In Brief

Mayfield to hold board meeting

MAYFIELD — The village’s monthly board meeting will be Monday, May 11 at 5 p.m. via teleconference. Call the clerk at (518) 661-5165, Ext 27 for the conference call dial in information.

Council of Churches scholarship slated

Each year the Twin Cities Council of Churches will award two $500 scholarships to students graduating from Johnstown and Gloversville High Schools and who will be attending and enrolled in college for the fall. The applicants must show concern for others through community service. ...

BOE seats available for F-F school board

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District announced that qualified residents interested in seeking a seat on the Board of Education must contact the District Clerk by phone at (518) 853-4415 Ext. 4230 or via email at lmaves@ffcsd.org to obtain a form to sign and return by 5 p.m. ...

BOE meeting set for June

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Wednesday, May 6 Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Board of Education meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled based on the June 9 budget and election voting guidelines.

Water quality report posted online

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Water Department has posted the 2019 Annual Water Quality Report on its website at www.gloversvillewater.com and on its Facebook page, Gloversville Water Works.  If someone would like a hard copy mailed, call the office at (518) 773-4520 to request a copy.

Board of education meeting planned

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12. The meeting will be streamed live on the Northville Central School District Facebook page, and the livestream will be linked on the school's website at ...

Company offers free mask filters

GLOVERSVILLE — A. Johnson’s Plumbing & Heating are trying to do their part during this pandemic and are offering free filter inserts for face masks to help maximize the job of face masks in protecting against this virus. For more information, call (518) 725-6733.

Board of education to meet remotely

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District has scheduled its regular meeting remotely via WebEx on Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 7 p.m. For access information, go to the Board of Education page on the mayfieldk12 website.

Planning board reschedules meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The city Planning Board has rescheduled the meeting and public hearing originally scheduled for today to Tuesday, June 2, at 4 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers, City Hall, 33-41 East Main St., at which time anyone interested or affected may be heard.

Typo made in recycling calendar

JOHNSTOWN — Officials at the Fulton County Department of Solid Waste confirm regular curbside recycling pick up for the week of May 3 through 9. This includes: ∫ Today: The village of Broadalbin and Perth ∫ Wednesday, May 6: Northville and Northampton ∫ Thursday, May 7: City of ...

Ice cream social distancing planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Join the Fulton County Historical Society on Facebook on May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. for some ice cream social distancing. We want to share a cone with you, so grab a scoop or two of your favorite flavors, or another sweet treat, and join in the fun. We'll have contests, prizes, ...

Department of Transportation’s road work

ALBANY — The following is the state Department of Transportation’s road work for this week: Fulton County Town of Bleeker: Route 309 between Blood Road and W Bush Road. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to tree work. Town of Caroga: ...

Health Department quarantine info

JOHNSTOWN — Those who were at Advance Auto Parts in Johnstown from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 are asked to contact Fulton County Public Health immediately at (518) 736-5720 and remain at home under precautionary quarantine until the May 11.

Fulton County offers COVID-19 update

JOHNSTOWN — COVID-19 is present in Fulton County and residents are being asked to do their part to stop the spread. The number of Fulton County residents tested has increased, but testing is still limited in our community. It is important to remember that COVID-19 is present in people ...

Drive-thru food pantry set for Friday

FONDA — A drive-thru food pantry, sponsored by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Jeffery T. Smith, will be held Friday at the Fonda Fairgrounds. The event, which is being conducted in conjunction with the New York National Guard and the United Way of Montgomery County, ...

Johnstown school board set to meet

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will hold a virtual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The public may live stream this meeting by visiting the following link: https://stream.meet.google.com/u/1/stream/e9f27d00-dc14-4f38-8130-df8cf132d665 When prompted ...

Call for precautionary quarantine in Meco

MECO — The Fulton County Public Health Department is asking anyone who was at the “Sand Pit” in Meco on Friday, April 24, between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m., to please contact Fulton County Public Health immediately at (518) 736-5720 and remain at home under precautionary quarantine until the ...

Board set to hold business meeting

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie School District Board of Education will hold its regular monthly business meeting at 5 p.m. on May 7. Agendas are available on Board Docs. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Board of Education meetings are being held via remote video conference with a public ...

Shrine invites public to utilize property

FONDA — The Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine and National Historic Site on Route 5 invites all to visit and spend time relaxing on its beautiful 160-acre property. You can walk the trails and paths, and visit the archeological site of the only fully-excavated Mohawk village in the world. The ...

Committee meeting to be held via Zoom

Benson — The Town Board Committee meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday at 5 p.m. If you would like to join please contact John Stortecky, supervisor at (518) 863-6093 for an invitation.