Johnstown, Gloversville fair planned for August canceled

Johnstown, Gloversville fair planned for August canceled

A fair that was supposed to span 4.5 miles from Johnstown to Gloversville, celebrating the history of the FJ&G railroad connection, has been canceled.  Co-chair of the event Jessica Henry McClements announced the cancellation in an email to members of the Downtown Johnstown Business & Professional Association. “For the sake of ensuring that it is top notch and worthwhile for our community and its sponsors we have decided to postpone it,” she said. “This is for a number of reasons but mainly we are just not ready to produce an event on this scale. We need more time to produce…
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Gloversville Downtown Revitalization Initiative committee set for in-person meeting

Gloversville Downtown Revitalization Initiative committee set for in-person meeting

About 10 economic development projects are expected to be discussed Wednesday when the the local planning committee for Gloversville's $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative holds its first in-person  public meeting from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Glove Theatre. "Some of these (open call projects) are really significant, so we're excited about that going forward," Mayor Vince DeSantis told the Common Council last week. Between 10 and 12 new DRI project ideas were submitted to the committee by members of the public during the "open call" for additional projects which ended at the end of February, said DeSantis, who co-chairs…
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Meet the Artists reception

Meet the Artists reception

GLOVERSVILLE - A Meet the Artists Reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday at Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery, 30 N. Main St., in Gloversville. The featured artist will be Cindy Sheeler, a painter, fiber artist, printmaker and jewelry designer. Sheeler taught art in Gloversville schools for 30 years. Since her retirement, she has found time to explore new media and create a wide variety of amazing artwork. The show, which runs through the end of April, also includes the artwork of all Micropolis artists. The gallery is open six days a week, Monday-Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2…
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Senior news in brief

Perth SeniorsThe February 23 meeting of Perth seniors was called to order at 11 a.m. by President Elaine Gasner. Attendance was recorded and there were 20 members in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance and Lord’s Prayer were led by Marshall Leggiero.The minutes of the prior meeting were read by Pam Jasewicz, acting secretary, and were approved as read on a motion made by Sylvia Zierak and seconded by Mary Sampone. The treasurer report was presented by Diane Rozdolski and Bill Jasewicz and was also approved on a motion made by Wanda Crosby and seconded by Kathy Haff.KITCHEN REPORT: There will…
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Area news in brief

Mud Road Sugar House plans open houseEPHRATAH – Mud Road Sugar House will have an Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 26 and 27 at 278 Mud Rd. Mud Road’s open house features corn fritters with syrup, wagon rides, sugarhouse and woods tours, and a possible visit from a local race car. Visit www.mudroadsugarhouse.com and the sugarhouse’s Facebook page for updated information on boiling, products, and opening details. This year’s NYS Maple Weekends will be March 19-20 and 26-27. To find a producer near you, visit https://www.upperhudsonmaple.com/.Northville library event set for MarchNORTHVILLE — Northville Public Library…
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Area news in brief

Mud Road Sugar House plans open houseEPHRATAH – Mud Road Sugar House will have an Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 26 and 27 at 278 Mud Rd. Mud Road’s open house features corn fritters with syrup, wagon rides, sugarhouse and woods tours, and a possible visit from a local race car. Visit www.mudroadsugarhouse.com and the sugarhouse’s Facebook page for updated information on boiling, products, and opening details. This year’s NYS Maple Weekends will be March 19-20 and 26-27. To find a producer near you, visit https://www.upperhudsonmaple.com/.Northville library event set for MarchNORTHVILLE — Northville Public Library…
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