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Bipartisan effort to address population

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State Sen. Jim Tedisco and state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara have announced a bipartisan effort they are leading to examine the New York state population loss according to federal estimates. The latest data released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau showed New York with an estimated ...

Mayfield Winter Carnival canceled

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MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Winter Carnival, scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled due to open water along shoreline and lack of snow, according to a news release.

Chronic disease management class set

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AMSTERDAM — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has an educational program titled chronic disease self-management which will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Willow Tree Wisdom, 6907 Route 30, ...

Special meeting scheduled for today

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MAYFIELD — The village of Mayfield Board of Trustees will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. today at the municipal building, according to a news release.

Church rummage sale slated this weekend

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St. entrance, will have a church rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, according to a news release. There will be a variety of items (too many to list) and a 50-50 cash raffle. The event will include a $1 bag ...

Board of education meeting scheduled

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville regular board of education meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at the junior-senior high school.

Tri-county blotter

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Sheriff’s charge man for being unlicensed AMSTERDAM — Joseph E. Montagnino, 39, of 129 Waterstreet Road, was charged on Jan. 27 by Montgomery Count sheriff’s deputies with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to stop for a stop sign. During a vehicle and traffic ...

What’s To do?

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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. ∫ Women’s Movement: Art by, about and for women: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 ...

County sales tax revenue sees increase

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County’s sales tax revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 — including the traditional holiday season — increased by a robust $322,247 from a year ago. Sales tax numbers were included in county Treasurer Terry Blodgett’s quarterly analysis, according to figures ...

Cuomo signs limo safety reforms into state law

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SCHOHARIE — The limousine safety reforms that were introduced by local and state representatives in October were signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, setting new safety standards for the limousine industry. The new limousine safety standards and regulations were introduced ...

Bid award for renovation delayed

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JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County has decided to delay until May the awarding of bids for a historic County Courthouse exterior renovation project. County Superintendent of Highways Mark Yost last week intended to advance a proposed resolution before the Board of Supervisors’ Public Works ...

Fulton County DA seeks new app

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office is advancing more high-tech ways to secure confidential crime fighting tips. District Attorney Chad Brown recently received proposed approval from the Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee to contract for $7,980 with the ...

Flier created for transfer station usage

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JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste has developed a two-sided flier for county residents who use transfer stations. Department Director David Rhodes recently informed the Board of Supervisors’ Public Works Committee about the informational effort at the County Office ...

Auditions slated at the Glove for ‘The Vagina Monologues’

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Theatre will hold auditions on Feb. 18 for women at least 18 years old and older who would like to perform readings for “The Vagina Monologues” to be presented on Feb. 29. Readings are between two and five minutes. Auditions will take place on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. ...

Paul Nigra Center to host several events

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Paul Nigra Center to host several events GLOVERSVILLE — The following classes are for the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, according to a news release. ∫ From 6 to 7:30 p.m. today law of attraction in the granite conference room. Christina Ponzi will be the ...

GCSD to celebrate girls in sports day

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GALWAY — The Galway Central School District will join entities across the nation to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Thursday with the following schedule, according to a news release. ∫ From 1 to 2:15 p.m., girls in grades three to eight will hear from Wesleyan ...

Murder mystery dinner event slated

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GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will present “Murder and Malice at the Prague Palace,” a murder mystery dinner theater event featuring an original play written by Roberta Esposito and starring performers from the Foothill Family Productions, ...

Diabetes discussion slated for Feb. 12

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JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces its monthly educational program titled, “Diabetes Discussion” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Man charged with DWI in Gloversville GLOVERSVILLE — Todd M. Lavery, 42, of 85 West Street, was charged with driving while intoxicated by city police on Monday at 8:57 p.m. Officers conducted a stop on Lavery’s vehicle on Orchard Street for a vehicle and traffic infraction. During the ...