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Young professionals to meet Wednesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Young Professionals Network has scheduled a meet-up from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fox Run Golf Club, 129 Fox Run Drive., according to a news release. Rich Scott, Professional Golfers’ Association professional and golf club owner, is offering a ...

Budget workshop slated for Thursday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown School Board will meet for a public budget workshop at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in the high school media center/library. A second public workshop is tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 31, if needed.

Town board to hold meeting Wednesday

In Brief

CAROGA — The Caroga Town Board will hold the following work sessions at town hall, according to a news release: at 7 p.m. Wednesday, will be the street lighting and a proposal by John Lorence for Sherman’s. The board will conduct any and all business to come before.

Church of Christ to host chicken dinner

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit chicken dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. today. The menu will consist of chicken, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, gravy, desserts, beverages. The price is $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 12 and younger.

Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday

In Brief

GLEN — The 20th annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Glen Conservancy, will take place at noon Monday. The lineup for the parade will be at 11:45 a.m. at the L.J. Hand Farm Center and the ceremony will be in the park at the intersection of Route 30A and Logtown Road. The event will ...

Schoharie Crossing Site plans return of music series

Community News

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site has announced the return of the Putman Porch Music series for its fifth year starting on June 6, at 6 p.m. The free Putman Porch Music will occur every Thursday in June from 6 to 8 p.m. The series invites area musicians to spend ...

Mohawk conference planned

Community News

FORT PLAIN — The American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference is back and is being held on June 7 through 9. Join the celebration of the Fort Plain Museum’s fifth year holding this premier conference with more speakers and an early sign-up special — savings of $10 off conference admission ...

Stroke Awareness Month announced

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Public Health Department announces May is National Stroke Awareness Month, according to a news release. The following are the symptoms that is often accompanying the onset of a stroke. ∫ Numbness or weakness of the face. ∫ Numbness of arm or leg on ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

No front plate leads to unlicensed charge JOHNSTOWN — Carl S. Cherry, 30, of Burton Street was charged by city police on May 15 at 7:19 p.m. with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and no front license plate. Man exits car, punches another JOHNSTOWN — Brandon M. Mabb, 19, of ...

Anxiety high over GJSD budget defeat

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Several students, yes voters, no voters, parents, taxpayers and other community members packed in the Johnstown High School’s auditorium on Wednesday to voice their concerns and get answers as to what’s to come next following the district’s failed budget. The Greater ...

Large turnout for CAC proposal to purchase Sherman’s property

Local News

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Sherman’s property proposal. The second article will run in Friday’s paper. CAROGA — The town attorney laid out the legal and financial rationale behind the board’s support of a plan to sell the town-owned Sherman’s ...

FMCC graduates look to next phase of life, careers

Local News

SCHENECTADY — Graduating students of Fulton Montgomery Community College were celebrated for their achievements to date and were called on to use the tools they’ve gathered along the way to step forward into the next phase of their lives during FMCC’s 54th annual commencement ceremony at ...

Erie Canal Waterway photo contest

Community News

WATERFORD — Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries for the 14th annual Erie Canalway photo contest. Photos should convey the wealth of things to do and see along the waterway and express the beauty and unique character of the canal and canal communities. Winning ...

Johnstown Memorial Day program and parade

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Parade: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7 p.m. — Main Street Park Grand Marshall — Gilbert Wendt, WWII veteran Master of Ceremonies — Peter O’Lucci Invocation — Father Wetsel, Holy Trinity Catholic Church Pledge Of Allegiance — led by John Morris, U.S. Naval Reserve ...

Leading by Example winners named

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The 2019 Lead by Example winners were announced this week. The Leading by Example Awards are presented annually by the Fulton County Youth Bureau. They will be honored Thursday evening at a reception at the Johnstown Senior Center. The award is to recognize those youths who are a ...

Town board to hold meeting Wednesday

In Brief

CAROGA — The Caroga Town Board will hold the following work sessions at town hall, according to a news release: at 7 p.m. Wednesday, will be the street lighting and a proposal by John Lorence for Sherman’s. The board will conduct any and all business to come before.

Church of Christ to host chicken dinner

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit chicken dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. The menu will consist of chicken, stuffing, vegetables, biscuits, gravy, desserts, beverages. The price is $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 12 and younger.

Annual teen clash slated for next week

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Adirondack Baptist Church, 1431 Route 29, will have their annual teen clash from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through May 31. This is a three-day competition for teens in grades seventh through 12th and there will be food, according to a news release. Check it out on ...