Community News

Montgomery County events set

CANAJOHARIE — The following are Montgomery County events which will take place Friday, according to a news release. ∫ At 10 a.m. the Arts Factory of Montgomery County members show will take place at the Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. The cost — the admission to the regional art galleries ...

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. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

Water bills due

BROADALBIN — The May water-sewer bills were mailed on May 2, and are now due and payable, according to a news release. Included in the mailing is the bi-annual newsletter which provides general news from the village. Also included is the Village's Annual Water Quality Report which is ...

Senior news in brief

Adirondack Bridge Club meets in May JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement May 6 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners for first place, Ann Masala and Carol Brookins; second place, Mary Brusoe and Carlene ...

Canajoharie High School

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie High School third quarter honor roll. Honor Roll Grade 12 Brian Ambridge, Logan Arduini, Connor Baker, Jared Bentz, Gabrielle Betts, Cassandra Bever, Trent Blakeslee, Mackenzie Bowerman, Joey Candido, Alice Cooper, Derek Countryman, Austin Ferrara, Ethan ...

NYS Canalway Water Trail Guide gives paddlers a feel for the Erie Canal

When the state Canal System opens on Friday, kayaks and canoes will share the waterway with cruisers and powerboats, thanks to the New York State Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set released by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The complimentary guidebook and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Canjo honor roll

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Middle School third quarter honor roll. Principal’s List Grade 8: Tanner Ackerknecht, Samantha Barlow, Vincenzo DeCrescenzo, Alexis Deon, Ava Fatta, Skyler Ferrara, Kaijah Fowler, Alistar Fruehstorfer, Kylie Hickey, Kirsten Hyney, Miles Lapi, Chiarra ...

Teen driving tips for parents

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health wants to provide parents of teenage drivers with some helpful tips to keep their child safe on the road, according to a news release. Parents want to teach their teens to become safe drivers, and to drive responsibly. Here are some safe driving ...

Clean up set to begin

JOHNSTOWN —The city has released guidelines for the Spring Dropoff/Cleanup Program, which runs today through Saturday. The program is for city of Johnstown residents/property owners only. It will be conducted on Prindle Avenue, behind the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center. It is sponsored ...

Crashes through window

Gloversville police investigate, and firefighters clean up, after an accident at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the New Peking Chinese Restaurant on Church Street in Gloversville. The car pictured plowed into the front of the structure, shattering glass from the door and front window. Photo by Michael ...

Liberty awards presented at dinner

AMSTERDAM — Recipients of the Liberty ARC’s 2019 community partner and community commitment awards were feted at its annual dinner on May 1 at River Stone Manor, according to a news release. The organization recognized state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, as this year’s ...

News anchorman visits Mayfield school

MAYFIELD — Mayfield Elementary students and staff are donating $500 to the James. A Brennan Memorial Humane Society in Gloversville. That’s fantastic enough, but they are donating it under the name of Keller and John Gray. Gray, who anchors the WTEN and FOX 23 news, visited the school on ...

On the job

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Krysta Lee, from Gloversville, signals safety movements for an EA-18G Growler, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 151, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Mediterranean Sea on ...

Rabies clinic slated for Saturday

FONDA — A rabies vaccination clinics will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Mohawk Town Barn, 2-4 Park St., and from 9 a.m. to noon at 345 E. Main St., Amsterdam, sponsored by Montgomery County Public Health. State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ...

Author to appear at library

GLOVERSVILLE — Anastasia Goodman, author of the Sasha Perlov mystery series, will appear at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at a Gloversville Public Library author event, sponsored by Knesseth Israel Synagogue. Amazon describes Sasha Perlov, a Russian-born New York Police Department detective “As a ...

Student art show opens at chamber

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society and Museum, the Fulton County Historian’s office and the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted an opening reception for the “Hand in Glove” Student Art Show at the Chamber Rotunda on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The art show ...

Entertainment technology and the age of content

We live in an age of content. Videos of every variety come to us on streaming services, from short clips on YouTube to elaborate and expensively produced movies on Netflix and HBO. Games are available to download and play on your phone and computer. Concerts, musicals, comedy, and variety ...

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. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...