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In Brief

Twin Cities Council offering scholarships

JOHNSTOWN — The Twin Cities Council of Churches each year 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, according to a news release. The applicants must show concern for ...

Nathan Littauer Hospital

March 27 Admissions Mary J. Rowback of Gloversville. Discharges Doreen Braender of Amsterdam. Louise I. Haile of Northville. June M. Patten of Gloversville. Births William and Devan Eagan of Gloversville, a girl at 12:31 a.m. Rebecca Orr and Brandon Groves of Gloversville, a ...

Wildfires give rangers a wild week containing them

RAY BROOK — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations, and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract ...

Easter family event at Nigra center

GLOVERSVILLE —The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have an Easter family event from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 20. The cost is $5 per child, according to a news release. The activities will include Easter egg decorating, a bunny hat craft, an Easter egg hunt and photos ...

Roadwork slated to begin on Monday

FULTONVILLE — The state Department of transportation has announced roadwork at Route 920P, Route 30A between Route 5S and Thruway exit 27, effective Monday. Motorists will encounter lane closures in all directions with flaggers in place due to signal work. This information is also ...

Speaker to discuss camping in India

AMSTERDAM — Susan Stewart will speak on “Kumbh Mele: A Unique Experience in India” on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Amsterdam Free Library for the library’s free Culture and Travelogue Series. She will tell of her month camping in India and processing and bathing in the Ganges. Stewart ...

Meeting to address ambulance service set

NORTHAMPTON — A joint public meeting is planned between the Northampton Ambulance Service and the Northampton Town Board to address the future of the currently all-volunteer ambulance service at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Northville Municipal Building, 412 S. Main St, Northville.

Mayor to present on revitalization goals

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville Mayor Vincent DeSantis will give a presentation, “Revitalization Goals and Strategies for the city of Gloversville” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fulton-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, 2 N. Main St., according to a news release.

Schine on Spring exhibit set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Schine Gallery will present Schine on Spring’s fifth annual spring exhibit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the Schine Memorial Hall, 40 N. Main St. The Fulton County Historical Society and Fulton County Historian have designated 2019 as the Year of the Glove. In ...

Congresswoman announces workshops

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s office has announced it is partnering with the Northern Border Regional Commission to put on two workshops to provide guidance to municipalities, economic development organizations, and non-profits applying for NBRC grant funding. These workshops will provide ...

Spaghetti dinner scheduled for Friday

JOHNSTOWN — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the Regional Animal Shelter will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Johnstown Area Community Center, 2 Prindle Court. The menu will spaghetti with meatballs, rolls, salad with Italian dressing, lemonade, iced tea and coffee. Basket ...

Key Club to present Easter tales and crafts

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School Key Club will present Easter tales and crafts at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. For more information on the free event, call the library at (518) 853-3016.

Annual Easter egg hunt set for Saturday

FORT HUNTER — The third annual Easter egg hunt for all ages will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Fort Hunter Firehouse, 351 Main St. The event will include the Easter Bunny. Raffles will comprise two baskets for kids, one adult raffle basket, and a 50/50 raffle. Winners ...

Artist reception slated for Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — Richard Freeman, a Johnstown painter and mixed media artist, will be the featured artist at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts’ 2019 Fulton Montgomery Art Show, according to a news release. A meet-the-artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and is ...

Drama Club set to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ show

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville High School’s Scitamard Drama Club will present Alan Menken’s “Little Shop of Horrors” on Friday and Saturday, at 7 p.m. and April 14, at 2 p.m. in the Gloversville High School auditorium. A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, ...

Time management class on Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — Priya Winston will teach a free class on time management and organization from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Transitions at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The class helps build executive functioning skills that relieve the struggles caused by poor time ...

Makeup class slated at Nigra April 15

GLOVERSVILLE — Kate Schwan will present a Makeover Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. on April 15, in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Schwan will share makeup tricks and beauty secrets to bring out natural beauty. Participants will try makeup looks that pair with ...

Free pap test and breast exams slated

AMSTERDAM — The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady counties is offering free breast exam and/or pap test and mammograms from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 14 at Nathan Littauer Hospital’s Mammography Department, 99 E. State St., Gloversville, according to a news ...

Autism workshop slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — Autism and self-advocacy workshops will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts and Transitions, 2736 Route 30. Gina Cosgrove, state-certified psychologist and Kelly Brock, will present the workshops. The workshops will ...