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Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Last Missions for October — Sunday school for all ages with Mike Haggard of Gideons International, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Haggard (service is live streamed at baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m.; youth choir at Bcon Corner, 11:15 a.m.; Nate ...

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 ...

Early voting information for Tri-counties

ALBANY — In New York state, voters who will not be in their home counties on Election Day, can now vote in-person before Election Day. This year, voters can cast their ballots in-person before the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the period from Saturday, Oct. 26 through Sunday Nov. ...

Odyssey of the Mind meeting held

JOHNSTOWN — On Tuesday about 100 students and their families attended a kick-off meeting of Odyssey of the Mind at Warren Street Elementary School according to a news release. At the meeting the students and their parents learned more about the program, heard about the expectations of being ...

Public Health offers Halloween safety tips

FONDA — The following is for the Montgomery County Public Health Department, 20 Park St., according to a news release. Halloween can be a lot of fun. However, the witches and goblins prowling the neighborhood can turn scary with the potential for trick-or-treaters to be injured from falls, ...

The right time for influenza vaccine

Influenza season will soon be upon us, making this an excellent time to get a flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated is the first and best way to prevent flu, according to a news release. This season, everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated, even if they got a seasonal vaccine last season. ...

Dollar General makes donation to United Way

AMSTERDAM — United Way of Montgomery County welcomed a group from the new Dollar Genera Distribution Center located on Route 5S. The group — led by Elijah Braemer, senior human resources manager — came to introduce Dollar General to the local United Way and present a donation. To ...

Students honored for accomplishments

JOHNSTOWN— Three recent adult graduates of the Gloversville Literacy Zone, a program of Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services, have been honored for their accomplishments by the New York Association of Continuing and Community Education. Gloversville resident ...

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 ...

Wellness Words: Planning for end of life care

Although we may not want to think about it, at some point all of us will face end-of-life experiences. These experiences may occur as a result of chronic diseases, old age or even an unexpected medical crisis. However, in order to ensure your wishes for end-of-life care are met at any age, ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following are the highlights of the activities of the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for the week of Oct 5 to 13: Town of Attica
 Wyoming County 
Public Outreach: On Oct. 5, forest rangers John Kennedy, Justin Thaine, and Nathan Sprague ...

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 The month of October is missions month at the ...

Beach now tobacco-free zone

BROADALBIN — The town of Broadalbin has announced that, effective July 2019, its beach became 100 percent tobacco-free, according to Tricia Terleckey, community engagement coordinator, Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities of Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties. With the tobacco-free ...