News

Vendors sought for September craft fair

In Brief

BROADALBIN — Registration is open for crafters wishing to participate in the first Broadalbin Youth Commission craft fair set for Sept. 21 and 22, at Broadalbin-Perth High School. The fee for a 10-by-10-foot booth is $125. Booths are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so early ...

Tickets to senior picnic available

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for Aging has tickets for the senior picnic on Aug. 1 at the Concordia Club and coupons for use across the region at farmer markets will be available at the agency’s office, 19 N. William St. Call (518) 736-5650 for more information.

VanAlstyne home open for the season

In Brief

CANAJOHARIE — The circa 1729 VanAlstyne Homestead and Museum, 42 Moyer St., will be open for its regular spring-summer season hours from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday, according to a news release. The following are the special events. ∫ From 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24, will be the fifth annual ...

Colonial Tavern night set for Friday

In Brief

FORT JOHNSON — Old Fort Johnson, routes 5 and 67, will conduct a Colonial Tavern Night from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday. The event will occur on the lawn and feature local Wolf Hollow craft beers, Rogers Orchards hard cider, a full barbecue pork dinner, and a souvenir pint glass. The fort ...

Film ‘Hook’ to be shown Saturday

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — Knights of Columbus Council 209 will show the movie “Hook” at 9 p.m. on Saturday at its lodge, 193 W. Main St. The rain date will be Sunday at 9 p.m. The event will include free admission, popcorn and soda. For more information, call (518) 339-0423.

Firehouse to host three bands Saturday

In Brief

HAGAMAN — Three bands will perform at the Hagaman Volunteer Fire Department 11th annual music fest fundraiser from 3:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, at the firehouse, 126 S. Pawling St., rain or shine. Food and vendors will be available. Admission tickets can be bought in advance or at the ...

Sprouse to lead book club Friday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — Heidi Sprouse will lead a book club discussion of her work “Rosie and Her Ragamuffin Sam” from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Johnstown Library, 38 S. Market St. For more information, contact Robert Weatherby at (518) 762-8317 or rweatherby@mvls.info.

City water bills have been mailed

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — The city of Gloversville Water Department mailed water and sewer bills on July 1, to the District 1 residents which is located north of West Fulton Street and west of North Main Street, according to a news release. The payments can be made in person at the Water Department, ...

Wine fest set

Community News

ST. JOHNSVILLE —The second annual Erie Canal Beer and Wine Festival at Erie Canal RV Resort and Campground, 44 Bridge St., on Sept. 7, from 2 to 6 p.m., featuring live music, unlimited tastings from about 20 breweries, wineries and other craft beverage producers, as well as artisanal food ...

Kayak, canoe, paddle board poker run set

Community News

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company and Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will be hosting a kayak, canoe and paddle board poker run on Aug. 3, on East Caroga Lake and West Caroga Lake, according to a news release. The $15 pre-registration is available at Pine ...

Co-op celebrating 10 years

Community News

GLOVERSVILLE — Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St., is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. To celebrate this milestone, the co-op has planned events and specials throughout the month for its member-shareholders and for the public. Anniversary celebrations will ...

Community Calendar

Community News

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. TOPS For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit ...

Book discussion set for July 23 at Wells library

Community News

WELLS — A book discussion of “At Home in Mitford” by Jan Karon at 2 p.m. on July 23, at the Virginia Hosley Free Library, Route 30. “At Home In Mitford” is a story about a little mountain town you would like to call your own, according to a news release. It focuses on Father Tim, ...

Journey Along the Erie helps raise awareness

Local News

AMSTERDAM — Making their way from Buffalo to Schenectady in a span of 10 days, over a course of 369 miles were cyclists participating in the Journey Along the Erie Canal to raise awareness of the abilities of individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. John Robinson, the ...

Water rate to increase by 400%

Local News

GLEN — The town during its regular meeting on Monday passed a resolution approving a water rate increase of 400 percent for residential and commercial rates. The increase comes after the town’s water provider, the village of Fultonville, increased their water rates in June 2018. “We ...

Supervisors oppose legislation

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County supervisors on Monday opposed proposed state legislation changing existing property tax foreclosure processes. The only no vote was cast by Gloversville 5th Ward Supervisor Gregory Young, who thinks the proposed law might be beneficial for homeowners. “It seems ...