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In Brief

DOT weekly road work schedule

DOT weekly road work schedule UTICA — The following is the New York State Department of Transportation Mohawk Valley roadwork submission report for the week beginning today, according to a news release. Fulton County ∫ Town of Ephratah: Route 10 between the Montgomery County line and ...

Army National Guard promotions

LATHAM — Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the state of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. — Michael Darcangelis from Fort Plain, and assigned ...

Early dismissal for FFCSD students

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District will dismiss students at noon — 11:45 a.m. for Pre-K through fourth grade), for parent conferences on Friday, Nov. 20. On Nov. 24, all will participate in the Emergency Early Release Drill at 2:15 p.m. Also, school will be closed on ...

FFCSD board of education to meet

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting will take place on Nov. 23, via remote video conference only, with a livestream for the public. The board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. To access the live stream, go to ...

BPCSD to hold BOE meeting

BROADALBIN — The Board of Education of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, in-person, in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room, as well as virtually. A link to the meeting can be found on the district’s website on the day ...

Benefit lunch, dinner planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Bleecker Street Church of Christ will be having a church benefit lunch and dinner of homemade spaghetti and meatballs, fresh crisp tossed salad with dressing, Italian bread and butter, desserts, cold soda or water on Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 46 Spring St. Cost is ...

WUFS board meeting scheduled

CAROGA — The Wheelerville School District Board of Education has scheduled a BOE meeting at 5:30p.m. on Monday, Nov.16, via remote video conference only, with a livestream for the public. To access the live stream go to the link on homepage WUFSK8.org. Board of Education. The community ...

Roast beef dinner set for Saturday

EPHRATAH — There will be a roast beef dinner at Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department on Route 10 on Saturday from 4 p.m. until sold out. Drive-thru only. Cost for adults is $12 and children younger than 12 are $6. For more information, call Sue at (518) 993-5159.

Thursday’s IDA meeting canceled

JOHNSTOWN — The November meeting of the Montgomery County IDA, originally scheduled for Thursday, has been canceled.

Fall clean-up of cemeteries started

NORTHAMPTON — The cemetery caretaker has announced fall cleanup of the Prospect Hill and Main Street cemeteries is in process. Families and friends are asked to remove any flowers, decorative arrangements and any other items they wish to save by Nov. 15. Anything left after the 15 will be ...

Holiday schedule for garbage pick-up

JOHNSTOWN — Due to upcoming November holidays, the city holiday garbage collection schedule will be Wards 2 and 4 will be picked up on Thursday, Nov. 12, for Veterans Day; and for Thanksgiving, Wards 1 and 4 will be picked up on Nov. 27.

Taylor Hill named to SUNY dean’s list

CORTLAND — Taylor Hill of Fort Plain, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the State University of New York at Cortland. Hill, a 2016 graduate of Johnstown High School and a recent graduate of SUNY Cortland, majored in physical education.

Shepard’s pie dinner planned by church

GLOVERSVILLE — Foothill United Methodist Church is holding a Greystone Inn Shepherd’s Pie Drive-Thru Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. or until sold out. Masks will be required when picking up dinners. This is a drive-thru event only – pick up will be in front of the church ...

Library trustees slated to meet

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library Board of Trustees will have this month’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17, according to a news release. In keeping with Executive Order 202.1 (regarding emergency adjustments to the Open Meetings Law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic), the ...

Public hearing for budget is today

NORTHVILLE — The public hearing for the town of Northampton 2021 preliminary budget, originally posted incorrectly for 6:30 p.m., is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today in the town hall, 412 S. Main St., according to a news release.

DOT weekly road work schedule

UTICA — The following is the New York State Department of Transportation Mohawk Valley roadwork submission report for the week beginning Nov. 9, according to a news release. Fulton County ∫Town of Ephratah: Route 10 between the Montgomery County line and Route 29. Motorists will ...

Holiday schedule announced

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste has released the Veteran’s Day holiday schedule. ∫ The Mud Road Landfill and transfer station will be open from 7:15 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. All other transfer stations will be closed. ∫ On Thursday, all stations will have ...

Food pantry to be open Nov. 16

GLOVERSVILLE — The North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will have its 11th free food pantry for the year from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16. During the COVID-19, the food pantry continued the community outreach for the city by being open every month, according to a news ...

Veterans Day virtual event planned

BALLSTON SPA — The annual veterans ball, like many charitable events, has fallen victim to COVID-19. However, the Veterans & Community Housing Coalition invites everyone to participate in, an evening with and for the veterans, a virtual event from 7 to 9 p.m. Veterans Day, according to a ...

Pumpkin smash to benefit local garden

AMSTERDAM — The Fulton-Montgomery Tourism Department will have a pumpkin smash — drop off only from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans Field, Locust Avenue, Amsterdam “Don’t Trash it, Smash it at Home” the county is encouraging virtual smashing parties — send the videos on ...