In Brief

3D art class slated at Paul Nigra Center

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach a two-part beginners class on creating three-dimensional art from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 and 10, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $50. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) ...

Society of magicians scheduled to meet

LATHAM — The local group of The Society of American Magicians, Assembly 24 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham, according to a news release. The group welcomes all persons ages 16 and older with any interest in the art of magic ...

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.

First Night celebration comes to Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — The city’s First Night Celebration will be held starting at noon on Monday and running until 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The event will feature a variety of entertainment, events, activities, and specials that businesses and organizations host in the city. The evening will end ...

Town Board to hold meeting Wednesday

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Town Board will hold an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at town hall, at which time the board will reorganize for the 2019 year and will conduct any other business that comes before them, according to a news release. Immediately following the meeting, ...

Special Benson town meeting set

BENSON — The Benson Town Board will have a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Benson Town Hall, according to a news release.

Senior Center programs Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Senior Center on Monday will have an open art class at 9 a.m. and a free bread pass out and coffee hour at 9:30 a.m.

DPW announces holiday schedule

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Department of Public Works announces the following schedule for New Year’s Day, according to a news release. ∫ Monday’s garbage will be collected without change. ∫ Tuesday’s garbage will be collected on Wednesday. ∫ There won’t be any ...

Garbage collection slated for Ward 3

JOHNSTOWN — The following is the city holiday garbage collection schedule for Ward 3, according to a news release. There will be no garbage collected on New Year’s Day. The Tuesday garbage will be collected on Monday.

Town releases holiday schedule

EDINBURG — The following is the holiday schedule, according to a news release. ∫ The Edinburg Town Hall will be closed through Tuesday and will re-open Wednesday. The elected officials can be reached at home in the event of an emergency. ∫ Justice Court will be closed Monday. ∫ ...

Upcoming events at Frothingham library

FONDA — The following are the upcoming events for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., according to a news release. ∫ At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Children’s Craft Club for elementary age children will meet to make a winter craft. ∫ At 11 a.m. Jan. 8, 15, 22, and 29, a Story Hour ...

Recovery Center schedule for January

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., Suite 6; (518)705-4626. ∫ Wednesdays: — At 6 p.m. family recovery group. A support group open to anyone with a family member, friend or loved one who is in recovery or impacted ...

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 ...

Mother to Mother group slated Jan. 26

GLOVERSVILLE — Nathan Littauer Hospital staff will be hosting a new Mother to Mother discussion group from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St. According to a news release, the group will allow attendees to meet other moms and share ...

Annual Polar Plunge set at Caroga Lake

CAROGA LAKE — The 12th annual Polar Plunge will be held at the Caroga Lake Marina, 2279 Route 10, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The plunge itself will take place at 1 p.m. There is no charge for this event, although donations will be accepted for the Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

Galway Lioness Club to hold monthly meal

GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club of Lions District 20W will hold its monthly dinner meeting on Wednesday at the Galway Lions Club building on East Street. Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Saratoga Springs Lion John McDonald, immediate past Lions president of Lions ...

Easy rye bread class slated for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Shelley will teach how to make easy rye bread from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 at the door, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Lapland offers sleigh rides today

NORTHVILLE — Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, 139 Lapland Lake Road, will be holding horse drawn sleigh rides along a private road . The cost is $25 for riders ages 15 and up and $15 for riders ages 4 to 14. Riders 4 and younger go for free. The rides will last approximately 20 ...

Special Benson town meeting set

BENSON — The Benson Town Board will have a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Benson Town Hall, according to a news release.