Community News

Honors

Photo courtesy of Soni Singh Sunpreet Singh, son of Soni Singh, graduated Thursday from Fulton-Montgomery Community College with a 3.92 GPA as a distinguished graduate In computer science.

Coon graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Lucas A. Coon, a 2018 graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Carpet movers

The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich James Sweet gets ready to toss a bundle of fabric from the Somerset Industries building on South Main Street in Gloversville up to Anthony LaRock and Wade Hindes on a company truck Tuesday.

Vaccinate pets against rabies

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health is reminding all pet owners of the importance in getting their pets vaccinated against rabies, according to a news release. The following is the Montgomery County rabies clinic schedule. ∫ From 9 a.m. to noon May 18, at 345 E. Main St., ...

Murray awarded MVC scholarship

BROADALBIN — Caitlin Murray, a senior at Broadalbin-Perth Central School, has been awarded this year’s Mohawk Valley Chorus music scholarship of $750, according to Charlie Snyder, MVC board president. Murray, the daughter of Katherine and Steven Murray of Broadalbin, is a member of the ...

Rain walk

The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich Kerri Polite walks in the rain Tuesday up the Broad Street hill in Gloversville with some special cargo, her daughter, Kaedance Harrington. She said she usually has both sides of the stroller full.

What’s to do

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Sandra J. Peters — photography artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main ...

Honoring veterans

The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich Veteran and former Johnstown Mayor William Pollak has his photo taken by Air Force veteran Stephen Willette on Thursday at the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center. He photographed veterans from Fulton and Montgomery counties for free as part of a online exhibit, ...

If not now, when will you go to college

Students who begin or return to college later in life are sometimes called “non-traditional” students, but they are quickly becoming the norm on campuses nationwide. The numbers may surprise you - 37% of today’s undergraduates are over the age of 25, 24% are parents, and 64% are employed ...

Montgomery County events set

CANAJOHARIE — The following are Montgomery County events which will take place Friday, according to a news release. ∫ At 10 a.m. the Arts Factory of Montgomery County members show will take place at the Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. The cost — the admission to the regional art galleries ...

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 ...

Water bills due

BROADALBIN — The May water-sewer bills were mailed on May 2, and are now due and payable, according to a news release. Included in the mailing is the bi-annual newsletter which provides general news from the village. Also included is the Village's Annual Water Quality Report which is ...

Senior news in brief

Adirondack Bridge Club meets in May JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement May 6 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Ann Masala and Carol Brookins; second place, Mary Brusoe and Carlene ...

Canajoharie High School

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie High School third quarter honor roll. Honor Roll Grade 12 Brian Ambridge, Logan Arduini, Connor Baker, Jared Bentz, Gabrielle Betts, Cassandra Bever, Trent Blakeslee, Mackenzie Bowerman, Joey Candido, Alice Cooper, Derek Countryman, Austin Ferrara, Ethan ...

NYS Canalway Water Trail Guide gives paddlers a feel for the Erie Canal

When the state Canal System opens on Friday, kayaks and canoes will share the waterway with cruisers and powerboats, thanks to the New York State Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set released by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The complimentary guidebook and ...

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

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 ...

Canjo honor roll

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Middle School third quarter honor roll. Principal’s List Grade 8: Tanner Ackerknecht, Samantha Barlow, Vincenzo DeCrescenzo, Alexis Deon, Ava Fatta, Skyler Ferrara, Kaijah Fowler, Alistar Fruehstorfer, Kylie Hickey, Kirsten Hyney, Miles Lapi, Chiarra ...

Teen driving tips for parents

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health wants to provide parents of teenage drivers with some helpful tips to keep their child safe on the road, according to a news release. Parents want to teach their teens to become safe drivers, and to drive responsibly. Here are some safe driving ...

Clean up set to begin

JOHNSTOWN —The city has released guidelines for the Spring Dropoff/Cleanup Program, which runs today through Saturday. The program is for city of Johnstown residents/property owners only. It will be conducted on Prindle Avenue, behind the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center. It is sponsored ...