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Church to hold chicken barbecue

HAGAMAN — The St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, 51 N. Pawling St., will be holding a drive-thru chicken barbecue from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. The donation is $13 per dinner. The dinner includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, sweet corn and roll. ...

Golf tournament slated for Sunday

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Arts golf outing will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Nick Stoner Municipal Golf Course, The golf outing is the only onsite fundraising event for this year’s season, according to a news release. The participants can help Caroga Arts continue its ...

NCS board slated to meet Tuesday

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. All meetings will be publicly accessible via Webex until further notice, according to a news release. Each meeting’s Webex link will be posted across all NCSD social media formats when available.

City eyes ways to cut trash pickup expense

GLOVERSVILLE — City officials plan to explore the potential cost savings of contracting out regular trash collection that is currently performed in-house by the Department of Public Works. Officials say no DPW positions would be cut through layoffs if trash collection is ultimately ...

Farmer’s market coupons available

AMSTERDAM — The farmer’s market coupons have arrived at the Montgomery County Office for the Aging, 135 Guy Park Ave. Any senior 60 years of age and older who meets income eligibility criteria can receive these coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from local authorized farmer’s ...

Barbecue chicken dinner tomorrow

GLOVERSVILLE — The Church of the Holy Spirit will be sponsoring a barbecue chicken dinner from 2 to 6 p.m. or until sold out Friday at the Runnings parking lot in, according to a news release. The dinner includes a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll with butter and dessert which ...

Chicken and biscuit dinner on Wednesday

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, Route 30, will be having a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for takeout only — stop at the side door of the church, according to a news release. The menu will consist of chicken in gravy on biscuits from Bev Peters, ...

Veterans picnic set for Nigra Center

MAYFIELD — State Assemblyman Robert Smullen has announced a free picnic-style dinner for veterans and their families at 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. The event is being co-hosted by the Pine Tree Rifle Club and the Salute to Service Dinner ...

Church to hold chicken barbecue

HAGAMAN — The St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church, 51 N. Pawling St., will be holding a drive-thru chicken barbecue from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8, according to a news release. The donation is $13 per dinner. The dinner includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, sweet corn and roll. ...

Water board to meet at Jenner bandshell

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Water Board will conduct a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Charles E. Jenner Memorial Bandshell, West Main Street. The meeting is open to the public, according

OESJ board meeting set for Wednesday

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary school cafeteria, according to a news release. The BOE will move immediately to an executive session and will not return to a ...

Canjo farmers market slated for Sunday

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Farmers Market will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lee Shops of Wagner Square, 24 Church St., in the parking lot at the dummy light, according to a news release. There will be local producers of fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and more.

Amsterdam farmers market open Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Farmers Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sanford Stud Farm, corner of Route 30 and Tessiero Square, according to a news release. There will be local produce, wines, fine baked goods, grass fed beef, pork, chicken, pies, quiche, honey, ...

Bruce named to dean’s list

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Kameron Bruce of Johnstown, has been named to the Champlain College dean’s list for the spring semester. Making the dean’s list is an achievement in any year, and the global pandemic added unprecedented challenges for all the students who often juggle academics with ...

Gates graduates with nursing degree

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Lyndsey Gates, the daughter of John and Rebecca Bacon of Gloversville, recently graduated with a doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Vermont. She previously received a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Norwich University; and a ...

Audi named to dean’s list

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Joseph Audi of Hagaman, has been named to the dean’s list at Youngstown State University for the spring semester. Audi is majoring in political science.

Walking program to run through Oct. 7

AMSTERDAM — The walking program takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 7, at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge, according to a news release. To sign up, contact Diana Gonzalez (coordinator) at (518)770-7828 or e-mail: Diana.Gonzalez@ascension.org; or either educator: Minerva ...

Taste of Amsterdam event planned

AMSTERDAM — There will be a taste of Amsterdam event from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday through Aug. 2, sponsored by Beech-Nut, at Amsterdam restaurants, according to a news release. Many places will be offering specials for $18.85 because the city was established in 1885. Check the Facebook page ...

Canjo farmers market set for Sunday

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie Farmers Market will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lee Shops of Wagner Square, 24 Church St., in the parking lot at the dummy light, according to a news release. There will be local producers of fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and more.

Amsterdam farmers market on Saturday

AMSTERDAM —The Amsterdam Farmers Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sanford Stud Farm, corner of Route 30 and Tessiero Square, according to a news release. There will be local produce, wines, baked goods, grass fed beef, pork, chicken, pies, quiche, honey, bees ...