In Brief

Caroga museum observes anniversary

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Historical Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary starting Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. with an exhibit of photos from the past, speakers, and an opportunity for the public to share memories of the museum, a news release said. Refreshments will be provided.

Perth clerk’s office to close for vacation

PERTH — The town clerk’s office will be closed for a vacation day Saturday. The regular hours will resume at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release.

Concerts slated in St. Johnsville

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The following St. Johnsville Monday band concerts will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Marina’s Gazebo: July 10, The Reverberators; July 17, Annie and the Hedonists; July 24, Fulton Chain Gang; July 31, The Swamp Drivers; Aug. 7, Hair of the Dog; and Aug. 14, ...

Local students on dean’s list

ALBANY — Two area students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University at Albany for at least a 3.5 grade-point average with six graduation credits. They are Ashley Ostrander of Fort Plain and Justin Springer of Amsterdam.

Historical society plans concert

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will hold its annual Summer Concert and Ice Cream Social on July 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road.  The concert will feature The Saints Jazz Quintet Plus One, which plays easy-listening swing, Dixieland and standard ...

Briggs named to Empire 8 list

UTICA — Kiernan Briggs, the son of Lynn and David Briggs of Fort Plain, was named to the Empire 8 Conference President’s List for student athletes at Utica College. Briggs is a 2015 graduate of Fort Plain High School and will be a junior this fall at Utica College. He is majoring in risk ...

Church sets worship time

MAYFIELD — Starting July 2, Mayfield Presbyterian Church’s Sunday worship time will change to 9 a.m. An “old-fashioned hymn-sing” will begin the summer services for 15 minutes followed by worship. The time change will remain in effect until Sept. 10, when the service will return ...

Lazy Eight club offers instruction

JOHNSTOWN — The Lazy Eight Radio Control Club has designated Wednesday evening as free instruction night. People who want to learn how to fly radio-control aircraft can come to the flying field at 144 Knoblauch Road on Wednesdays from 5 to 8 p.m., a news release said.

Students named to Alfred dean’s list

Two Fulton County students were named to the spring dean’s list at Alfred State University. Cassandra Ryan of Gloversville had an average of 4.0 in mechanical engineering technology, and Megan Frasier of Mayfield had a 3.5 average in criminal justice.

Caroga Lake music festival planned

CANAJOHARIE — The Caroga Lake Music Festival will present one of its annual summer concerts at 7 p.m. July 27, at Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Founder and artistic director, Kyle Barrett Price, will feature young instrumentalists, many of them returning musicians of the annual ...

‘Burden of Ballot’ set for Aug. 18

CANAJOHARIE — “The Burden of the Ballot,” an original one-act play about the suffrage movement by Krysta Dennis, will be presented at 7 p.m. Aug. 18, at the Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Dennis is a lecturer in creative arts at Siena College in Loudonville. The play features ...

Rock n’ Roll camp planned at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Tom Simek will present a rock n’ roll camp Aug. 1 to 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2738 Route 30. Learning skills from songwriting to video production, campers, ages 5 to15, will present their own sounds. On the last day of camp, family ...

Perth class reunion planned

BROADALBIN — The Perth Central School class of 1967 will hold its 50th reunion at 6 p.m. on Aug. 12, at the American Legion, 19 N. Main St. The reunion committee is still trying to locate the following class members: Donna Bettors, Donald O’Connor, Elden Neri, Sandra Richards, Linda ...

Guided gallery tour planned at Arkell

CANAJOHARIE — Artist Christine Heller will lead a guided gallery walk through her exhibit, “Truth is the Only Safe Ground to Stand Upon,” for a discussion of the suffragists she has depicted in portraits and how their work is relevant to women today at 1 p.m. Aug. 5, at the Arkell Museum, ...

Dance camp planned for August

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Arts Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will conduct a dance camp from Aug. 21 to 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camp, directed by Gretchen Salvione, owner and operator of the Dance Company, is for dancers ages 6 to 13. In addition to learning cool ...

Summer meals at Northville school

NORTHVILLE — Northville Central School District announced a summer meal program which will run from July 3 through Aug. 17. NCSD’s summer meals are free to everyone 18 years of age and younger. Meals will be available every Monday through Thursday, with the exception of July ...

Perth 50th class reunion planned

BROADALBIN — The Perth Central School class of 1967 will hold its 50th reunion at 6 p.m. on Aug. 12, at the American Legion, 19 N. Main St. The reunion committee is still trying to locate the following class members: Donna Bettors, Donald O’Connor, Elden Neri, Sandra Richards, Linda ...

Workshop for kids planned

GLOVERSVILLE — A three-day workshop and educational and performance camp for musicians of all ages and abilities will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. July 24 to 26 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The program will be directed by Kyle Barrett Price and faculty from the ...

Jones makes college’s dean’s list

WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. — Jazmin Jones, of Gloversville, was named to the Lycoming College dean’s list in recognition of superior scholarship.

Heacock named to Hartford dean’s list

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — The University of Hartford announced Alesha Heacock of Gloversville has been named to its dean’s list for spring 2017.