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In Brief

Boater’s safety course offered

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office will be offering the New York State Boaters Safety Course from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 3 and 6 at the Fulton County Emergency Operations Center, according to a news release. This course is free to the public and is required for any persons ...

FCAA board of directors meeting set

FONDA — The Fulmont Community Action Agency Board of Directors will have their next meeting at 5 p.m. June 3 in Room 111, of the Montgomery County Annex Building, 20 Park St. The public is welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Mayfield, Perthshire granges to meet

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Grange 683 and the Perthshire Grange will have their next meeting at 11 a.m. June 1 at the Mayfield Grange Hall, Phelps Street, according to a news release. They will have a business meeting, program and potluck luncheon. This is an open meeting.

Chicken barbecue slated for June 1

SALISBURY CENTER — The Salisbury Center Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue from 3 p.m. until gone June 1. The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5 to 12; and free for children younger than 5. The meal is eat in or take out, according to a news release.

Health fair slated for June 1

FONDA — The St. Cecilia’s Church, 1 Broadway, will be having a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1, at church hall, according to a news release. The event includes nutrition information, blood pressure checks, wellness information, local community resources, and a massage therapist ...

Board of education meeting planned

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school conference room. Agendas are available on the district's website at www.canajoharieschools.org.

Quit smoking program slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will be having the Butt Stops Here program which can help people quit smoking and/or using tobacco products. This seven-week Tuesday program will be from 6 to 7:30 ...

Sensory dance set for Nigra center

GLOVERSVILLE – The Dance Company will present sensory dance from 6 to 7 p.m. on May 28, in the dance studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Sensory dance is ideal for students with autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, other learning differences ...

Photography class offered at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Todd Bailey will teach a beginners class, Photography 201, for people who have a basic understanding of photography from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 30, in the Granite Conference Room of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus 20 percent for ...

Free cancer screening event set

AMSTERDAM — The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady Counties will offer free cancer screening for women 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance on Saturday, June 15, Healthy Women’s Day, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Breast Health Center, St. Mary’s Healthcare’s ...

Transit system to be closed for holiday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit System will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The regular schedule will resume May 28, according to a news release.

Rummage sale planned at church

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 19 N. Main St., will be having a kick off to summer rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release. There will be slightly used and some new clothing such as T-shirts, bathing suits, ...

GHA meeting set for today

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority’s board will meet today at 6 p.m. at its administration office, 181 W. Main St.

Jon LeRoy Trio to perform in Wells

WELLS — The Jon LeRoy Trio will perform saturday at 7 p.m. at The Revival on Lake Algonquin. The trio has been in existence for almost 20 years, playing a range of styles, including jazz, Latin, Soul, Gospel, and R&B. In that time they have worked with the State Senate, the AIDS ...

Nigra Center to host bingo on Tuesdays

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have bingo from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, today and May 28, in the cafe. La Shawn Hawkins will be the caller. The cost is $25 for all four bingos or $10 each, according to a news release. There will be chances to ...

Teachers’ association spring meeting slated

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Retired Teachers’ Association will have its annual spring meeting Wednesday at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. A social time will take place at 11 a.m.; a business meeting at 11:30 a.m.; and lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m., according to a news release. Liz ...

Family history workshop slated

ALBANY — The Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society and Knesseth Israel Synagogue invite those interested to a family history workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, according to a news release. The volunteer members of ...

County meetings changed for holiday

JOHNSTOWN — The following Fulton County scheduled meetings, due to them falling on a holiday, have been changed to Tuesday, May 28, in the supervisor’s chambers, according to a news release. ∫ At 1 p.m. the Public Safety Committee. ∫ At 2:30 p.m. the Public Works Committee.

Johnstown school set board to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly public business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Johnstown High School library.