In Brief

Canal sponsorships available for events

WATERFORD — The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, in partnership with the state Canal Corporation, is offering a limited number of sponsorships up to $500 for events or festivals taking place in the National Heritage Corridor from May through November. Qualifying events must ...

Chicken, biscuit dinner set Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — A chicken and biscuit dinner is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St. Takeout will be available. The cost is $10 for adults; and $5 for children ages 6 to 12.

Board of education meeting set Monday

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a budget workshop for 6 p.m. and a BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the multi purpose room at the middle school.

Soup, chili cookoff set for Sunday

TRIBES HILL — A soup and chili cookoff to benefit Montgomery County SPCA is set for Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Loopie’s Pub, 410 Mohawk Drive in Tribes Hill. Admission is $8 per person. Prizes will be awarded to cooks. Cooks and eaters are needed.

Diabetes group meeting scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home’s Diabetes Resource Center announces the Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. in Littauer’s Auditorium, 99 E. State St. This free meeting is held on the fourth Monday of each month, and is open to anyone ...

Library set to host winter craft group

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will host a winter craft group on Saturday at 11 a.m., weather permitting. Crafters can learn how to crochet, knit, or bring their current craft project to share with the group. Beginners will need a crochet hook or knitting needles and ...

Marriage support group set to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Third Option, an ongoing support group to build better marriages and relationships, will meet every other Sunday at the Shirley Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The topic of Jan. 22 will be “Expectation.” According to a news release, the secular group sessions ...

Town board meeting scheduled

CAROGA — The town board will hold a work session on Monday at 7:30 p.m. The board will conduct any and all business to come before it.

Legion meeting set for Monday

BROADALBIN — American Legion Post 337, 19 N. Main St., will hold its monthly meeting Monday at 7 p.m.

Town board meeting canceled

BENSON — The Benson Town Board meeting with the attorney for the town, scheduled for today, has been canceled.

Map and compass class scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer will hold a two-part program titled Map and Compass on Thursdays, Jan. 19 and 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Don’t leave home without them,” said Steve McGrattan, state-certified wildland search and rescue ...

Parkinson’s group to meet

MAYFIELD — The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church located at 22 N. Main Street in Mayfield. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation by Lynn May M.S.C.C., Littauer’s Speech and Language ...

Committee meeting rescheduled tonight

The Tuesday Montgomery County Legislature committee meetings have been rescheduled due to inclement weather until 6 p.m. tonight.

Board neutral on solar farm

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Planning Board on Tuesday stayed neutral on a proposed solar farm project in the town of Broadalbin. County Senior Planner Sean Geraghty said following the meeting at the Fort Johnstown Annex that the board stayed out of ruling on the 2 megawatt-project on ...

NCS Booster Club scheduled to Meet

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the library media center on Thursday.

Winter fitness event scheduled Friday

BENSON — HealthLink Littauer will offer a day of Winter Fitness — Winter Fun on Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Lapland Lake Nordic Ski Center, 139 Lapland Lake Road. Nordic ski patrol, Sue Cridland, a registered nurse, invites everyone to “get outside and keep moving this ...

Agricultural land survey begins

Beginning this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will contact farmers and ranchers to gather agricultural land value information for the Agricultural Land Values survey, according to a news release. Survey results will help shape federal ...

Broadalbin tax bills are now available

BROADALBIN — The 2017 county and town tax bills have been mailed. If you have not yet received your bill, please contact the Town Tax Collector, Linda E. Eastman, at 883-8306. Inquiries or payments can also be mailed to Linda E. Eastman, PO Box 623, Broadalbin, NY, 12025. Mailed ...

Weight management class scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — HealthLink Littauer will hold a 12-week program titled Core 4 Adult Weight Management in the auditorium of the hospital at 99 E. State St. Participants may attend on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Jan. 18 or on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. starting Jan. 19. ...