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Community News

Change is a good thing for FM business division

To succeed in business and in life, one must be able to change an adapt to new technologies, strategies and situations. Change can be difficult for many people, but with practice, one can learn to, at least professionally, embrace change. At Fulton-Montgomery Community College the ...

Try something new

I think we can all agree that COVID -19 pandemic has certainly changed the way we live! Many of us are home more and making sure we have a mask when we leave home has become a priority. Just the other day I forgot to take my purse to the store with me, but I made sure I had my mask. Our ...

Crossing to offer online programs

FORT HUNTER — The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will continue to offer online programs throughout the summer even as the Visitor Center is now open by appointment. The Erie Canal historic site will provide programs through Webex as well as other online platforms and social media, ...

Orientation for composting program

AMSTERDAM — There will be an orientation for the Compost Works Food Scraps Drop-Off Program from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at 78 Wall St., according to a news release. The event is free. Register at: https://forms.gle/E2jTXYwsvGphFXu2A. During this 45-minute orientation, those attending will ...

Winners of AAUW literary award named

JOHNSTOWN — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women announced the winners of the 2020 AAUW Dorothy Wemple Literary Award, according to a news release. The first place award of $500 went to Alissa Mangiaracina from Gloversville High ...

Local artist in juried show

AUBURN — Judith Plotner of Gloversville is among 77 artists who are featured in Made in NY, an annual juried exhibition organized by the Schweinfurth Art Center. Plotner’s piece, “A New York Conversation,” was created in 2018. The exhibit opens to the public on Aug. 11 and runs through ...

Education news of area students

∫ BATON ROUGE, La. — Jocelyn Mosher of Palatine Bridge, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Mosher was initiated at The Sage Colleges. ∫ NEW PALTZ — The following students at ...

Molly Kortz awarded Rose Knox award

JOHNSTOWN — The PTSA Rose Knox Award is named for Rose Knox, who was a local business woman and philanthropist. Throughout her life she established herself as a pillar of the Johnstown community because of her giving spirit and commitment to improving the people and community around her. ...

Mason awarded AAUW scholarship

JOHNSTOWN — Cierra Mason, of Northville, and the Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduate, was this year’s winner of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women branch scholarship. The $1,000 award is given to a non-traditional graduating female ...

Micropolis celebrating 9 years

GLOVERSVILLE — In March 2011, a group of people met to discuss the possibility of, and measure the interest, in forming a cooperative art gallery. Twenty people met in the soon-to-be new location of Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market at 30 N. Main St. Floors were unfinished and the heating ...

Johnstown Midsummer Concert Series announces lineup for third season

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Midsummer Concert Series will launch its third season Thursday with a concert featuring Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys in the park on West Main Street. Local singer-songwriter Jonathan Blake will open the show. The free, public concert series is sponsored by ...

Area road work

UTICA — The following is the New York State Department of Transportation Mohawk Valley roadwork submission report for the week that began July 20, according to a news release. Fulton County ∫ The town of Broadalbin: Bridge Street over Route 29. Motorists will encounter shoulder and lane ...

Smouse, Rizzo win scholarships

GLOVERSVILLE — The Twin Cities Council of Churches awards two $500 scholarships each year to a graduating senior from both Gloversville and Johnstown High School. This year there were eight applicants from Gloversville High School and all deserved recognition for their work and dedication ...

13 scholarship winners announced

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium has named the winners of their 10th annual scholarship awards. The consortium honored the top female students in the participation in government courses in 13 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties. The awards were ...

Backing the blue

A drop off was made Monday at Fulton County Correctional Facility and Fulton County Sheriff’s Office of pizzas, snacks and drinks. Jayce Emmerson Marshall made a special delivery of his own — coozies for the officers and Milkbones for the K-9. #518BackstheirBlue.

University of Alabama dean’s list

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The following students enrolled during the spring semester at the University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president’s list with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s). The dean’s and president’s lists ...

Heroth graduates from Nichols College

DUDLEY, Mass. — Nichols College recently graduated more than 300 students this spring including the following local student. The virtual celebrations were held for both undergraduate and graduate recipients in May with an in-person commencement ceremony promised for a date to be ...

Zajaceskowski makes dean’s list

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Ryan Zajaceskowski of Broadalbin, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at the Western New England University. Zajaceskowski is one of more than 950 students to achieve this mark of academic excellence. The students are named to the dean’s list for ...

Hudson Valley CC academic graduates

TROY — The following students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College. This year’s, which also includes students who completed their degree requirements in fall 2019, encompasses students ...

Area religious activites

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville Sunday: Morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Until further notice, the church is open at 25 percent capaity for each service. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Evening services are now able to gather at the church, 7 p.m. The ...