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Oppenheim-Ephrath-St. Johnsville honor roll

High Honor  12th grade Sarah Carl, Dakota Corapi, Coby Cover, Clayton Gallt Jr., Zachary Garren, Raeley Ickes, Laura Littrell, Madison Richardson, Matthew Spain. 11th grade Thysha Boyer, Abigail Countryman, Emma Hart, Fontana LaCoppola, Hannah Lamphere, Jaedyn Logan Dillenbeck, Faith ...

In the midst of troubles, I know God will be there for me

One of the things that I do at least two times a year is to read through and to pray with the Psalms. I always do it during Lent but I also do it toward the end of summer as I begin to prepare for the business of the church season to begin again in the fall. I love the Psalms! I think because I ...

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.; communion ...

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 ...

Mark Tolstrup Trio to perform at Conservancy

GLEN — The Mark Tolstrup Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Route 161. According to a news release, Tolstrup plays traditional and original songs that reflect the far-ranging identity of American music, but he sticks closest and most ...

Receives recognition

Photo submitted Flame the Band, Lexington Center’s rock band, recently received the Champion of Character Award for Leadership Through Music from the Academy of Character Education, a project of Russell Sage College in Troy. Shown at the award ceremony, from left in front, are Sandy Brower ...

FM student recognition dinner slated for Monday

JOHNSTOWN — The third annual student recognition dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, by Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services at the HFM BOCES Conference Center, 2755 Route 67. More than 50 outstanding seniors from ...

Historical society meeting set

HAGAMAN — The Hagaman Historical Society will meet from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pawling Hall, 104 N. Pawling St., according to a news release. At 7 p.m. the demise of Philips Park, in the town of Florida but owned by the city of Amsterdam, began with a double murder in 1950. Starting ...

Rabies clinics set by Public Health

FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health will be having the following rabies clinics, according to a news release. ∫ From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Amsterdam Town Highway Department, 283 Manny’s Corner’s Road, Amsterdam. ∫ From 9 a.m. to noon June 23, at the Canajoharie ...

Farm to table event slated

BROADALBIN — Looking for some fun in the sun? Come to Eagle Mills on June 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. for the Farm to Table Feast: Pork Edition, according to a news release. Baylee Simpson, Miss Bluebird 2018 is competing for the title of Miss New York at the end of June and will be raising funds ...

Littauer’s Geoffrey Peck presents at health symposium in NYC

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home announced that Littauer’s Vice President of Population Health and Executive Director of the Nathan Littauer Foundation, Geoffrey Peck, was a featured speaker at the Medicaid Accelerated eXchange Series Symposium. The event took ...

Lazy Eight to host open house June 13

JOHNSTOWN — The Lazy Eight Radio Control Aircraft Club will host a community open house June 13 at the club flying field behind Rogers Family Orchard on 144 Knoblauch Road starting at 5:30 p.m. Free hot dogs and soda will be served. Come out, ask questions on what we do, and take a free ...

Scholarships awarded by chamber

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce awarded on May 16 four $1,000 academic scholarships to Fulton and Montgomery County high school seniors at an event held at the Allen House on the campus of Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Academic scholarships were ...

Eagles donate to search team

NORTHVILLE — Area not-for-profit Search and Rescue Team 5-1 received a donation from the Johnstown Fraternal Order of Eagles during the team’s spring training weekend. Don Blaise, vice president of the Johnstown Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 1575, presented a $3,000 check on May 2 to ...

Johnstown Citizens Band prepares for concert season

JOHNSTOWN — The Board of Directors of the Johnstown Citizens Band recently held its organizational meeting in preparation for their 110th summer concert season. The board of directors for 2018 consists of Douglas Dougherty, president, Noel Wing, vice president, Kathy Dougherty, secretary, ...

Spring concert series set to begin today

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District music department will hold its public spring concert series at 7 p.m. at the Arkell Performing Arts Center at Canajoharie High School. The schedule is as follows: ∫ Today: Sixth-grade choir, seventh- and eighth-grade choir, high ...

Young Artists

Photo submitted Student artists Aria Bose-Mullick, Matilda Zaetz, Ginger White and Allison Newkirk were recently named publication finalists in Crayola’s “Art Energizes STEAM” contest. Crayola received over 1,600 entries for the contest, which was open to students in grades kindergarten ...

Drop-off cleanup program planned

MAYFIELD — The town and village of Mayfield and the Fulton County Department of Solid Waste will co-sponsor a drop-off clean-up program on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the town barn, according to a news release. The Thursday and Friday hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday hours ...

Study abroad program set for FMCC

JOHNSTOWN — Many of us have dreamed of spending St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland, kissing the Blarney Stone; driving through the peaceful and serene country side of Ireland, Wales, and England on the way to the beautiful cities of Dublin, Oxford and London. This trip with Fulton-Montgomery ...

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 ...