In Brief

Quit smoking program to begin

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has scheduled a program, “The Butt Stops Here!,” a program that has helped people to quit smoking and/or using tobacco products, according to a news ...

Paul Nigra Center to host cooking class

GLOVERSVILLE — Andrew Dench will teach how to make chicken enchiladas from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants also will learn the seasonings used to create authentic enchilada sauce and fresh ...

Wet felting class scheduled for Feb. 21

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach two separate classes on wet felting on Feb. 21, noon to 1:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m., in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Dwyer will guide participants step-by-step, teaching them the process of turning wool ...

Northville school board meeting today

NORTHVILLE — Due to the expected snowstorm, Northville Central School District’s February board of education meeting was postponed to today. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the school’s lower-level conference room. In addition, a special BOE strategic planning meeting has been ...

County IDA meeting canceled

FONDA — The February meeting of the Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency, originally scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for March 14.

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, ...

Gloversville transit closed for holiday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit System will be closed Monday in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. The regular schedule will resume Tuesday, according to a news release.

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 ...

Almond branches class to be held

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach a beginners almond branches class inspired by artist Vincent Van Gogh from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 22 in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, ...

Canal marker grants program set

ALBANY — The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is helping people in communities across the country commemorate historically significant canals with the launch of its national Historic Transportation Canals Marker Grant Program designed to promote cultural tourism and commemorate transportation ...

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.

How to make essential oils class

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach how to make essential oils from 10 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 26, in the cafe at Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. In the first half of the workshop, participants will learn about essential oils and the benefits they reportedly provide. ...

Two granges set to meet Saturday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield 683 Grange and the Perthshire Grange will have their next meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the home of John and Rebecca Schwed, 34 W. Main St., according to a news release. There will be a business meeting, games to benefit the heart fund and a potluck luncheon to ...

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.

Village election set for March 19

MAYFIELD — The village election will take place from noon to 9 p.m. March 19, at the Mayfield Municipal Complex, 28 N. School St.

Beekeepers meeting slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will be holding a meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., for members and beekeepers in Fulton County that want to learn about the association, according to a news release.

Scholarship award winners announced

GLOVERSVILLE — The Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery counties announced the following recipients of this year’s annual awards, according to a news release. ∫ Victoria Rath of Johnstown, and Melissa Muir of Amsterdam, are the recipients of the annual Live Your Dream ...

County planning board meeting set

FONDA — The February meeting of the Montgomery County planning board, originally scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for March 14.