In Brief

GESD board to hold special meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education will conduct a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the BOE room, according to a news release.

Snowshoe workshop scheduled for today

ESPERANCE — A Second Sunday Snowshoe Workshop for adults and children will be held at 1 p.m. on today at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road. The types of snowshoes and practice in using them will be taught. A limited number of snowshoes are available, so those who need them should arrive ...

Resident artists to host winter workshop

CAROGA — Resident artists will present an interactive workshop on the theme of winter from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Wheelerville School, 2417 Route 10. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of artistic fields and engage creatively with each Resident Artists, ...

Computer basics class to be offered

JOHNSTOWN — A free computer basics class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday at Johnstown Senior Citizens Center, 109 E, Main St. For more information, call Tanya at (518) 762-4643.

Pashoukos to play for concert series

NORTHVILLE — Peter Pashoukos will sing with guitar and ukulele at 3 p.m. on today at Inn at the Bridge, 641 Bridge St., for the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network winter concert series. Admission will be $10 for SVAN members and $12 for others. Reservations are recommended since seating is ...

Board of Supervisors to hold first meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors will make various 2019 appointments at its first regular meeting of the year at 1 p.m. Monday at the County Office Building. Supervisors have 23 resolutions on their agenda appointing, reappointing, or confirming members to various groups ...

Planning board to review two projects

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Planning Board will review two Glove Cities projects at its meeting at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Fort Johnstown Annex. The board will conduct a review of a special permit for a self-storage business along Harrison Street in Gloversville going through the ...

Board of Trustees to hold monthly meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at 58 E. Fulton St., in the historic Carnegie building, according to a news release.

Card reading event scheduled for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a card reading from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Christina Ponzi will be the instructor. The cost is $25 minus the 20 percent discount for members, according to a news release. Those attending will have a night of ...

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 ...