In Brief

Children’s Halloween party set for today

PERTH — A kids’ Halloween party is to be held today from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Perth Fire Station, 4080 Route 30.  All are welcome and there will be prizes for costumes. Refreshments will be served.  For more information, call Chrissy Lesniewski at (518) 848-0620.

Artist to be at show today in Fort Plain

FORT PLAIN — The Lily Pads Art and Gift Shop, 84 Canal St., will be showcasing the art of world-renowned artist Richard Joel Davis from 1 to 3 p.m. today. For information, call the gift shop at (518) 653-2925.

Curriculum meeting slated at FFCSD

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a curriculum committee meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the superintendent’s office.

Boil water advisory for Northampton

 NORTHAMPTON — Water will be turned off on Monday from about 9 a.m. to noon for necessary repairs to the water line on McKinley Avenue in the Sacandaga Park Water District. As a result, the state Department of Health recommends leaving the boil water advisory in effect until further notice. 

CSEA luncheon meeting planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Civil Service Employees Association luncheon meeting will be at noon Tuesday at Harold’s, 176 W. Fulton St. The cost is $16 per person. The menu choices are lasagna, baked or fried fish or chicken parmesan. All entries are served with rolls, beverage and ...

Election inspectors needed in area

JOHNSTOWN — Each year the Fulton County Board of Election is now hiring people to work as election inspectors to conduct fair elections that meet state election laws. To be qualified to work as an election inspector, a person must be a registered voter in the county, be able to speak ...

‘Bright Beginnings’ classes set to begin

NORTHVILLE – Speech Pathologist Patty Wojcicki will teach the monthly “Bright Beginnings” class starting Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Northville Central School District. The complete schedule can be found on the school’s website,, and Facebook page, along with an ...

Water board to hold budget meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The city Water Board will conduct a special budget meeting at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Water Department’s Conference Room, 27-31 E. Main St.

Fall festival set for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The North Main Street United Methodist Church will be hosting its second fall festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. There will be games, crafts, activities and snacks. Non-violent costumes will be welcome.

Spooky suncatcher class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be a kid art spooky suncatcher class from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Art Studio 2 at the Paul Nigra Art Center, 2736 Route 30. Using glow-in-the-dark gems, glass marbles and blobs, kids ages 5 to 10 will create their own spooky glass mosaic suncatchers. To ...

Review child’s asthma plan

FONDA — With cold virus season upon us, now is a good time to review your child’s asthma action plan with your provider and your school nurse. As children grow and their participation in sports may change, their medication needs may also change. Below are some good questions to ask your ...

Durey Creek to perform at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Durey Creek Bluegrass Band will perform on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Its members are Bob Kilmer, bass; Marilyn Fegley, rhythm guitar and harmony vocals; Jeff Nasadoski, banjo; and Nancy Purcel, lead vocals and ...

Haunted hayride planned at orchard

FULTONVILLE — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District class of 2019 will present a haunted hayride and corn maze on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Bellinger’s Orchard, Argersinger Road. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children ages 3 and ...

Free community spaghetti dinner set

CANAJOHARIE  —  The Canajoharie Central School District invites the community to a spaghetti dinner, free of charge, at the East Hill Elementary School/Middle School Complex on Thursday from 6 to 7:45 p.m. The district’s board of education and vision committee have developed draft ...

Stratford to hold budget workshop

STRATFORD — The town board of Stratford will hold the second budget workshop for the 2018 budget on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Haunted House fundraiser slated

JOHNSTOWN — The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties is planning its first ever Haunted House fundraiser today and Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The agency’s parking lot at 307 to 309 Meadow St. will be transformed into a spooky tour complete with zombies and witches. ...

Senior Soiree planned for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The fall edition of the Senior Soiree will be on Friday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts. Sponsored by Fidelis Care, the day will include a lunch. Pick and choose what to explore, from African drumming, chair yoga and painting to how to make holiday hors ...

Ham dinner with applesauce slated

FULTONVILLE — The Fultonville Reformed Church will be holding a ham dinner on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner will consist of ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, summer slaw, homemade applesauce, beverage and dessert. The price is $9.50 for adults, $4 ages 6 through 12. Kids 5 and younger ...