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In Brief

Gel printing mashup event on Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — Maura Hibbitts will teach gel printing mashup from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class will be a mashup of the gel printing series 101 and 102. It will start with the basics, take participants ...

Intro to yoga class slated at Nigra center

GLOVERSVILLE — Dori Daknis will teach an introduction to yoga from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday in the yoga studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $5, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) ...

Mother Teresa’s closet closed

JOHNSTOWN — The Holy Trinity Church, 205 Glebe St., Mother Teresa’s Closet scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled.

Antique appraisal event on April 4

AMSTERDAM — George Heigel, appraiser partnering with Cowan’s/Hindman’s Auction House with Tim Kragt and Eric Rosenberg, will offer antique appraisals from 1 to 5 p.m. on April 4, at Elwood Museum, 100 Church St. The Insolent Willies will provide music. Admission is $20 for one ...

ZBA meeting changed to a conference call

CAROGA — The town Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Wednesday, has been changed to a conference call format starting at 7 p.m. There are four applications on the agenda for the evening. Interested parties may join the conference call by dialing (Toll Free) 1(866)899-4679 or ...

Tail-on shrimp recall announced

WASHINGTON D.C. — AFC Distribution Corp. has announced a voluntary recall of cooked butterfly tail-on whiteleg shrimp, lot #2019.10.02, utilized in various prepared menu offerings with sell-by dates ranging from Feb. 19 to March 13 because this ingredient may have a potential to be ...

Writer’s Circle to host foods expert

GLOVERSVILLE — The Writers Circle will host author-foods expert Jodie Fitz at its author luncheon on Friday, March 27, at the Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St. Fitz will discuss the work she has done from 11 a.m. until noon when a light luncheon will be served. The event is open to ...

Learn about local history, genealogy

FONDA — Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar, Montgomery County historian, will answer questions about local history and genealogy from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, at the county Department of History and Archives in the Old Courthouse, 9 Park St. Participants may share stories and ...

Veterans dinner set for May 14

GLOVERSVILLE — A free dinner for area veterans, active duty military and their Families will be held May 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30. RSVP required to ensure enough food. Provide name, branch, guest name(s) and phone number to HFMVeteransPicnic@gmail.com or ...

Stations of the Cross performance

LAKE PLEASANT — The St. James’ Church, Route 8, will have a performance of the Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary. The event is free. Be advised that the program may not be suitable for young children due to the strong nature of the play, according to a news ...

Learn how to make essential oils

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach the uses and making of essential oils from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $15 per person or one gift certificate, minus 20 percent for center ...

Pounded copper jewelry class set

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach pounded copper jewelry making from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 18, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35, minus 20 percent for center members. To register, visit ...

Canjo board of education meeting

CANAJOHARIE — The board of education will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 29, at 7:15 a.m. in the high school conference room to vote on the Board of Cooperative Educational Services annual budget and electing the BOCES board of education members.

Rifle club’s swap shop on April 25

JOHNSTOWN — The Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave., will have its 43rd annual swap shop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25. The admission will be $5; free admission for children ages 12 and younger, according to a news release. The swap shop event will include fishing, hunting, shooting, ...

FFCSD schedules 2 meetings Monday

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled the following for Monday (March 23) in the multi-purpose room in the middle school, according to a news release. ∫ At 6 p.m. will be a budget workshop. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. will be a regular BOE meeting.

Caregivers invited to free chair yoga

UTICA — The Resource Center for Independent Living of Amsterdam invites caregivers to chair yoga with Jeanie Moller, certified yoga instructor, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Blooming Yoga and Wellness located, 25 W. Main St., Johnstown, according to a news release. ...

Learn how to make chicken parmesan

Learn how to make chicken parmesanGLOVERSVILLE — Chef Denise Dickson will teach how to make chicken parmesan from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35 with preregistration or $40 at the door, minus 20 ...

Herkimer BOCES closed until April 14

HERKIMER — After meeting with the state Department of Health Friday, Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego Board of Cooperative Educational Services District Superintendent Sandra Sherwood and the superintendents of the 10 component school districts unanimously decided to close schools and all ...

Relax with crafts classes planned

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has a program titled Relax With Crafts scheduled from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news ...

History roundtable meeting at library

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Library, 19 Willett St., will have the local history round table meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, according to a news release. The free, drop-in discussion group is for those interested in local history and are encouraged to share family ...