In Brief

Relax and release with painting class

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a new program titled “Painting — Relax and Release” on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon or Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial ...

Guided tour of museum planned

CANAJOHARIE — A guided tour of the Arkell Museum’s Night Watch Gallery will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, followed by a guided yoga with Marchell of Yoga and Wellness of Little Falls in the Great Hall. No yoga experience is necessary. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and ...

Grand opening of Dorn Space slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The grand opening of Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., an arts and entertainment center dedicated to promoting writers of all kinds, will take place at 8 p.m. today featuring singer-songwriter, Girl Blue. The admission is $16 (door — cash only), first come-first served. The doors ...

Chocolates and desserts event set

JOHNSTOWN — The first chocolate and dessert concert, to benefit the Friends of Johnson Hall, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Johnson Hall State Historic Site. This fundraising event will support the ongoing historic restoration of Sir William Johnson and Molly Brant’s 18th century ...

Annual harvest dinner planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market is hosting its seventh annual harvest dinner Sunday at The Eccentric Club, 465 N. Perry St. The hors d’ouevres will be served at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The event offers a five-course meal, including wine, prepared by some chefs in ...

Responders meeting held in August

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance meeting was held on Tuesday with 10 members in attendance, according to a news release. In August , Northampton Ambulance responded to five calls in town of Northampton; eight calls in village of Northville; two calls in the town of Hope. The new ...

Public health to conduct safety check

PERTH — The Fulton County Public Health Department will conduct a Child Safety Seat Check today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Perth Fire Department. This event will allow parents or guardians to receive education by certified technicians for free. During the event, technicians will go over ...

Writers group set to meet today

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library hosts a writers group each Thursday, including today from 3 to 5 p.m. The creative writing group is made up of writers from varied writing backgrounds, genres, interests, goals and experience levels who work on memoirs, novels, short stories, poems ...

Beekeeper to talk on preparing hives

BALLSTON SPA — Eastern Apicultural Society master beekeeper Aaron Morris will talk about preparing hives for the winter—medicating, feeding, wrapping and other major issues for overwintering healthy hives at the Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association on Monday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 50 ...

Group to discuss Tom Hanks stories

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library will key in on actor Tom Hanks’ first foray into fiction writing with a free late-September book discussion at the 19 Willett St. library. The free forum addressing Hanks’ collection of short stories, “Uncommon Type: Some Stories,” will be ...

Board of education scheduled to meet

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education will have its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today in the high school conference room. The agenda is available on Board Docs, which is accessible on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org, according to a news ...

Alzheimer’s support slated to meet today

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have a program, Alzheimer’s — Managing Behaviors from 2:30 to 4 p.m. today at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. “This ...

Water board set to meet on Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Board of Water Commissioners will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Gloversville Water Department, 67-73 S. Main St.

Creative textiles group meeting

FORT PLAIN — Each Thursday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., the Fort Plain Free Library hosts a creative textile fibers group. Participants share ideas and tips and bring knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, felting and other individual, fiber-based projects to work on in a ...

Beyond Moms meeting planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Birthing Center at Littauer announces the Beyond Moms family group will have its next meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. This group is for new mothers, their babies and family members. The focus is on breastfeeding, parenting, and how ...

Chicken and biscuit dinner set for Sunday

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The St. Johnsville Masonic Lodge, 24 Bridge St., will have a chicken and biscuit dinner from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday — eat in or take out, according to a news release. The price is $10; $5 for children younger than 12; and free for children ages 6 and younger. The menu will ...

Library to be closed for work

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Due to impending interior work, the Margaret Reaney Library will be closed Monday through Sept. 22. The materials may be left in the book drop. The overdue fines will be waived, according to a news release. The General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is to report per usual Monday ...

Trustees meeting set for Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library will hold its monthly board of trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

Better breathers club to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home’s Cardio-Pulmonary Services announces the Better Breathers Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at HealthLink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. This month’s topic is on the breathing benefits of yoga and will be presented by Jeannie ...