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FCAA board of directors hold monthly meeting for December

FONDA — Fulmont Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Dec. 4 at the Montgomery County Annex Building. Board Chairperson Mark Ford brought the meeting to order. Twenty two of 27 board members were present, as well members of Fulmont’s senior ...

Leadership Mohawk Valley accepting nominations for Follow the Leader awards

UTICA — Leadership Mohawk Valley is now accepting nominations for its prestigious follow the leader award. Eight individuals who have graduated from the program and have demonstrated excellence in the workplace and the community will be honored. The program will also honor two businesses ...

County gives advice on preventing fires

FONDA — In 2016, there were 1,342,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,390 civilian deaths, 14,650 civilian injuries, and $10.6 billion in property damage. Homes should be a safe and comfortable place and people can help keep it fire safe by following these ...

GFWC offers scholarships

AMSTERDAM — The General Federation of Womens Clubs at The Century Club of Amsterdam has scholarship opportunities for college students entering their junior or senior year in an accredited college in New York state. There is a $1,000 award given by GFWC-NY to a student who is entering a ...

Harley group donates to FCAA

BROADALBIN — Fulmont Community Action Agency, Inc. has once again received donations from the Sacandaga Chapter Harley Owners Group and Adirondack Harley-Davidson. On Dec. 6 at Adirondack Harley-Davidson, Chapter Director Chris McCormack and General Manager Jeff Fraser presented Fulmont ...

Local student honored as presidential aspiring leader

GLOVERSVILLE — Cassandra Ryan of Gloversville, a mechanical engineering technology student, has been named an initial member of the Presidential Aspiring Leaders Program at Alfred State University, according to a news release. The new program was created for students who possess a ...

Rocking with Santa

More than 100 people attended the Northville Central School Parent-Teacher Organization’s Breakfast with Santa Saturday. Families enjoyed breakfast, and the children were involved in holiday activities, including writing letters to Santa, painting ornaments, and having their pictures taken ...

Stop smoking classes set

GLOVERSVILLE — Mountain Valley Hospice will host public smoking cessation classes to promote health and wellness in 2018, starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Nancy Dowd Hospice Home and hospice offices, 108 Steele Ave. The program will continue on seven consecutive Tuesdays, Jan. 16, ...

Two scholarships available

AMSTERDAM — The General Federation of Womens Clubs Century Club of Amsterdam has two types of awards for graduating high school seniors who will be entering their freshman year of college in the 2017-2018 school year. The Frances Bailey Scholastic Award, sponsored by the New York State ...

Braemer book signing set

JOHNSTOWN — The Rev. Wally Braemer, a city native and graduate of Johnstown High School, will hold a signing of his book “A Mother’s Son” and offer his latest CD, “Last Will and Testament,” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday and 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Mysteries on Main Street. For ...

Students of the week

Ten students are the first quarter student of the week winners from Knox Junior High School. They are: Aaron Hazzard, Emily Wood, Steven VanNostrand, Jared Stewart, Trey Naselli, Alexis Smith, Logan Harvey, Braeton Lawton, Emma Jean Herrick and Isabella Dittmer. Students of week exhibit traits ...

OESJ Junior/Senior High

High Honor 12th grade Jacob Battisti Sarah Carl Tyler Carpenter Dakota Corapi Coby Cover; Clayton Gallt Jr. Zachary Garren Raeley Ickes Laura Littrell Madison Richardson Matthew Spain Michael Ward 11th grade Jack Brundage Emma Hart Fontana LaCoppola Hannah ...

Galway Junior/Senior High School

Academic honors Seventh grade Christopher Comstock Sara Conti Shelby Crawford Abigail Ehrenberg Sophia Fasolino Van Horvath Kailey Jankowski Emma Jordan Sydney Kress Joshua T. Lovelass Stephanie Martin Lillian Ryder Thomas Villano III   Eighth grade Camryn ...

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 ...

Christmas cantata today

BROADALBIN — Sacandaga Bible Conference will present its annual Christmas dinner and free annual Christmas cantata on today at the camp on Lakeview Road. The cantata features vocalists from Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga counties and is conducted by Mickey Hobson. The program will be held ...

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.; ...

Local artists selected to exhibit in Arkell Museum juried show

CANAJOHARIE — Local artists Richard Freeman and Francis Dempsey were selected into the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library’s 2017 The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show. Freeman is exhibiting “Silver Dollars,” a mixed media piece, and Dempsey is exhibiting “Cosmic Pool,” ...

After-hours chamber event set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a Holiday Business After Hours event on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at NBT Bank Regional Headquarters, 20 Mohawk St., Canajoharie. The bank is decorated festively for the holidays and there will be hors ...

Kranjcec-Aird receives scholarship

WELLS — The Virginia Hosley Free Library annually awards a scholarship to a selected individual who are residents, or are attending Wells schools. This scholarship is aimed at encouraging students to pursue life skills as well as academic pursuits. It would be common for a student to apply in ...

Mayfield participates in Salvation Army’s toy drive

MAYFIELD — Mayfield Elementary School will host a Stuff the Sleigh event on Thursday to help support the Salvation Army of Fulton County’s Christmas Toy Drive. The event was set up after 6-year-old Kendyl Conyne approached Mayfield Elementary School principal, Nicholas Criscone, last ...