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Planning Board approves Palatine Dairy building

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JOHNSTOWN — The city Planning Board on Tuesday approved a project by Palatine Dairy, LLC to move into the 80,000-square-foot, former Spray Nine building on Route 30A for future manufacturing, retail storefront and restaurant operations. Environmental concerns underground were discussed, but ...

Gloversville High School students’ artwork showcased

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GLOVERSVILLE — Artwork by six Gloversville High School students is currently on display in a professional gallery after they were selected for inclusion in the Saratoga Arts Annual High School All Stars Exhibition that runs through Saturday. Teachers from school districts in Saratoga, ...

CRG works toward EPA grant

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is packaging a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant for the city of Gloversville. The news was part of a “community outreach program” detailed by CRG President and CEO Ronald Peters in his monthly report to the Fulton County ...

Three vying for open Johnstown council seat

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council is attempting to schedule a special meeting to interview three finalists for an open council seat. “We have three good candidates,” Councilman-at-Large Craig Talarico said Monday. The normally five-member council is currently attempting to fill the ...

County looks to buy $233K truck

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JOHNSTOWN – The Fulton County Highways and Facilities Department is eyeing purchase of a $233,469 dump truck. The purchase of the tandem truck and plow is budgeted in the county’s 2019 capital plan for $250,000, department Superintendent Mark Yost reminded the Board of Supervisors’ ...

Chicken and biscuit dinner slated for today

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WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, Route 30, is holding a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. today, according to a news release. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on biscuits from Bev Peters, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, For questions or more ...

Board of Education to hold meeting today

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Board of Education will hold its regular BOE meeting at 6 p.m. today in the auditorium at the junior-senior high school, 44 Center St., according to a news release.

Healthy living class slated for Monday

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold its free monthly series of educational sessions on nutrition and physical activity titled “Healthy Eating, Active Living” on Monday from 11 a.m. to noon at ...

Public Health offers advice on improving heart health

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FONDA — Montgomery County Public Health is offering advice on improving heart health. Heart disease is America’s leading cause of death. Heart disease affects both men and women, but women are more likely to die from a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in ...

Tri-county blotter

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Warrant for petit larceny, possession AMSTERDAM — Robert D. Mosher, 24, was charged on Sunday by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies for an outstanding arrest warrant for petit larceny and possession of a forged instrument by state police. Mosher was processed and arraigned and ...

DEC to address gas plant remediation

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GLOVERSVILLE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public meeting on Feb. 21 at City Hall at 6 p.m. on a proposed $18.2 million remediation plan to address contamination at the former Niagara Mohawk manufactured gas plant located at 20 Hill St. The site of the ...

Man pleads not guilty in New Year’s Eve death

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CANAJOHARIE — The village man who was charged with second-degree assault pleaded not guilty to the charges and the upgraded charge of second-degree manslaughter. Stanley T. Hall, 55, who was initially charged with second-degree assault, following an altercation that led to the death of ...

County ready to give service

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County is looking to execute user agreements for the first four property owners within the county’s new sewer district in Vail Mills, according to county Planning Director Scott Henze. “We are able to service right now 25 properties,” he said Wednesday. But Henze ...

County seeking funds for Tryon

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County is approving an Empire State Development Corp. “incentive proposal” for a grant the county received to fund a new primary electric service project at the Tryon Technology Park in Perth. County Planning Director Scott Henze told the Board of Supervisors’ ...

Pet treat-tasting event planned

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AMSTERDAM — Tractor Supply Company, Route 30, is hosting a pet treat-tasting event on Sunday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. that will allow pets to sample a variety of treats available at the store. “At Tractor Supply, we believe in giving your pets a choice,” said Bob Miller, manager of the ...

How to make Valentine’s treats

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GLOVERSVILLE — Hailey Lozier will teach a beginners class on how to make sweet treats for Valentine’s Day from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 13 in art studio two at the Paul NIgra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members.

Youth commission in need of secretary

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BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Youth Commission is seeking a community individual to fulfill the duties of secretary for the commission. The position is virtually a volunteer position although there is an annual stipend associated with it. The BYC meets at 8 a.m. on the first Saturday of ...

George Washington symposium slated

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum will present the first George Washington’s birthday symposium from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67, Johnstown. Pre-registration is recommended, according to a news release. The following are four ...