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In Brief

Board meetings now second Thursday

FONDA — The Montgomery County planning board will move its regular monthly meetings to the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Courthouse, 9 Park St, according to a news release. This means that referrals to the board will be due the first Friday of the month to be on that ...

FMCC, GHS to team for concert

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College and the Gloversville High School jazz band will team up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 in the Allen House on the campus, according to a news release. This event is being sponsored by the Mark Orlosky Memorial Committee, which was formed ...

Social Security workshop slated

GALWAY — The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will host a workshop, Social Security Made Easy, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. John Kalil of Retirement Solutions, has knowledge of retirement planning and 25 years experience, will be the presenter. The ...

Martin to run for position

MAYFIELD — Jeffery P. Martin Jr. has announced his candidacy for town highway superintendent, according to a news release. Martin is a lifelong Mayfield resident and a 1998 graduate of the Mayfield Central School District. After high school, he began a 20-year career in a family ...

Bus camera measure approved

ALBANY — State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced the approval of a measure that will allow stop arm cameras to be installed on school buses—a bill he helped pass in the State Assembly to identify drivers who illegally drive around stopped school buses that are picking up or dropping ...

Liberty ARC receives Holiday Match grant

AMSTERDAM — Liberty ARC, the Montgomery County Chapter of The Arc New York, has received a $1,450 grant from the Stewart’s Holiday Match program. The funds will be used to purchase iPads and accessories that will benefit children in the agency’s Family Support Services program. The ...

FMCC, GHS to team for concert

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College and the Gloversville High School jazz band will team up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 in the Allen House on the campus, according to a news release. This event is being sponsored by the Mark Orlosky Memorial Committee, which was formed ...

Social Security workshop slated

GALWAY — The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will host a workshop, Social Security Made Easy, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. John Kalil of Retirement Solutions, has knowledge of retirement planning and 25 years experience, will be the presenter. The ...

Caregiver talk set for April 1

JOHNSTOWN — The Caregiver Discussion Group meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 1 at the Fulton County Office for the Aging, 19 N. William St., according to a news release. This group is for anyone who cares for another and needs support from the OFA and/or those who attend the ...

Diabetes discussion slated by Healthlink

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have its monthly educational program titled “Diabetes Discussion” from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

Essential oils class scheduled for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach soap making with essential oils as fragrances from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) 661-9932.

Cancer awareness dinner seminar today

AMSTERDAM — There will be a colorectal cancer and prostate cancer awareness free dinner seminar from 5 to 7 p.m. today at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Carondelet Pavilion, 380 Guy Park Ave., according to a news release. RSVP to Suzanne Hagadorn at (518) 770-6814. The registration is at 5 p.m.; ...

Color Fun Run slated for June

AMSTERDAM — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s Liberty Partnership Program in the Greater Amsterdam School District, will be hosting a 5k color fun run on June 15, at the Veterans Field, Locust Avenue. The registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the race will kick off at 10 a.m. The ...

FMCC to host Fifth Friday Speaker Series

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will be hosting its Fifth Friday Speaker Series on March 29 in the Allen House on the campus. The Fifth Friday Series was the inspiration of Jerry Ryan, Fulton-Montgomery Community College Foundation Board member, according to a news ...

Maple open house weekend

Free tours of area sugarhouses will be held on Maple Open House Weekend, March 23, 24, 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will be able to experience firsthand the sights, smells and sounds of maple syrup making. Most sugarhouses will offer samples and demonstrations. Many of the ...

Historical society seeks art submissions

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Historical Society is seeking visual art submissions from area artists for an exhibit and reception on Aug. 17 at James Burk’s Inn at 200 S. William St. The art can use the following mediums: photography, painting, drawing or sculpture. The subject of the ...

FMCC set to host job fair for career seekers

JOHNSTOWN — A job fair for career seekers will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 11, in the gymnasium of Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67. Among the companies that will be there are Global Foundries, St. Mary’s Healthcare, Nathan Littauer Hospital, Liberty ARC and ...

Mayor lifts winter parking ban Monday

JOHNSTOWN — Mayor Vern Jackson on Monday lifted the city’s winter, all-night parking ban on city streets, effective immediately. But Jackson said if a forecast for major snowfall occurs between now and April 1 — when the ban is normally lifted — the ban may have to go temporarily back ...

St. John’s Church to host speakers today

JOHNSTOWN — The St. John’s Church, 1 N. Market St., will have speakers at 6:30 p.m. today in the parish hall. Dr. Gary DiSanto-Rose, Johnstown dentist, and Cindy Mitchell from the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, will share stories from their multiple dental mission trips to Guatemala, ...

Spots still available for pre-K program

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District still has a limited number of spots for preschool-age children available for the 2019-20 school year in the district’s Universal Prekindergarten program at the Park Terrace and Kingsborough Elementary buildings, according to a news ...