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In Brief

Karns named to dean’s list

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Lizzy Karns from Amsterdam, a sophomore biology major at Grove City College, has been named to the dean’s list with high distinction for the fall 2020 semester. Karns is a 2018 graduate of homeschool and is the daughter of James and Joy Karns of Amsterdam. The students ...

Fort Plain school board to meet today

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Central School Board of Education will meet in special session at 7 p.m. today in the Ronald H. Thibodeau Conference Room at the Harry Hoag School, according to a news release. The public comment will be followed by an executive session and then an open session ...

Town of Johnstown board set to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Town Board will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. today. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. It will be recorded which will be available on the town website on the Meeting Minutes page, according to a news release. Join Zoom ...

City Hall slated to re-open today

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam City Hall will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. today, due to the decrease in active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, according to a news release. The public meetings including the Common Council meetings will still continue to be done virtually and will be ...

B-PCSD education board meeting set

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today virtually and a link to the virtual meeting will be posted on the district website the day of the meeting, according to a news release. If anyone wants to ...

Supervisors meetings to be livestreamed

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors’ regular standing committee meetings of Monday through Thursday, will be viewable by the public through livestreaming, according to a news release. Due to ongoing restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, large group gatherings are ...

City Hall slated to re-open Monday

AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam City Hall will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. Monday, due to the decrease in active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, according to a news release. The public meetings including the Common Council meetings will still continue to be done virtually and will be closed ...

B-PCSD education board meeting set

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday virtually and a link to the virtual meeting will be posted on the district website the day of the meeting, according to a news release. If anyone wants to ...

Supervisors meetings to be livestreamed

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Board of Supervisors’ regular standing committee meetings of Monday through Thursday, will be viewable by the public through livestreaming, according to a news release. Due to ongoing restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, large group gatherings are ...

Virtual celebrations of George Washington

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum and Historical Park will present a George Washington’s birthday celebration with the following three free virtual events by three historians. These events are made possible through an anonymous donor, according to a news release. — At 6 p.m. ...

Blood drive being held today

AMSTERDAM — Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the Century Club of Amsterdam, 130 Guy Park Ave., according to a news release. The event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature ...

F-FCSD board sets meeting

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education will have the following on Monday, with a livestream for the public on both, according to a news release. ∫ At 6 p.m. a budget workshop. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. the regular meeting To access the live stream, go to ...

Caroga golf course steering committee

CAROGA — The town Golf Course Steering Committee will have bi-weekly meetings via Zoom starting Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. To join the Zoom meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86882925675?pwd=OFV0UnVuRkZrMHpQMXJWdVNpZ1lvQT09. The meeting ID is: 868 8292 5675 and the passcode is: 610398 One tap ...

Emergency town board meeting slated

CAROGA — There will be an emergency town board meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m. To join the Zoom meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89801170316?pwd=akpTWnhweld3b0VsckFxOVF0T3FtQT09. The meeting ID: 898 0117 0316 and the passcode: 056792 One tap mobile at ...

Budget workshop prior to meeting

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a budget workshop at 6 p.m. prior to its regular monthly meeting on Monday, via remote videoconference only, with a livestream for the public. The board meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m., according to a news ...

Wheelerville school board to meet

CAROGA LAKE — The Wheelerville Union Free School District Board of Education has scheduled a special BOE meeting at 12:15 p.m. Monday via a remote video conference only, according to a news release. To access the live stream, go to link on homepage: wufsk8.org Board of Education.

Mayfield school district BOE meeting

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 via WebEx. For access instructions, go to Board of Education page at Mayfieldk12.com, according to a news release.

Annual Smith pie sale planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Friends of the Gloversville Public Library are sponsoring their annual Smith pie sale. The Friends raise funds to support the library, according to a news release. All pies are homemade, frozen, and all pies are $13. The orders are due by March 25, and the pies can be ...

Virtual book discussion slated

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will host a virtual book discussion at 3 p.m. March 7 of Paulette Jiles’ “News of the World” at the library. The book, now a movie starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel, is set in Texas during Reconstruction. To reserve a ...

CAC announces photography wins

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Arts Collective had the first photography contest which was open to all photographers who submitted photos from the Caroga Lake region of the Southern Adirondack Park in one of the four designated categories. The following are the winners for this year in the ...