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In Brief

DEC seeks public comment on feeding and hunting proposals

ALBANY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing changes to current deer feeding and bear hunting regulations. Public comments will be accepted until Sept. 1 on proposals related to feeding wild deer and moose, including the permitting of 4-Poster devices, ...

Music at the library

GLOVERSVILLE — The musicians of the Caroga Lake Music Festival will be performing tonight at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. In 2017, CLMF played a fundraiser concert in support of the Gloversville Library renovations. This performance will mark ...

Ice cream social has been canceled

JOHNSTOWN — Due to weather predictions, the Ice Cream Social, which was planned by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium for Friday in the downtown Park in Johnstown, has been canceled.

Change in city clerk’s office hours

JOHNSTOWN — The City Hall office of City Clerk Carrie Allen will undergo a temporary change in hours for three days next week. The office will be closed to the public from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

Special board of ed meeting on Friday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting at 4:15 p.m. Friday in the district office in executive session for one contract item, according to a news release.

Caroga board is set to meet on Monday

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga town supervisor has scheduled a meeting for 9 a.m. Monday at town hall, according to a news release. The board will conduct any and all business to come before them.

Heart disease group to meet on Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have the Women with Heart Disease support group meeting from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. This ...

Ambulance service meeting minutes

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance held their regular monthly meeting on July 9, with 16 members in attendance, according to a news release. The calls responded to in June are as follows: Northampton, five; Northville, five; and Hope, two. The new members accepted are as follows: ...

Bigfoot presentation set for Monday night

GLOVERSVILLE — Tri-City NY Paramormal Society will be presenting their research and findings on one of the most well known illusive creatures of global infamy. Whether you prefer to call it Sasquatch or Bigfoot, come learn more about the creature of infamy at the Gloversville Public Library ...

Chicken barbecue slated for July 27

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Fish and Game Club will have a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 at Campers Corner store, 3044 Route 29A, (across from Caroga Lake Campground), according to a news release. The price is $10 presale; $12 at the door which includes 1/2 chicken, potato, ...

Senior center to host ‘bedazzled dance’

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., will have a “be-dazzled dance” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The admission is $6, payable at the door or by advanced tickets which includes a smorgasbord buffet. Open to all, according to a news release. Those attending can pay ...

Annual craft fair scheduled Saturday

CAROGA — Caroga Historical Association and Museum, 145 London Bridge Road, will hold its free annual craft fair featuring crafters, a bake sale and raffles from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Food prepared by the Camper’s Corner Store will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music will be ...

Believers Church set to hold summer bash

JOHNSTOWN — The Believers Family Church, 150 S. Comrie Ave., will have a kids summer bash from 2 to 5 p.m. July 28. There will be hot dogs, chips and drinks provided. RSVP by Saturday by calling (518) 775-0232 and give kids T-shirt size and number of kids attending.

Pinecone wall art class slated for Aug. 5

GLOVERSVILLE — Dea Duncovich will teach how to make pinecone wall art from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 5, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) 661-9932.

Photos from the world of the ancient Mayans

NORTHVILLE — Nature photographer Gerry Lemmo will narrate photos from the world of the ancient Mayans from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St. For more information on the free event, call Michael Burnett at (518) 863-6922 or email norlib@mvls.info.

Library announces a change of date

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., has announced a date change for the Chalk of Fame and Gigantic Family Obstacle Course event originally scheduled for July 27. The free, family-oriented event will now take place on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an ...

Townwide garage sale set for July 27

CAROGA — A townwide garage sale will be held on July 27. Anyone who plans a sale and would like the location placed on a map may contact the clerk’s office by phone or email, (518) 835-4211, Ext. 21, or carogatc@nycap.rr.com. The map will be distributed at various businesses in town ...

Board of Appeals to meet on July 24

NORTHVILLE — The town of Northampton Zoning Board of Appeals will be holding a meeting at 7 p.m. July 24 at the town municipal building, 412 S. Main St., regarding an application applying for a variance and any other business that comes before the board. The public is welcome to attend, ...

Presentation on early Americans scheduled

CANAJOHARIE — David Brooks, education director at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, will speak about the similarities and differences between DeWitt Clinton and George Washington as they navigate the waters of internal improvements in early America at 2 p.m. on July 24, in the Great ...

Public meeting slated for July 25

FORT PLAIN — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will have a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 25 in the auditorium at the Fort Plain High School, 1 West St. (use the Clyde Street entrance), according to a news release. The event will be hosted by Montgomery County Sheriff Jeffery T. ...