Budget forum set at Schenevus school 

SCHENEVUS — The Schenevus Central School District will host a public budget forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, in the Draper Room.

The forum will be hosted by students from the Schenevus Central School senior government class. Students will take written questions from members of the audience, which will be answered by a panel that will include the superintendent, business official, board of education members and the transportation/building and grounds director. There will also be opportunities for the audience to provide feedback on the budgeting process.

More information about the district’s budget process is available under Departments/Superintendent at www.schenevuscsd.org.

Call the superintendent’s office at 607-638-5530 for more information.

Society to hear talk about tree blight

SCHENEVUS — The Town of Maryland Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the AMVETS Hall at 16 Main St. in Schenevus. Allen Nichols will present “The Chestnut Tree Blight — Importance & Renewal.” 

Members may bring local historic items and collections to share.

Contact Kathleen Gasperini at wigmag@aol.com for more information.

Dinner fare to be Irish at area church

MORRIS — The Morris United Methodist Church will have its March Community Meal on Thursday, March 14, serving from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The menu will be corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread and cupcakes. A $1 donation is requested to help the Butternut Valley Food Pantry.

Paws for a Cause to be held Saturday

DELHI — Heart of the Catskills Humane Society will host ts 19th annual “Paws for a Cause” rummage sale and bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the United Ministry Church Hall on Court House Square in Delhi.

Sale donations may be dropped off at the church hall in the basement between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 13 and 14. Donations should be clean and in working order. Clothing, TVs and computers will not be accepted. Volunteer bakers may drop off donated baked goods on Friday, March 15 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., or on Saturday morning.

Proceeds benefit the homeless animals of Delaware County.

Contact Barbara Kaplan at 607-437-1895 for more information and to volunteer.

Cemetery group sets annual meeting

MIDDLEFIELD — The annual meeting of the Middlefield Cemetery Association will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the home of John and Sally Reynolds at 3640 County Highway 35 in Middlefield. Electing new officers is among the business to be conducted. 


Cook-off planned at area library

MIDDLEBURGH — A slow cooker cook-off will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Middleburgh Library at 323 Main St in Middleburgh.

Contestants will make chili, soup or stew and sign up at the library by March 7. A list of ingredients is also required.

Tasters may sample the entries for a $5 donation. Drinks and desserts will be available for $1 each.

Tasters will also be asked to vote for their favorite dish and prizes will be awarded to the contestants receiving the most votes.

Call 518-827-5142 for more information and to register.


Knights of Columbus plan annual dinner

COOPERSTOWN — Knights of Columbus, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Council 10968 will host its annual St. Patrick’s Dinner of corned beef and cabbage, weather-permitting, from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. Mary’s Parish Center at 31 Elm St. in Cooperstown. Irish step dancers will perform.

The public is welcome to join the Knights for what they describe as a traditional family dinner.  Free-will donations will be accepted.