In Brief

‘Home for the Holidays’ parade, Colonial Stroll set

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown City Parade Committee has announced this year’s “Home for the Holidays” holiday parade and Colonial Stroll will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. The Colonial Stroll will immediately follow the parade. Meet Santa in the park will immediately follow the ...

Centerpiece creation class set for Nov. 12

GLOVERSVILLE — Delania Duncovich will teach a beginners class on how to make Thanksgiving centerpieces and place cards from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 12, in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Special accommodations are available. The cost will be ...

Vendors sought for Saturday craft fair

HAGAMAN — The Hagaman Historical Society is looking for vendors for their holiday craft and flea market on Saturday. If interested, call the village office at (518) 843-2480, according to a news release.

City water bills have been sent out

JOHNSTOWN —The city Water Department mailed November (northside) water/ sewer invoices to customers. A department release indicated payments made by Nov. 30 will not be subject to a late charge. Payments can be made in person or mailed to the Johnstown Water Department at 27 E. Main St., ...

Intro to meditation set for Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Christina Ponzi will offer an introduction to meditation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in the granite conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 per person, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, ...

Marketing seminar slated for Nov. 15

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Lutze, dean and master trainer of Findability University, will present a Findability University Marketing Seminar, an online two-session marketing seminar, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, sponsored by the ...

Common Council budget workshop set

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council will hold a budget workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Council Chambers, 33-41 E. Main St., according to a news release.

Opioid reversal drug training slated

JOHNSTOWN — Free training in the use of Naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College student union. The training is open to the public, especially those concerned that a ...

Church to hold election day dinner

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, Route 30, is holding an Election Day ham dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The menu consists of ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, winter squash and green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, beverage, and dessert. The cost is by donation. ...

Spaghetti supper benefit planned

JOHNSTOWN — The First Presbyterian Church, 37 S. Market St., will be having a spaghetti supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to benefit their free community lunch program and other local missions, according to a news release. The meal will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, Italian ...

Community Church Thanksgiving dinner

MAYFIELD — The Cranberry Creek Community Church, 112 Gilbert Road, will be having a Thanksgiving dinner Sunday following the 10:45 a.m. service. All are welcome, according to a news release.

Fundraiser to be held at McDonald’s

FORT PLAIN — The Court Catherine Esther 1264 will sponsor a fundraiser at McDonald’s restaurant at Dutchtown Plaza, Palatine Bridge between 5 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14. McDonald’s will donate part of its receipts to the court and the proceeds will be used to fund its annual scholarship, ...

Class on making a table runner slated

GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Sheeley will teach how to make a catherdral window quilt table runner in a two-part class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 13 and 30, in the granite conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. A cathedral window is a traditional ...

Planning board set to meet today

EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. today at town hall, 3782 Route 10. The public is welcome to attend, according to a news release.

‘Wellness Walkers’ to meet on Mondays

JOHNSTOWN — Wellness Walkers, a new indoor-walking exercise group, will meet every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Metroplex entrance of Johnstown Mall, Route 30A, including this Monday. For more information about the free program, call Healthlink Littauer at (518) 736-1120 or email ...

Speaker to present at Lioness Club

GALWAY — Sarah Kline will speak on “Sparrow Mission in Honduras” at a 7 p.m. dinner on Wednesday at the Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W on East Street. A collection will take place of nonperishable food items to benefit the food pantry of the Greater Galway Community Services ...

Board of education set to hold meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District board of education will conduct its November public business meeting in the high school small cafe at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

DPW to begin loose leaf pickup in city

GLOVERSVILLE — The Department of Public Works will begin loose leaf pickup in the city on Monday in the northeast section of the city. The crews will be in each section of the city one time only. Make sure that leaves are raked onto the terrace by Monday morning to insure pickup, according to ...