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Edinburg home of payroll executive searched

Local News

EDINBURG — The Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the Edinburg home of Michael Mann, CEO of the payroll company MyPayrollHR, which allegedly defrauded millions of dollars from small business owners who used the company to handle their payrolls. Sarah Ruane, FBI public relations ...

GHA works on activities, services for residents

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville Housing Authority officials detailed upcoming activities during Tuesday’s regular Board of Commissioners meeting before electing a new slate of officers during the subsequent annual meeting. Resident Commissioner Diane Sauve reported to the board that she is ...

Hoffman’s to open at former Travers

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — The former Travers Diner property on County Highway 128 has been sold, and the property is due to become a Hoffman’s Car Wash. Albany-based spokesman Kevin Zalaznik, Hoffman’s director of marketing, on Tuesday confirmed Hoffman’s has purchased that property. “We are ...

Father sues GESD for child’s injuries

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — A Mayfield area man is suing the Gloversville Enlarged School District for a 2018 incident at Kingsborough Elementary School in which his daughter fell off playground equipment. Daniel DeJong of 334 Jackson Summit Road East filed a civil lawsuit Sept. 10 in state Supreme Court ...

Schools install new water fountains

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Students at Boulevard Elementary School and Gloversville middle and high schools will stay hydrated this school year following the installation of new water fountains in each building over the summer. According to Gloversville Enlarged School District Superintendent David ...

Village mulls over signage

Local News

BROADALBIN — Pedestrian safety at a tri-corner intersection was at the forefront of village officials concerns at Tuesday night’s board meeting. The village board discussed sign options for the corner. Officials discussed installing a more prominent crosswalk sign at the intersections of ...

Board of elections changes web address

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Elections web address has changed, according to a news release. The new address is www.fultoncountyny.gov/board-elections which has all the latest information on the upcoming General Election including early voting dates and times.

Orth to facilitate advocacy groups

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth, Littauer’s pastoral care coordinator, facilitates two groups focusing on advocacy and education, with open discussion for sharing and support. The groups will meet Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., according to ...

50 Plus Club open mic night to return

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club’s open mic night will be returning from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., according to a news release. Anyone who plays guitar, writes poetry, tells jokes or has some other talent to share can ...

‘Year of the Glove’ podcast available

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Online projects that Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino is involved in for “Year of the Glove” are now available to the public. She was interviewed by longtime Capital District broadcaster Bob Cudmore for his podcast. “The Historians,” on Aug. 20. The ...

Praise and potluck service scheduled

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ST. JOHNSVILLE —St. John’s Reformed Church, 68 W. Main St., will host a praise and potluck service on Saturday, Sept. 21. Darlene Spaulding will lead the service at 6 p.m. with music provided by Janet Shuster and Rachel Takacs. Sunday school teacher, Dawn Lamphere, will also be available ...

Mayfield grange to meet on Saturday

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Grange 683 and Perthshire Grange will have their next meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Mayfield Grange Hall, Phelps Street, according to a news release. The grange will have a business meeting, a program and potluck luncheon. At this meeting, the ...

Library slated to host grand opening event

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GALWAY — The Galway Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of its new library building on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the new location, 2112 East St. There will be a ribbon cutting and brief ceremony at 1:30 p.m., followed by tours of the building and refreshments. The ...

Chicken barbecue planned for Saturday

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AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Church will host a chicken barbecue and bake sale from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, in the parking lot from the church located at 156 E. Main St. The meal, catered by Ed’s Dugout of Galway, will include a barbecued half-chicken, coleslaw, salt potatoes and ...

Handmade card workshop scheduled

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FORT PLAIN — A free class on creating two- and three-dimensional handmade cards will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., on Tuesday, Sept. 24. On that date, paper crafter and class facilitator Patty Murray will guide participants in making rubber-stamped ...

First Friday Poets

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Members of First Friday Poets, a group who meets at St. Johnsville’s Margaret Reaney Library, will read from their work Monday, Sept. 23. The group is under the direction of Ali MacDonald, who will share from her recently published collection; “Second Chances; Poetry ...

Minden history fair set for Saturday

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FORT PLAIN — The fifth annual Minden history fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21, at Haslett Park, corner of River and Willett streets. The visitors will be an opportunity to play with 18th century toys and games; participate in a scavenger hunt; go on a walking tour of ...

Johnstown Public Library events set

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JOHNSTOWN — The following are the upcoming events for the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., according to a news release. Tuesday, Sept. 24: ∫ At 10:30 a.m. will be a special storytrain storytime: Little Blue Truck. The Capital District Child Care Council will be putting on a ...

Joint Youth Commission donates to school programs

Community News

NORTHVILLE — Northville/Northampton Joint Youth Commission Director Ken Adamczyk presented two donations to Northville Central School District during the district’s Board of Education meeting on Sept. 10. In addition to giving BOE members a $1,500 check to help the district pay for future ...