Business

Caroga Lakeview Store up and running

Caroga Lakeview Store up and running

CAROGA LAKE — Certain events and movements involving trucks are the reasons why Mike Monks purchased the old Grooms Store last winter and reopened it as the Caroga Lakeview Store.  In the summer of 2020, while Monks and his girlfriend, Melinda Manzer, sold meals out of a food truck at Driftwood Park alongside Great Sacandaga Lake, they discussed quitting their full-time jobs and jointly working in a place that was permanently affixed to the ground. …
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Hill & Markes launches backpack giveback

AMSTERDAM — Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, is excited to announce the launch of their fundraiser called the Backpack Giveback. This year’s goal is to provide 1,000 backpacks and supplies with a motivational note to help benefit children in need for the upcoming school year. “We are excited to help provide backpacks and supplies for the upcoming academic year after such a challenging experience for students, teachers, and families during the pandemic,” said,…
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Open for business

Open for business

GLOVERSVILLE — People who live and work in Fulton County can now enjoy Dunkin’s next generation store design. Dunkin’, America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, recently celebrated the official grand opening of its new restaurant at 1008 State Highway 29A in Gloversville. The 2,000-square-foot location employs approximately 30 crew members and is the first restaurant in Fulton County that features Dunkin’s new restaurant design with a modern atmosphere, innovative technologies and…
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Wilkinson adult day health program reopens

Wilkinson adult day health program reopens

AMSTERDAM — After a 15-month hiatus, St Mary’s Healthcare recently announced that its Wilkinson Adult Day Health Program, which is located in the Wilkinson Residential Healthcare Facility at 4988 State Highway 30, has resumed its services and has reopened in accordance with New York State regulations. Since the Wilkinson Adult Day Health Program temporary closed in March 2020 due to government COVID restrictions, program participants have been anxious for the program to resume. According to Cindy Bennice,…
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Mountain Valley now offers hospice, symptom management for patients

GLOVERSVILLE — After more than 30 years of providing end-of-life care in Fulton, Montgomery, Saratoga, and Hamilton Counties, Mountain Valley announces a new symptom management care team that will provide support in your community home. “We are thrilled to be able to offer patients expanded services in their home, featuring customized, person-centered care with the ability to continue aggressive, curative treatment or experimental drug regimens. Mountain Valley patients will no longer have to make a…
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Perry named academic support center specialist at Herkimer

Perry named academic support center specialist at Herkimer

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College has appointed Gillian Perry to the role of academic support center specialist. Perry, of St. Johnsville, is a Herkimer College alumna, earning an associate degree in business administration in 2017. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an M.B.A. in technology management with a concentration in accounting and finance from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Perry previously served as a professional tutor for accounting, business, and mathematics…
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