In Brief

A very special birthday: Local woman turns 100

AMSTERDMAM — Louise Malkowicz Kubas hit a huge milestone in her life on Nov. 26, she turned 100 years old. According to a news release from Assemblyman Angelo Sanatabarbara’s office, Kubas was born to John and Lillian Malkowicz on Nov. 26, 1918 in Stamford, Connecticut. As a child, ...

ADK Bridge Club winners announced

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Mon Nov. 26 at the at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Arlene Comstock and Susan Shaver; second place, Ann Masala and Carol Brookins; third place, Conniejo ...

Arkell Center sets its December events

CANAJOHARIE — The following are the Arkell Center programs for all area seniors for December. Each Monday through Friday: At 11:45 a.m. the Office for the Aging Meals of Montgomery Program serves hot meals, $3 donation for ages 60 and older. Call (518) 673-2000 for reservations. Each ...

Splendid Sicilia trip planned in 2019

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Wednesday, with 46 members present. The last meeting of the year will be Dec. 12. The club will hold its Christmas party on Dec. 6, at the Bridge Walk at Perthshire. The members voted to bring an unwrapped gift for a child instead of ...

90th Birthday party slated for Thursday

FONDA — The Glen-Mohawk Seniors meeting was cancelled Tuesday. Whenever Fonda-Fultonville Central School has a two-hour delayed opening, or if school is closed for some reason, the seniors’ meeting will be cancelled. The postponed 90th birthday celebration for D. Dorine Dimond has ...

50-55 Plus Club dinner on Dec. 10

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville 50-55 Plus Club meets at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: At 1 p.m. will be the business meeting and will celebrate December birthdays; social time. Dec. 10: At 12:30 p.m. the club Christmas dinner ...

50 Plus Club slated to meet on Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold an officers meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. All club officers should plan to attend. A business meeting will be held after at 1:15 p.m. with speakers covering the topics of ...

Personal emergency preparedness talk set

NORTHVILLE — The Sacandaga Task Force for Senior Living has a program each week at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken), Corner of Bridge and Main streets. On Thursday, the Red Rooster Cafe will present Steve Collins, member of the Community Peparedness Association, who will discuss ...

Stocking stuffers at the Senior Center

GLOVERSVILLE — The following are for the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. Today: 50-55 Plus Club meeting-activities, 1 p.m.; board meeting, 4:30 p.m.; Gloversville Regional Animal Shelter class, 6 p.m. Tuesday: Tuesday’s Breakfast Program ...

Silver bells tea slated for Dec. 18

JOHNSTOWN — The following is for the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. All are welcome to stop in, have a cup of coffee or hot chocolate, and see the decorations at the senior center put up by the 50 Plus Club members and the center staff. The center has a mitten and hat tree ...

Transportation Dept. release work schedule

The state Department of Transportation reports roadwork in Montgomery County, effective Monday as follows: ∫ Town of Florida: Route 5S between Main Street and the city of Amsterdam line. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to road ...

Beginners painting course set for today

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach a beginners class on the basics of capturing winter on a farm in acrylics on canvas from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Paul Nigra Canter for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 at the door. To register, visit ...

Key Club to sing Christmas carols

CHARLESTON — The Fonda-Fultonville High School Key Club who will sing Christmas carols, play various instruments, and do readings of Christmas stories for the Charleston Historical Society’s Christmas in the Country today at 2 p.m. at the society’s headquarters on Polin Road. Singalongs ...

‘Christmas in the County’ set for today

CHARLESTON — The Charleston Historical Society will present “Christmas in the Country” at 2 p.m. today at the society’s headquarters (former First Baptist Church of Charleston), Polin Road. The program will feature the Fonda-Fultonville High School Key Club who will sing Christmas ...

Dream Catchers concert set for today

JOHNSTOWN — The Grace Lutheran Church, 1 W. Montgomery St., will have a concert with the Dream Catchers for the community at 2 p.m. today, according to a news release.

Annual Christmas at the Fort scheduled for this Saturday

FORT PLAIN — The free annual Christmas at the Fort will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St. The museum is decorated for the holiday season and refreshments will be served. The forthcoming book, “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier” by ...

Restorative yoga course on Jan. 9

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, Jan. 7, 14 and 28, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The other will be on Jan. 9 and 23, from 6:30 to ...

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 ...

Holiday event slated for Sunday

CHARLESTON — The Charleston Historical Society will present "Christmas in the Country" at 2 p.m. Sunday at the society's headquarters (former First Baptist Church of Charleston), Polin Road. The program will feature the Fonda-Fultonville High School Key Club who will sing Christmas carols, ...

Berkshire Fire Dept. to host dinner

GLOVERSVILLE — The Berkshire Fire Department will hold its annual roast beef dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Station one, 320 Steele Ave. Ext., according to a news release. "Berkshire has been doing this roast beef dinner for over 30 years. I have people asking me all year long when ...