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Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church 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, 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service ...

Donation given for marquee

GLOVERSVILLE — A gift was given to the Glove Performing Arts Center to continue with the repairs on the marquee from the William H. St. Thomas Family Foundation. St. Thomas’s granddaughter, Nancy St. Thomas, took over as administrator of the foundation after her father, James St. Thomas ...

Counseling center to participate in Ethics Week

GLOVERSVILLE — The Family Counseling Center of Fulton County, in keeping up its tradition of encouraging employees to behave according to the highest of standards, will participate in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, Nov. 5 through 11. The annual event is organized by the Society of ...

Veteran’s Day service planned at City Hall

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be a Veterans Day service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Servicemen’s Monument in front of Gloversville City Hall, Frontage Road. The master of ceremonies will be Joni Wilson. The program will begin with an invocation given by Envoy Mark Devanney from the Salvation ...

Chamber music series set to continue

GLOVERSVILLE — The Business Improvement District, Community Music and the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce continue their 2017-18 chamber music at the chamber series with “Music for the Imagination,” scheduled for Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Chamber’s ...

Nigra Center honored with award

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts has been honored with a 2017 Award of Excellence by the Council on Quality and Leadership, according to a news release. The award acknowledges Nigra’s creation of an inclusive environment where artistic expression and diverse ...

Candidates set to speak at luncheon

JOHNSTOWN — Women democrats and friends, men as well as women, are invited to attend the annual luncheon at the Johnstown Holiday Inn at noon on Nov. 18. Democratic Candidates for the 21st Congressional District including Patrick Nelson, Emily Martz, Don Boyajian, Tedra Cobb and Katie ...

Students participate in Honor Guard

GLOVERSVILLE — This November, the fourth graders at Boulevard Elementary School will be the first students to serve in the schools new Honor Guard. Each fourth-grade class will be assigned the responsibility of raising the flag each morning and retiring the flag at the end of each school ...

Drive to collect items for veterans slated

CANAJOHARIE — Court Catherine Esther No. 1264, the local Catholic Daughters Court, is spearheading a drive to collect needed items for wounded military and veterans. This collection will be sent to the VA Medical Center in Albany and be distributed to area wounded warriors and veterans. ...

School-wide event to honor veterans

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold a schoolwide event to honor the nation and veterans today at 12:40 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium, hosted by the SMI Home and School Association. St. Mary’s Institute has invited a number of organizations to participate in ...

Rollicking farce with ‘Laffing Room Only’

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School Drama Club provides a rollicking farce with Tim Kelly’s “Laffing Room Only”.  The show plays this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Knox Junior High School auditorium, due to construction at the high school. Pitiful ...

Water and sewer bills mailed, due

GLOVERSVILLE — The Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District No. 3 residents on Oct. 31. District No. 3 is located south of East Fulton and West Fulton streets. Payments may be made in person at its new location at 67-73 S. Main St. or mailed to the Water Department at ...

Community Calendar

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. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

Liberty’s $10,000 grand prize raffle winners announced

AMSTERDAM — Liberty Foundation recently held their annual “Feather Your Nest” raffle drawing at Liberty ARC’s Day Supports cafe with $14,000 in cash prizes were awarded The winners of the $10,000 grand prize were Immaculata and Frederick Lieber of Fort Plain. Other winners ...

Chaplin featured artist at Frothingham library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., is displaying the artwork of Karen Chaplin during regular library hours in November. Chaplin has been a Fultonville resident since 1983, raising three daughters here and in New York City. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree and a ...

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 ...

Chamber tourism workshop planned

JOHNSTOWN — The tourism department of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a tourism packaging workshop for tourism properties in the Fulton Montgomery counties region.  The workshop will teach new ways to increase visitation and improve profitability through ...

Students of the month

Photo submitted Congratulations to students of the month for October. The following students were chosen by classmates and staff at Warren Street School for displaying the Strive for Five trait of Leadership: Jadaliz Jugo, Elijah Wager, Ethan Everest, Cole Downing, Brielle Swedick, Gabriela ...

New York state museum rolls out November History month schedule

ALBANY — The New York State Museum will celebrate New York State History Month in November with a variety of free public programs for children, families and adults. In addition, three temporary exhibitions exploring major events in New York’s history are open at the State Museum: A Spirit ...