In Brief

Financial peace course offered

JOHNSTOWN — The First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown will be hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, beginning at 6 p.m. Jan 17, 2018. Be one of the first to sign up and get up to 100 percent of the membership refunded ($129 value). Contact the church office for details at (518) ...

Chicken and biscuit dinner planned

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a chicken and biscuit dinner on Wednesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on Bev Peters’ biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage and desserts. Cost is by donation. Take-outs and ...

Tea party for girls planned for Jan. 13

AMSTERDAM — An old-fashioned tea party for a girl and her favorite doll will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 13, at the Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. Admission is $6 per person. Tea, juice, finger sandwiches and cupcakes will be served. Call Marlene at (518) 526-8012 to RSVP by Saturday.

Country music dancing event set

GLOVERSVILLE — Nicole Eschler will lead Country Heat Live, dancing to country music for ages 18 and older, from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 9, at the Paul NIgra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Preregistration is required with a $7 charge at the door. Call Gretchen at (518) ...

Meditation for beginners slated

CANAJOHARIE — Sahaja meditation for beginners and experienced meditators will be taught from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Jan. 10 to March 14 in the downstairs meeting room at the Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. The program is free to the public. For more information, email ...

Two local charities get grants

Two Fulton County Catholic charities units are among Capital Region rescue missions and food pantries to receive donations from the State Employees Federal Credit Union in Albany, according to a news release. They are Catholic Charities – Fulton-Montgomery - $5,000 and Catholic Charities ...

Chronic disease support group

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a new chronic disease support group will meet each month at its wellness center located on 2 Colonial Court. This group is for anyone with an ongoing health ...

Winter Classic fishing tourney set

ALBANY — The annual New York State Winter Classic Fishing Tournament will be held from today through Feb. 28. Fishing can be done on any state waterway, any time of day using any legal method for seven categories of fish. The fee is $25 per angler. For more information, visit ...

Water department closed today

GLOVERSVILLE — Due to the holiday, the city water department will be closed today. The next water board meeting will be on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the water department at 67-73 S. Main St.

Solid waste holiday hours

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste announced that the landfill and all transfer stations will be closed today.  The landfill and all transfer stations will have their regular hours on Tuesday, with the exception of Caroga, Ephratah and Stratford stations. Special ...

Town board to hold meeting Tuesday

NORTHAMPTON — The town board will hold its public organizational meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 412 S. Main St.

Chicken and biscuit dinner planned

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a chicken and biscuit dinner on wednesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on Bev Peters’ biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage and desserts. Cost is by donation. Take-outs and ...

Board of education meeting slated

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville board of education meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. in the elementary school cafeteria.

Old-fashioned tea party planned

AMSTERDAM — An old-fashioned tea party for a girl and her favorite doll will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 13 at the Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. Admission is $6 per person. Tea, juice, finger sandwiches and cupcakes will be served. Call Marlene at (518) 526-8012 to RSVP by Saturday.

Bridal show slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — A bridal show 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at The Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive. For more information, call (518) 866-4225 or email Meghan at megan@thebridgewalk.com.

Line dancing classes set

GLOVERSVILLE — Sue Kaupelis will teach a six-week line dancing class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 and Feb. 5 and 12, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Starting with basic steps, the class explores a variety of music genres, from country and ...

Exploring Native American culture set

AMSTERDAM — An MLK holiday camp to study Mohawk and Iroquois artifacts and Native American inventions and treatment of the environment will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, Jan, 15, at the Walter Elwood Museum of the Mohawk Valley, 100 Church St. Participants will make beaded ...

Applications being accepted for pre-k

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District is accepting applications for its full-day pre-kindergarten program for the 2018-19 school year beginning Tuesday. District Pre-k programming is available to families who live in the school district and will be offered at the Park ...

Mayfield Grange meeting planned

MAYFIELD — The next meeting of the Mayfield Grange 683 and Perthshire Grange will be held at 6 p.m. Friday in the Northampton Diner. There will be a business planning session for 2018 and dinner meeting. This is an open meeting and all are welcome.