In Brief

Paul Nigra Center to hold cupcake class

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a cupcake decorating class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the teaching kitchen. Toni Persch will be the instructor. The cost is $35 minus the 20 percent discount for members, according to a news release. This ...

Housing Authority to meet on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board will now be meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the administration office, 181 West St., according to a news release.

Sunflower classes slated at art center

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, has the following sunflower classes in art studio two. Melanie Fay is the instructor. The cost is $25 for either class minus the 20 percent discount for members, according to a news release. ∫ From 6 to 8 p.m. ...

Jewelry making workshop scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a jewelry making class from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in art studio two. Brenda Dwyer will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $40 at door minus the 20 percent discount for members, ...

17-year-old last seen on Dec. 22 in Albany

ALBANY —The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for help from the public to locate a missing teenager. Seventeen-year-old Arianna McClendon was last seen on Dec. 22 in Albany. Arianna is known to frequent areas near Central Avenue in Albany. She is described ...

League seeks nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

ALBANY — The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New York state. The nominations must be submitted online by Feb. 14, (early ...

BlueShield accepting intent letters for grants and initiatives

LATHAM — The BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Feb. 4, for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas, according to a news release. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular ...

Hot Night at the Sock Hop presented

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Musical Theater and the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network will present Hot Night at the Sock Hop with a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m. Jan. 18 and Jan. 19, at the Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Blvd., according to a news release. The tickets are $25 ...

Amsterdam Library to host two events

AMSTERDAM — The following events will take place at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., according to a news release. ∫ From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday will be Ring in the New Year with Friends with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. ∫ At 6 p.m. Monday a coupon workshop. Those attending ...

Two advocacy groups to meet on Thursday

MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth, Littauer’s pastoral care coordinator, facilitates the following two groups focusing on advocacy and education with open discussion for sharing and support on Thursday at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., according to a news ...

Historical Society to meet on Tuesday

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Kennyetto Historical Society will hold its first meeting of 2019 on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the community room of the Presbyterian Church on West Main Street. The program will feature Bob Cudmore who will be discussing his current research on local events and ...

Diabetes group scheduled to meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced a program titled “Diabetes Self-Management” will begin from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of Nathan Littauer Hospital, 99 E. State St., ...

Church host chicken and biscuit supper

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Reformed Church will host a chicken and biscuit supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at the church, 351 N. Perry St. Ticket prices are: adults — $12; and children age six to 12 — $6. Takeouts are available, and the public is asked to call (518) 762-7869 for ...

Bible Fellowship to hold movie night

SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, will have a free movie night at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 with the showing of “The Miracle of the Cards,” according to a news release. There will be free popcorn, free beverages and free snacks. The move, which is not rated, is ...

History round table slated for Wednesday

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have a local history round table from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. The local history buffs are encouraged to share memories, family histories, vintage post cards, memorabilia and more during the ...

Sandler Selling System workshop set

GLOVERSVILLE — A workshop on the Sandler Selling System from noon to 1 p.m. on Jan. 23, in the boardroom of the Fulton Montgomery County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2 N. Main St. Participants will be taught how to take control of their own sales outcomes. The program will cover ...

Moonlight snowshoe tour set for Jan. 19

BENSON — The Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center will offer a moonlight guided evening snowshoe tour from 5:45 to approximately 9 p.m. Jan. 19. The guided tours start out with a bowl of chili and a side of cornbread at the Kuuma Feeding Station on the second floor of the main lodge ...

Artist Sierra Steele’s work now at library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., is displaying the photography of Sierra Steele, a student at the Fonda-Fultonville Central School, in the art gallery during this month, according to a news release. Steele is involved with the art club, student council, drama club, ...

4-H International Night planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties 4-H Clubs will be holding the 4-H International Night on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizen Center, 109 E. Main St. Each group or individual will choose a country, research it and make a ...

Quilt Guild slated to meet on Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild will have a sit and sew at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ottaviano Hall, 161 S. Main St. The doors will open at 6:15 p.m., according to a news release. The participants can feel free to drop in and bring whatever they want to sit ...