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Rotary hands out Paul Harris Award

JOHNSTOWN — Rotary started with the vision of one man — Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago on Feb. 23, 1905, so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas, form meaningful, lifelong friendships and give back to their communities. In his ...

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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 ...

Senior Focus

Bridge club winners announced for Dec. 18 JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Dec. 18 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were tied for first place, Eleanor Clark and Poppy Kiernan with Susan Shaver and Debbie Brown; second ...

Generations share a love of hunting in Adirondacks

The 2017 deer season was upon us and pictures of a few nice bucks had registered on the trail cameras. My hopes of shooting a bruiser this year were heightened by what I had seen. It had been three or four years/seasons since I downed a nice buck, but I anticipated a banner season, this ...

Fonda-Fultonville Middle School

Principal’s List Fifth grade Alexandrine Boisvert, Jake Curtis, Colton Dowgielewicz, Evan Flood, Allison Gillis, Ashley Glode, Jake Hernigle, Amber Janjua, Chloe Killenberger, Rhyan Lewis, Bradley Lombardoni-Snell, Kaitlyn MacDougall, Lindsey Marotta, Keira Muselbeck, Preston Phillips, ...

Gloversville Middle School

GLOVERSVILLE — These students were named to the first quarter Honor Roll at Gloversville Middle School: Principal’s List Eighth grade Aidan Albanese, Lanessa Brown-Santiago, Jack Bruce, Drew Callen, Symone Canty, Douglas Cook, Laci Crannell, Dane Dillenback, Garrett Dooling, Brooke ...

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 ...

Fire deaths and prevention tips

The risk of injury and death from home fire is real. Consider that: In 2016, fire departments across the country responded to 475,500 home structure fires. These fires caused 14,660 injuries, 3,390 civilian deaths and caused $10.6 billion in damage, 173,000 were vehicles fires, causing 280 ...

Protect yourself from influenza

FONDA — Montgomery County Public Health encourages influenza shots and offers tips to prevent the spread of flu in a news release as follows:. Getting vaccinated is the first and best way to prevent flu. This season, everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated, even if they got a ...

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 ...

Fire company holds meeting

BROADALBIN — The regular monthly meeting of the Broadalbin Kennyetto Fire Company was recently held with President Sean Knabner presiding and 34 members present. Sixteen calls were received for the month of November; one structure fire, one vehicle fire, one grass fire, one garbage fire, ...

Group calls for drug council

GLOVERSVILLE — Neighborhoods Against Drugs, a social action and empowerment group that fights the heroin and opioid epidemic, has proposed the city re-establish an active Narcotic Guidance Council as described in City Code, Chapter 38. In a letter sent Nov. 20, to Mayor Dayton J. King, ...

Celebrating the holidays

The Sisters of the Holy Spirit of the Church of the Holy Spirit gathered for their annual Christmas party on Dec. 4 at the Johnstown Holiday Inn.

Johnstown High School

High honor roll Ninth grade Kaytlyn Allen, Blake Blessing, Sadie Blowers, Kenneth Boger, Bradey Brownell, Brodi Brunetto, Hope Buboltz, Joelle Bump, Anika Byrnes, Haley Case, Grace Giarrizzo, Aiden Greene, Nicholas Hadcock, Molly Hotaling, Morgan Hotaling, Hannah Kosiba, Morgan Lane, Ann Lee, ...

Knox Junior High School

High Honor Roll Seventh grade Claire Anderson,Talia Anderson, Cameron Arminio, Isabella Bermas, Emily Blood, Ethan Blood, Garrett Bobowski, Shyanne Brownell, Jaidyn Chest, Madelyn Connelie, Collin Davis, Alex DeMagistris, Tyler Downing,Vincent Ecker, Jayden Elston, Augustus Fagan, Lillian ...

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 — Christmas Cantata titled “Come as a Child” — all welcome to the free program, 6 p.m.; a cookie fellowship will follow the program. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen ...