Community News

Miss Fonda Fair 2019 winners announced

FONDA — The winners for the 2019 Miss Fonda fair were announced Tuesday. They are: Miss Division Fifth place — Mackenzie McSpirit; fourth place — Jazmine Gattman, third place — Caitlin Neri, second place — Alexys Conti; winner — Kimberly Sargalis Junior Miss Division ...

Johnstown native publishes two new books of poetry

Johnstown native David Graham has just published two new books, a collection of poems, “The Honey of Earth” (Terrapin Books) and a poetry anthology, “Local News: Poetry About Small Towns” (MWPH Books). Graham is the author of seven previous books: six collections of poetry and one ...

Tombasco wins press scholarship

ALBANY — Kaitlyn Tambasco of Fort Johnson, a senior at Utica College, is the winner of the 2019 Betty Flood Morrow Scholarship of the Women’s Press Club of New York State. Created in 1967, the $1,000 scholarship is presented annually to a student in the communications field who is a ...

Senior news in brief

Adirondack Bridge Club holds meeting JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Aug. 19 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Mary Jane Fredericks and John Chrisman; second place, Poppy Kiernan ...

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 ...

Anderson-Negele welcomes Clausen as VP and GM

FULTONVILLE — On Tuesday, Anderson-Negele announced an organizational and structural change that will continue to accelerate the growth of the business and support quality and efficiency of our customers’ operations, according to a news release. Parker Burke is transitioning from ...

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.; 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 ...

Artists wanted for fall art show

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, located at 2736 Route 30, is looking for artists to participate in its 2019 Fall Art Show. This show is open to works of all media from artists across the nation and beyond. All artists are welcome to submit. The 2019 Fall Art Show ...

Nathan Littauer’s Teddy Bear Hospital event draws hundreds

GLOVERSVILLE — Children without their own action hero, stuffed animal or teddy bear didn’t miss out on the fun of Nathan Littauer Hospital’s Teddy Bear Hospital event on Aug. 4, thanks to a donation of 300 bears from the Johnstown Eagles, according to a news release. The event, which ...

Lead found in Amsterdam water

AMSTERDAM — Recent drinking water quality monitoring conducted by the city has found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes and buildings in the city. City officials released a news brief in which they said they are concerned about the health of the residents because lead ...

Record number turn out for reunion event

AMSTERDAM — A record crowd of about 1,800 people surrounded the picturesque outdoor stage at Riverlink Park on July 27, for the Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation’s Rockin River Reunion, according to a news release. Eight former Amsterdam bands, stretching back in time to the 1960s, reunited ...