In Brief

Traditional British baking class set

GLOVERSVILLE — Andrew Dench will teach traditional British baking from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 22, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $30 with preregistration or $40 at the door. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or ...

Chili cook-off slated for Feb. 23

FULTONVILLE — The Glen Town Volunteer Fire Department, 134 Auriesville Road, will be hosting a chili cook-off from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the firehouse. All chili entries are $5. The participants must have chili entries at the firehouse by 2:30 p.m., according to a news release. The prize ...

Makeover program slated for Feb. 25

GLOVERSVILLE — Kate Schwan will offer a beginners makeover program from 10 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 25, in the cafe of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. She will share makeup tricks and secrets to bring out natural beauty. Participants will try makeup looks that pair ...

Tax office to close noon on Saturday

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Town Tax Collector’s Office will close at noon Saturday with no afternoon hours and will also be closed Monday for President’s Day, according to a news release. The town tax collector office will be open until 3 p.m. Feb. 28 for in-person payments of the town ...

Six-week dancing series planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Sue Kaupelis will teach a six-week line dancing series from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18 and 25, and April 1, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Starting with basic steps, participants will learn simple line dances for fun and ...

Housing Authority board set meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the DuBois Garden Apartments, according to a news release.

Sixth annual chili cook-off planned for animal shelter

JOHNSTOWN — Regional Animal Shelter in Gloversville will hold its sixth annual chili cook-off at 1 p.m. on Feb. 24, at Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St. Every February, Regional’s volunteers and their community supporters come together for the little shelter’s second largest fundraiser of ...

Free trees for qualified landowners to use as a waterway buffer zone offered

ALBANY — Free tree and shrub seedlings for planting along river, stream and lake banks are available to qualifying public and private landowners from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The department’s Trees for Tribs program called Buffer in a Bag, which is designed to ...

FFCSD slated to close for winter break

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District will be closed Monday through Feb. 22 for the winter break, according to a news release.

Housing Authority board set meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the DuBois Garden Apartments, according to a news release.

Sew Busy Quilt Guild to meet on Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild will meet promptly at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 161 S. Main St., (Ottaviano Hall). The church is handicapped accessible. The doors will open at 6:15 p.m., according to a news release. There will be a business meeting and ...

Paul Nigra Center to host two-part class

GLOVERSVILLE — Suzanna Van Schoonhoven Hunter will teach a two-part class on making a clay house box from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 19 and 26, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants, who must attend both classes, will use the ceramic hand-building ...

Canajoharie BOE to hold monthly meeting

CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie School District’s board of education will hold its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school conference room. Agendas are available on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

Common Council to hold special meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The City of Johnstown Common Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Council Chambers, on the second floor in City Hall, 33-41 E. Main St., according to a news release.

Annual pancake breakfast Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will hold its annual Valentine’s Day pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church fellowship hall, according to a news release. The cost is $10 per person. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, ...

Dept. of Public Works release schedule

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Department of Public Works will have the following schedule for the President’s Day holiday, according to a news release. ∫ Monday’s garbage will be collected on Tuesday. ∫ Tuesday’s garbage will be collected on Feb. 20. ∫ There will not ...

Solid Waste release holiday schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste has released the President’s Day holiday schedule. The Mud Road Landfill and Transfer Station will be open from 7:15 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday. All other transfer stations will be closed on Monday. All stations will be open with ...

Performance planned

WELLS — The Wells Central School Select Chorus, under the direction of Laura Kraebel, will be performing at the Wells Nutrition Center on Feb. 27 at 12:45 p.m. This is a preview of a coming competition. The chorus will be entertaining the Wells Senior Citizen’s Club following their ...

GESD school board candidate petitions are now available

GLOVERSVILLE — The candidate nominating petitions are currently available to qualified residents interested in running for the Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education. Those interested in running can pick up a petition in the GESD Business Office, Lincoln Street, (Middle ...

Two-part hat knitting class scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Sheeley will teach a two-part class on how to knit a hat from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 16 and 23, in the granite conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The classes will teach the types of yarn, essential knitting tools, and ...