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Film festival Saturday in Fonda

FONDA — The Haudenosuanee Film Festival will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, 4934 Route 5. Film group one will consist of experimental and student shorts — 30 minutes from Katsitsimonni Fox’s native film students and 20 to 30 minutes of film ...

Mohawk Valley choruses seek singers

AMSTERDAM — The Mohawk Valley Chorus and the MVC Kids Chorus are welcoming new singers for their 2017-18 season. No auditions are necessary. The rehearsals for the MVC will start Sept. 11 at the Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave. The registration will start at 7 p.m., ...

Win a new Chevy at fundraiser

FORT JOHNSON — A new Chevy provided by Mangino Chevrolet of Amsterdam will be available to the golfer who is skilled and lucky enough to hit a hole-in-one at the St. Mary’s Healthcare Memorial Golf Classic, set for Sept. 7, at Rolling Hills Country Club. Mangino Chevrolet will offer ...

Fusella joins Littauer

GLOVERSVILLE — Dr. Nicholas J. Fusella, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, will join Nathan Littauer’s Primary and Specialty Care Center at 99 E. State St. Fusella is coming to Littauer from Ellis Family Medicine in Schenectady. “We believe he is the perfect fit for the patients in ...

Festival scheduled at Pine Park

BROADALBIN — The eighth annual Spirit of the Wolf Native American Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday at Pine Park, 29 Pine St. Extension. The gates will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Grand entry will begin at 11 a.m. both days. The ...

Fulmont commended for rating

FONDA — At the Aug. 7 meeting of the Fulmont Community Action Agency Board of Directors, members reviewed a letter from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority commending the agency’s Energy Services Department for meeting “benchmarks of quality” and achieving a ...

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 ...

Lecture to focus on local slavery

JOHNSTOWN — Travis M. Bowman, senior curator with the New York State Bureau of Historic Sites, will present “Slavery in the Mohawk Valley” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Hall State Historic site. The talk will examine how slavery evolved in New York under the Dutch, British and ...

Students spend summer building apps

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville students Trevor Cline and Jacob Sisco spent part of their summer preparing for a mission to Mars—developing health apps for future Martians, coding robots and designing space helmets and a base for operations, according to a news release. They participated in ...

Radio-controlled airplane club to hold fundraiser

JOHNSTOWN — The Lazy Eight Radio Control Airplane Club will hold its 31st annual air show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the club’s flying field behind Rogers Family Orchard, County Highway 131. The air show is a freestyle, non-competitive event allowing the pilots the freedom to ...

Experience the eclipse at museum

CANAJOHARIE — Experience the eclipse with the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library on Monday. Called “Experience the Eclipse,” the event starts at 1:30 p.m. The museum is usually closed on Monday but is opening up specifically for the program. Participants will be making and ...

Award-winning storyteller and songwriter to be at Fort Hunter

FORT HUNTER — Award winning storyteller and songwriter Michael Reno Harrell perform at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site today at 6 p.m. His performance titled, “We've All Been There: Tales and Tunes that Connect Us All” will occur outdoors in front of the Schoharie Crossing ...

‘The Girls’ to be topic of book discussion

FORT PLAIN — Inspired by the twisted dynamics of the Charles Manson family cult, novelist Emma Cline’s work of historical fiction, “The Girls,” will be the topic of an upcoming book discussion at the Fort Plain Free Library. Author and University at Albany criminal justice professor ...

Band to perform at The Revival Friday

WELLS — Bob Stump and his Stumpgrass band will perform at the Revival, 1441 Route 30, on Friday at 7 p.m. Coming with him will be multi-instrumentalist Tom White on fiddle, banjo, mandolin and Bob Assenni, percussionist. Singer-songwriter Bob Stump performs Americana music. His music is a ...

County gets food, shelter funds

GLOVERSVILLE — Fulton County will receive $16,136 in state funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from the Salvation Army, ...

DiNapoli to speak in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN — New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will be the main speaker at the Fulton County Democratic Committee’s annual picnic Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave. Local and congressional candidates are expected to attend the event, ...

Young professionals plan event

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up event for Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. In addition to networking, this event will feature a paint-and-sip ...

Museum schedules trip to Philadelphia

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum will hold a fundraising bus trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall on Sept. 16. The cost is $95 and includes admission to the museum and Independence Hall. The bus will leave around 6 a.m. and ...

Ride for missing people set

The Greater Capital District Ride for Missing Children will be held on Sept. 29. Commitment training ride dates are posted on the FaceBook page and taking place during the rest of the summer, to build community awareness about this ride and encourage new riders to join the effort.  New and ...