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Council awards pedestrian Main Street contract to firm

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Common Council on Tuesday night awarded a $744,000 low bid to an Albany County company for the city’s long-awaited Pedestrian Safety Main Street Improvements Project. The council awarded the bid to James H. Malloy Inc. of Loudonville. “They’re likely to start in ...

Possible COVID-19 exposure

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Health Department is alerting residents of a potential recent COVID-19 exposure on a Gloversville Transit System city bus. A department news release indicated COVID exposure may have been on the following dates: ∫ Tuesday, April 6, between 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

CAC to bring back live concerts

Local News

CAROGA — After over a year without live, in-person concerts, entertainment venues in New York can re-open at 33 percent capacity, and that includes the return of Caroga Lake’s Music Festival in time for it’s 10th anniversary and the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Sherman’s ...

New lease for tower

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County government is entering into new leases for use of the Bleecker Mountain Tower site. Supervisors recently approved agreements for lease of communications tower space at the county site. “It’s a one-year term,” county Emergency Management Director Steven ...

Chicken barbecue slated for Saturday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville High School Class of 2022 is sponsoring a chicken barbecue on Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Runnings parking lot. Dinners are $12 and include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, and a roll.

Northville BOE to meet Tuesday

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NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. All district BOE meetings will be publicly accessible via WebEx until further notice. The WebEx link for the Tuesday meeting will be posted across all NCSD media platforms as soon as it is ...

B-P board of education to meet

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BROADALBIN — The Board of Education of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. in the high school VAP room. The public is invited to participate virtually and a link to the virtual meeting will be posted on the district website the day of ...

Dem committee gives support

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Democratic Committee has given its unanimous support for 16 local Democrats running for office this November. The committee took its action at its April 8 meeting, according to committee Chairman Ed Jasewicz in a party news release. Democrats supported ...

Library to hold annual basket raffle

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JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Public Library will conduct its annual basket raffle on April 26. The event is a major fundraiser for the library. Available baskets can be viewed on the library’s Facebook page or on the library’s website - johnstownpubliclibrary.info. There are two ways ...

Scam to collect unemployment scheme

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A woman from Saranac Lake received a letter from the state Department of Labor telling her she had unemployment insurance money to collect — and then another and another. All of them looked very official. The woman, whom the Enterprise is not naming to protect her from retribution, said the ...

RCR events listed

Community News

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6; (518)705-4626, according to a news release. April 13, 20, 27: ∫ At 1 p.m. recovery life skills. Learn essential skills to enhance your recovery by helping you manage and ...

Art group to host art walk

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Cities Arts Alliance, or GCAA, is calling all area artists. GCAA will be hosting an artwalk that they feel will be the perfect place to showcase locally known artists, including talent that hasn’t necessarily had a platform. The 2021 Art Walk exhibition will feature ...

Fort Plain Museum awarded grant

Community News

BROADALBIN — FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum and Historical Park recently was awarded a “Special Interest Grant” in the amount of $4,000 from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation of Syracuse. The purpose of the grant is to fund a collection of artifacts found on the Stone Arabia ...

Springtime clean-up begins

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — If it’s spring in Johnstown, it must be time for citywide curbside brush pickup, garage sales, and cleanups. City government has announced all three are in the offing during April and May. The city’s Department of Public Works will launch curbside leaf/brush pickup started ...

Officials approve town mowings

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County supervisors recently authorized nearly $30,000 in 2021 agreements with town highway departments for the mowing this spring and summer of certain county rights-of-way. The 2021 Fulton County Highway Department budget contains $29,886 for contracts with towns to ...

Rachel Germain attains Silver Level

In Brief

ONEONTA — Rachel Germain of Amsterdam, recently was recognized to have attained leadership milestones through the college’s Leadership Education and Development program. Germain, who is studying early child/childhood ed (B-6) , earned a Silver Level. The recipients of SUNY Oneonta’s ...

Nellis named to president’s list

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CANTON — Addison Nellis of Johnstown, was named to the president’s list for the fall 2020 semester a the State University of New York at Canton, St. Lawrence County. To be named to the president’s list, students must achieve a 3.75 grade point average or higher.

Fort Plain Senior Center re-opens

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FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Senior Center, 204 Canal St., will be re-opening today, according to a news release. The hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to noon each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Masks must be worn and social distancing practiced.

Sewer board slated to meet Wednesday

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JOHNSTOWN — There will be a joint sewer board meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Facility, according to a news release. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be open to the public via teleconference: (877) 284-0719 United ...

GJSD committees plan to meet

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JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education has released a schedule of three upcoming meetings. The board’s Audit, Budget & Finance Committee will meet in the Knox Auditorium at 6 p.m. today. The board will hold a budget workshop meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday ...