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Office for the Aging menu

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Annual memory tree lighting slated for Dec. 1

In Brief

GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club will have its 25th annual memory tree in the village of Galway Park — village intersection of Sacandaga and Galway roads — by the bandstand, according to a news release. The memory tree will be lit with bulbs to remember deceased loved ones during the ...

City recreation commission selling wreaths to raise funds

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — A city commission is aiming to make residents holiday season a little bit brighter this year. The city recreation commission is selling Christmas wreaths that were previously used to decorate light poles downtown, according to a news release. The wreaths will cost $25 ...

Veteran’s Day service Monday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The city’s annual Veterans Day program will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Servicemen’s Monument in front of City Hall, 3 Frontage Road, according to a news release. The master of ceremonies will be Keith Shoemaker. The program will begin with an invocation given ...

Mayfield school schedules meeting

In Brief

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its regular meeting for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the district office in executive session for one personnel matter, followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the high school library, according to a news release.

Bleecker Church to hold rummage sale

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, according to a news release. All items are priced and negotiable. Those who attend can play dice for their price and take a chance to get it for free. ...

Veterans to receive free cheeseburgers

In Brief

TRIBES HILL — The Loopie’s Pub, 410 Mohawk Drive, will be giving away free cheeseburgers to all veterans from 2 until 9 p.m. Monday, for Veterans Day, according to a news release. Call (518) 829-8000 for more information.

Veteran’s lunch at noon on Sunday

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The Robert Lee Walsh Post 337 American Legion, 19 N. Main St., to honor veterans, will host a veterans appreciation day chicken and biscuits lunch starting at noon Sunday, according to a news release.

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

Community News

The following is the actions for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers for the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Town of Hope/Wells
 Hamilton County
 Swiftwater Rescues: On Oct. 31, forest rangers assembled a Swiftwater Rescue Team in preparation for the ...

Area religious activities

Community News

Adirondack Baptist Church, Gloversville Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Community News

Oct. 30 There were no births. Admissions Crystal L. Pearce of Johnstown. Discharges Lake twin baby girls of Johnstown. Oct. 31 There were no births. Admissions Samantha Baker of Fort Plain. Linda Claven of Johnstown. Felicia M. Waldvogel of Gloversville. Discharges Hali ...

BOCES leader gives introduction to Johnstown School Board

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — New Hamilton Fulton Montgomery BOCES district Superintendent David Ziskin told the Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education Thursday night that his educational organization exists to boost its component schools. “It’s really a special responsibility we have,” ...

Grand opening held for volunteer organization

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — CAPTAIN Community Human Services on Wednesday held the grand opening of a full-time office located inside the First Congregational United Church of Christ dedicated to addressing homelessness in Fulton and Montgomery counties. The 42 year-old non-profit organization that ...

Alien smuggler arrested

Local News

ALBANY — A vehicle stop in Amsterdam early Tuesday morning has led to the arrest of a Virginia resident who is being charged with transporting six illegal alien passengers, according to a news release. Anselmo Padron Martinez, age 47, a citizen of Mexico residing in Middletown, Virginia, ...

City to conduct Veteran’s Day program

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The city will conduct its annual Veterans’ Day Program at 11 a.m. Monday at the downtown Charles Jenner Band Shell at Sir William Johnson Park off West Main Street. The public program will begin after all church bells have sounded. Featured speaker for the program will be ...

Arrest made in Shih Tzus rescue case

Local News

FLORIDA — State Police arrested a woman on Thursday in connection with 14 Shih Tzu dogs that were rescued after they were found to be living in deplorable conditions earlier this week. Troopers charged Elizabeth A. Dolder, 46, of Duanesburg on Thursday, with 14 counts of failing to provide ...

Water department to hold meeting

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Water Department will hold its budget meeting at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Water Department, 67-73 S. Main St., according to a news release.