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Gloversville Board of Education reviews project proposal

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education reviewed a project proposal from Siemens Industry, Inc. designed to improve infrastructure and operational efficiencies across the district that could provide an estimated $6.53 million in energy savings over the ...

American Legion to host 100th birthday

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BROADALBIN — The Private Robert Lee Walsh American Legion Post 337 will hold its 100th “Centennial” Birthday Celebration on Saturday. The commencement will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. State Assemblyman Robert Smullen of the 118th District, a retired U.S. Marine Corps ...

Insurance Pros. to hold monthly meeting

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JOHNSTOWN — The Insurance Professionals of Fulton County will hold their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Pino’s Restaurant, according to a news release. A representative from the Johnstown Police Department will discuss classroom safety, which is this year’s theme for the ...

Venison dinner slated for Saturday

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VAIL MILLS — There will be a sportsman’s venison dinner to benefit the Wildlife Museum at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave., according to a news release. The event will include guest speakers, over 100 prizes, raffles and auction. Buy the reserved ...

Ball to speak at beekeepers meeting

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BALLSTON SPA — Richard Ball, the state Agriculture and Markets commissioner, will speak at the Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association’s meeting on March 18, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 50 W. High St. Some of the topics to be addressed are pollinator protection, mandatory hive registration ...

Johnstown Library release events schedule

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The following are events for the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., according to a news release ∫ From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday telling stories with music, movement and books. This is a special program being put on by Beth Jacobs. This program is best for children ages 2 to ...

Health screenings slated for Tuesday

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JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold four health screenings on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. Screenings will consist of a cholesterol-HDL-glucose blood ...

Sip and paint fundraiser scheduled

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DOLGEVILLE — A “sip and paint a spring scene” fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Dolgeville Public Library, 20 N. Main St., to benefit Dolgeville Forward, according to a news release. Jill Rae Vennera will lead attendees in a painting experience. The refreshments will be ...

Healing with crystals and gems class set

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a healing with crystals and gems class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Christina Ponzi will be the instructor. The cost is $25; with discount for members, according to a news release. This workshop will teach ...

Board of education meeting scheduled

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Board of Education’s regular meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary school cafeteria, 6486 Route 29, according to a news release.

Benefits of essential oils class scheduled

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GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach the benefits of essential oils and how to make individualized roll-ons from 10 to 11 a.m. on March 19, in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Mattioni will bring the supplies necessary to make therapeutic essential ...

Locals encouraged to share at roundtable

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FORT PLAIN — Local history lovers are encouraged to share memories, family histories, vintage photo albums, postcards, memorabilia, scrapbooks and other items during the next gathering of the Fort Plain Free Library’s Local History Round Table. The free drop-in discussion group will be ...

Watercolor and pastel class slated at art center

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GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach a watercolor and pastel class from 10 a.m. to noon on March 20, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class is limited to 10. The cost will be $25. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) ...

Haven of Hope to hold annual fundraiser

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FONDA — The Haven of Hope Farm and Residence, 19 Cemetery St., a traditional housing and services for homeless women and their children, will be holding its annual spring fundraiser banquet from 6 to 8 p.m. March 22, at the Century Club, Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, according to a news ...

Public education night set for March 21

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CANAJOHARIE — A free public education night on vaping and e-cigarettes and opioid addiction will be held on from 6 to 8 p.m. March 21, at Canajoharie High School, co-sponsored by the school and Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. Two 30-minute sessions will occur from 6 to ...

Johnstown man takes plea deal in murder case

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FORT PLAIN — Aaron L. Cockfield, 33, of Johnstown pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter in full satisfaction of his indictment on Thursday. Cockfield was originally indicted on second-degree conspiracy to commit a violent act, second-degree murder and second degree facilitation in the ...

Stream fair: Students produce a different project for each grade

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AMSTERDAM — Students at St. Mary’s Institute were launched out of this world on Tuesday at the school’s Science Technology Religion Engineering Art Math Fair. As the theme of this year’s STREAM Fair was “#STREAM... It’s out of this World,” each classroom was transformed into a ...

Fulton County officials respond to water, sewer plans

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County supervisors are taking initial action to respond to the town of Johnstown’s request to possibly provide water and sewer services to the Town Hall on Route 29. The Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development and Environment Committee recently authorized board ...