In Brief

Planning board meeting planned

NORTHVILLE — The village planning board will meet on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradt Building, 412 S. Main St., to continue the preliminary site plan review for a proposed senior housing project.  The meeting is open to the public.  This and any additional matters will be heard ...

Song writer to perform at Crossing

FORT HUNTER — Award winning storyteller and songwriter Michael Reno Harrell perform at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. His performance titled, “We’ve All Been There: Tales and Tunes that Connect Us All” will occur outdoors in front of the Schoharie ...

Canajoharie school names principal

CANAJOHARIE — Christopher DePaolo, formerly the Gloversville Middle School assistant principal, will be the new Canajoharie Middle School principal starting with the 2017-18 school year, the Canajoharie Central School District announced. The Board of Education unanimously approved the ...

Foothills Church plans Bible school

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Monday through Thursday. Arts and crafts, stories, games and snacks will be available. For more information, contact Cindy VanAllen at (518) 725-9611.

Johnstown district schedules meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the administrative conference room. All are welcome to attend.

Planning Board to meet Thursday

FONDA — The Montgomery County Planning Board will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Montgomery County Business Development Center, 9 Park St.

Bird walk set in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — Environmental educator George Steele will lead a free bird walk from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday through part of the South Side over the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge and around the Riverlink Park and into the South Side to the boat launch, according to a news release. The ...

Paint exchange offered this month

JOHNSTOWN — Several hundred cans of free paint will be available at the Latex Paint Exchange program from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 19 and 26, at the Department of Solid Waste, 847 Mud Road, according to a news release. The influx of paint is due to the recent hazardous waste ...

Music festival to hold free concert

GLOVERSVILLE — The Caroga Lake Music Festival announced a free concert at 6:30 p.m. today at the Concordia Club Pavilion, 138 Concordia Drive. The Concordia Club is hosting this concert to introduce the Caroga Lake Music Festival to Gloversville. Donations to this concert will be split ...

Libertarian meeting set for Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Libertarian Party will be having this month’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room of the Johnstown Public Library. Anyone interested in helping to create an alternative to the two major parties and spreading the message of individual liberty and ...

Freedom rally against drugs set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Second Street Freedom Rally against heroin and illegal drug sales activity will take place at 6 p.m. today at Wohlfraths Pond, according to a news release. NeighborhoodsAgainstDrugs establishes a unit in each area of the city which needs to close down a drug house or ...

Book sale to benefit senior center

CAROGA LAKE — There will be a book sale to benefit the Nick Stoner Senior Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25, and from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 26, at Town Hall.

Association hosting annual garden party

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association will be celebrating Women’s Equality Day with their annual garden party from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the home of Lori and Joe Salamack, 606 S. William St. A highlight of the celebration will be the presentation of this year’s ...

Caroga museum to host musician

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Historical Museum will host the Sun Mountain Fiddler from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The musician will perform from the peg barn on the museum’s grounds. Bring a chair and come early for the best seating, according to a news release. The tickets cost $10 per person ...

Granges schedule Saturday meeting

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Grange 683 and Perthshire Grange will have their next meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mayfield Grange Hall on Phelps Street. There will be a business meeting with a short program followed by a potluck luncheon. People should bring in the money from the ...

Church plans Saturday luncheon

CAROGA LAKE — The North Bush Methodist Church at 1009 North Bush Road will have a light luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday to introduce and welcome the new pastor, Ron Talbott, to the community. Everyone is welcome to attend the event.

City Water Board to meet Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The next city Water Board meeting will be Monday at 6 p.m. at the Water Department at 67-73 S. Main St., according to a news release.

ATV rider’s condition upgraded to fair

JOHNSTOWN — A Saratoga County ATV operator badly injured in an accident Saturday night in the town had his condition upgraded to fair on Tuesday at Albany Medical Center. Jeffrey J. Leguire, 19, of 163 Lapp Road, Clifton Park, suffered severe head injuries in the 10:59 p.m. accident, in ...

Annual country fair planned for Saturday

BROADALBIN — The First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., will have its annual country fair and garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Those attending the event will be able to purchase breakfast and lunch. The garage sale will feature a variety of items for the home, garage and ...

Radio auditions slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — An audition for roles in Minutiae radio drama will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Amsterdam United Methodist Church. Roles are for actors/readers to participate in episodes 12 and 13, reading for parts of all ages, genders and ethnicities, as part of a regionwide ...