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Community News

Hunters reminded to be safe in the field

ALBANY — With several hunting seasons underway, the state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos is reminding hunters to put safety at the forefront this fall when going afield. The four rules of firearm safety: ∫ Treat every firearm as if it is loaded; ∫ ...

Tips for identifying and treating inner ear dysfunction

Wellness Words Alicia DeRuscio Roughly 69 million Americans age 40 or older are affected by vestibular or inner ear dysfunction. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 40 percent of Americans suffer from dizziness or balance problems due to inner ear disorders. ...

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 ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following is the actions for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Town of Hope/Wells
 Hamilton County
 Swiftwater Rescues: On Oct. 31, forest rangers assembled a Swiftwater Rescue Team in preparation for the ...

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 Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Oct. 30 There were no births. Admissions Crystal L. Pearce of Johnstown. Discharges Lake twin baby girls of Johnstown. Oct. 31 There were no births. Admissions Samantha Baker of Fort Plain. Linda Claven of Johnstown. Felicia M. Waldvogel of Gloversville. Discharges Hali ...

Fun at Trunk or Treat in Sammonsville

SAMMONSVILLE — Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department and the ladies axillary held its first Halloween event. Ladies auxiliary member Amy Snell said the event “exceeded our expectations.” “We had a phenomenal turn out and show of support from the community. We would like to thank ...

Feather Your Nest raffle drawing winners named

AMSTERDAM — Susan Quinn of Ballston Spa has won the grant prize of $10,000 from Liberty Foundation’s annual Feather Your Nest raffle drawing at Liberty ARC’s Day Supports Cafe. Other winners included $1,000 prizes to Leonard Hartvigas of Broadalbin and Mike Hutcherson of ...

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 ...

Next round of historic marker grants set

SYRACUSE — The William G. Pomeroy Foundation will officially open the next grant round of its New York State Historic Marker Grant Program beginning today. The program commemorates historic people, places, things or events in the state from 1740 to 1920. Grants cover the entire cost of a ...

Added convenience

SPECULATOR — Charlie Johns Store is expanding its footprint with a new addition to offer more convenient products to the community, according to a news release. Many have noticed the activity in front of the store, which is celebrating its 80th year in business. The greenhouse, which used ...