In Brief

Homer’s birthday celebrated at Arkell

CANAJOHARIE — The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., will celebrate 182nd birthday of American artist Winslow Homer, a day early, on Friday at 11 a.m. The public can learn more about Homer’s life, take a closer look at all seven of his oil paintings currently on display in the Night Watch ...

Train songs to be presented

JOHNSTOWN — An Evening of Train Songs will be presented by area musician in a variety of genres from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. The event will be sponsored by the Friends of the Johnstown Public Library as a fundraiser for the new Johnstown ...

Nathan Littauer certified to ISO 9001 Quality Management System

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home has been awarded by DNV GL - Healthcare full certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Littauer is dedicated to providing the safest and most effective healthcare services possible,” says Christine Waghorn, ...

Area news in brief

Village offices to be open today BROADALBIN — Village offices and department of public works will be open today, but garbage will be collected on Tuesday because the town transfer station will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday. Water department meeting ...

Full-day kindergarten program available

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District announces their full day pre-kindergarten program will be available for the Fonda-Fultonville residents for the 2018-2019 school year. The program is available for children who will be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1. The full day program ...

Women’s GOP club to hold fundraiser

GLOVERSVILLE — The Women’s Republican Club of Fulton County will hold a drive-thru spaghetti dinner on Feb. 28 at the Plaza Italian Bistro. The meals can be picked up only at the drive-thru window between 3:30 and 7 p.m. The cost is $7 per person. The tickets are available from Megan ...

Pasta and wine tasting event planned

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living will again be having their pasta and wine tasting event from 5 to 8 p.m. March 10 at St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall. The proceeds will benefit the Wheels Program for senior transportation. The tickets are $20 if purchased from a ...

Humanities program slated at library

GALWAY — A Humanities New York reading and discussion program with the theme, “Votes for Women,” will begin this month and continue through June at Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road. The program is free and open to the public. The following is the reading schedule. Each ...

Pre-licensing class offered March 1

CANAJOHARIE — A driver education pre-licensing course will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. March 1, at the Canajoharie High School. The pre-registration is required by sending a check or money order payable to Canajoharie Central School, c/o Pat Van Heusen, Canajoharie Central School, 136 Scholastic ...

Events planned for Amsterdam Library

AMSTERDAM — The following are the upcoming events for the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St. ∫ The library will be closed on Monday. ∫ At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday winter break tinkerlab: Learn scratch coding geared for ages 8-99. ∫ Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. winter break tinkerlab: ...

Annual chili cookoff slated for March 3

CANAJOHARIE — The Van Alstyne Homestead Society will present the sixth annual chili cookoff which will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. March 3. The admission is $10, according to a news release. The judging will commence at 3 p.m. and prizes will be awarded for best traditional chili, most ...

Board of trustees meeting planned

MAYFIELD — The village board of trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27 for a budget workshop followed by the regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building.

Scholarship program taking applications

GLOVERSVILLE — The applications for the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce scholarship program are now available. This year the chamber will award at least three $1,000 academic scholarships. The eligible applicants must be seniors graduating from a Fulton County or Montgomery ...

Drive-thru service for spaghetti dinner

GLOVERSVILLE — The Women’s Republican Club of Fulton County will hold a drive-thru spaghetti dinner on Feb. 28 at the Plaza Italian Bistro. The meals can be picked up only at the drive-thru window between 3:30 and 7 p.m. The cost is $7 per person. The tickets are available from Megan ...

Bridal show set for March 4 at lodge

JOHNSTOWN — The sixth annual Women of the Johnstown Moose bridal show has been set to take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (March 4) at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave. The admission to the show will be free and open to the public. The vendors who are interested in being a part ...

Tri-county blotter

Car accident leads to unlicensed charge JOHNSTOWN — Tina L. Shea, 41, of 273 W. Fulton St., Gloversville. was charged by city police at 5:45 a.m. Sunday with one misdemeanor count of third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Police said she was charged on East State Street after an ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Stress and your heart program

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a new program, “Stress and Your Heart” will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at 2 Colonial Court. “February is American Heart Month,” stated ...

Area news in brief

Village boil water advisory cancelled MAYFIELD — The boil water advisory for the village on North Main Street from the water tower to Route 30 has been lifted, according to a news release. Historical society meeting planned BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Kennyetto ...

Democrat candidates forum planned

JOHNSTOWN — An open forum for all the Democratic candidates for Congress in the 21st District has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn. Donations will be accepted at the door, according to a news release. Fulton County Democratic Committee Chairman Edmund C. Jasewicz said ...