Community News

Fulton-Montgomery Community College Dean’s List

JOHNSTOWN — The following area students attained the spring dean’s list at Fulton-Montgomery Community College for grade-point average of 3.2 or higher, as follows: Andrea Abeling of Broadalbin, Chad Agerter of Mayfield, Julia Airey of Johnstown, Tiahna Aldi of Gloverville, Brenda Alessi ...

Patterson joins Chamber staff

GLOVERSVILLE — Jenna Patterson has joined the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce staff as the business and education partnership coordinator. Patterson is a graduate of Gloversville High School and attended the culinary arts pathway in the Career and Technical Education ...

Sacandaga Valley Arts Network to hold summer arts reception

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network’s Gallery and Gift Shop, 303 S. Main St., will hold a summer arts reception on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. A new rotation of art of SVAN artists will be displayed, and many of the artists will be present to meet gallery visitors, according to ...

Pet advice for the fourth

AMSTERDAM — The Montgomery County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has offered advice for animal safety during the holiday season. As residents begin planning their Fourth of July celebrations, the MCSPCA reminds them to keep animals in mind, as there is often an increase of ...

Chamber committee awards 4 scholarships

JOHNSTOWN — Four seniors from area high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money by the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce in June, according to a news release. They are Derek Countryman of Canajoharie High School; Ivy Dulysz and Haley Salisbury, both of Amsterdam ...

The meaning of charity begins at home

By Lisa Pfeiffer The meaning of the word Charity is an act of kindness or good will, providing help to those in need and being tolerant and non-judgmental of others. It is the foundation of the United Way. Our mission is to improve people’s lives through caring for their needs in our ...

2nd annual ‘Cruise -in’ at Rice Inn

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will hold its second Annual Cruise-In, Hitrick & Books concert, and ice cream social on July 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Rice Homestead. The Mayfield Historical Society invites owners of antique and hot rod vehicles to attend. Admission is ...

Community calendar

Today 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 ...

Art show event slated

NORTHVILLE — A reception for “Salvage,” a collection of repurposed photograph art by Janene Bouck, will be held at the Northville Library Gallery, 341 S. Third St., on July 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be available for public viewing from July 1 till Aug. 28. The exhibition ...

Senior Focus

Adirondack Bridge Club has meeting JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement June 24 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Carlene Lankton and Doris McIntosh; second place, Carol Brookins and Tom ...

Fonda-Fultonville Middle School’s honors list

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Middle School has announced its fourth-quarter academic achievement awards, as follows: Principal’s List Grade 5 — Aria Bose-Mullick, Tristan Chan, Reba Chesebro, Karina DeMallie, Mackenzi Dowgielewicz, Grace Furnare, Ryleigh George, Kayla Gulick, Delanie ...

Star-Spangled celebration postponed

JOHNSTOWN — The seventh annual Star Spangled Fireworks celebration at Knox Field, originally scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed to Saturday, July 13, due to predictions of showers and thunderstorms. Details about times will be announced later, according to Tom Christiano, a ...

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 ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; no evening worship — meeting at SAC. Thursday: No service — Fourth of July. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Pastor Richard Klueg ...

Dinner to benefit veterans coalition slated for July 1

AMSTERDAM — The second annual parmesan dinner to benefit the Veterans and Community Housing Coalition, sponsored by the Sunday Sewing Sisters, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (July 1) at Russo’s, West Main Street, according to a news release. The $15 cash donation (tax and tip ...

Fort Plain Free Library’s ‘Summer Reads’ program set

FORT PLAIN — Fort Plain Free Library will launch its 2019 Summer Library Program, “A Universe of Stories,” on Monday, July 1. The free multigenerational activities take off Monday with a kick-off party from noon to 2 p.m. Scheduled offerings throughout the month include family-friendly ...

NLH golf tourney planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Nathan Littauer Foundation’s 2019 Adirondack Challenge, a golf tournament supporting the hospital’s mission for improved access to world-class healthcare, will be held July 12 at the Lake Pleasant Golf Club. “This event celebrates the Hamilton County area’s ...

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. ∫ Dick Foster — artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The ...