In Brief

School district meeting planned

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its monthly meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in an executive session for personnel matters, followed by an open session at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria, according to a news release.

Fall wildflower presentation set

AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Nature Club’s next meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Horace Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave.; use the rear entrance. The program is free and open to the public, according to a news release. Patrick Clear, earth science instructor, ...

Weekly DOT road work report out

ALBANY — The state Department of Transportation has announced area roadwork, starting Monday. Montgomery County Town of Florida: Route 5S over Terwilleger Creek. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic with a temporary signal in place due to bridge replacement. ...

Board of education set to meet in Fonda

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a regular BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the multi-purpose room in the middle school, according to a news release.

Open house set for Willing Helpers

JOHNSTOWN — The Willing Helpers Home for Women will hold an open house to celebrate its 110th anniversary on Nov. 18 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the home 226 W. Madison Ave. Tours and refreshments will be provided. Entertainment will be provided by Nancy Purcell, Bob Kilmer and Nancy ...

Author to speak at historical society

CHARLESTON — Christine Oarr Eggleston, a lifelong Mohawk Valley resident and author of the Murder in the Mohawk Valley series, will speak at 2 p.m. on Sunday, at the Charleston Historical Society. As a retired teacher, former journalist and local town historian, she combines both her ...

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 ...

Walking tour slated

CANAJOHARIE — Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar, the Montgomery County historian, will lead a walking tour of the village at 11 a.m. Sept. 22. The tour will highlight various sites associated with the African Americans who lived in Canajoharie during the 19th century as well as potential abolitionist ...

Area religious activities

Adirondack Baptist Church Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning worship, 10:15 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Thursday: Evening adult prayer meeting, teen summit students and Master Clubs, all 7 p.m. Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship ...

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 ...