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If it looks like a pumpkin, you can call it a pumpkin

Friends have complimented me on my pumpkins, but are these things I’ve grown really pumpkins? Sure, they are round and orange and fluted. But look again: There’s more than a hint of red in their skins, and their shape is more akin to a doughnut than to a basketball. But yes, they are ...

Right at Home

Parents who have hosted sleepovers know that half the fun for kids is making and eating treats. So it pays to prep the kitchen with fun culinary gear and supplies for the indoor campout crowd. Some entertaining ideas and gear: Get the movie-theater vibe going with Great Northern Popcorn’s ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Oct. 18 Discharges Kimberly J. Berry of Gloversville. Meagan E. Fleszar of Gloversville. Births Meagan Fleszar and Austin Syzdek of Gloversville, a girl at 3:10 p.m. Oct. 19 Admissions Cheyenne DaCorsi of Northville. Geneva S. Tonn of Johnstown. Discharges Joan Casler of ...

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH: What are the chances of picking up a disease if I engage in homosexual sex? What are the types of diseases I might encounter and their consequences? I don‘t think you have ever discussed the medical implications of this important subject. Has it become taboo in the ...

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Senior news in brief

Nov. 13 bridge winners announced JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Nov. 13 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Debbie Brown and Tom Farnan; second place, Poppy Kiernan and John Chrisman; third place, ...

Senior Focus

Bridge Club winners announced for Nov. 6 JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Nov. 6 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Angie Parillo and John Chrisman; second place, Poppy Kiernan and Conniejo Dicruttalo; ...

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Adirondack Bridge Club meets Monday JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Oct. 30 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Ann Masala and John Quinn; second place, Debbie Brown and John Chrisman; tied for third ...

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Brookins, Avery take first in bridge JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Oct. 16 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Carol Brookins and Naomi Avery; second place, Arlene Comstock and Jim Clauson; third place, ...

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Richard and Linda Bumpus

Golden anniversary

Richard and Linda Bumpus of Gloversville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 24, at Lanzi’s on the Lake with over 100 family and friends attending. The couple married on June 24, 1967, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto, Oswego County, by Father Raymond Wood. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. Wager

Celebrating 72 years of marriage

Milton and Virginia Jaquay Wager of Meco, recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary at the Concordia Club. The guests were from the surrounding areas with a surprise visit from Ron Cozzolino and wife Patti, their grandson; and Derek and Adam, great-grandsons, whom they hadn’t seen in ...

Mr. and Mrs. Edwards

60th anniversary

Roger and Nila Edwards of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25. Their family helped them celebrate this milestone with a dinner for family and close friends at the C&R Restaurant, Galway, Saratoga County. The couple married on Feb. 23, 1957, at the former ...

Jack and DiAnne Sanford

Mr. and Mrs. Sanford

Jack and DiAnne Sanford of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home on Nov. 5 2016, with their children, Jack Sanford Jr., Jeff Sanford, Marc Sanford and Mandy Giampaolo. The couple married Oct. 27, 1956, in a small ceremony by a justice of the peace in Montgomery County.

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Felix Nicholas Bubniak

Felix Nicholas Bubniak

Felix Nicholas Bubniak is the son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Bubniak of Amsterdam. He was born at 11:29 a.m. June 6, in Bellevue Women’s Hospital, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins twin brothers, Jackson and Stanley Bubniak. The maternal grandparents are Steven ...

Thomas Frank Fenstemacher

Thomas Frank Fenstemacher

Thomas Frank Fenstermacher is the son of Susan and Mark Fenstermacher Sr. of Gloversville. He was born Feb. 2, weighing 4 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches long. He joins his brothers Mark Jr. and Logan Fenstermacher. The maternal grandparents are Linda and Bruce Scribner of Broadalbin. ...

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila

Gerhrig Daniel Togaila is the son of Megan and Daniel Togaila of Amsterdam. He was born on May 3, weighing 8 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. He joins older brother, Gabriel Thomas Togaila. The maternal grandparents are Elizabeth and Louis Magliocca of Broadalbin. The maternal ...

Angelina Caraco

106th birthday

Angelina Caraco, a resident of the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, celebrated her 106th birthday with a special party at the residence, surrounded by her family. Born at home on April 22, 1911, Angelina is a lifetime resident of Gloversville. She graduated from Gloversville schools in 1929 ...

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Briana Chittenden and Caleb Brown

Chittenden — Brown

Kathleen and Kevin Litzinger of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Briana Marie Chittenden, to Caleb Francis Brown, the son of Russell and Rosemary Brown of Johnstown. Chittenden is a graduate of Gloversville High School and received a bachelor’s degree in public ...

Cassidy Price and Brian Weaver

Fall wedding planned

Mark and Tracy Price of Galway, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassidy Price of Galway, to Brian Weaver, the son of Alan and Lynne Weaver of Broadalbin Price is a 2010 graduate of Galway High School and earned an associate’s degree in early childhood from Fulton-Montgomery ...

Scott Ford and Sandra Zambrano

Peru nuptials

William and Deborah Ford of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their son, Scott Ford to Sandra Lucia Almeyda Zambrano, the daughter of Georget Almeyda of Lima, Peru and Elena A Brown of Tuscon, Ariz. Ford is a 2008 graduate of Johnstown High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in ...

Alexandra Padilla and Cody Tyler

Padilla — Tyler

Mary E. Tyler, of Broadalbin, announces the engagement of her son, Cody Michael Tyler, to Alexandra Padilla, the daughter of Santos Padilla and Nancy Ramirez of Amsterdam. Padilla is a 2012 graduate of Amsterdam High School and a 2013 graduate of Fulton-Montgomery Community College, where she ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Niles

Davis — Niles

Kalesha Davis, the daughter of Michael and Holly Davis of Fultonville and Kalee and Charles Baltzel of Averill Park, Renssselaer County, was united in marriage to Darren Niles, the son of Jeffrey and Anne Niles of Johnstown at 6 p.m. July 1. The ceremony and reception took place at Pine Lake ...

Mr. and Mrs. Foste

Kelley — Foster

Elaina E. Kelley, the daughter of Kristina and Allen Smith of Johnstown and Douglas Kelley of Jersey City, N.J., was united in marriage to Michael D. Foster, the son of Robin Foster of St. Johnsville and Charles Foster of Mound, Okla., at 4 p.m., Aug. 26. The ceremony and reception took place ...

Mr. and Mrs. Bantis

Mersinger — Bantis

J. Katelyn Rose Mersinger, the daughter of Charla and Brent Mersinger of Gloversville, was united in marriage to Alexander Pericles Bantis, the son of Pericles Bantis of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, and Kim and John Valik of Johnstown, at 5 p.m. July 15. The ceremony took place at the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Rorick

Summer nuptials

Gasner — Rorick Macey M. Gasner, the daughter of Scott and Dawn Gasner of Broadalbin, was united in marriage to Erik J. Rorick, the son of Michael Rorick and Janine Rorick-Bianco (Francesco Bianco), on June 10. The ceremony and reception took place at the MKJ Farm, Deansboro, Oneida ...