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HealthLink offering two programs on stress next week

JOHNSTOWN - HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced two programs itled Stress and Communication will be offered April 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 2 Colonial Court. "Learn ...

Celebrating Earth Day with dinner

BROADALBIN - In recognition of Earth Day, the First Presbyterian Church will host a light dinner April 20 at 6 p.m. and a special program, a news release said. The community is invited to attend.According to the release, this is the church's third annual Earth celebration and this year's ...

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AAIf anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644.TOPSFor more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or ...

Two FM students earn SUNY award

ALBANY - Two Fulton-Montgomery Community College students received the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence.The award is the highest honor bestowed upon a student by the university.This year, 248 students from 64 campuses received this award.FMCC students ...

Art show reception set at chamber gallery

GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Art Gallery at 2 N. Main St. is displaying Connections, an art show hosted by the chamber's Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network.There will be a meet-the- artists reception Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the ...

Officials: election motivating voters

JOHNSTOWN - The Fulton County Board of Elections is encouraging voters to be prepared to be patient and factor in a wait time for lines at polling sites at the April 19 Democratic and Republican presidential primaries, a news release said."I would not be surprised if we break records here in ...

Drama club set to present musical

MAYFIELD - The students in Mayfield's Drama Club will be presenting upcoming performances of "The Sound of Music."According to a release, the production is the culmination of months of hard work and creativity. Co-directors Jennifer Horne and Justin Newkirk have been impressed this year with ...

Catholic Charities gets $3,000

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery counties recently received a $3,000 donation from the Stewart's Holiday Match, a news release said. Amy Potter, Holiday Match program director, announced that a record-breaking amount of more than $1.74 million is being allocated throughout the area, ...

‘A Spring Evening in Tuscany’ fundraiser planned

GLOVERSVILLE - Soroptimist of Fulton County is finalizing plans for its annual Celebrity Chef fundraiser, a news release said."A Spring Evening in Tuscany" will take place on April 18, beginning at 6 p.m., at The Eccentric Club, 109 N. Main St. According to the release, this marks the 24th ...

GOP women to hold conference

ALBANY - The New York Federation of Republican Women will hold its 2016 annual conference April 10 to 12 at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany.On Sunday, Marilyn Cohen, a National Rifle Association certified instructor, and Tom King, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association ...

Valedictorian, salutatorian announced

NORTHVILLE - Northville Central School has announced the valedictorian, salutatorian and honor graduates for the class of 2016.According to a news release, they are:Angel Warner,valedictorianAngel Marie Warner, 93.3 average, daughter of Earl Warner of Hope and Misty Syzdek-Stever of ...

Solar plan aims to help project

BROADALBIN - Energy savings from a solar array would pay for about 5 percent of the cost of a proposed capital project in the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District, according to a news release.On May 17, residents of the district will vote on a proposed $39.7 million capital project, which ...

Women honored for achievements

JOHNSTOWN - Fulton County Soroptimist members honored two women with awards in celebration of their outstanding achievements. Club President Cynthia Rivera presided over the award ceremony, which was held at the Hales Mills County Club in Johnstown, during the club's March meeting.According to ...

Irish music concert slated in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM - The Montgomery County Historical Society has received funding for Bright Mohawk Valley: A Concert of Irish Roots Music, by regional period music ensemble Liaisons Plaisantes, a news release said.The concert of historic Irish tunes and ballads will be held at 3 p.m. April 24 at the ...

Activities set at health fair

JOHNSTOWN - In celebration of the National Public Health Week, the Fulton County Department of Public Health, the Long Term Care Councils of Fulton and Montgomery Counties and local community organizations are hosting the second annual Connecting Our Generations Health and Wellness Fair from ...

Hearing planned for trailway

AMSTERDAM - The New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will be holding a public hearing April 13 on the planned development of the Erie Canalway Trail from Amsterdam to Pattersonville, a news release said.The new section will add a 4.6 mile non-motorized ...

St. Mary’s fashion show planned

AMSTERDAM - The St. Mary's auxiliary is busy preparing for its annual fashion show and luncheon, this year to be held on April 10 at Riverstone Manor in Scotia. According to a news release, the event will highlight the latest fashions from Lord & Taylor. Models for the event include: ...

Equal pay to be discussed at AAUW meeting

GLOVERSVILLE - Equal Pay Day will be the focus of the annual meeting of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women, a news release said.The dinner meeting will take place on April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Harold's Restaurant, 176 W. Fulton St. Laurie ...

Galway library sets schedule for classes, events

GALWAY - The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, announced the schedule of programs and classes for April. Registration at 882-6385 is encouraged for all classes but drop-ins may attend if enough room and supplies are available, a news release said.April 2 at 10 a.m., Pokemon Club.pril ...

GMS set to present ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

GLOVERSVILLE - Audiences will see how a "bushel and a peck" of students from Gloversville Middle School "can do" when the students present their production of "Guys and Dolls Jr." Friday, Saturday and Sunday, a news release said.A musical comedy, "Guys and Dolls" follows Salvation Army ...