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‘Who is Jesus?’ video Wednesday JOHNSTOWN — A Lenten video presentation and discussion of “Who is Jesus?” will be held in the meeting room at Holy Trinity Church from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. On Thursday, April 6, Deacon Larry Groesbeck will present “Why Die? Why Rise?: a ...

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United Way fish fry planned for Friday AMSTERDAM — Fish Fry Friday will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Amsterdam Muni Club House, 155 Upper Van Dyke Ave. Sponsored by United Way, the meal will consist of fish, homemade fries, coleslaw and beverage—eat in or takeout. A ...

Broadalbin BOE to hold meeting

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the District Office in order to approve resolutions regarding the upcoming vote.

Town tax payment deadline nears

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Town Tax Collector will accept the March in person payments of the Town and County taxes until 3 p.m. Friday.  Payments that are mailed must be postmarked by Friday. All payments received or postmarked after Friday and all unpaid bills, will be turned over to ...

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Bus vote today in Canajoharie CANAJOHARIE — Polls will be open for the Canajoharie Central School District’s annual bus lease referendum from noon to 9 p.m. today at Canajoharie High School, according to a news release. The referendum includes a proposal to lease two 66-passenger ...

Celtic knots class planned for April

GLOVERSVILLE — Annika Sams will teach about making Celtic knots from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost is $25 with preregistration, or $35 at the door. For more information go to pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) ...

Photography class planned at state park

SCHODACK LANDING — “Picturing Nature: a Practical Guide to Nature Photography,” a free two-part workshop by the award-winning photography duo, Naturelogues, will be held May 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. and May 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schodack Island State Park. The workshop is suitable for all ...

Residents to fill board seats sought

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District is seeking qualified residents for a seat on the Board of Education. Interested persons must file a petition for nomination, which must be signed by at least 30 qualified voters of the district. Petitions may be obtained in the district ...

Fundraiser for Andrzejewski set

GLOVERSVILLE — A fundraiser for Betty Andrzejewski will be held at the Forrester’s Club, 213 E. State St. April 1 at 1 p.m. In December, Andrzejewski was diagnosed with Stage 3 follicular B cell lymphoma. The fundraiser is to help defray her medical bills. According to a news ...

Booster club set to meet Thursday

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Email Renee Mackey at mackeyr003@gmail.com for more information.

Town board sets work session

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga town board will hold a public work session on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The town attorney will be in attendance. 

Lion’s Club craft fair planned for April

GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club Of Lions District 20-Y2 will host its seventh annual craft fair April 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Galway High School, 5317 Sacandaga Road (Route 147). The fair, which has free admission, will feature crafters with a variety of items for sale. A few ...

Newborn care and parenting class set

AMSTERDAM — Classes on newborn care and parenting will start April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. by The Birthplace of St. Mary’s Healthcare at Carondelet Pavilion auditorium at 380 Guy Park Ave. The fee is $25, but no one is turned away. Most insurance companies cover the classes once a ...

Antiques and collectibles show set

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will present its 17th annual Antique, Collectibles and Vintage Show April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mayfield Elementary School, 80 N. Main St.   Dealers from across the area will display their wares, including antique jewelry, old clocks, ...

Pancake supper planned at church

CAROGA — A pancake supper is being held at the North Bush United Methodist Church, 1009 N. Bush Road. It will be held on Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m.  The menu includes pancakes, eggs, sausage gravy, applesauce and coffee and tea.   The price is $7 for adults, children, 6 to 12 years is $3, ...

Two granges set to meet Saturday

MAYFIELD — The next meeting of the Mayfield No. 683 and Perthshire granges will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the home of John and Rebecca Schwed, 34 W. Main St. The grange will have a business meeting, a program and a pot luck luncheon to follow.   According to the release, this is the ...

Stress management programs scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a program called Managing Stress: Organization and Time Management will be held on Tuesday.  Participants can attend from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 6:30 ...

Celtic knots class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Annika Sams will teach about making Celtic knots from 6 p.m. to 8 on Thursday, April 27, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost is $25 with preregistration or $35 at the door. For more information go to pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) 661-9932.

Historical society meeting planned

EPHRATAH — Because of last week’s snowstorm, the Ephratah Historical Society will meet today at 6:30 p.m. at the Ephratah town barn, Route 10. The public is welcome.

Heart disease group to meet March 28

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces the “Women With Heart Disease” support group will meet on Tuesday, March 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. at 2 Colonial Court. This month’s topic is on ...