In Brief

Events at the library

The following events are for the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., according to a news release. ∫ From 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, will be the creative writing group. Those attending will participate in a brief writing exercise and share their personal works. This group is meant to be a ...

Forest Ranger searches & rescues

The following is the forest ranger actions for the week of Sept. 2 to 8 according to the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation Town of Brighton
 Franklin County
 Wilderness Rescue: On Sept. 3 at 9:18 p.m., DEC’s Ray Brook dispatch received a request for assistance ...

Fall polka dance planned for Oct. 6

BROADALBIN — An annual fall polka dance featuring Donnie P and Celebration will be held on Sunday Oct. 6, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Father Smith Center of St. Joseph’s Church. Tickets are $10. Homemade Polish food, including pierogi, gomulka, kielbasa, and kapusta, will be available for ...

Treasures in the Trunk event slated

FONDA — F.O.N.D.A. Inc., a nonprofit beautification organization, will sponsor Treasures in the Trunk on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the village parking lot on Park Street from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Spaces will be sold for $15 each or two for $25. Set up for the event is from 8 to 9:30 ...

Union activism in tanneries talk set

JOHNSTOWN — Gerald Zahavi of the University at Albany will speak on “Radical Union Activism in Fulton County Tanneries” on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Route 67. The free event will be sponsored by the Fulton County Historical Society.

Walking for health group to continue

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced the Wellness Walkers will continue from 9 to 10 a.m. each Monday on Littauer’s walking track, 99 E. State St. “This outdoor walking group is open to ...

Sheriff’s office to host open house

FULTONVILLE — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Clark Drive, will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5, according to a news release. The following are the scheduled events. ∫ From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. free hot dog and water, sponsored by NBT Bank and provided by the ...

Ambulance company monthly meeting

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance meeting was held on Sept. 10, with 12 members in attendance, according to a news release. The calls responded to for August are as follows: Town of Northampton, nine; the village of Northville, five; the town of Hope, four.

Bus trip to Salem, Mass. planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Art, 2736 Route 30, will have a bus trip to Salem, Mass. from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 26. The cost is $50 for Lexington staff and individuals; $55 for members of the public. The Brown Coach bus will depart from The Center at Lexington, ...

Hands-on stone workshops slated

CHARLESTON — The Schoharie River Center, located north of Esperance in the town of Charleston, has the following two upcoming building with stone hands-on workshops with skilled artist and mason, Mark Swanberry, according to a news release. ∫ From noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 29, the workshop ...

Digital skills courses slated

JOHNSTOWN — Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services is offering a new computer and internet skills course to help adult English language learners who are seeking employment in the workforce. The course will help adult students prepare for the IC3 Certification ...

Mixed media mosaic artist to be featured at reception

GLOVERSVILLE — Linda Biggers, an eggshell and mixed media mosaic artist, will be featured at a “Meet the Artists” reception at the Micropolis Cooperative gallery, 30 N. Main St., on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. In her artist statement Biggers wrote, “As long as I can ...

Bleecker Street Church to offer benefit dinner

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 46 Spring St., will have a church benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, according to a news release. The price is $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 12 and younger. The menu will consist of baked ziti, tossed salad, Italian ...

Board of trustees monthly meeting set

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Village Board of Trustees will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept, 16 at the municipal building, according to a news release.

Trustees meeting planned for Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., will have its board of trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the library, according to a news release.

School board set to hold special meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the high school library. The public is welcome to attend, according to a news release. It is anticipated that an educational consultanting firm will present ...

Mayfield BOE to meet on Tuesday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the high school library, according to a news release.

Board of education meeting scheduled

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin-Perth Central School District will hold its monthly Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room.

Pottery class to be held at Paul Nigra

GLOVERSVILLE — Suzanna Van Schoonhoven Hunter will teach a two-part class on making clay leaf bowl pottery on Tuesdays, Sept. 17 and 24, from 10 to 11:30 p.m. in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants must attend both classes to get a ...

Finger labyrinth workshop scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Beth Spraggs will teach how to make a finger labyrinth on a 10-by-10-inch canvas in a two-part class on Fridays, Sept. 20 and 27, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class is limited to 10 people. The cost will be $25. To ...