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Galway Junior/Senior High School First Quarter Honor Roll

Academic Honors Grade 7 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. Grade 8 Camryn Carnevali Anna ...

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 ...

Friends of Library gifts first Littauer baby born during national library week

GLOVERSVILLE — In celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week in October, the Friends of the Public Library presented the first baby born that week at the Birthing Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital with a basket of books and gifts. Sophia Syzdek was born on Wednesday, Oct.18, making ...

Parkhurst Foundation opens downtown location

GLOVERSVILLE — The Parkhurst Field Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new offices at the City National Commons, 10 N. Main Street, in downtown Gloversville today with the Fulton-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce officials, CRG President & CEO Ron Peters and the Foundation’s ...

Tri-county blotter

World series artifacts head to Cooperstown COOPERSTOWN — The Houston Astros brought the World Series title home to Texas for the first time, and historic artifacts from that victory are on their way to the home of baseball National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The Astros captured the ...

N.Y. state museum rolls out state history exhibits, events for November

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 ...

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 ...

Veterans honored at WCS

WELLS — On Thursday, more than 30 veterans were honored at a breakfast sponsored by the Student Council at Wells Central School in Wells. There were cards and posters highlighting the day as well as several songs sung by the primary grade students thanking the veterans for their service to ...

Fourth annual first responders dinner

FONDA — Eight first responders have been nominated for honors at the fourth annual Montgomery County first responders appreciation dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Winner’s Circle. The event will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m., the dinner at 6:30 and awards and recognition at ...

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, 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service ...

Donation given for marquee

GLOVERSVILLE — A gift was given to the Glove Performing Arts Center to continue with the repairs on the marquee from the William H. St. Thomas Family Foundation. St. Thomas’s granddaughter, Nancy St. Thomas, took over as administrator of the foundation after her father, James St. Thomas ...

Counseling center to participate in Ethics Week

GLOVERSVILLE — The Family Counseling Center of Fulton County, in keeping up its tradition of encouraging employees to behave according to the highest of standards, will participate in Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, Nov. 5 through 11. The annual event is organized by the Society of ...

Veteran’s Day service planned at City Hall

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be a Veterans Day service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Servicemen’s Monument in front of Gloversville City Hall, Frontage Road. The master of ceremonies will be Joni Wilson. The program will begin with an invocation given by Envoy Mark Devanney from the Salvation ...

Chamber music series set to continue

GLOVERSVILLE — The Business Improvement District, Community Music and the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce continue their 2017-18 chamber music at the chamber series with “Music for the Imagination,” scheduled for Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Chamber’s ...

Nigra Center honored with award

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts has been honored with a 2017 Award of Excellence by the Council on Quality and Leadership, according to a news release. The award acknowledges Nigra’s creation of an inclusive environment where artistic expression and diverse ...

Candidates set to speak at luncheon

JOHNSTOWN — Women democrats and friends, men as well as women, are invited to attend the annual luncheon at the Johnstown Holiday Inn at noon on Nov. 18. Democratic Candidates for the 21st Congressional District including Patrick Nelson, Emily Martz, Don Boyajian, Tedra Cobb and Katie ...

Students participate in Honor Guard

GLOVERSVILLE — This November, the fourth graders at Boulevard Elementary School will be the first students to serve in the schools new Honor Guard. Each fourth-grade class will be assigned the responsibility of raising the flag each morning and retiring the flag at the end of each school ...

Drive to collect items for veterans slated

CANAJOHARIE — Court Catherine Esther No. 1264, the local Catholic Daughters Court, is spearheading a drive to collect needed items for wounded military and veterans. This collection will be sent to the VA Medical Center in Albany and be distributed to area wounded warriors and veterans. ...

School-wide event to honor veterans

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold a schoolwide event to honor the nation and veterans today at 12:40 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium, hosted by the SMI Home and School Association. St. Mary’s Institute has invited a number of organizations to participate in ...

Rollicking farce with ‘Laffing Room Only’

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School Drama Club provides a rollicking farce with Tim Kelly’s “Laffing Room Only”.  The show plays this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Knox Junior High School auditorium, due to construction at the high school. Pitiful ...