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Area Cancellations

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily:

Events

∫ The Holy Trinity Church, 205 Glebe St. in Johnstown, Mother Teresa’s Closet scheduled for today has been canceled.

∫ The Broadalbin Youth Commission Home Show and Craft Fair, schedule for Saturday and Sunday, has been canceled.

∫ Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium 2020 Empowering Women Symposium scheduled for March 28 has been postponed. The fee for those already registered will be accepted at the rescheduled event. For a refund, call Cindy Rivera at tt8153@hotmail.com or (518) 506-5616.

∫ St. Mary’s Church Lenten Fish Dinner planned for Friday, is postponed. Ticketholders and sponsors are asked to hold onto their tickets, and not throw them away. The tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date. For those people who wish to request a refund, call the church office at (518) 842-4500.

∫ The Colonial Little Theatre Board of Directors has canceled the April 23 fundraiser performance of the musical.

∫ The sportsman dinner to benefit the Wildlife Museum at the Johnstown Moose Club has been canceled. The gun raffle drawing will take place at noon March 28, at the museum. The winner will be phoned.

∫ The Amsterdam Elks Lodge, has canceled the Grand Central Station event that was scheduled for Friday.

∫ The Walter Elwood Nature Club meeting for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Horace J. Inman Senior Center, has been canceled.

∫ The Parkinson’s Advocacy and Alzheimer’s support groups meeting of Thursday at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church each month are cancelled until June.

∫ The Montgomery County Department of History & Archives has cancelled the Coffee with a Historian event scheduled for Friday featuring Bob Cudmore. The event will be rescheduled at a later date.

∫ The Writers Circle author luncheon with Jodie Fitz, scheduled for March 27, at the Gloversville Senior Center has been postponed to a later date because of the coronavirus.

Businesses/non-profits

∫ In an effort to better serve its customers and communities, Price Chopper/Market 32 will temporarily adjust store hours. All 24-hour Price Chopper, Market 32 and Market Bistro stores will close at 1 a.m. and reopen at 6 a.m. to facilitate the restocking of product and to perform additional preventative sanitation.

∫ The HealthLink Littauer of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, is cancelling all activities scheduled through March 31, as a precautionary measure.

∫ Walmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. until further notice.

∫˜The Fulton County Museum will be closed to the public and all programs postponed through March 31.

∫ Dollar General stores are asking all non-senior citizens to avoid shopping in the store during the first hour of operation each day. Stores will also be closing an hour earlier.

∫ The Fulton County YMCA will be pausing normal operations until the state mandate to close gyms is lifted. The childcare program will remain open.

∫ The Johnstown Senior Center will be closed until March 30.

∫ The start of the second half of the 2020 Girl Scout cookie program has been delayed at least four weeks. All in person events, activities, trainings and mobile programs sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York council have been canceled starting today through April 19.

∫ The Gloversville Senior Center has suspended all activities and meal programs until March 30. The food pantry services will still be available. For questions, call (518) 725-0923.

∫ The 50 Plus Club is canceling club events until the end of March and the annual bazaar on April 11. The club is asking that no one bring anything to the center for the Next to New Room for the bazaar — nothing will be accepted during this time.

∫ The Broadalbin Senior Club meeting on Wednesday, has been canceled.

∫ The lobbies of the First Choice Financial Credit Union in both Gloversville and Broadalbin will be closed until further notice. The drive-thru will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Walmart branch will be closed until further notice. The ATM’s will remain open at all three locations.

∫ The Johnstown Movieplex will remain closed until further notice.

∫ McDonald’s will be closing seating areas and use of the self-service area in all restuarants. Walk-in take-out and drive-thru will remain open.

∫ Aldi’s stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Some stores may have limited hours to accomodate restocking and cleaning.

∫ Stewart’s Shops will be limiting promotions and product selection to focus on maintaining essential foods and gasoline service.

∫ No visitors will be allowed until further notice at the Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerece building.

∫ The Johnstown Moose will be closed until further notice.

