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In Brief

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 ...

Pilgrimage for creation care planned

JOHNSTOWN — There will be a pilgrimage for creation care from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 28, starting at the Holy Trinity Church, according to a news release. The walking pilgrimage will take place from Holy Trinity Church to the First Presbyterian Church, ending at St. John’s Episcopal ...

Stephen Viele reenlists in guard

LATHAM — Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Viele from Amsterdam reenlisted in the Army National Guard to continue service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Combat Aviation Brigade, 42nd Infantry Division. For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or ...

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 ...

Babysitter course now available

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County YMCA is offering the American Safety and Health Institute Child and Babysitting Safety course to prepare teens ages 11 to 15 who are interested in providing babysitting services from 9 a.m. 3 p.m. on April 27, the YMCA , 213 Harrison St. The course teaches ...

Empty Pockets to perform at dinner

FORT PLAIN — Empty Pockets will perform at the annual lasagna dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on April 27, at Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road. The cost will be $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Volunteers sought for canal clean-up

FORT HUNTER — The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is seeking volunteer for its annual clean-up project from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, according to a news release. Friends of Schoharie Crossing and volunteers will clear a new trail from Yankee Hill to South Amsterdam along ...

‘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 ...

Ladies golf league to hold meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Holland Meadows Ladies Golf League organizational meeting will be held April 30, at 7 p.m. at the Holland Meadows Golf Course on Route 29. Dues of $40, which pays for prizes and the end-of-the-year banquet, will be collected at the meeting. New members are welcome. The ...

Oppenheim Seniors to host lasagna dinner

OPPENHEIM — The Oppenheim Seniors lasagna dinner will be May 3, starting at 4 p.m. at Tobacco Road. Menu includes lasagna, tossed salad, Italian bread, make-your-own sundaes. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children five to 12 and free for children younger than 5.

Free star parties offered at arboretum

ESPERANCE — Free star parties to view the night skies will be held at 9 p.m. on May 3 and 4, at Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, starting at the meeting house. Members of Albany Amateur Astronomers will provide telescopes for viewing nebulae, star clusters, galaxies, double stars, planets ...

Vendor spots available for sale

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Central School Interact Club is selling vendor spots for the villagewide Garage Sale May 4 to 5. Spaces are available in the school’s south/soccer field parking lot for $15 for one parking space or $25 for two. Vendors should email Mika Irie at ...

Women’s dinner set for May 13

SPECULATOR — North Country Bible Fellowship on Elm Lake Road is planning its Women’s Dinner on May 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the church. The theme this year is R-E-A-L [relationship, encouragement, accountability, laughter]. The speaker will be Rachel Nelson from Speculator. Tickets for the ...

Annual garage sale addresses sought

MAYFIELD — The annual town and village garage sales will be held on Saturday, May 11 starting at 8 a.m. If a resident is participating, call the village clerk at (518) 661-5165, Ext. 27 or leave address on village of Mayfield’s Facebook page. All participants’ addressess will be ...