In Brief

Woman files lawsuit against Wal-Mart

JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville woman has filed a negligence lawsuit in state Supreme Court for a fall on ice she took last spring at the Gloversville Walmart Supercenter. Kimberly Dwyer filed her suit Feb. 6 in Johnstown, represented by E. Stewart Jones, Hacker, Murphy LLP in Troy. The suit ...

Wilbur Street closed due to demolition

AMSTERDAM — Wilbur Street in the city will be closed through Friday afternoon due to a demolition on Lyons Street. City police and Bronze Construction announced that Wilbur Street will be closed starting today and continuing from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday from Lyons Street to ...

Board to review subdivision

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga planning board will review the proposed Chaplinski subdivision on South Shore Road of East Caroga Lake at town hall on Wednesday at 7 p.m. 

Bike-riding club considered

ST. JOHNSVILLE — American Legion Morris J. Edwards Post No. 168 will discuss forming a bicycle-riding club on March 3 at 10 a.m. in the legion rooms, 33 W. Main St. For more information, call 332-1556 or 207-6943.

Caregiver group set to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The caregiver discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. on March 6, in the conference room at the Fulton County Office for Aging, 19 N. William St. The group is for anyone caring for a friend, family member or loved one. No registration required. For more information, call 736-5650.

Community meal planned for Friday

CAROGA LAKE — There will be a community dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the North Bush Methodist Church, 1009 North Bush Road. There will be no charge, however donations will be accepted.

Children’s cooking contest planned

JOHNSTOWN —Registrations are being taken for the free Children’s Cooking Contest, part of the 3rd Annual “Connecting our Generations Health Expo” scheduled for April 1 at the Johnstown Area Community Center , 2 Prindle Ave. The contest is for children ages 5 to 14, with a prize for ...

B-P monthly BOE meeting planned

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room.

BOE budget workshop planned

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

Parking bans to be temporarily lifted

The Glove Cities’ parking bans are lifted due to mild weather. Police Chief Marc Porter said in a new release that effective immediately, Mayor Dayton King has authorized the temporary suspension of the winter months parking ban until Saturday at 11 p.m. Lt. David Gilbo said ...

Soup sampler fundraiser slated

GLEN — The annual village soup sampler fundraiser will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday (unless the soup sells out first) at the Glen Firehouse, Auriesville Road. The event is sponsored jointly by the Glen Reformed Church and the Glen Volunteer Fire Department. This year, the soup ...

Comedy night at the Moose

JOHNSTOWN — Johnstown Moose Lodge 1185, 109 S. Comrie Ave., will have a comedy night Saturday. The appetizers will be at 7 p.m. and showtime will be at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public. The ticket price is $25 for singles or $40 per couple. For reservations, call 725-3897.

Annual chili cookoff planned

CANAJOHARIE — The Van Alstyne Homestead Society will present the sixth annual chili cookoff from 1 to 4 p.m. March 4, at the Fort Rensselaer Club, 42 Moyer St. Admission is $10; and free for children younger than 5, according to a news relelase. Those making chili will include ...

Third Option meeting planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Third Option, an ongoing support group to build better marriages and relationships, will meet Sunday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Shirley Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The group meets every other Sunday. The topic for the session is listening beyond the ...

Alzheimer’s caregiver series scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will begin a weekly series titled Alzheimer’s: The Savvy Caregiver, on Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. at its wellness center on 2 Colonial Court. The five-part series will ...

Heart disease group to meet

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Women With Heart Disease support group will meet on Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at 2 Colonial Court. This month’s topic is on the benefits of massage ...

Trash pickup schedule set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Department of Public Works announces the following schedule for Presidents Day. Monday’s garbage will be picked up today and today’s garbage will be collected on Wednesday. There won’t be any bulk pickups on Wednesday. Anyone with questions can contact ...

Board of trustees meeting planned

MAYFIELD — The village board of trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for a budget workshop followed by the regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex.

Pre-k applications being accepted

JOHNSTOWN — The universal pre-kindergarten program in the Greater Johnstown School District is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. Residents of the school district have until June 2 to register their children to be eligible for the UPK lottery. Registrations after ...