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In Brief

Book, bake and plant sale slated

FONDA — A book, bake and plant sale will be held from noon to 7 p.m. on May 2 and 3, at Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. Gently used books and DVDs and homemade baked goods will be available. For more information, call (518) 853-3016 or email mwhite1@mvls.info.

Family color fun run set for Saturday

JOHNSTOWN — A Family Color Run to benefit Little Haven Childcare Center in Fonda will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Route 67. Events include the color run (for kids and adults of all ages), a bouncy house and inflatable obstacle course ...

Spring break board game day planned

JOHNSTOWN — Spring Break Board Game Day 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. Come and play games and have a snack at the library’s game day. This event is free.

Legos, Duplos event set for Friday

FONDA — There will be a building with Legos and Duplos event on April 26, at 1 p.m. at the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St. There will be large totes of Legos and Duplos with which to build and all participants have to bring are their imaginations. The event is free. For more ...

Spring hawk watch slated at arboretum

ESPERANCE — A spring hawk watch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road. A hawk identification workshop will be held at 2 p.m. The purpose will be to observe hawks in migration over the Schoharie Valley. Participants will gather at the meeting ...

Annual swap shop set at rifle club

JOHNSTOWN — The 42nd annual swap shop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 27, at the Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave. Fishing, hunting, shooting, military and all outdoor gear will be bought, sold or traded. Admission will be $5 for adults, but youths 12 and younger are ...

Littauer Hospital

April 12 Admissions Erma M. Blackwood of Gloversville Discharges Gordon L. Ellsworth of Northville Susan Fox of Gloversville Melissa A. Snell of Gloversville Young baby boy of Johnstown Cheyenna J. Young of Johnstown Births Heather and Corey Pettit of Gloversville a girl at ...

Adult discussion of book planned

JOHNSTOWN — A free adult discussion of the book “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on April 26 at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. Copies of the book are available by request at the circulation desk. For more information, call Robert ...

Nurse and author to speak at nurse association meeting

AMSTERDAM — Nancy Palker, a nurse and author of “Magic and Tragic Rosebud,” will speak at a meeting of the Mohawk Valley Nurses Association on Wednesday, May 8, at Raindancer Restaurant, 4582 Route 30. Registration and social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6, followed by a ...

Earth Day STEAM Fair scheduled for Monday

ESPERANCE — An Earth Day STEAM Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday at Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Road. The events listed will be presented by the SRC Environmental Study Team, a program that engages middle school and high school youth to work with ecologists and ...

‘Waitress’ pie contest slated

SCHENECTADY — Cranberry Crumble? Shoo Fly? Lemon Chess? Plain old all-American apple? What’s your favorite pie recipe? The Tony Award-nominated musical “Waitress” is coming to Proctors June 11 through 16 and to celebrate Proctors, Waitress and Channel 10 announced a “Baked from ...

DOT announces upcoming roadwork

ALBANY — The state Department of Transportation has reported area roadwork, effective Monday as follows: Montgomery County Village of Fultonville: Route 920P, Route 30A between Route 5S and Thruway Exit 27. Motorists will encounter lane closures in all directions with flaggers in place ...

Tide Pool Tuesday at Amsterdam library

AMSTERDAM — Tide Pool Tuesday study of shallow water ocean fish will be held on Tuesday at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St. ∫ At 10:30 a.m., participants will learn about shallow ocean reefs and the creatures that live there. What does the ocean do for us? Why is it important ...

Flame duo to play at the Nigra center

GLOVERSVILLE — The Flame Acoustic Duo will perform from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the grand gallery of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Lead singer and guitarist Michelle King and vocalist Andrew Carpenter will share their music and stories and be available for ...

Knockout Cancer event on April 27

GLEN — A Help Knockout Cancer event will be held on April 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Conservancy Hall (formerly Glen Reformed Church hall), 1538 Route 161. Music will be provided by the Burnt Hills Melody Makers 16 piece Big Band. Raffles, a dessert bar, and treasure chest challenge will be ...

Elwood Museum looks for summer intern

AMSTERDAM — The Walter Elwood Museum is looking for a self-motivated intern to work on a grant-funded history and archival project and accession of new collection donations. The intern will be responsible for cataloging, inventorying, and researching all artifacts donated since summer 2018 ...

Reservoirs working overtime with rains

MAYFIELD — With more rain in the forecast this weekend and predicted rises for local rivers and streams, the operation of the Great Sacandaga Lake and Indian Lake reservoirs is playing an important role in reducing impacts related to flooding along the Hudson River, according to a news ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Singer-songwriter to perform at area church

CANAJOHARIE — Singer-songwriter Sherry Anne will perform at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 26 Moyer St., on April 27, at 2 p.m. Although born with a bilateral hearing and speech impairment, Anne sings with an elegant voice and inspires audiences with the story of her journey from being ...