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Community News

Suicide talk slated for May 31

JOHNSTOWN — Craig Miller, an author, speaker and suicide-attempt survivor, will talk on “This is How it Feels,” a discussion about suicide, for an 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. luncheon on May 31, at Johnstown Holiday Inn, Route 30A, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Fulton and ...

Annual violet festival events released

DOLGEVILLE — The following are the events for the annual violet festival scheduled for June 8 through 10. ∫ House decorating contest: An anonymous donor has donated $500 toward the house decorating contest. There will be four awards. The prizes are as follows: $225, first place; $125, ...

Color Run set for June 6

NORTHVILLE — Northville Central School District will host a community MaryElizabeth Habla Color Run at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6. Registration fees are $5 per person and $10 per family (up to four people). Proceeds will go to the school’s MaryElizabeth Habla Math Award in memory of ...

Doctor awarded Liberty Bell award at Law Day luncheon

FONDA — Medical doctor Mohammad Ghazi-Moghadam received the Liberty Bell Award from the Montgomery County Bar Association held its annual Law Day luncheon on May 1 at the Winner’s Circle. The award was given to Ghazi for his commitment to his profession, his patients, and service to the ...

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 ...

Deadline nears for painting exhibit

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is extending the deadline for submissions for paintings to be included in the 2018 art show to May 25. Painters living in the state who want to showcase their work in a competitive, juried exhibition are encouraged to read the show ...

Creative art workshop offered at Paul Nigra Center

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach a beginners creative art workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center For Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants will explore with markers, paint, pencils and paper in a carefree and supportive ...

Canjoharie Central School honor roll

Principal’s List Sixth grade Michelle Battisti, Megan Blakeslee, Tori Blakeslee, Payton Cail, Richard Catarino, Gavin Colburn, Natalie Conkling, Connor Ferrara, Felise Fowler, Elizabeth France, Jordan Hayes, Mariah Hazzard, Zachary Herget, McKenna Higgins, Aliza Hopkins, Jayden Johnson, ...

Broadablin-Perth Middle School honor roll

Honor roll Sixth grade Tyler Austin, Cayden Bohigian, Matthew Boltash, Matthew Brownell, Braydon Chiofalo, William Cromling, Anthony DiCaterino, Haley Duesler, Emmah Edington, Averie Fernandez, Tyler Frederick, Ashlyn Lisicki, Dylan McCumber, Morgan Ostrander, Chandler ...

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 ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; Communion worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg preaching (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. Monday: Deacon board meeting and ladies Bible study, ...

Chance to win a free house offered

HERKIMER — A local person could have a new home built by local high-school students in the building construction program of the the Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego Board of Cooperative Educational Services if he or she wins a lottery. Every year since 1982, students in the building ...

Chronic disease self-management class set for Tuesday at center

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has a program, “Chronic Disease Self-Management” that will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center,109 E. Main St., ...

Farmer’s Market set to begin season

GLOVERSVILLE — The 2018 market season will begin on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Elm Street Pavilion, co-sponsored by the Fulton Montgomery Farmer’s Market Association and The Fulton County Center For Regional Growth. The event will include kid’s activities, free sapling ...

Triple Crown races planned for spring

JOHNSTOWN — The organizers of the 5K Triple Crown have announced that they are joining forces with the Johnson Jog in 2018 for the fourth annual event and for the first time all three races will be held in historic Johnstown. “The collaboration between these three 5K traditions in our ...

Organ variety concert to be held today

STONE ARABIA — Trinity Lutheran Church will host an Organ Variety Concert today at Route 10N, Palatine Bridge at 7 p.m. The concert will feature organists Dr. Eric Stroud with Norma Bowley on piano. Vocalists will include the Rev. Mark Fowler, Paul Kling, Jeannette Kling, Susan Crua, ...

Opioid awareness summit planned in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN —An Opioid Prevention and Awareness Summit will be held on May 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at North Main Street United Methodist Church, sponsored by the church and Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery. A special agent from the Drug Enforcement Administration will ...

Golf tourneys to aid libraries planned

CANAJOHARIE — Two golf tournaments will be held to aid area Mohawk Valley libraries on May 18 with 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Mohawk Club, Schenectady, and July 30 at 9 a.m. at the Canajoharie Golf and Country Club. They are sponsored by the Foundation for Mohawk Valley Libraries, the ...

Paul Nigra Art Show award winners announced

GLOVERSVILLE — The award winners for its second annual Fulton Montgomery Art Show and Sale have been announced by the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts. The show is a re-creation of the former Fulton County Art Show that the Congregational Church in Gloversville held for many years. It ...

Library readies for book, bake, plant sale

FORT PLAIN — Bookworms, green thumbers, and garage sale enthusiasts can land themselves some real finds at the Fort Plain Free Library’s fourth annual Book, Bake and Plant Sale from May 17, through 19, according to a news release. Piggybacking on the community’s village-wide garage ...