In Brief

Holiday Open House Saturday

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society’s 30th Annual Holiday Open House will be held on Saturday at The Rice Homestead from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Homestead will be decorated inside and out in the holiday spirit of the 1800’s. The Loom Room will be open with spinning demos. Musical entertainment will be provided in the Victorian parlor by Gary VanSlyke from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and Fleur de Lys from 1:30 -…
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Caroga Clerk earns certification

CAROGA — Linda Gilbert of the town of Caroga has been awarded certification as a Registered Municipal Clerk by the New York State Town Clerks Association for achieving its high educational, experience and participatory requirements. Gilbert has been serving as Town Clerk since January 1998 and is also a member of the NYS Town Clerks Association. She attained her designation as Registered Municipal Clerk through a combination of numerous hours of education and leadership in…
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GHA board meets Dec. 13

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Directors will conduct our monthly GHA Board meeting on Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held in person at the Gloversville Housing Authority Administration Building, 181 West St.
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Help available for homeowners

ALBANY — Many homeowners in New York state have struggled with their house payments during the COVID-19 crisis. New York state’s foreclosure moratorium for homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will end in January 2022. People can get their mortgage checked at no cost to see what options are available, a news release said. The state Office of the Attorney General has been funding non-profit housing counseling and legal services programs to provide services to…
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Senior center to host classes about smartphones

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., will host a series of classes, Smartphones for Seniors. Classes, and topics will include: • On Dec. 6 — how to call, text and store contacts. • On Dec. 13 — how to connect to the internet and get apps. • On Dec. 20 — how to take pictures and videos, edit them and share them. Each class will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. There…
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