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Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the activities of the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for the week of Oct. 21 to 27. Town of Morehouse
 Hamilton County
 Wilderness rescue: On Oct. 26 at 7:07 p.m., DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch received a call from Hamilton County ...

Rowley receives award

GLOVERSVILLE — Margaret “Maggie” Rowley, Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home care coordination manager, was awarded the Rural Health Champion of the Year Award on Oct. 24. The award was presented by Nancy Gildersleeve, executive director of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment ...

Eclectic Society Study Club to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Eclectic Society Study Club, in concert with the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium, will be holding an afternoon tea on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 37 S. Market St. in the city. The event theme will be “a meeting with a ...

Board meetings planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The next Water Board meeting will be Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Gloversville Water Department, 67-73 S. Main St. BROADALBIN — The town planning board meeting will be changed to 7 p.m. Nov. 20, due to the Thanksgiving holiday, according to a ...

What’s to do

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. ∫ Mary Ann Delany — artist for the month of November: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. ...

165 attend annual costume contest

PERTH — The Perth Volunteer Fire Company held its annual Halloween Kids Party on Oct. 27 at the fire station with nearly 165 in attendance. The costume prize winners were as follows; Ages up to 2 years old: Kylie Blongewicz, Rylie Lamphere, Jonathan Waffle, Tammy LaBate. Ages 3 to 4: ...

Known changes for area trick or treaters

The following are some of the changes in trick or treat schedules due to inclement weather predicted for Thursday: BROADALBIN — In view of impending inclement weather, the Broadalbin Village Board has moved Trick-or-Treat from Halloween night to Saturday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the ...

Alpin Haus reps offer words of wisdom

JOHNSTOWN — It takes more than technical skills to be successful in the workforce, a local employer recently told students at the HFM Career and Technical Center. That’s the message representatives from Alpin Haus reinforced when they visited local high school juniors and seniors at the ...

Community garden group gets $18K grant

AMSTERDAM — Grow Amsterdam NY has been awarded an $18,000 grant by the Pollution Prevention Institute Community Grant Program at RIT to educate the local community about the impact of organic material when sent to the landfill, according to a news release. Through Compost Works, Grow ...

Chamber ensembles hold kick-off event

AMSTERDAM — Mohawk Valley Chamber Ensembles, an affiliate of Mohawk Valley Chorus, held a master class and kickoff concert for the program Harmony Bridge on Oct. 18 and 19, according to a news release. Harmony Bridge Founder Michael Levine flew in from Minnesota to work with the student and ...

United Way of F.C. announce division heads

United Way of Fulton County has announced its all-volunteer division heads who will lead the organization’s 2019-20 campaign. The division leaders are, as follows: ∫ Accountants: Philip Beckett of Philip Beckett CPA, P.C. Gloversville. ∫ Attorneys/legal: Kelly D. Hoyt, Esq. ...

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. Tuesday Al-Anon Al-Anon will hold a discussion meeting at noon Tuesday at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., Amsterdam, across ...

Drama club presents ‘Thor and Loki’ play

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville High School’s Scitamard Drama Club will present Marvel’s “Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play” Nov. 1, 2, and 3. In June, Samuel French released a collection of Marvel Spotlight plays for licensing, including this one-act comedy by Christian Borle. GHS ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital recognized for vaccine coverage

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home was recently recognized for a high rate of Hepatitis B vaccination of newborns, according to a hospital news release. The Immunization Action Coalition included Littauer on its honor roll for a reported coverage rate of over 90 ...

Fall Foliage

This is the seventh 2019 Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Fall Foliage Reports are issued every Wednesday afternoon and are available on iloveny.com. Adirondacks Crown ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the activities of the state Deaprtment of Environmental Conservation from Oct. 14 to 20. Town of Harmony 
Chautauqua County
 Missing person search: On Oct. 13 at 9 p.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office contacted forest ranger Nathan Sprague reporting a ...