Warrensburg Youth cheerleading launched
The Warrensburg Youth Football League is now seeking children in grades 3 through 6 who are interested in cheerleading for a series of seven games in September and October, home and away at various sites.
Those interested in enlivening the Youth Football games — which include participants from grades 1 through 6 — are urged to contact Diane Angell at 623-3342 or Cindy Altman at 623-3497.
Area railroad history is talk’s topic
Michael Kudish will give a talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7 pm. detailing railroad history of the Lake George area.
The free lecture will be held at the Adirondack Mountain Club headquarters at the intersection of Luzerne and Goggins roads, just off I-87 Northway Exit 21.
This area once had a diversity of electric, steam, diesel, and cable-powered rail lines. A Professor Emeritus of Forestry at Paul Smith’s College, Kudish is the author of the series “Mountain Railroads of New York State.” Reservations are not required, but attendees are asked to call ahead at 668-4447.
Readings this week at Willows
Readings by noted area authors will occur Thursday, Aug. 11 at Willows Bistro, 3749 Main St. in Warrensburg. 7 p.m.
Beginning at 7 p.m., among the writers featured will be Jan Nickerson with her memoir and poetry, Billy Neary with his fiction,Mary Paladin reading from her novel-in-progress, and Perky Granger with her memoir and essays that explore humorous aspects of human nature.
Those who wish to order food are encouraged to come early. Admission is free. Watercolors of Evelyn Lucas are on display at the venue. For details, call: 623-9305.
Countryside’s sale a hit
A good number of people visited the first-ever Garage Sale event this past weekend at Countryside Adult Home — and those organizing the event said afterwards they were happy with the turnout.