In Brief

Gloversville Library to close for Labor Day

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will be closed Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. The library will resume regular hours on Sept. 4, according to a news release.

Concert to take place on Sept. 14

GLOVERSVILLE — The Usual Suspects concert will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The group performs a mix of contemporary pop, country, classic rock, blues, jazz and oldies. The ticket cost is $15. To purchase a ticket, visit ...

Town board to hold work session

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Town Board will hold a work session at 7 p.m. Tuesday at town hall. The board will discuss the phone system, repairs to the town hall roof, and all other business to come before them. The public is welcome to attend.

AAUW honors 14 with awards

JOHNSTOWN — The American Association of University Women recently presented 14 local eighth grade girls with an Excellence in Mathematics and Science Award. The administrators, teachers, and school counselors from the local schools assisted AAUW Chairwomen Marie Wojeski and Linda Zilka in the ...

Annual golf tourney planned for Sept. 21

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2018 annual golf tournament on Sept. 21 at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course, 158 Van Dyke Ave., Amsterdam, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. This year’s tournament will be played in a Ryder Cup style with match ...

Fireworks fundraiser planned for Sept. 28

JOHNSTOWN — There will be a Knox Field fireworks fundraising chicken barbecue from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Brown’s Ford, 121 N. Comrie Ave. The event will be hosted by Tom Cristiano and Brittany Lynn Suchy.

Polish dinner set for October

AMSTERDAM — The Polish-American Veterans Polish dinner will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at 56 Church St. The dinner will include homemade pierogi, golumbki, kielbasa, kapusta, and desserts. This will be eat in or take out. The cost is $15 per person.

Showing of ‘Harnessing Nature’ planned

Join the Johnstown 50 Plus Club at the Johnstown Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., on Thursday at 1:15 p.m. for a presentation of the documentary film, "Harnessing Nature: Building the Great Sacandaga Lake." Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts will give a brief introduction and lead a ...

Free gardening workshop slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fremont Neighborhood Garden, a project of the Gloversville Housing and Neighborhood Improvement Corp. and Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will be hosting a special “Organic Gardening 101” workshop today. The workshop is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. and ...

Singers sought for all-female chorus

CANAJOHARIE — Dorothy Morrison will resume rehearsals for the 2018-19 season at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the United Methodist Church, East Main Street. The rehearsals are held every Tuesday and anyone who wants to join this all-female chorus is welcome. Come to the first rehearsal and someone will ...

Young Eagles Day slated for Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Airport, off Route 67, will have a Young Eagles day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting. The local Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be providing free airplane rides to youth ages 8 through 17. A parent or ...

Diabetes support group set to meet

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

Sundae on the Farm

FULTONVILLE — The 18th annual Montgomery County Sundae on the Farm will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at Dykeman and Sons, 250 Ingersoll Road, according to a news release. The free event will include farm tours, farmer’s market, petting zoo, wagon rides, children’s corner and ...

Church planning supper for today

CAROGA LAKE — The North Bush United Methodist Church is having a dip supper from 4 to 7 p.m. today. The supper will include hot dogs and hamburgers with a variety of salads. The music is provided by Durey Creek from 5 to 7 p.m.

African drumming circle class slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have an African drumming circle class from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 5 in the grand gallery. John Dickson will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $35 at the door. Members receive a 20 percent discount ...

Fall farmers market planned at company

GLOVERSVILLE — The Tractor Supply Company, 27 Arterial Plaza, area is inviting all local growers, crafters and artisans to showcase their homemade and homegrown goods at its fall farmers market on Sept. 22. The vendors with expertise in everything from produce and soaps to homemade crafts ...

Tractor Supply Company set to host pet adoption event Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Tractor Supply Company, 27 Arterial Plaza, will be hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday as part of Out Here With Animals, its month -long event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them, according to a news ...

Sacandaga Triathlon Club donates funds to sheriff’s

JOHNSTOWN — For the second year in a row the Sacandaga Triathlon Club has donated this year’s proceeds from its annual Great Sacandaga Challenge to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office to be used for the two recreational units of the sheriff’s office: the boat patrol and the snowmobile ...

Iroquois Indian Festival planned

HOWES CAVE — The 37th annual Iroquois Indian Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 2, at the Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Road. The festival features an art market open exclusively to Iroquois artists. Both contemporary and traditional art forms will be showcased. Other ...

Pastel art class slated for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a pastel class from 10 a.m. to noon Monday in art studio two. Lynn Vokatis will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration or one class pass. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the ...