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Free lunch at church on fourth Sunday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 19 N. Main St., will be serving free lunch at 12:15 p.m. on the fourth Sunday on the following dates: Feb. 23; March 22, according to a news release. The church has a service at 11 a.m. every Sunday — all are welcome.

Rustic journal making class on Thursday

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GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach how to make a leather rustic journal from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants will learn to assemble journal pages, select a choice of leather, cut the cover, and stitch ...

Workshop on herbs Sunday in Esperance

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ESPERANCE — Betty Fikes Pillsbury of Green Spiral Herbsill will lead a workshop on herbs and the making of dream pouches on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Road. Pillsbury is an herbalist who makes her own line of herbal products, as well as many ...

Northville CSD sets February meetings

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NORTHVILLE — The following are for the Northville Central School, according to a news release. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 the Northville Parent Teacher Organization meeting is scheduled in the school’s Library Media Center. ∫ From 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 the Northville-Northhampton Joint ...

Community calendar

Community News

AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. Tuesday Al-Anon Al-Anon will hold a discussion meeting at noon Tuesday at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., Amsterdam, across ...

Navigating the health insurance system

Local News

Health insurance has been a major topic that has been debated by many politicians, a topic to consider when choosing the next president, and has been something confusing to many when deciding on the best and most affordable plan. Health insurance comes in many different forms, has many ...

Adirondack Treasures offers crafts for all seasons of the year

Local News

WELLS — What started as a hobby to keep busy, local Wells woman has expanded her interests in making handmade crafts into a business. Debbie Taylor with help from her husband, Keith Taylor, from their own home, operates Adirondack Treasures, an all-season craft store. “It’s ...

GJSD board postpones firm hiring

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education on Thursday postponed to a “later date” the hiring of a firm that can provide the district with brokerage services involving Glebe Street Elementary School. The board voted Dec. 5 to close the 502 Glebe St. school on ...

Police radio upgrade underway

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Police Department is well over halfway done with a radio upgrade project, the Common Council heard Tuesday night. Police Chief David Gilbo reported to the council at City Hall that the police radio overhaul is going well. “We’re two-thirds of the way ...

Numerous events set at Johnstown Senior Center

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Senior Center has several events planned during the winter, stretching through February, according to center Director Diedrie Roemer. Roemer reported on center activities and Johnstown 50 Plus Club events during the Common Council meeting Tuesday night at City ...

Open house and safety fun day slated

In Brief

MAYFIELD — A free open house and ice safety fun day will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Sacandaga field office of the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District at 737 Bunker Hill Road. The event will consist of regulating district demonstrations, refreshments, exhibits, ...

Public library set to hold tag sale

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GALWAY — The Galway Public Library will hold a tag sale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 1 at the former library building, 5264 Sacandaga Road, according to a news release. Some of the larger items currently available are compact disc holder; children’s book spinner; paperback book ...

Northville board meetings scheduled

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The following meetings for the Northville Village Board of Trustees will be held at the Bradt Building, 412. S. Main St., and are open to the public, according to a news release. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 will be a zoning workshop. ∫ At 7 p.m. Feb. 11, will be the regular monthly ...

Mass and healing service set for Feb. 12

In Brief

LOUDONVILLE — A diocesan charismatic mass and healing service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Christ Our Light Church, 1 Maria Drive. Prayer and praise will begin at 7 p.m., followed by mass and the healing service at 7:30. For more information visit AlbanyCCR.org or call Jack at ...

Mountain Valley Hospice is currently seeking out volunteers

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GLOVERSVILLE — Mountain Valley Hospice is seeking caring and compassionate volunteers to provide support to hospice patients and their families throughout Fulton, Montgomery, Hamilton and Saratoga counties. Volunteers may also assist with administrative work at the Nancy Dowd Hospice Home. ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Community News

Jan. 15 Admissions Angela A. Gray of Gloversville. Discharges Mathews baby boy of Gloversville. Barbara St. Louis of Gloversville. Births Angela Gray of Gloversville, a boy at 7:59 a.m. Jan. 16 There were no discharges. Admissions Becky Dean of Gloversville. Births Caila ...

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 ...

Area religious activities

Community News

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville 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 ...

Gloversville seeks ‘Home Town Take Over’

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — City officials are readying an application to HGTV’s “Home Town Take Over” for a chance to win a makeover for the city after calls from residents poured in to City Hall encouraging a submission. “You can’t even imagine how many people have called,” said Mayor ...