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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. ∫ Fourth annual New York state summer art show: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 ...

Sewing guild meeting slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild of Gloversville, will have its business meeting at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 161 South Main St., (Ottaviano Hall). The doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The church is handicapped accessible, according to a news release. ...

Commitment to excellence

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home has signed the Healthcare Association of New York State’s Commitment to Excellence Pledge. The pledge expresses Littauer’s continuing effort to advance patient quality of care inside the community, according to a news ...

Develop your technology and administrative skills at FMCC

Do you enjoy working with computers? How about using social media in your work?  Would you like to begin a career where you can help people in a work setting that offers a variety of responsibilities?  If yes, Fulton Montgomery Community College offers two programs that prepare students to ...

‘Ghosts of the Past’ tour

AMSTERDAM — The Historic Amsterdam League will have its seventh annual Ghosts of the Past tour starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Green Hill Cemetery, according to a news release. The tour will tell the stories of nine new ghosts, continuing its long practice ...

Area news in brief

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. Tuesday Al-Anon Al-Anon will hold a discussion meeting at noon Tuesday at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., Amsterdam, across ...

Fall foliage report

This is the fifth 2019 Fall Foliage Report for New York State for the week of Oct. 9 to 15. Adirondacks
 In Essex County foliage observers are calling for continued peak conditions in Lake Placid this weekend with nearly complete color change and leaves featuring bright shades of red, ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers actions for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. Town of Keene
 Essex County
 Wilderness Rescue: On Sept. 30 at 4:34 p.m., DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch received a call from a hiking party on the north side of ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Fonda-Fultonville fun run winners

The winners of the second annual Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School perseverance fun run have been announced. The run was coordinated by the school’s character education committee to help instill the trait of perseverance in students.

Students of the month

Students of the month of September for Warren Street School in Johnstown and Broadalbin-Perth Middle School.

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville The month of October is missions month at ...

Family fall festival slated

MAYFIELD — A free fall family fest and cruise-in will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, sponsored by the Mayfield Historical Society Museum. Owners of antique and hot rod vehicles are invited to attend. Admission is free and the first ...

Church benefit dinner planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. today, according to a news release. The menu will consist of fried pork chops, homemade scalloped potatoes, buttered green beans, Italian bread and butter, homemade Italian ...

Food distribution program set for Nov. 5

AMSTERDAM — The Centro Civico, 143 E. Main St., will be hosting a community health partnership food distribution and health fair event from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 5, in the parking lot of Centro Civico, according to a news release. This event is part of Catholic Charities Mobile Outreach ...