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‘Halloween Hijinks’

‘Halloween Hijinks’

Photo submitted Linda Finch of Northville is working on a series of folk art paintings inspired by family stories of life in the Sacandaga Valley, a news release said. This Halloween painting illustrates the various pranks played on every farm community in the 1930s. Halloween lasted for a full week, the release said. This painting can be seen during the month of October at the J&F Farm Store on North Main Street in Northville. More…
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Meeting Minutes — 10/20/2021

Broadalbin Seniors The Broadalbin Seniors met, at the Perthshire in Perth, on Oct. 13. At that time, they had their monthly collection for the Broadalbin Ecumenical Food Pantry. Plans were discussed for the collection of gift cards and gifts, for Christmas, for the Food Pantry and the children of veterans. The Christmas party will be Dec. 9 at noon, at the Perthshire. Following the meeting, Fulton County Sheriff Rich Giardino addressed the group. The next…
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FM students with disabilities breaking barriers

By Robin DeVito For The Leader-Herald People with Disabilities have historically faced challenges and barriers that have resulted in significantly lower levels of educational attainment and relatedly, higher levels of poverty, unemployment, and food insecurity. Despite the dismal numbers being reported by the National Disability Institute that only 13% of adults with disabilities are college graduates compared with 33% of their non-disabled counterparts, FM students with disabilities are seeing great graduation success rates. In fact,…
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