is a partner veterinary hospital with Glove Cities Veterinary Hospital in Gloversville.  Dr. Mark Will and his staff provide a full spectrum of small animal, general medicine, surgical services and urgent veterinary services. Dove Creek Animal ...

Aulisi will join Belluck & Fox 

Belluck & Fox, LLP, one of New York’s preeminent asbestos, mesothelioma and personal injury firms in New York State, recently announced that former New York State Judge Richard T. Aulisi is joining the firm as trial counsel to lead the expansion of the firm’s Upstate New York personal ...

Great Sacandaga Brewing Co. marks opening

BROADALBIN — Since opening its doors on Labor Day weekend, Great Sacandaga Brewing Co. has had to maintain a brisk production pace to keep up with demand and is already looking to expand brewing operations. “I think we’re going to have to,” said owner Erik Stevens. The brewery located ...

Amazon Logistics opens Amsterdam delivery station

AMSTERDAM — Amazon’s new delivery station in Amsterdam is officially open for business, welcoming associates inside the 53,000 square-foot building to celebrate its Day One of operation.   The delivery station at 1785 State Highway 5S will create more than 175 full and part-time ...

St. Mary’s opens new Podiatry Health Center, welcomes Dr. Opese

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Healthcare would like to welcome Podiatrist, Dr. Alpha Opese, DPM, who specializes in foot care for all ages — from neonatal to adult to caring for the foot health of our older community. Dr. Opese and his team are excited to bring the brand new podiatry ...

Asante Sign Group earns SBA honors

SYRACUSE — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Upstate New York District Office recently recognized a Fulton County business during National Small Business Week as an SBA 2020 Excellence Award winner. Award recipients are nominated by lenders and resource partners to the SBA district ...

Littauer’s new primary care center opens

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home recently announced the official opening of their new Medical Arts Primary Care Center. Serving the Fulton County community, the $5.2 million structure features a total of 18 exam rooms, two consulting rooms, and 12 provider offices. ...

Beech-Nut helps 1,000 local families at food distribution event

AMSTERDAM — Beech-Nut Nutrition Company served 1,000 local families in need at its two-day drive-thru food distribution event last week. The event, known as Beech-Nut Gives Back, was run by Beech-Nut volunteers who wore face masks and followed social distance protocols as they loaded items ...

DAIM Logistics named Montgomery County Small Business of the Month

FULTONVILLE — This month, being named as Montgomery County’s Small Business of the Month was DAIM Logistics, Inc. for their efforts in helping others during the pandemic. DAIM Logistics, Inc., a company with a unique skill set, that provides customers with transportation and warehousing ...

Hill & Markes hosting Stuff the Truck event

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, is hosting a Stuff the Truck food drive for Catholic Charities on Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon. A Hill & Markes truck will be parked outside Hannaford in Amsterdam, where donations of non-perishable food items will be ...

Sunflower Shoppe has plenty to offer

JOHNSTOWN — While you are out and about admiring the beautiful fall scenery, schedule a visit to beautiful Historic Downtown Johnstown. Downtown Johnstown has great shops, restaurants, and historical landmarks. One of those shops is the Sunflower Shoppe, located at 26 W. Main St. The ...

St. Mary’s welcomes new primary care provider

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Healthcare recently welcomed Melissa Greenhalgh, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, to its network of experienced primary care providers. Greenhalgh will be joining Dr. Michael Sheridan, Dr. Megan Sumigray, Dr. John Fedullo, Cheryl Sparks, ANP and Chelsea ...