In Brief

Paul Nigra Center featuring art show

GLOVERSVILLE — The 2019 Winter Art Show at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, is exhibiting more than 120 works of a variety of media and themes by artists from across the state and beyond through March 26. The gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday 9 a.m. ...

Veterans in Peace group meeting set

JOHNSTOWN — The Veterans in Peace Support Group will meet Feb. 23, at the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6, (518)705-4626, according to a news release. The support group is a closed group for veterans and active duty military to come together ...

Scholarships set for high school students

GLENS FALLS — Up to 10 $500 scholarships will be awarded by the Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center to high school seniors entering an approved healthcare-related program at an area community college or certification program. Applicants must be graduating from a high school within ...

Caregivers event set for Feb. 14

JOHNSTOWN — The free second annual Heartfelt Afternoon for Individuals with Memory Loss and Their Caregivers will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Feb. 14, at Holiday Inn, Route 30A, sponsored by Resource Center for Independent Living. The event is preregistration only. Call (518) 770-7620 ...

Philo Cafe to start at Fort Plain Library

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will be starting its Philo Cafe from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 for topics for discussion. There is no charge. Each gathering will take place at the library on the third Thursday of each month. Sometimes there will be food. For more ...

Free pre-school program offered

GALWAY — Galway Central School District is accepting students for its new, free preschool program for children who will be 4 years old by Dec. 1.Two sessions will be available for the 2019-2020 school year. The morning session will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m., and the afternoon session will ...

Chili cook-off planned for Feb. 23

FULTONVILLE — A chili cook off will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 23, at Glen Volunteer Fire Department, 134 Auriesville Road. A prize will be given for the best voted chili. Entries must be at the firehouse by 2:30 with a $5 entry fee. Admission for tasters will be $8 for adults and ...

Rev. Sarno to hold church services

CANAJOHARIE — The Faith, Hope and Love Christian Church, 50 E. Main St., (downstairs level of the Methodist Church) will have the Rev. Chris Sarno preaching at 10 a.m. Feb. 21. The worship will include hymns and contemporary songs. All are welcome. Sarno, who is the pastor of the ...

Palatine society to host antiques show

CANAJOHARIE — The Palatine Settlement Society’s annual antiques show and sale, to benefit the 1747 Nellis Tavern, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 at the Arkell Museum. The antique show will feature major examples of American art, many of which were donated by the founder of ...

Four more students receive degrees

JOHNSTOWN — Four students are the latest students to finish requirements for their associate degrees and high school diplomas in December through the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School program. They are Mae Goh of Johnstown, business, and Taylor Rose ...

Applications being accepted for grant

AMSTERDAM — The St. Mary’s Healthcare is accepting proposals for the Carondelet Community Grant, according to a news release. The grant was originally established in 1996 by St. Mary’s to honor and continue the spirit of its historical founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. ...

Taste of Chocolate slated for Saturday

GALWAY — The 11th annual Taste of Chocolate will be held on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in town hall. Chocolate delicacies can be purchased at the event. They can be consumed there, or taken home, or both. Coffee, milk—regular and chocolate—and bottled water will be ...

F-F BOE meeting scheduled for Feb. 11

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has rescheduled the regular BOE meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 28, to Feb. 11 in the multi-purpose room in the middle school, according to a news release.

Search to begin for new superintendent

MAYFIELD — The search for a new superintendent in the Mayfield Central School District takes its first step on Monday with two community meetings — one for staff and one for the community. The staff meeting will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and the community meeting, from 6:15 to 7:15 ...

Chamber to host student art exhibit

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce Art Gallery, 2 N. Main St., will host an exhibit created by students in the Pathways in Technology Early College High School Foothills Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, starting on Wednesday. The public is welcome to ...

Sunflower Shoppe to hold open house

JOHNSTOWN — An open house at the Sunflower Shoppe, 37 W. Main St., will be sponsored by two area women’s groups from 4 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 13. Refreshments will be available. The event will be sponsored by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association and Elizabeth Cady Women’s ...

GJSD board of ed. scheduled to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school large cafeteria. This meeting is open to the public, according to a news release.

Recovery center release schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6, (518)705-4626, according to a news release. Feb. 1, 15: From 6 to 8 p.m. the coffee house. All are welcome for coffee. Each week the center will host a different activity — ...

BlueShield accepting letters of intent online

LATHAM — The BlueShield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Monday 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 ...

Insurance pros. to hold monthly meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Insurance Professionals of Fulton County will be holding their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Pino’s Restaurant. Fulton County Coroner Margaret Luck will be the guest speaker. The deadline for reservations is Feb. 11, and can be made by contacting Joanne Gifford at ...