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Community News

Win a Hornbeck canoe

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, a non-profit based in Saranac Lake, is raffling a very unique, one-of-a-kind Hornbeck canoe. Pete Hornbeck invited his fellow members of the League of Extraordinary Adirondack Gentlemen (LEAG) to build this special boat in August ...

Judge Magazine: Politics, presidents, political cartoons

CANAJOHARIE — This exhibition features images and materials from the Arkell Museum’s Judge magazine collection. Judge magazine debuted in 1881; William J. Arkell purchased the floundering periodical in 1885 specifically to attack the Democratic presidential campaign. Judge quickly rose ...

Time to register

Photo courtesy of BPCSD Pre-K registration for the 2021-22 school year is in full swing at Broadalbin-Perth. Families are encouraged to learn more about the program by attending B-P’s upcoming Pre-K Information Night, which will be held virtually on Google Meet from 6 to 7 p.m. on April 27. ...

Amsterdam to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The city will celebrate Earth Day with an unveiling ceremony/press conference Saturday in the Veterans Park pool parking lot, Locust Avenue, for the city’s 25 new electric vehicle charging stations located throughout city parks. The charging stations were made possible with the ...

RCR events listed

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6; (518)705-4626, according to a news release. April 13, 20, 27: ∫ At 1 p.m. recovery life skills. Learn essential skills to enhance your recovery by helping you manage and ...

Fort Plain Museum awarded grant

BROADALBIN — FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum and Historical Park recently was awarded a “Special Interest Grant” in the amount of $4,000 from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation of Syracuse. The purpose of the grant is to fund a collection of artifacts found on the Stone Arabia ...

Water board to hold monthly meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The City of Johnstown Water Board will conduct its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Johnstown Water Department Office, 27 E. Main St., according to a news release. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the meeting will be closed to the public, however, will be ...

Grange meeting set for Friday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Grange 683 and Perthshire Grange will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at the Perth Senior Center. At that time a memorial service for member Earl Hare will be held, according to a news release. The Grange will also be reviewing the roof project and exemplify two of the four ...

GJSD committee meeting planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District’s Audit, Budget and Finance Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Knox auditorium. This meeting is open to the public. Masks are required and social distancing protocols must be observed, according to a news release.

Lehigh students make dean’s list

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — The students at Lehigh University who were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester are as follows: Allison Codi of Fonda, and Emily Perry of Gloversville. This dean’s list status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while ...

Glen Conservacy to host fiddling workshop in June

GLEN — The Glen Conservancy will host a fiddle workshop starting the evening of June 11 and culminating the afternoon of June 13. Grammy nominee Andrea Hoag is the instructor assisted by Glen resident Susan Casler. Due to pandemic, Hoag will be broadcasting remotely from Arizona. The ...

Art alliance prepares for art walk

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Cities Arts Alliance will host the art walk on June 5, on Main Street, to only feature the works of artists who live or work in Fulton, Montgomery and neighboring counties. The exhibition will be displayed in business store fronts in a portion of the downtown area ...

MCHD to host rabies clinic

FONDA — The Montgomery County Department of Public Health will have a rabies clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Palatine Town Barn, 817 Stone Arabia Road, Fort Plain, according to a news release. The New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets ...

WellNow Urgent Care now open

GLOVERSVILLE — WellNow Urgent Care, one of the country’s fastest-growing urgent care providers, announced that they opened the doors to its newest center in Gloversville on Wednesday. Located at 332 S. Kingsboro Ave. Extension, the new facility offers COVID-19 testing, as well as timely ...

Woven Together

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home is celebrating National Quilting Day two ways last week. First, a family received a quilt from a local quilting organization. Second, four newly-made lap quilts will be distributed to the organization’s nursing home. “Quilting ...

Canajoharie resident given Chancellor’s award

HERKIMER — Three Herkimer County Community College students have received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (CASE). Carynn Bohley, of Salem; Kaitlyn Jenks, of Canajoharie; and Taylor Listovitch, of Ilion were among the CASE honorees for 2021. The award recognizes students ...

Book discussion scheduled for Wednesday

FONDA — There will be a book discussion of Destiny of a Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard for the History Book Club from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Department of History and Archives, Montgomery County Department of History & ...

National Quilting Day baby honored with quilt

AMSTERDAM — National Quilting Day was recently celebrated at The Birthplace at St. Mary’s Healthcare with a presentation of a hand-crafted quilt given to newborn baby, Harley, and her mother. National Quilting Day occurs on the third Saturday in March. Traditionally, a quilt is given to ...

High school 2nd quarter honor roll

GLOVERSVILLE — The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Gloversville High School. Principal’s List Grade 12: Kaleb Aldrich, Ashley Anderson, Ashley Barksdale, Emily Bradt, Kaitlyn Callen, Miracle Conyne, Caitlyn Fonda, Athena Groves, Cody Groves, Elia Hanna, ...

Middle school 2nd quarter honor roll

GLOVERSVILLE — The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Gloversville Middle School. Principal’s List Grade 8: Mayar Al Badawi, Salvatore Ambrosino, Georgiana Angus, Aubrey Brockhum, Jordan Collar, Nicola Di Grazia, Allison Ebersole, Ariana Ferraro, Preston ...