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Blood drive set for today in Amsterdam

ROTTERDAM — Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam will be hosting a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the Century Club of Amsterdam, 130 Guy Park Ave., in conjunction with the American Red Cross. Santabarbara’s drive will help support local hospitals including St. Mary’s, ...

Water department closed today

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Water Department will be closed today due to training, according to a news release. The payments can be put in the drop box to the right of the front door.

Ephratah planning board meeting set

EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Planning Board will hold a quarterly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Ephratah Town Hall, 3782 Route 10. The public is invited to attend — masks are required, according to a news release.

Sisters of Holy Spirit meeting slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sisters of the Holy Spirit will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Holy Spirit, South Main Street. New members are welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Water commissioners to hold meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Board of Water Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at 67-73 S. Main St. Due to current circumstances, the meeting is closed to the public, according to a news release. Anyone who wants to view the meeting will be able to view the minutes at: ...

9/11 ceremony to be held at Riverlink Park

AMSTERDAM — The city of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Department will be hosting a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony starting at 11 a.m. Friday (Sept. 11) at Riverlink Park, according to a news release. The ceremony will honor those who lost their lives 19 years ago ...

Americans urged to reflect on Constitution

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the U.S. Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this document of national governance, according to a news release. “There are two documents of paramount ...

DOT area road work

UTICA — The following is the New York State Department of Transportation Mohawk Valley roadwork submission report for the week beginning Sept. 7, according to a news release. Fulton County ∫ Town of Caroga: Route 10 between Route 29A and Route 10A. Motorists will encounter lane ...

Richard A. ‘Dick’ Handy

Richard A. “Dick” Handy, age 88, of Johnstown, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Due to Covid-19 regulations, a private visitation was held in June at the convenience of the family at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of ...

Call for New Yorkers to take part

WATERFORD — Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor invites New Yorkers to take part in the Canalway Challenge this fall, tracing history and tracking miles along New York’s canals and Canalway Trail. Part fitness challenge, part journey of discovery, the Canalway Challenge is free and ...

Folk artist Linda Finch to present outdoor art show

NORTHAMPTON — After several indoor shows were canceled, Linda Finch, a Northville artist decided to use her creativity and contacted the town to ask permission to use their historic cemetery fence for a social-distancing outdoor venue at 303 S. Main St. This was approved and Saturday Finch ...

MVC to hold virtual meeting

AMSTERDAM — The Mohawk Valley Chorus activities are still currently on “pause” due to COVID-19, according to a news release. The MVC Board of Directors invites the public to join them in a virtual meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 so they can give an update on their plans for the coming year. ...

Recovery center schedule slated

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constatine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6; (518) 705-4626, according to a news release. Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29: At 6 p.m. men’s support group. A recovery group for men who are looking for ongoing support. Sept. 9, 16, ...

FFCSD special board meeting set

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a special BOE meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the multi-purpose room in the middle school, according to a news release.

Rabies clinic set for Sept. 12 in M.C.

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health has the following rabies clinic, according to a news release. — From 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at the St. Johnsville Town Barn, 7431 Route 5. The New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial ...

Edinburg trustees meeting slated

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Common School Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school, according to a news release.

NCSD to hold WebEx meeting

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. All district BOE meetings will be publicly accessible via WebEx until further notice, according to a news release. The WebEx link for the Sept. 8, meeting will be posted across all NCSD ...

Mayfield church to resume in-person

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., is planning to reopen for in-person services at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed, according to a news release. The online services will continue through Zoom, Facebook ...

ECSHA to offer free webinar

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association is offering a webinar (for a limited time and free to the public), Meet Harriot Stanton Blatch, who was the second daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to celebrate the suffrage centennial, according to a news release. The ECSHA ...

Wall of Dedication induction postponed

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield High School’s annual Wall of Dedication induction ceremony will be postponed until the fall of 2021. This decision was made due to the ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release. It is the Wall of Dedication committee’s opinion ...