In Brief

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.

Village-wide yard, garage sale planned

FONDA — The village-wide community garage and yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday, according to a news release. Those who plan to participate can post their address and time of sale under events of the village Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/VillageofFonda.

Beekeepers set to meet on Monday

BALLSTON SPA — The Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at 50 W. High St., according to a news release. Dr. Samantha Alger and Alex Burnham of the University of Vermont will present current research findings from the National Honey Bee Survey ...

Classes planned at Paul Nigra Center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following classes are for May 21 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 to 11 a.m. will be a make and take essential oils class in the cafe. Heather Mattioni will be the instructor. The cost is $15 per person or ...

Motorcycle awareness month

FONDA — This month is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. As temperatures warm, the Montgomery County Public Health would like to remind vehicle drivers to “share the road,” the presence of motorcycles increases, motorists and motorcyclists must unite in the safe sharing of roads, ...

Veterans of the Valley symposium planned this weekend

UTICA — The Veterans of the Valley, a full-day history symposium that explores local contributions to the nation’s military history and honors Mohawk Valley veterans from World War I to present day, will take place Saturday, in the Oneida County History Center in the main gallery. The ...

Water, sewer bills mailed, now due

GLOVERSVILLE — The city of Gloversville Water Department mailed water and sewer bills to District 3 residents — south of East and West Fulton Street — on May 1, according to a news release. The payments may be made in person at the office, 67-73 S. Main St., or mailed to the ...

Author reading and book signing slated

AMSTERDAM — Jack Nanuq, author of “Parabellum,” will do a reading and book signing from 6 to 7 p.m. on today at Amsterdam Free Library. For more information, call Nicole Hemsley at (518) 842-1080.

Cudmore to speak on valley history

CHARLESTON — Author Bob Cudmore will speak on “The Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley” at 2 p.m. on Sunday for the Charleston Historical Society at First Baptist Church, Polin Road. Bob Cudmore has written a newspaper column on Mohawk Valley history for the Daily Gazette for more than ...

Johnstown library events planned

JOHNSTOWN — The following events will take place at the Johnstown Public Library, 30 s. Market St., according to a news release. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. Thursday Fulton County Hollywood presentation by Samantha Hall-Saladino, Fulton County historian, on the connections between Hollywood and Fulton ...

GJSD to hold budget hearing

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will hold its public budget hearing in the high school lecture hall at 6 p.m. on Tuesday followed by board candidates night. For community members who can’t be present, the events will be live-streamed on the district’s Facebook page.

Rummage sale slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kingsboro Towers, 2 Frontage Road, according to a news release.

Candidates vying for school board seats

JOHNSTOWN — There will be four candidates who will be vying for three seats on the Greater Johnstown School District’s Board of Education, to be decided at the upcoming school budget vote. Jennifer Sponnoble, Joseph LoDestro, Christopher Tallon and Patrick Oare have filed petitions to ...

B-P Central School to hold public hearing

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School will hold a public hearing on the 2019-2020 budget at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room, according to a news release.

Public budget hearing scheduled for Tuesday

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School District 2019-20 public budget hearing will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium. The district’s monthly board of education meeting will immediately follow the conclusion of the budget hearing, according to a news release.

NYS Canalway Water Trail Guide gives paddlers a feel for the Erie Canal

When the state Canal System opens on Friday, kayaks and canoes will share the waterway with cruisers and powerboats, thanks to the New York State Canalway Water Trail Guidebook and Navigational Map Set released by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The complimentary guidebook and ...

Spirit animal class set for Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Christina Ponzi, a Reiki master and instructor, will teach on “What is your Animal Spirit Guide?” from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the Granite Conference Room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. According to a news release, the workshop will take ...

Quilt guild slated to hold meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — Sew Busy Quilt Guild Sit and Sew will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, at in Ottaviano Hall at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 161 S. Main St. Doors will open at 6:15. Sue Caldwell has prepared a hands-on demonstration of sample thread painting. The hall is handicapped ...

Speaker set to present on Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association is hosting Dr. Judith Wellman, noted Stanton expert and author of “The Road to Seneca Falls,” on Tuesday 7 p.m. at The Allen House, on the FMCC Campus, 2805 Route 67, called, “Seneca Falls, was it the beginning of the Women’s ...