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Ear issues program planned at NLH

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program, Vitality Plus, for anyone age 50 and older, announced this month’s luncheon program, “Exercise Your Ears” will be held from 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Littauer’s auditorium, 99 E. State St., according to a ...

Board meeting date changed

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Town Board meeting, scheduled for the third Wednesday of the month, has been rescheduled and will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the municipal building, 412 S. Main St., according to a news release.

Audit committee meeting planned

In Brief

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District’s Board of Education has scheduled an audit committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m., in the superintendent’s office.

GHS class of ’09 plans reunion

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Gloversville High School’s Class of 2009 is hosting a 10-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Hales Mills Country Club at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 which includes appetizers and two drink tickets. All class members and significant others are welcome. Music from Small ...

Water bills mailed, payments now due

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GLOVERSVILLE — The City of Gloversville Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District 3 residents on Nov. 1. District 3 is located south of East and West Fulton Street. Payments may be made in person at the water department office, 67-73 S. Main St. or mailed to the ...

Transit system closed on Monday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit System will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The regular schedule will resume Tuesday, Nov. 12, according to a news release.

GHS class of ’22 holding fundraiser

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville High School Class of 2022 is selling poinsettias for fundraising efforts. Plants are $12 each or two for $20. Contact any class member or email hcook@gesdk12.org or dgraham@gesdk12.org The class will also be showing the movie, “Elf,” on Saturday, Nov. 23 ...

Musical presentation slated to begin today

In Brief

BROADALBIN — Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 40 Broadalbin-Perth students in grades K to eight will present an original musical adaptation of Robinson Crusoe on today at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 9, at noon in the Broadalbin-Perth High School auditorium. Tickets for the ...

Heart disease support group to meet Tuesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have the Women With Heart Disease support group meeting from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

Fun at Trunk or Treat in Sammonsville

Community News

SAMMONSVILLE — Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department and the ladies axillary held its first Halloween event. Ladies auxiliary member Amy Snell said the event “exceeded our expectations.” “We had a phenomenal turn out and show of support from the community. We would like to thank ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Active bench warrant leads to man’s arrest GLOVERSVILLE — Nile K. Gray, 24, of 34 S. Main St., was taken into custody on an active bench warrant by city police on Tuesday at 10:38 a.m. The bench warrant for Gray was signed in City Court by Judge Traci DiMezza for failure to appear on a ...

PBA: Patrol coverage in crisis soon

Local News

JOHNSTOWN —The head of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputies Police Benevolent Association has recently made statements about the possibility of the department’s road patrol and night patrol being eliminated because of personnel shortages, according to Sheriff Richard Giardino. But ...

Shih Tzus rescued

Local News

FLORIDA — The Montgomery County Society For the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals rescued 14 Shih Tzu dogs living in what they called horrible conditions on Wednesday. An anonymous call was made to the state police concerning alleged animal cruelty and neglect at an abandoned residence in ...

Sewer service agreement gets nod

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A proposed intermunicipal agreement involving sewer service operation/maintenance between Fulton County and the village of Broadalbin was recently approved by county supervisors. The Board of Supervisors’ Public Works Committee voted at the County Office Building authorizing ...

Law enforcement officers going hairy for good causes

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Community member shouldn’t be alarmed if they see some hairy faces in the local law enforcement ranks, as members will not be shaving for the month of November. Members of local law enforcement agencies will be participating in No Shave November, a month-long event to raise ...

Grant money given for Fulton County STOP-DWI program

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Over $45,000 in state grant and Fulton County STOP-DWI Program funding will be meted out in 2020 to the county’s area police departments’ overtime patrols implemented to combat drunken driving. Fulton County District Attorney Chad Brown requested a proposed resolution to ...

Holiday Cheer Luncheon fundraiser slated for Dec. 11

In Brief

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living will travel to the Century Club of Amsterdam for a Holiday Cheer Luncheon fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The group will leave Northville Baptist Church parking lot at 9:50 and can stop in Mayfield and Vail Mills. Wreaths ...

Sheriff’s office to offer snowmobile course

In Brief

CAROGA — On Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office will be offering the New York State snowmobile safety course at Wheelerville Union Free School, 2417 Route 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. The course is free and is required for children ages 10- to 15-years-old who ...