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OESJ education board to meet

In Brief

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephrarah-St. Johnsville Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at the junior-senior high school, according to a news release.

GJSD board of education meeting

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Knox Building auditorium. The members of the public can attend this meeting in person. Masks are required and social distancing protocols must be observed, ...

Chamber to hold spring clean up

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The residents and businesses of Fulton and Montgomery counties will have an opportunity to participate in the chamber’s annual spring cleanup day from 9 a.m. to noon April 24, according to a news release. The event is sponsored by the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — Join the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library as they celebrate National Poetry Month on April 27 at 2 p.m. via Zoom. Listen to and enjoy a poetry reading by author Moira Linehan. In her new work of poetry “& Company,” Linehan reconstructs the life of her ancestor ...

Fort Plain library open to the public

In Brief

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library is now open from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday. The masked guests can tap into public Wi-Fi as well as browse books, audiobooks, magazines and digital video discs between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. each weekday. The library is also open until 7 ...

Joint Youth Commission to meet

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The town of Northampton-village of Northville Joint Youth Commission will be holding a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the municipal building, 412 S. Main St., Northville, according to a news release. The purpose of the meeting is regarding COVID-19 guidelines pertaining ...

GESD education board set to meet

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday. A link to the meeting will be provided on the GESD website, according to a news release.

FMCC selects new trustees member

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors has selected a Johnstown man as Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s newest Board of Trustees member. Joseph G. Salamack III was appointed Monday as a trustee following a board executive session at the County Office Building. The ...

Bleecker Street Church to hold lasagna benefit dinner today

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit dinner for $7 from 3 to 6 p.m. today for take out only with curbside service pick up on a first come, first serve basis. The menu will consist of homemade lasagna, tossed salad, Italian bread, ...

Judge Magazine: Politics, presidents, political cartoons

Community News

CANAJOHARIE — This exhibition features images and materials from the Arkell Museum’s Judge magazine collection. Judge magazine debuted in 1881; William J. Arkell purchased the floundering periodical in 1885 specifically to attack the Democratic presidential campaign. Judge quickly rose ...

Time to register

Community News

Photo courtesy of BPCSD Pre-K registration for the 2021-22 school year is in full swing at Broadalbin-Perth. Families are encouraged to learn more about the program by attending B-P’s upcoming Pre-K Information Night, which will be held virtually on Google Meet from 6 to 7 p.m. on April 27. ...

Amsterdam to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday

Community News

AMSTERDAM — The city will celebrate Earth Day with an unveiling ceremony/press conference Saturday in the Veterans Park pool parking lot, Locust Avenue, for the city’s 25 new electric vehicle charging stations located throughout city parks. The charging stations were made possible with the ...

Woman’s body found on river bank

Local News

FORT HUNTER — The body of a woman in her 30s was found along the banks of the Mohawk River in this town of Florida hamlet Wednesday morning, but authorities aren’t identifying her yet. Montgomery County Sheriff Jeff Smith said today the woman — described only as white and in her 30s — ...

3 more arrests made in stabbing

Local News

AMSTERDAM — Three more arrests were made in the stabbing incident at the Fastrac store on Market Street Saturday. Amber M. Kellogg, 27, of Amsterdam was charged with obstructing governmental administration; Robert W. Green, 26, of Amsterdam, was charged with second-degree harassment; and ...

Possible COVID exposure

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Health Department is alerting residents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at Aldi’s, 266 N Comrie Ave, Johnstown. A department release said the potential exposure at the grocery store was on the following dates: ∫ Wednesday, April 7, between 6 a.m. — 2 ...

Board bringing together sewer project

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County on Monday took a major early step toward bringing to fruition a $29 million Route 30/30A Corridor sanitary sewer construction project from Gloversville to Mayfield and Northville. The full Board of Supervisors endorsed the concept of the project at its monthly ...

FCAA cited at board

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The important work of Fulmont Community Action Agency, Inc. — serving the often-forgotten — was cited by Fulton County legislators Monday. The Board of Supervisors recognized the Fonda-based Fulmont with a proclamation issued at its monthly meeting at the County Office ...

Officials waive start rate for per diem nurses

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday temporarily waived the start rate for per diem nurses at the county Correctional Facility because the county is dealing with an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak there. Sheriff Richard Giardino reported a recent outbreak at the jail ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Citations issued against driver FONDA — Donald W. Barnes, 54, of 139 James Drive, was charged by Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while registration was suspended or revoked. Barnes ...

Fire displaces 10

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — No injuries were reported, but 10 residents were displaced when a two-story South Main Street home went up in flames early Monday. The Gloversville Fire Department was lead agency for the structure fire, which hit the 213 S. Main St. wood frame, three-family dwelling at about ...