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Painter to be featured artist

GLOVERSVILLE — Kathleen Oakes will be Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery’s guest artist for March and April. Her show will include a number of transparent watercolor paintings, many inspired by the beauty of the Adirondacks and surrounding areas. Oakes, a resident of Amsterdam and owner ...

United Way of Fulton County funding applications soon available

GLOVERSVILLE — Applications for United Way program funding for the 2017-18 fiscal year will be available in United Way’s Gloversville office, starting April 3, according to a news release. The United Way of Fulton County is working to build a stronger community, creating opportunities ...

Students deliver tobacco-free message

ALBANY — Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities of Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties and local youth advocates recently met with state lawmakers with the message that the New York state tobacco control program saves lives and money, according to a news release. New York state tobacco ...

Scholarships available

GLENS FALLS — The deadline is noon May 1 for a Hudson Mohawk AHEC scholarships of $500 to 10 graduating high school seniors who will be entering a healthcare training or education program within its 10-county region—Albany, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, ...

St. Mary’s Healthcare continues visitor restrictions

AMSTERDAM — The current spread of flu in our region has resulted in temporary visitation restrictions at regional hospitals including St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. For your safety and the continued safety of our patients, residents and staff, we ask your cooperation with the ...

Sheriff’s office offers summer camp for kids

JOHNSTOWN — At this time of year, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office looks for children who might be interested in attending the New York State Sheriff’s Summer Camp program scheduled for July and August. Attendees must be between the ages of 9 and 12 and be a resident of Fulton County, ...

Seniors visit new auditorium

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville recently welcomed the Tribes Hill Iroquois Seniors and the Glen Mohawk Seniors to enjoy a sneak peek of the district’s newly renovated auditorium. The seniors were picked up on a school bus from their respective meeting sites and brought to the campus to enjoy ...

Arkell Museum opens for season

CANAJOHARIE — The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie has opened for the season on Saturday with two new exhibitions; “Animals in Bronze: The Michael and Mary Erlanger Collection of Animalier Bronzes,” on loan from the Georgia Museum of Art, and “Canada Lake Portraits: Animal Prints, Drawings, ...

Last of winter weekends at Great Camp Santanoni this Saturday and Sunday

KEESEVILLE — The last of three Winter Weekends at Great Camp Santanoni in Newcomb is set for Saturday and Sunday. Ski or snowshoe through woodland and mountain scenery to Camp Santanoni, the restored 19th-century Great Camp in Newcomb, just north of Route 28N, according to a news release. ...

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 ...

Athletes have gold-medal finish

POUGHKEEPSIE — It was a gold-medal finish for the Capital Region floor hockey team comprised of individuals from Liberty ARC in Montgomery County and its sister agency, Lexington Center in Fulton County. The team of 11 beat out three other teams to finish first in its division. The ...

Students inducted into honor society

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College recently inducted the following 30 students into FM’s Alpha Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society: Jennifer Ambridge, Carly Baker, Jesper Bergstrom, Rio Blundell, Shahna Bottisti, Jenna Buyce, Scott Crewell, ...

Rotary offering scholarships

AMSTERDAM – The Amsterdam Rotary Club has announced applications for three $1,000 student scholarships are now available. One scholarship is for a graduating senior from Amsterdam High School and two are for graduating seniors from any high school in Montgomery County. Applicants must be ...

Committees attend Fresh Air workshop

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam, Saratoga County, Schenectady and the Lower Adirondack area volunteer committees attended The Fresh Air Fund’s annual Friendly Towns Leadership Conference from Feb. 3 to 5 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, according to a news release. Over the course of ...

Not too late for flu shot

FONDA — Influenza season is upon us, making this an excellent time to get a flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated is the first and best way to prevent the flu. This season, everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated, even if they got a seasonal vaccine last season, according to the Center ...

The Oldies Show to be in Long Lake on Saturday

LONG LAKE — The town will welcome The Oldies Show on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids. Tickets are available in advance at the Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily or at the door ...

Suffrage art contest deadline nears

To highlight the suffrage movement and women’s activism, an art show and competition for student artists in middle school and high school in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties will be part of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Symposium. The daylong conference will be held on ...

Cajun buffet and music set

AMSTERDAM — The Mardi Gras dance party fundraiser, held to keep music coming for the Riverlink Summer Music concert series, will be held Saturday at the Riverlink. The concert series is provided each year for free. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.; cocktails at 6 p.m.; buffet at 7 p.m.; and ...

Chamber schedules Business Expo

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a 2017 Business Expo to help its members promote their businesses on Thursday, April 6, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave.. Booths are available to members of the chamber. In addition, ...

Community calendar

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at ...