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Spring macarons class set for Thursday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a spring macarons class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Deborah Sheeley will be the instructor. The cost is $25, according to a news release. Those participating will learn how to make a gluten-free sandwich ...

Women’s award to be offered for ninth year

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JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium Award will be offered for the ninth year by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium. An award will be presented to the top female student in the participation in government courses in each tri-county high school. Each winner ...

Supervisor installs officers

Community News

PERTH — The town supervisor installed the 2019 officers for the Perth Fire Company as follows: Kate Tylutki, president; Brad Haight, vice president; Kenneth Studier, treasurer; Christine M. Lesniewski, secretary; Bryan Kosiba, financial secretary; John DePalma, sergeant-at-arms; Jeremey ...

Seniors use robotics to build student interest

Community News

JOHNSTOWN – Seniors in the engineering technology program at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Career and Technical Center recently participated in a statewide conference demonstrating how teachers can use robotics to help build student interest in middle-skills career fields. On March 21, ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man charged with assault, endangering GLOVERSVILLE — Ryan J. Ruback, 42, of Gloversville, was charged with third-degree attempted assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, by city police on Wednesday at 9:25 p.m. Officers responded to an address in the city for a ...

Sweet guilty of murdering Fort Plain man

Local News

FONDA — After a week-long trial and an approximate two-hour deliberation from the jury, Garry L. Sweet was found guilty on the charges of second-degree murder and second-degree conspiracy to commit a violent act for the death of a Fort Plain man in June 2018. Sweet, 38, of Fort Plain is ...

Raise the age law raising issues

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — New York state’s counties are being requested to make several revisions to funding reimbursement plans related to the state’s new Raise the Age law. County Probation Director Cynthia Licciardi on Monday gave the Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee an update on ...

Home show kicks off today

Local News

BROADALBIN — Now in its 10th year and growing, the Youth Commission’s annual Fulton-Montgomery County Home Show Craft Fair is now up to 100 vendors and it is sure have something for everyone, including homeowners, crafters and children. The homeshow craft fair, hosted by the Broadalbin ...

Grant program requires SEQR process

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County officials on Wednesday questioned why a Microenterprise Grant Program that helps small businesses has to go through a state Environmental Quality Review process. “It’s so ridiculous,” county Administrative Officer Jon Stead said. Last Dec. 18, Fulton County ...

Missionary to give presentation

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — A former Johnstown pastor was investigated for a year by the Russian secret service before he was allowed as an international missionary in that country. But he said it was all worth it. The Rev. John Murray, who was pastor of New Covenant Community Church for seven years, ...

600-mile ADK bike race talk set

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — Mike Feldman and Jody Dixon will speak about the 600-Mile Adirondack Mountain Backcountry Bike Race, illustrated with photos and bikes, at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., for the library’s culture and travelogue program The Adirondack Trail Ride is ...

History discussion slated for April 11

In Brief

LOUDONVILLE — Historian William P. Tatum III will speak on “Decision-Making in the British Military Justice Process” on April 11, in the Roger Bacon Building, Room 202, at Siena College. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. with time for socializing and networking, followed by the program ...

Journey from poverty to leader

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AMSTERDAM — Roger A. Ramsammy, president of Hudson Valley Community College, will speak on “From Immigrant to President,” the story of his journey from poverty in Trinidad to his current position, at 6 p.m. on April 18, at Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., for the library’s ...

Bingo set to begin on Tuesday

In Brief

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Morris J. Edwards American Legion Post 168, 38 W. Main St., will be resuming bingo on Tuesday nights, beginning April 2. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. The Legion sells food and drinks before and during bingo. All are welcome.

Watercolor paint class planned

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CANAJOHARIE — The next monthly watercolor class will take place at 1:30 p.m. April 18, at Arkell Community Center with Shanna Becker. For more information, call (518) 673-4408, according to a news release.

‘Cinderella’ slated at F-F auditorium

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Drama Club will present the classic fairy tale musical “Cinderella” by Rodgers and Hammerstein at 7 p.m. Friday and April 6 with a 2 p.m. matinee on April 7 in the high school auditorium, according to a news release. The tickets will ...

Area religious activities

Community News

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.; worship ...

Office for the Aging menu

Community News

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 ...

Inequality cannot be laid at the feet of any one system

Community News

In Matthew 13:12, Jesus makes a rather cryptic statement in the context of understanding parables: “For to those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.” That hardly sounds reasonable, right? ...

Area religious activities

Community News

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.; worship ...