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Planning board reviews solar farm

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GLOVERSVILLE — The city Planning Board on Tuesday reviewed a visual analysis provided by Eden Renewables that found a solar farm proposed for development by Eden on the former Pine Brook Golf Club on South Main Street would be screened from the view of nearly all properties in the city by ...

Stefanik to be at meeting virtually

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JOHNSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik will provide an update on federal issues at the Fulton County Board of Supervisors’ online meeting at 1 p.m. Monday. The monthly meeting will be held via Zoom teleconference, according to the office of county Administrative Officer Jon Stead. Shortly ...

$415K contract for communications approved

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JOHNSTOWN — A $415,749 contract for a new Fulton County communications system was recently approved by county supervisors. The Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee voted to contract with Motorola Solutions at the request of county Emergency Management Director Steven Santa ...

Drowning ruled accidental

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FLORIDA — State police are investigating the death of a 79-year-old man who was found dead in the Schoharie Creek on Tuesday. Edward Kazlauskas, of Fonda, was found dead in the Schoharie Creek near the area of Power House Road in the town of Florida. State police were dispatched to that ...

County tourism events

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GLOVERSVILLE — The following are the upcoming Fulton-Montgomery tourism events — continue to practice social distancing and wear face masks when in public, according to a news release. — From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday July 11, 18, (every Saturday through mid-October) Gloversville ...

FC historian to host live history event

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FC historian to host live history event MAYFIELD — Anyone interested can grab lunch and join the Fulton County historian on Facebook Live to explore different stories from the community’s past at noon Wednesday. The Mayfield Historical Society will give a private tour of the historic Rice ...

OFA farmers market coupons available

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AMSTERDAM — The following is for the Montgomery County Office for the Aging, 135 Guy Park Ave., according to a news release. Any senior 60 years of age and older who meets income eligibility criteria can receive the farmers market coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from local ...

Brooks chicken barbecue slated

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Presbyterian Church will host their annual Brooks chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. July 25. The event will be drive through only in the village parking lot on North Main Street, according to a news release. The presale tickets which are $12 for a full dinner or $10 ...

Roast pork and beef dinner set for July 19

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The St. Johnsville Masonic Lodge, 24 Bridge St., will have a roast pork and beef dinner from 2 to 5 p.m. July 19, according to a news release. The dinner includes mashed potatoes with gravy, dressing and vegetable and desserts. The price is $10 for adults; $5 for children ...

Doing his part

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Avyien Munise, above and inset, loves to be able to play outside at his favorite places, such as playgrounds and fields, but the historical Fonda courthouse courtyard is his number one place to go. Whether it be playing tag, ball, hide and seek, or just laying in the grass and watching the sky. ...

A blast from the past

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Thirty years after the store closed its doors, a painted advertisement for Gould’s Department Store in downtown Johnstown is still clearly visible from the parking lot near the Colonial Little Theatre.

Mayfield to hold board meeting

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MAYFIELD — The village of Mayfield monthly board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Monday via teleconference. Call the clerk at (518) 661-5165, Ext. 27 for any questions.

Area religious activites

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Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville Sunday: Morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Until further notice, the church is open at 25 percent capaity for each service. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Evening services are now able to gather at the church, 7 p.m. The ...

Voter registration for budget vote set

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will conduct voter registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Johnstown Junior-Senior High School auditorium lobby. All visitors must observe social distancing and wear a mask or face covering, according to news release. Be prepared ...

Revote public hearing slated

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JOHNSTOWN — In conjunction with the Greater Johnstown School District’s budget revote scheduled for July 28, a public budget hearing for presentation of the budget will be livestreamed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, and may be accessed using the link: ...

CAC to hold 2nd annual golf tourney

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CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Arts Collective is hosting its second annual golf tournament fundraiser at Nick Stoner Municipal Golf Course on Aug. 9. The tournament is open to golfers of all ages and skill levels. The play will be a four person scramble. Those who want to participate can ...

Person at AHS graduation tests positive

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AMSTERDAM — A person who attended the Amsterdam High School Class of 2020’s diploma distribution ceremony June 27 may have been COVID-19 positive at the time. Local education and health officials are now scrambling to trace those who may have had contact. The district didn’t indicate ...

Driver in fatal hit & run arraigned

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JOHNSTOWN — The alleged driver involved in a hit and run that occurred in November was arraigned in Fulton County Court on Thursday and pleaded not guilty. According to the Fulton County Court, Derrick Carlisle, 44, of Northville, pleaded not guilty on the indicted charge of leaving the ...

Caroga to allow in-person mtgs

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CAROGA — The Caroga Town Board is making progress on current projects and issues within the town such as the Wheelerville Bike Trail, the sewer study and issues with parking at the Green Lake access to the Kane Mountain hiking trail. Former board member Jeremy Manning gave a virtual update ...

Limited quick service at library

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Public Library will be open for limited quick service beginning Tuesday. The library will be open for quick and curbside service from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, according to a news release. ...