In Brief

Fermented foods talk set for today

ESPERANCE — Ed Radle, a chemist and master gardener, will explain the basics of fermentation from 10 a.m. to noon today in the meeting house at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road. Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years, according to a news release. In addition to being a ...

CCSD board set to meet on Thursday

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Central School District board of education will meet on Thursday for a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the high school conference room. The agenda are available on board docs, which is accessible on the district’s website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

State DOT sets its roadwork schedule

The state Department of Transportation has announced roadwork for the week of Sept. 24. 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. ∫ City of ...

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 ...

Historical society to hold monthly meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Historical Society will hold its monthly public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the James Burk Inn, South William Street and West Montgomery Street. The society will discuss the annual anniversary dinner, this year honoring retiring state Assemblyman Marc W. Butler. ...

Hazardous events program slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Vitality Plus (ViP), HealthLink Littauer’s adult membership program for anyone age 50 and older, announced this month’s luncheon program titled “Hazardous Events” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Littauer’s auditorium, 99 E. State St., according ...

Museum to hold fall camp days

AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will have the following fall camp days, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 for Columbus Day. Explorers: Who else discovered America besides Chris Columbus? The students will learn about those who visited ...

Diabetes support group to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This free meeting is ...

Magicians meeting slated for Oct. 9

LATHAM — The local group of the Society of American Magicians, Assembly 24, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road. The group welcomes all persons, age 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, ...

Five-week series meetings planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announces a new five-week series titled “Group Whole30,” according to a news release. “This program is for anyone who wants to change their health, habits ...

Board of education meeting slated

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville will have a special board of education meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary school cafeteria, 6486 Route 29, according to a news release.

Support groups meet on third Thursdays

MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth, Nathan Littauer’s pastoral care coordinator, facilitates two support groups focusing on advocacy and education, with open discussion for sharing and support. These groups both meet on the third Thursday of each month at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian ...

Celebrate National Coffee Day Sept. 29

FORT HUNTER — Friends of Schoharie Crossing will celebrate National Coffee Day on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Schoharie Crossing visitor center on Schoharie Street. Free coffee and light refreshments will be provided. The Pathway to Empire exhibit will be available for ...

Soup tasting fundraiser slated

FORT JOHNSON — The eighth annual soup tasting fundraiser will be held on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Old Fort Johnson, Routes 5 and 67. Volunteer cooks are preparing their favorite soups and pies for the Old Fort Johnson Taste of History fundraiser. The public can sample all the ...

Bean pot class set

CANAJOHARIE — A two-day bean pot basket-weaving workshop will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21, at Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Artisan Beverly Cornelius will teach making a small round pumpkin-shaped basket that will be designed for trick or treating. The ...

Four National Guards recently promoted

ALBANY — Four area members of the Army National Guard have been promoted by Maj. Gen. Anthony P. German, adjutant general for New York state. ∫ Shawn Brady of Broadalbin, assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, promoted to captain. ∫ Justin Sargalis of Johnstown, ...

Shoppers wanted for Cash Mob

GLOVERSVILLE — The Downtown Business Improvement District’s monthly Cash Mob will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. All mobbers are to assemble at Mohawk Harvest, 30 N. Main St., at 12:45 p.m. to walk together to the selected business. Each month members of the BID Cash Mob visit ...

Rymanowski Bros. set for polka dance

BROADALBIN — Rymanowski Brothers Orchestra will play for a polka dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Father Smith Center of St. Joseph’s Church. Homemade Polish food will be available. Tickets will cost $10. For more information, Walt at (518) 843-3480 or Dave at (518) ...

Historical talk planned for crossing

CANAJOHARIE — David Brooks, the education director at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site in Fort Hunter, will speak about at the similarities and differences between DeWitt Clinton and George Washington as they navigate the waters of internal improvements in early America at 6 p.m. on ...

Willing Helpers open house slated

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 ...