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Amedure running for State Senate

Richard Amedure, a decorated former New York State Trooper, has officially announced his candidacy for the State Senate, according to a news release. The seat, which includes Montgomery County, is currently held by state Sen. George Amedore, who is retiring this year and has given Amedure a ...

Area Cancellations

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily: Events ∫ The Holy Trinity Church, 205 Glebe St. in Johnstown, Mother Teresa’s Closet scheduled for today has been canceled. ∫ The Broadalbin ...

Waldron Charitable Fund offers $1M in grant funding to support children

WAYLAND, Mass., — The Waldron Charitable Fund announced Tuesday that it will make $1 million in grant funding available to support community organizations serving the critical needs of the nation’s underserved children and the 30 million students who receive free and reduced-price meals, ...

Wellness Words: Learn more about MS during Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.  According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2.3 million people have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS — a disease that effects the central nervous system. The central nervous system, or CNS, is made up of the brain, ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

March 4 Admissions Francis R. Durrin Sr. of Mayfield. Tammy Hayes of Gloversville. Charles R. Hickok of Gloversville. Mark Schwartz of Johnstown. Discharges Rosalie A. Sweet of Gloversville. Births Morgan Handy and Ryan Sweetman of Fort Hunter, a boy at 4:54 a.m. March ...

An ice weekend for fishing

SARANAC LAKE — Scattered across Lake Colby were hundreds of ice holes about 16 inches deep. They looked like large anthills full of slush and cold water. A few still had minnows used as bait floating to the top of them. Above, the sky was clear and sunny aside from wispy cirrus clouds hanging ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the actions of the state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for the week of March 2 to 8. Town of Long Lake
 Hamilton County
 Wilderness Rescue: On March 2 at 10:10 a.m., forest ranger Jenifer Temple responded to a snowmobile accident on Uncas ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville 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 ...

FMCC dean’s list

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College announced the following students have been recognized by the college with the inclusion of their names to the dean’s list for fall 2019. Katherine Aesch of Amsterdam; Adnan Ahmed of New York City; Farooq Ahmodu of Brooklyn; Sebah Alak, ...

Area cancellations

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily: ∫ Church of the Holy Spirit, 153 S. Main St., Gloversville has temporarily suspended the Friday's Table dinners until further notice due to the threat ...

Students of the month

Photo submitted Nicole Dettenrieder, principal of the Wheelerville Union Free School, has announced the January Students of the Month. Teachers nominate a student based on positive character traits, leadership and citizenship. The students (not in order) are Brooke Cosselman, Rodney Lewis, ...

Bridge replacement meeting set

UTICA — The New York State Department of Transportation will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, to discuss plans for the upcoming bridge project in Fulton County at 6 p.m. Monday, March 16 at Johnstown Town Hall, 2753 Route 29. The town hall is handicapped accessible, according ...

Weekly groups at library slated

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain Library, 19 Willett St., has scheduled weekly groups for meditation, textile arts and crafts, and creative writing. Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m., Tibetan Buddhist monk Harold Rolls of Fort Plain facilitates a workshop that incorporates meditation and discussion and ...

Two groups set to meet at church

MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth, Littauer’s pastoral care coordinator, will facilitate the following two groups focusing on advocacy and education with an open discussion for sharing and support. The groups will meet Thursday, March 19, at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. ...