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In Brief

Infant care class slated for Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — An infant care and parenting class will be held on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Healthlink Littauer, 2 Colonial Court. Parents-to-be are encouraged to come learn parenting basics, including how to calm a fussy infant, sleep patterns, feeding, sick child care, keeping them ...

Ainsley’s Angels 5k on April 25

GALWAY — The Ainely’s Angels fourth annual Together We Shall 5k will be held on April 25 starting at 9 a.m. at 5366 Parkis Mills Road. Ainsley’s Angels aims to build awareness about America’s special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life. The 5k aims to allow ...

Soup’s on: Soupfest set to warm up Amsterdam Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Soups will be offered up for a hot competition during the city’s second annual Soupfest, sponsored by Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. This event will take place at various bars and restaurants throughout the entire city. All city ...

Church benefit dinner on Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ, 97 Bleecker St., will have a church benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, according to a news release. The menu will consist of homemade baked lasagna, tossed salad, garlic toast, desserts — cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, muffins, ...

School district holds information sessions

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School District will hold two public information sessions regarding the Feb. 4, bond issue. The sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan 29 at the following locations and times: ∫ At 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the ...

Chronic disease management program

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has a program titled Chronic Disease Self-Management will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Jan. 28 at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according ...

Artist and council to hold painting party

AMSTERDAM — The Foothills Arts Council and area artist Janene Bouck will hold a painting party with drinks and snacks from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Europa Cafe, 319 Forest Ave. A painting in a basic style will be provided to reproduce, using materials provided. Reservations are ...

20th annual indoor garage sale slated

WELLS — The 20th annual indoor garage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 the annual indoor garage sale at the Wells Community Hall, Main Street, according to a news release. There will be food for sale from a diner. For a free table, call (518) 332-4189.

Band scheduled to perform on Feb. 1

GLOVERSVILLE — J. Marco Johnson Band will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Art, 2736 Route 30. J. Marco Johnson Band is native to the Amsterdam area. It has recently performed in NYC at Pianos in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. J.Marco ...

Benefit acoustic concert scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — The Holy Trinity Church, 207 Glebe St., will have Alyssa Yeager, singer-songwriter, who will perform a benefit acoustic concert of oldies, covers, and some original songs she has done at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3, in the parish hall. Tickets will not need to be purchased, according to a ...

RCIL decorative wreath class Jan. 28

FONDA — The Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) invites primary caregivers for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease to an event where the Mulberry Tree Studio will guide attendees in making their own decorative wreath to take home from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the ...

Annual SoupFest slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The second annual SoupFest will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday throughout the city. Twenty-one businesses will provide 30 different types of soup to attendees who visit participating restaurants and bars. Food, drink specials, live music, giveaways, contests, and more ...

ATFC and Reality Check discuss dangers of vaping

CAROGA — Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities (ATFC) and Reality Check of Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties presented recently at the Wheelerville Union Free School to a group of parents and citizens on the dangers of vaping. State Assemblyman Robert Smullen attended the presentation ...

OCFS reaching out to kids to serve in NYS Youth Council

Just a couple of weeks into the new year and the State Office of Children and Family Services is reaching out to youths to serve on the New York State Youth Council, according to a news release. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is looking for 62 young people — one from each county — to lend advice on ...

RCIL decorative wreath class Jan. 28

UTICA — The Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) invites primary caregivers for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease to an event where the Mulberry Tree Studio will guide attendees in making their own decorative wreath to take home from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the ...

Annual SoupFest slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The second annual SoupFest will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, throughout the city. Twenty-one businesses will provide 30 different types of soup to attendees who visit participating restaurants and bars. Food, drink specials, live music, giveaways, contests, ...

Ambulance service reports Dec. calls

NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton Ambulance has reported its December calls at its recent annual meeting, as follows: Town of Northampton, eight; village of Northville, eight; town of Hope, three; and Edinburg, one.

Tai Chi for Arthritis class scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will hold a series of Tai Chi For Arthritis classes to begin on Monday, Jan. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. The classes will be held ...

Building inspector to be out of office

EDINBURG — The building inspector will be out of the office Tuesday through Thursday for the codes class, according to a news release.

Board of education to meet on Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will meet for a work session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school library. This meeting is open to the public, according to a news release.