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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 ...

BlueShield of Northeastern New York and St. Mary’s reach agreement

LATHAM — BlueShield of Northeastern New York and St. Mary’s Healthcare recently announced a new two-year agreement that ensures BlueShield members will continue to have access to St. Mary’s Healthcare facilities and physicians. St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, provides ...

Anderson-Negele wraps up its summer 2020 virtual internships

FULTONVILLE — Summer 2020 was an interesting time for everyone, especially for college students looking for an internship. Every year, Anderson-Negele (a subsidiary of Fortive Corporation) hosts internships at their manufacturing site in Fultonville. The pandemic challenged the ...

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth awards Microenterprise Grants

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth recently presented two checks totaling nearly $40,000 to two local businesses through the CRG’s 2019-20 Microenterprise Grant Program. Checks were presented to Austin’s Glass Shop of 415 S. Main St., Gloversville; and Frank’s ...

Bridge Street Diner named Montgomery County Small Business of the Month

ST. JOHNSVILLE — A local restaurant opened for just five days before the state-imposed shutdown in March is being recognized by Montgomery County for their contributions to the community and their quick transformation to grow accustomed to what it means to operate a business during the ...

Stewart’s milk is New York’s cream of the crop for 2020

ITHACA — Cornell University’s Milk Quality Improvement Program has awarded Stewart’s Dairy in Saratoga Springs top honors in New York state’s annual fluid milk competition, conducted on behalf of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. The Cornell program serves as ...

Hill Top Tire named Montgomery County Small Business of the Month

FORT PLAIN — Local small businesses throughout Montgomery County are continuing to get recognition each month for stepping up to meet the needs of the community especially during the pandemic in which July’s Small Business of the Month is Hill Top Tire. The county’s oldest and largest ...

Business Professional, Business Partner awardees named by chamber

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership recognizes a business professional and business partner each year for their sustained interest and continuing participation in activities that strengthen and enhance public education in the ...

Littauer has new CT scan technology

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home purchased a new Computed Tomography (CT) machine. The hospital started clinical trials with patients April 6. Since then, the 128-slice General Electric (GE) Revolution EVO CT machine has been delivering higher resolution images, ...

Montgomery County names Cuba Havana as June Small Business of the Month

AMSTERDAM — For three-plus months many essential workers have faced relentless workloads because of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially healthcare employees and first responders working on the front lines against the virus. To help those caring for others during this time of unprecedented ...

Capital Region hardware retailer expands west to Mohawk Valley

PALATINE BRIDGE — Expanding their presence in upstate New York, Angelo, Giovanni, and Erika Grasso of Hatchet Hardware have announced that they have reopened the doors of 6133 NY-5 (Dutchtown Ace Hardware) as Hatchet Hardware of Palatine Bridge as their fourth location on May 29. The ...

New life for a local fixture: CRG tours Five and Dime Store and restaurant

NORTHVILLE — Just a few years ago the Northville Five and Dime Store was losing money competing against super stores, pharmacies and modern dollar stores that sprang from the business model originated by five and dime shops that were popular around the country in the early 20th ...

Historic Broadalbin Hotel invites overnight guests after renovations

BROADALBIN — Visitors to the area seeking overnight accommodations with good eats and an old-world charm have a new place to rest their heads and fill their stomachs, as the Historic Broadalbin Hotel, as of this July, is now accepting reservations to all of its fully restored inn rooms, all ...