In Brief

Community group to hold meeting

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Community Foundation will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fonda-Fultonville Middle School in the multi-purpose room. Anyone interested in learning about this foundation, its future plans and goals, is welcome to attend.

Two students named to fall dean’s list

JOHNSTOWN — Two city residents have been named to the fall dean’s list at Northeastern University in Boston for grade-point averages of 3.5 or higher. They are Mary Morris Evans, an art major, and Erica Wagner, a bioengineering major.

Tonko to make book delivery today

Capital Region Congressman Paul D. Tonko will deliver nearly 70 books from the Library of Congress to Amsterdam schools on today including 35 books to Fort Hunter Free Library at 10:30 a.m. and 32 books to Lynch Literacy Academy at 12:15 p.m. The donations are provided by Tonko through the ...

Student art show to be held at CCSD

CANAJOHARIE — A Canajoharie Central School District Student Art Show and Music in our Schools Performances will be held on Tuesday, March 13, in the high school atrium. The art show reception will run from 6 to 8 p.m., with music performances from 7 to 8 p.m.  The location was previously ...

FFCS to host regional Odyssey of the Mind

FONDA — Fonda-Fultonville Central School District will host this year’s regional Odyssey of the Mind competition on Saturday. As first-time hosts, the district will welcome 63 teams from 10 schools as they compete for the right to advance to state competition in Binghamton. More than ...

Fund seeks grant applications for non-profits

AMSTERDAM — The Carondelet Community Fund is soliciting applications for grants to eligible nonprofit community agencies that are located in the service area of St. Mary’s Healthcare. The deadline for submissions for the grants is March 9 at 4:30 p.m. Requests may not exceed $10,000. ...

Students encouraged to apply for A-1 scholarship

APTOS, Ca. — Qualified students of Gloversville and its encompassing regions may enter for a chance at a scholarship award offered by A-1 Auto Transport, a car shipping company out of California. To be considered eligible, the student must have enrollment at an accredited college, trade ...

Planning board meeting canceled

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville City Planning Board will not meet Tuesday as there are no applications at this time, according to a news release.

Pre-K registration set for next week

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District will hold new student pre-kindergarten registration at 6:30 p.m. for both Wednesday and March 8 for district resident parents only for 2018-2019 in the elementary school library. Bring proof of residency (utility bill and photo ...

Events planned at Fonda library set

FONDA — The following events are for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. ∫ At 11 a.m. Tuesday (March 6) a lion Story Hour for preschool children including stories, a lion hunt, and crafts. ∫ At 3 p.m. Wednesday (March 7) children’s craft club for elementary age children ...

Ham dinner planned at church

FORT PLAIN — Our Lady of Hope Catholic Community Church will sponsor a ham dinner on March 11, at the handicapped accessible church hall on Reid Street. Dinner will be served homestyle from noon to 3 p.m., and takeouts will be available. The menu will consist of baked ham with raisin sauce, ...

Attorney to speak on decision-making

AMSTERDAM — The Montgomery County Office for Aging and elder law attorney Del B. Salmon, will host a decision-making day sponsored by NY Connects on March 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the Raindancer Restaurant. Living wills, health care proxies, and powers of attorney will be discussed. A ...

Library fundraiser set for March 18

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Margaret Reaney Memorial Library’s annual fundraiser, Flapjacks and Fairytales pancake breakfast and theme basket raffle, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, at the HC Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Road.  Raffle and breakfast tickets are ...

Applicants sought for scholarship

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Applications are being accepted through April 27 for the Xavior “Sam” Mastrianni Scholarship for Capital Region residents. The Mastrianni Fund honors the memory of Dr. Sam Mastrianni, Saratoga Springs psychiatrist and resident, whose vision and leadership guided the ...

Vendors needed for Spring Fling Fair

Amsterdam — The Amsterdam High School chorus is seeking vendors and direct sales consultants to participate in its Spring Fling Vendor Fair in March. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 24 at the school, 140 Saratoga Ave. The event will feature a variety of vendors, ...

Three solo show launched at Regional Art Galleries in Canjo

CANAJOHARIE — Three artists who were included in The Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show in 2017—Robert Buck, Fred Holman, and Paul Marcellino—will mount solo shows at the same time from Friday, March 9, through Wednesday, May 9, in Regional Art Galleries at Arkell Museum and ...

Information session on Social Security set

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Free Library will be hosting a Social Security retirement information program at 6 p.m. Monday for pre-retirees wanting to make a more informed claiming decision. The following are the topics to be covered. ∫ When is the best time to file for benefits? ∫ ...

Corned beef and cabbage dinner

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin United Methodist Church, 65 N. Main St., is having a corned beef and cabbage dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. March 10. Takeouts will be available. Adults, $10; children younger than 5 eat free. For more information, call (518) 883-5247.

FCAA to hold board meeting

FONDA — The Fulmont Community Action Agency will hold their next monthly board of directors meeting at 5 p.m. Monday in Room 111, County Annex Building. The public is welcome to attend.