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Community News

Water and sewer bills mailed, due

GLOVERSVILLE — The Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District No. 3 residents on Oct. 31. District No. 3 is located south of East Fulton and West Fulton streets. Payments may be made in person at its new location at 67-73 S. Main St. or mailed to the Water Department at ...

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 ...

Liberty’s $10,000 grand prize raffle winners announced

AMSTERDAM — Liberty Foundation recently held their annual “Feather Your Nest” raffle drawing at Liberty ARC’s Day Supports cafe with $14,000 in cash prizes were awarded The winners of the $10,000 grand prize were Immaculata and Frederick Lieber of Fort Plain. Other winners ...

Chaplin featured artist at Frothingham library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., is displaying the artwork of Karen Chaplin during regular library hours in November. Chaplin has been a Fultonville resident since 1983, raising three daughters here and in New York City. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree and a ...

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 ...

Chamber tourism workshop planned

JOHNSTOWN — The tourism department of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a tourism packaging workshop for tourism properties in the Fulton Montgomery counties region.  The workshop will teach new ways to increase visitation and improve profitability through ...

Students of the month

Photo submitted Congratulations to students of the month for October. The following students were chosen by classmates and staff at Warren Street School for displaying the Strive for Five trait of Leadership: Jadaliz Jugo, Elijah Wager, Ethan Everest, Cole Downing, Brielle Swedick, Gabriela ...

New York state museum rolls out November History month schedule

ALBANY — The New York State Museum will celebrate New York State History Month in November with a variety of free public programs for children, families and adults. In addition, three temporary exhibitions exploring major events in New York’s history are open at the State Museum: A Spirit ...

Free Thanksgiving dinners planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Twin Cities Council of Churches is making final plans for the free Thanksgiving dinner from the Church of the Holy Spirit in Gloversville.   Take-outs and deliveries will be available Thanksgiving morning. The church is in need of people willing to donate and/or bake ...

Clothing closet has successful first year

SPECULATOR — When the North Country Clothing Closet at North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road in Speculator opened its doors last fall, no one could have imagined just how much clothing would be donated, according to a news release. As a result, the church has been able to provide ...

Martial arts school to hold fundraisers

JOHNSTOWN — Each year the students of the American Zen Do Kai Martial Arts School hold a fundraiser to benefit various community groups including: Kick Drugs out of America, Habitat for Humanity, The Gloversville Salvation Army, Mountain Valley Hospice and this year, the American Red Cross. ...

AAUW to celebrate 50th anniversary

MAYFIELD — The  Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women  will celebrate its 50th anniversary of becoming an AAUW branch on Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held  in the Grand Gallery  at the Paul Nigra Center, Route 30. NYS AAUW ...

Book signing planned

FORT PLAIN — On Nov. 10, the Fort Plain Museum is holding a book release and signing reception for “Citizen Soldier: The Revolutionary War Journal of Joseph Bloomfield”, edited by Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin. Reception starts at 7:30 p.m. with authors arriving by 8 p.m. ...

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 ...

You can’t spell ‘family’ without FM

Jodi Trumbull had always wanted to go to college. After graduating from high school, Jodi got married, had two kids, and worked various jobs over the past three decades. With each job, Jodi found limited opportunities to advance without a degree. Jodi knew she was stuck, but thought it was too ...

Liberty ARC statewide scholarships available

AMSTERDAM — Liberty ARC, the Montgomery County Chapter of The ARC New York, announced the availability of four scholarship opportunities through their parent organization. Liberty presents these awards in an effort to encourage and support those seeking a career path in which they look to ...

Senior Focus

ADK Bridge club winners announced JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (Oct. 23) at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Angie Parillo and Ed Hornidge; second place, Lois Widdemer and Debbie Brown; tied ...

Historical speaker planned

CHARLESTON — Today at 2 p.m., the Charleston Historical Society will host Ken Jones who will speak on “The Esperance Witch.” The traditional tale is of a French woman who settled along the Schoharie Creek across from the village of Esperance and her English-speaking neighbors who ...

Family fun at fall festival

JOHNSTOWN — Sir William Johnson Park was dense Saturday with adults and costumed children who had marched in parade at noon from City Hall. Both the first-timers and repeat participants came to enjoy an annual Halloween parade and festival sponsored this year by the Key Club at Johnstown ...