The Greater Good: Gloversville theater grant, Berlin students raise moon jellyfish
$2 million grant to help restore Gloversville theater
Big money is coming to Gloversville to restore the Glove Theatre. The $2 million Restore New York Grant will help rehab the venue that was built in 1914. Restorations include a new roof over the rear section of the property, a new HVAC system, a fire sprinkler system, complete handicapped accessibility and replacement of interior finishes and fixtures throughout the building.
New roadside historical marker in Wilton
It was an historic day in Wilton over the weekend. The Wilton Heritage Society celebrated the unveiling of its new roadside historical marker. The heritage society is housed in the former Wiltonville Methodist Episcopal Church. The initiative to have the marker installed was started more than a year ago by former Wilton Town Historian Karen James
Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
The Taiwanese American Cultural Society of the Capital District celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this week. A dance program was held at the Hart Theatre in the Egg at the Empire State Plaza. The program included 12 performances featuring drumming, traditional Taiwanese music and dances.
Berlin High School students raise moon jellyfish
Students in the Berlin High School marine biology program were able to donate over 100 Moon Jellyfish to the Via Aquarium in Rotterdam. A group of high school seniors was able to successfully raise Moon Jellyfish from polyps to embryos and finally to hatched moon jellies. The students cared for the jellyfish in a tank in the BHS aquatics lab, then helped acclimate them to their new tank at the aquarium.