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Mother to Mother group set to meet

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Birthing Center at Littauer has scheduled the Mother to Mother discussion group meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Mohawk Harvest, 30 N. Main St. The group was formed for mothers only and will offer a relaxing, casual atmosphere where a variety of topics can be ...

Genealogy Society set history workshop

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Capital Region Jewish Genealogy Society will be presenting a family history workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. June 2 at the Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St. The event is free and open to all. A brief introduction to genealogy research will be followed by the workshop ...

Annual book sale to take place on Monday

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GALWAY — The annual Really-Big book sale will take place Monday, Memorial Day, behind the Galway Library on Sacandaga Road, Route 147, north of the village stop light in the village of Galway. Hours of the sale are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friends of the Library members only from 8:30 to 9 a.m. If ...

Club to hold bake sale Memorial Day

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GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W will hold a bake sale at the Memorial Day in the park event starting at 9 a.m. Monday in the village park at the intersection of Route 147 and Galway Road. The Lioness Club will also be selling their Lioness cookbook at the park event. ...

Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday

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GLEN — The 20th annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Glen Conservancy, will take place at noon Monday. The lineup for the parade will be at 11:45 a.m. at the L.J. Hand Farm Center and the ceremony will be in the park at the intersection of Route 30A and Logtown Road. The event will ...

FCAA board of directors meeting se

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FONDA — The Fulmont Community Action Agency Board of Directors will have their next meeting at 5 p.m. June 3 in Room 111, of the Montgomery County Annex Building, 20 Park St. The public is welcome to attend

State military museum to present Civil War lecture

Community News

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The role of a Civil War infantry regiment recruited from New York City and Newark, New Jersey as well as villages across Western New York will be the subject of a free talk on June 15, at 1 p.m. at the New York State Military Museum. Rick Barram, the author of the book ...

SERIOUS FUN AND GAMES

Community News

Photo submitted Gaming Insomniacs League, an eSports organization comprised of high school, collegiate, pro, and semi-pro leagues hosted a $5,000 scholarship tournament on Sunday for high school students at Proctors Theatre. The event featured 16 high schools each with teams of five who ...

What’s to do

Community News

Artwork Ongoing ∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends. ∫ Sandra J. Peters — photography artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man arrested on 3 active warrants GLOVERSVILLE — Gregory A. Blackmon, 28, of 30 Thompson Ave., was taken into custody on two active arrest warrants and one active bench warrant by city police on May 16 at 10:45 a.m. The arrest warrants for Blackmon were both issued for petit larceny ...

Johnstown school budget defeated

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District’s proposed $38.7 million budget for the 2019-20 school year was defeated with a vote of 1,150 to 1,147. The proposed budget included a 35 percent tax levy increase, which is above the district’s calculated tax levy cap, and an 8.5 ...

GESD passes $67M budget

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Voters in the Gloversville Enlarged School District passed the $67 million 2019-20 school budget on Tuesday. The budget was approved by a vote of 284 to 99, a passage rate of 74 percent. The budget increases the tax levy by 2 percent to $15.01 million compared to the current ...

Most area school budgets get passed

Local News

Area voters supported most proposed school budgets and propositions on Tuesday. Amsterdam The Greater Amsterdam School District’s proposed $77.2 million 2019-20 budget passed, 404-126. The budget increases spending by 5.87 percent with no increase to the property tax levy. The budget seeks ...

Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit

Local News

MAYFIELD — An appeal to overturn the ruling from the Fulton County Supreme Court was affirmed, keeping the lower court’s decision intact. The appeal was filed by Marjorie Jones, who is one of the two town justices for Mayfield. Jones had filed an initial lawsuit asking for ...

Mother to Mother group set to meet

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Birthing Center at Littauer has scheduled the Mother to Mother discussion group meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Mohawk Harvest, 30 N. Main St., according to a news release. The group was formed for mothers only and will offer a relaxing, casual atmosphere where a ...

Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday

In Brief

GLEN — The 20th annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Glen Conservancy, will take place at noon Monday. The lineup for the parade will be at 11:45 a.m. at the L.J. Hand Farm Center and the ceremony will be in the park at the intersection of Route 30A and Logtown Road. The event will ...

Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday

In Brief

GLEN — The 20th annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Glen Conservancy, will take place at noon Monday. The lineup for the parade will be at 11:45 a.m. at the L.J. Hand Farm Center and the ceremony will be in the park at the intersection of Route 30A and Logtown Road. The event will ...

Annual book sale to take place on Monday

In Brief

GALWAY — The annual Really-Big book sale will take place Monday, Memorial Day, behind the Galway Library on Sacandaga Road, Route 147, north of the village stop light in the village of Galway. Hours of the sale are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friends of the Library members only from 8:30 to 9 a.m. If ...

Club to hold bake sale Memorial Day

In Brief

GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W will hold a bake sale at the Memorial Day in the park event starting at 9 a.m. Monday in the village park at the intersection of Route 147 and Galway Road, according to a news release. The Lioness Club will also be selling their ...