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History Book Club set to meet Feb. 3

FONDA — The Montgomery County Department of History and Archives will be having the revival of its History Book Club, according to a news release. Montgomery County Historian Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar, in partnership with Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, will have a discussion on ...

OESJ extends comment period

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Smart Schools Investment Plan comment period has been extended until the close of business on Feb. 3, according to a news release. The comments on the proposed 2020-2021 Smart Schools Investment Plan may be emailed to: ...

A House Divided

We are at war with ourselves over thoughts over beliefs and we don’t seem to be able to stop The rioting The killing The disregard of our truth and common heritage We are at war with ourselves Needlessly Fruitlessly Hopelessly in love with the desire to ...

Historical society to meet Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society Board of Directors will host a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday via Zoom to elect three directors for a term of three years and one director for a term of one year, election of officers, the reading of reports, and to transact other such ...

Arts center to offer songwriting workshop online

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts will host a virtual songwriting workshop led by local musician Bill Ackerbauer. The workshop will take place remotely, via the video conference platform Zoom, at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28. The cost will be $30. Ackerbauer will introduce ...

Gloversville Nursing Home residents receive COVID-19 vaccine

GLOVERSVILLE – Wednesday, was “V-Day” or “Vaccination Day” at Nathan Littauer’s Nursing Home. The first resident at Nathan Littauer’s Nursing Home, 90-year-old Shirley Frederick, was given their first dose of Moderna’s SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.. ...

GJSD launches the Johnstown Learning Partnership Program

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District has launched the Johnstown Learning Partnership Program, an initiative meant to facilitate a stronger relationship between the district, its students, and their families. The program will serve Johnstown students in grades K-12, with the ...

Gloversville Water Dept. meets Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Water Board will host a regular meeting on Monday at 6 p.m.  Due to current circumstances, the meeting is closed to the public.  Anyone who wishes to view the meeting will be able to listen a recording at gloversvillewater.com at a later date.

Johnstown Water Board set to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The city of Johnstown Water Board will conduct its combined organizational and regular meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. at the City of Johnstown Water Department Office located at 27 E. Main Street. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the meeting is closed to the public. However, will be ...

Area religious activities

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 capacity for each service. Baptist Church of Northville This Sunday, Jan. 10: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Worship Services (Morning Service ...

Village offices closed to public

BROADALBIN — According to a news release, as a precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of the employees and village residents relevant to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, both in New York state and nationwide; the village Clerk’s Office and Department of Public Works located at ...

Gloversville Common Council to meet today

GLOVERSVILLE — Mayor DeSantis has called a special meeting of the Common Council for 5:30 p.m. today via Zoom.   The  purpose of the special meeting is for an executive session under New York Public Officers Law Section 105 Subsection 1(f), according to a news release.

BOS to hold online meeting Monday

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday issued a statement to the public indicating that Monday’s board meeting will be online. The county issued a news release indicating that the regular board meeting at 1 p.m. Monday will be held via a Zoom video-teleconference ...

Edinburg school board to meet

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Common School Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

Northville BOE to hold Tuesday meeting

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. All district BOE meetings will be publicly accessible via WebEx until further notice, according to a news release. The WebEx link for this meeting will be posted across all NCSD media ...

Joint Sewer Board to hold meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Joint Sewer Board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Due to the COVID pandemic, this meeting will be held via teleconference (877) 284-0719 United States (toll-free). Phone Conference ID: 775 034 44#, according to a news release.

Northville Fire District’s meetings

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Fire District will have their regular monthly meetings the first Monday of each month in the firehouse meeting room unless it is a holiday, according to a news release. The dates of the meetings for this year are as follows: Feb. 1; March 1; April 5; May 3; June ...

Library board of trustees to meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library Board of Trustees will have this month’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19. In keeping with Executive Order 202.1 regarding emergency adjustments to the Open Meetings Law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the public is not permitted in-person ...

Giving gifts to seniors

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Student Nurses Association each year takes on a fundraising project to support the local communities. In light of the pandemic, they have not been able to do the types of projects as in past years. This year, a group of first- and ...