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Annual 4-H recognition night held

Community News

AMSTERDAM — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties recently held its annual 4-H Youth Development Program Member and Volunteer Recognition Night at the Elks Lodge in Amsterdam, according to a news release. The ceremony is held to recognize the hard work and ...

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 and ...

Tri-county blotter

Police Blotter

Gloversville man charged with DWI GLOVERSVILLE — Wallace L. Sherman, 76, was charged with speeding, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more and driving while intoxicated by state police on Wednesday. Troopers said Sherman was issued an appearance ...

Road officially named for trooper

Local News

GLEN — A road dedication ceremony was held on Wednesday to honor state police Sgt. Jeremy VanNostrand, who tragically died in a car crash a year ago. Local law enforcement agencies, local and state government officials, along with family members of VanNostrand gathered at the state police ...

Officials endorse hold on bail laws

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Monday endorsed a one-year moratorium on the state’s new bail and discovery reform laws due to go into effect Jan. 1. “It seems to have a number of negatives,” said county Administrative Officer Jon Stead. Stead said that on the ...

Gloversville Christmas parade planned for Saturday

Local News

GLOVERSVILLE — Downtown will be aglow with festive offerings on Saturday when the holiday season is officially ushered into the city with the fifth annual Gloversville Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. The parade will begin at the corner of North Main Street and Eighth Avenue traveling south on ...

Vehicle charging stations online

Local News

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees on Nov. 21 heard details on the campus’ new grant-funded electrical vehicle charging stations that came online earlier this month. Director of Facilities Joshua Fleming provided an overview of the project that was ...

Tree lighting, Santa event set for today

In Brief

AMSTERDAM — The city of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Department will present Amsterdam’s tree lighting festival, sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Physicians Health Care, starting at 4 p.m. today on the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge, according to a news ...

Special workshop slated for Tuesday

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — There will be a special workshop meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at town hall for finalizing the personnel manuel, according to a news release.

Johnstown BOE meeting planned

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the high school library. The members of the public are welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Chicken parmesan dinner set for Friday

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sons of the American Legion will have a chicken parmesan dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the American Legion Harold Wilmot Post 137, 200 N. Main St., according to a news release. The price is $10 and is open to the public. The menu will consist of beaded ...

Events planned for Fonda library

In Brief

FONDA — The following are events for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., according to a news release. ∫ From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Wrong Turn Entertainment will be hosting a free puppet show and story time. There will also be a children’s books swap. Bring and ...

Second annual hour of code planned

In Brief

GALWAY — The Galway Central School District invites the entire Galway School community to its second annual hour of code from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. All ages are welcome, according to a news release. The following is what the participants can expect. ∫ Learn about computer ...

‘Heaven sent’ luncheon planned

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Christian Women Connecting will have its “heaven sent” luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Johnstown Holiday Inn, North Comrie Avenue. The lunch will consist of meat loaf, mashed potatoes and vegetable or chef salad, rolls, dessert, coffee or tea. The lunch ...

CLMF to perform holiday classics

In Brief

GLOVERSVILLE — Caroga Lake Music Festival will perform holiday classics in concert from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Admission to the concert will be $10. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will serve beer and wine. ...

Winter parking ban is in effect

In Brief

BROADALBIN — The village residents and motorists are reminded that the winter parking ban is now in effect and is intended to be strictly enforced. Parking on all village streets from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 24 hours a day on Elman Street is prohibited from Nov. 1, to May 1, 2020. Other ...

Church sets date for fundraiser

In Brief

FORT PLAIN — The Altar Rosary Sodality of Our Lady of Hope Church, will sponsor a fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at McDonald’s Restaurant, Dutchtown Plaza, Palatine Bridge, according to a news release. McDonald’s will donate part of their receipts to the Sodality and ...

Scouts take part in Veteran’s Day events

In Brief

BROADALABIN — Broadalbin Boy Scout Troop 5051 had a busy Veterans Day weekend with Scouts participating in two activities. A group of scouts and adult leaders left Friday night and traveled to Durland Scout Reservation, part of the Westchester-Putnam Council of Boy Scouts. They stayed in a ...

JHS yearbooks now on sale

In Brief

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown High School 2020 Baronet yearbook is now on sale. The yearbook book will cost $58 until Jan. 15, 2020; after that date, the price will be $65, according to a news release. Anyone who wants to purchase a book needs to go to YBPay.Lifetouch.com and follow the ...

Society of Magicians meeting planned

In Brief

LATHAM — The local group of the Society of American Magicians Assembly 24, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, according to a news release. Those ages 16 and older with any interest in the art of magic whether it be ...