In Brief

STFSL will have no program on Thursday

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living notice for Thursday. There will be no program at the Red Rooster Cafe. Chair yoga, taught by Ony Antonucci, will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday. The cost of classes is $5 per week or six sessions for $25. Those interested ...

New Years Day breakfast at center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following are for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Tuesday: New Year’s Day Breakfast program and coffee hour — free (homemade scrambled eggs with cheese, toast, sausages, fruit and pastries. Wednesday: Free yoga ...

AAUW focuses on environmental concerns

JOHNSTOWN — The January meeting of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will focus on environmental concerns. A movie about the environment will be shown on Jan. 17 at the Johnstown First Presbyterian Church. The movie will ...

Veterans not to be affected by shutdown

Veterans benefits and services will not be affected by the partial government shutdown, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said in a news release. “Thanks to the leadership of President Donald Trump and Congress, the VA is fully funded for fiscal year 2019, and all VA operations will ...

Dairy farms eligible for agriculture grants

ALBNAY — Farmland protection grants are available to state dairy farms from the state Department of Agriculture through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grants Program, state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced in a news release. The funding helps improve farm operations and ...

Kosinski named to fall 2018 dean’s list

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Paige Kosinski, a Tribes Hill, native, qualified for the fall 2018, dean’s list at Belmont University. The eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

Outdoorsman show set for February

JOHNSTOWN — The 14th Annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place at the Johnstown Moose Club, 109 S. Comrie Ave./Route 30A, on Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will be geared toward the tastes of hunters, fisherman and outdoors enthusiasts, ...

Discount movie day planned for seniors

AMSTERDAM — Discount movie day for senior citizens will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Emerald Cinemas, Route 30. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. The regular lineup of films will be available. The $5 admission includes a movie, popcorn and soda. The event occurs the second Thursday of ...

Career development program slated

JOHNSTOWN — Workforce development specialist Marsha Lazarus will offer career and employment development workshops from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Jan. 10; Feb. 9; and March 7, at Johnstown Library, 38 S. Market St, The program is aimed at people who are unemployed or in deadend jobs. To ...

Basics of African drumming class set

GLOVERSVILLE — John Dickson will teach the basics of African drumming from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 9, in the grand gallery of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Drums will be provided. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $35 at the door, minus a 20 percent ...

Gentle, restorative yoga class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Dori Daknis will offer two series of gentle restorative yoga in January in the yoga studio of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. One series will be on Mondays in January from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The other will be on Jan. 9 and 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 ...

Transit system to be closed New Year’s

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Transit System will be closed Tuesday in observance of New Year’s Day. The regular schedule will resume Wednesday, according to a news release.

City Hall closed for New Year’s Day

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville City Hall will be closed Tuesday in observance of New Year’s Day, according to a news release.

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Dec. 19 Admissions Marion H. Courtney of Johnstown. Dec. 20 Admissions Michelle Bowers of Gloversville. Sierra L. Campostovar of Gloversville. Marcia Durrin of Mayfield. Julie A. Stover of Gloversville. Discharges Douglas W. Ellsworth of Northville. Murcray baby girl of ...

Johnstown Public Library releases schedule of upcoming January events

JOHNSTOWN — The following are upcoming events at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., according to a news release. ∫ Jan. 6: From 1 to 3:30 p.m. is game day — walk-in. The library has around 30 board and card games to choose from. Feel free to bring a game from home to share ...

Annual polar plunge slated for New Years

CAROGA — The 12th annual polar plunge will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday starting at 1 p.m., at Caroga Lake Marina, 2279 Route 10. The event will be free, but donations will be accepted for the Caroga Lake Volunteers Fire Department. For more information, contact Carol Ziemann ...

Dept. of Solid Waste set holiday schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Department of Solid Waste announces the following holiday schedule, according to a news release. On Monday: ∫ The landfill and East Fulton Street Extension transfer station have regular hours. ∫ All other transfer stations have special New Year’s Eve ...

City Planning Board meeting rescheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville City Planning Board meeting, due to the New Year’s Day holiday, has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at City Hall, Frontage Road, according to a news release.

Town releases January meetings

JOHNSTOWN — The following town meetings for 2019, will take place at town hall, according to a news release. ∫ At 2 p.m. Wednesday organizational. ∫ At 6 p.m. Thursday zoning. ∫ At 6 p.m. Jan. 8, planning. ∫ At 6 p.m. Jan. 28, town board.

Arkell Museum to host kids story time

CANAJOHARIE — Free preschool story time will be on Wednesdays, Jan. 2, 9 and 16, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Parents and children can hear and read stories with movement, song and rhymes. Children from babies to 4-year-olds are welcome as well as first- and ...