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Crime prevention initiative nets seizures

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GLOVERSVILLE — A multi-agency crime prevention initiative carried out in the city last week resulted in the seizure of several illegal substances and the commencement of several investigations into narcotics violations. The Gloversville Police Department conducted the crime prevention ...

Council approves consultant agreement

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council approved a $15,000 agreement with an Albany engineering consultant at its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. Passed was a resolution to hire Greenman-Pedersen Inc., or GPI, for general on-call engineering services needed in the office of City Engineer ...

Man who shot father appears in court

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MOHAWK — The 20-year-old man who allegedly shot his father in the chest killing him appeared in Mohawk Town Court on Tuesday in which the case is getting ready to be presented to a grand jury. Montgomery County District Attorney Kelli McCoski said Alexander Eller appeared in court so Judge ...

New committee set to review zoning

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GLOVERSVILLE — Members of the Common Council on Jan. 14 agreed to serve on a new committee that will review the locations of the city’s zoning districts and propose updates to the zoning map. Mayor Vincent DeSantis in November broached the subject of forming a zoning review committee with ...

Suit filed against former owner

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JOHNSTOWN — Two Fulton County residents are suing the owners of a former city drug store for negligence from a fall one took in the store’s parking lot three winters ago. Deborah Lyons and Ronald L. Lyons — listed only as Fulton County residents — filed a Jan. 10 civil lawsuit in ...

Aircraft association to meet on Tuesday

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GALWAY — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the C&R restaurant, Route 29, according to a news release. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in aviation. For more ...

Story time scheduled to resume on Feb. 5

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., will resume story time at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5; registration is not required, according to a news release. This is a free, weekly program open to preschoolers — infant to age 5. The children must be accompanied ...

Public information meetings scheduled

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville will hold the following two public information meetings on Wednesday regarding the Feb. 4, capital project vote, according to a news release. ∫ At 5:30 p.m. at the junior-senior high school auditorium, 44 Center St. ∫ At 6 p.m. in ...

Open door tours slated for Sunday

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AMSTERDAM — The St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold open door tours from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday for families considering SMI for their child’s education or for those who would like to learn more about the school, according to a news release. A complimentary ...

Women with heart disease group to meet

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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 at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

1920s toys and games try out set for Feb. 20

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society, 237 Kingsboro Ave., will have a drop-in event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, to see and try out the toys and games kinds had in the 1920s, according to a news release. The museum exhibits will also be open during this time. The ...

Annual Rise Against Hunger fundraiser now underway

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BROADALBIN — The time draws near for Broadalbin-Perth students to search between couch cushions, under car seats, and deep in every pocket for spare change — as the annual Rise Against Hunger fundraiser revs into gear. Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization ...

Annual SoupFest slated for Saturday

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AMSTERDAM — The second annual SoupFest will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, throughout the city. Twenty-one businesses will provide 30 different types of soup to attendees who visit participating restaurants and bars. Food, drink specials, live music, giveaways, contests, ...

RCIL decorative wreath class Jan. 28

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UTICA — The Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) invites primary caregivers for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease to an event where the Mulberry Tree Studio will guide attendees in making their own decorative wreath to take home from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the ...

School board slated to meet on Jan. 27

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FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a regular BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 in the Multi-Purpose Room in the middle school, according to a news release.

Beekeeping to be discussed at library

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GALWAY — The Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., will present The Myth and Allure of Beekeeping at 11 a.m. Jan. 25, according to a news release. Farial English, a Galway resident and beekeeper, will discuss man’s relationship with the honey bee and its products, honey and wax. There ...

Preservation society to meet on Feb. 3

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GALWAY — The Galway Preservation Society will meet Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Galway Town Hall, 5910 Sacandaga Road. The meeting will start with refreshments and social time at 7 p.m. and a brief business meeting at 7:30 p.m., according to a news release. The GPS will feature the program at ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Police charge man with trespassing GLOVERSVILLE — Kevin R. Mullin, 36, of 50 Mill St., Broadalbin, was charged with second-degree trespassing and false personation by city police on Wednesday at 10:35 p.m. Mullin was taken into custody following a trespassing complaint. During the course ...