∫ The Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, including The Landing Hotel, is temporarily closing effective immediately for 14 days. Normal payroll for team members will continue during the 14-day suspension. For updates during the temporary closure, visit RiversCasino.com.

∫ The Saratoga Casino Hotel is temporarily shutting down. The casino and wagering areas will close. The hotel will remain open; harness racing will resume as scheduled today. To wager on races, visit: SaratogaBets.com or any other New York state approved online waging platform. Employees impacted by the shutdown will receive two weeks pay during the suspension.

Municipalities/Schools

∫ All village elections slated for Wednesday have been postponed until April 28.

∫ Due to the coronavirus outbreak and the State of Emergency declared by the county executive, all meetings of the Montgomery County Legislature are canceled for March.

∫ The town of Northampton and the village of Northville offices will be closed to the public through March 31, during regular business hours. On Wednesday (March 18) the village election will be held and the Northampton Town Board meeting has been cancelled until next month.

∫ HFM BOCES has closed all schools and extracurricular activities.

∫ HFHO BOCES will close all schools and extracurricular activities.

∫ Gloversville City Hall is closed to the public until further notice and all non-essential staff members have been dismissed. Anyone needing assistance with city business can contact the City Clerk’s Office where staff will handle requests. Additionally, City Court will close today until further notice. City Court access will be limited to the front door at City Hall. The City Clerk’s Office can be reached by phone at (518) 773-4542 or (518) 773-4545.

∫ The city of Gloversville Water Department Office will be closed until further notice. Water related emergencies can be called into the office from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday at (518) 773-4520. After hours emergencies can be called into the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office at (518)736-2100.

∫ The village and town of Mayfield offices and DPWs will be closed to the public. The municipal building vestibule areas will be open with information and envelopes to utilize the drop box for payment of taxes, water and sewer bills and obtaining other municipal services. Garbage pick up will resume as normal.

∫ Gloversville City Transit has announced the suspension of regular transit service beginning today until further notice. Only scheduled medical trips will continue. The suspension of service will be re-evaluated on a daily basis.

∫ A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Johnstown. City hall and the city water department will be closed until further notice.

∫ The town of Amsterdam has declared a state of emergency. The town office building and town garage will be closed to the public and only essential employees will need to report to work as necessary.

∫ The village and town of Mayfield offices and DPWs will be closed to the public. The municipal building vestibule areas will be open with information and envelopes to utilize the drop box for payment of taxes, water and sewer bills and obtaining other municipal services. Garbage pick up will resume as normal.

∫ The Johnstown Town Hall is closed to the public until March 31. Any business should be done by phone with the building inspector and taxes to be paid should be mailed.

∫ All congregate sites of the Montgomery County Office for the Aging have been closed. Home delivery clients will be receiving a frozen pack of meals for the remainder of the week. Weekly frozen meals will continue to provided until further notice.

∫ The Johnstown Public Library will be closed through March 29.

∫ The Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library will be closed until at least March 31.

∫ The Amsterdam Free Library will be closed through March 29.

∫ All on-site groups and programs are canceled at the Fort Plain Free Library until further notice.

∫The New York state police are suspending employment fingerprinting, along with child safety seat checks at their stations. Troopers are asking that anyone calling 911 advise dispatchers if they or anyone in the household are experiencing flu-like symptoms.

∫ The civil office at the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office will be closed until further notice. All forms of visitation at the Fulton County Correctional Facility are suspended.

∫ The Gloversville Public Library will be closed today. All programs and meetings scheduled this week have been canceled. Further updates will be announced on the Gloversville Public Library Facebook page.

Sports

∫ The Johnstown 5K Triple Crown Race series has been canceled.

∫ FMCC baseball game at Chesapeake College in Myrtle Beach, S.C. today; Garrett College in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Thursday; and Ocean County College in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Thursday.

∫ All NYSPHSSA Section 2 scrimmages, non-league and league contests have been suspended until April 19.

To report any cancellations, please email the managing editor, Patricia Older, at polder@leaderherald.com.

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