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AA If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at (518) 736-2644. Tuesday Al-Anon Al-Anon will hold a discussion meeting at noon Tuesday at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., Amsterdam, across ...

Heart Health

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Some don’t know it, but the heart and blood vessels change with age. According to the National Institute on Aging, people over 65 years of age are much more likely to have problems with their heart and blood vessels, including heart attack, stroke, heart disease and heart failure. How the ...

Art show celebrates 19th Amendment

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GLOVERSVILLE — Members of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium recently visited the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts to take in the exhibition currently on display, Women’s Movement: Art By, About and For Women. The art show celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of ...

GESD reviewing data accessibility

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District is reviewing the accessibility of students’ personal information and implementing measures to secure transmissions of the sensitive data in accordance with a recent education law amendment. Lauri Kent, the district’s director of ...

Heroth set to take the reins at OESJ

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville’s very own Jr./Sr. High School principal will soon take the reins of the district in July after Interim Superintendent Joseph Natale completes his term at the end of the 2019-20 school district. The OESJ Board of Education named Adam ...

FCIDA approves ending lease early

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency on Tuesday approved an early termination of the agency’s lease with Johnstown Renewables. “They had asked for the early termination,” IDA Executive Director James Mraz said Wednesday of the company. Johnstown Renewables ...

Council to hire new deputy engineer

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JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council is poised to hire a new deputy city engineer at its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. Deputy City Engineer Joel Wilson retired Friday, according to the City Clerk’s Office. The council on Tuesday will consider approving a resolution confirming Mayor ...

Census committee meeting scheduled

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GLOVERSVILLE — Fulmont Community Action Agency has taken the lead role in forming a 2020 Census Complete Count Committee in Fulton County, according to a news release. As an accurate count of all residing in Fulton County directly impacts a wide of range factors — from the number of ...

Gloversville DPW set holiday schedule

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Department of Public Works has the following schedule for President’s Day on Monday, according to a news release. ∫ Monday’s garbage will be collected on Tuesday and Tuesday’s garbage will be collected on Wednesday. There won’t be any bulk pickups on Wednesday. ...

Sheriff’s Association not meeting in Feb.

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Association will not hold a February meeting. The March meeting date will be posted by the second week of March, according to Sheriff Richard Giardino

Public health invites public for viewing

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FONDA — The Montgomery County Public Health department invites teens and parents to attend a free film viewing of the award winning “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” documentary from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Iroquois Lanes, 192 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie, according to a ...

Youth ambassadors speak out against teenage tobacco use

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JOHNSTOWN — Advancing Tobacco Free Communities of Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties and Reality Check youth from Fulton County were at the state Capitol on Feb. 4 talking with lawmakers. They discussed the success of the state’s Tobacco Control Program at lowering the average ...

Galway library to host history seminar

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GALWAY — The Galway Public Library, 2112 East St., will host “Through the Mire: A Look at the Environmental History of the Erie Canal” at 11 a.m. Feb. 22, according to a news release. The event will be presented by David Brooks, education director of Schoharie Crossing State Historic ...

Burned wood jewelry making class planned

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MAYFIELD — The following is for the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 24 will be a burned wood jewelry making class in art studio two. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $25 with member ...

Documentary to be screened on Feb. 25

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BROADALBIN — A screening of the documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 25, in the Margaret Robin Blowers auditorium at Broadalbin-Perth High School as part of the school district’s LifeReady community forum series. “Most Likely to Succeed” is a ...

Methodist church to hold Ash Wednesday

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will have its Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the chapel with the imposition of ashes. The public is invited to attend, according to a news release. For more information on this service, call the church ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

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The following are the state Department of Environmental Conservation forest ranger actions for the week of Feb. 3 to 9. Town of Webb
 Herkimer County
 Wilderness rescue: On Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m., forest ranger Matthew Savarie overheard radio communications from Herkimer County 911 about ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

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Feb. 5 Admissions Dominic M. Collar of Gloversville. Karen McCall of Amsterdam. Rosalie A. Sweet of Gloversville. Discharges Ariana Colon of Amsterdam. Michael Ohlidal of Gloversville. Rosalie Sweet of Gloversville. Births Rachel Bateman and Jeromey Vogel of Gloversville, a ...

Area religious activities

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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 and a ...