The Greater Good: Pizza shop expanding, Dairy Queen owner raises money for charity

Woodworking show in Saratoga Springs

The Woodworkers Association is celebrating its 30th birthday with a woodworking show in Saratoga. The group started at a high school and has grown to 600 members. Amateur and professional pieces will be judged in addition to lessons on the craft. The show is March 25 and March 26.

Williamstown pizza shop expanding

A pizza shop in the Berkshires is expanding. Crust is opening a second location, NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Berkshire Eagle report. It will be in Williamstown. The first location in Pittsfield – which opened during the pandemic in September 2020 – has had great success. The new location will be on Spring Street in Williamstown. Construction is expected to start in mid-April, with an opening date this summer.

Clay artists sought in Schuylerville

The Saratoga Clay Arts Center in Schuylerville is taking applications for its Artist in Residency program. The program offers emerging artists the time and space to develop their artistic voice in clay. Residents are expected to have a visible presence in the studio and interact with the clay community. Applications are due May 1.

Dairy Queen franchise owner honored for charity work

The owner of the Dairy Queen in Colonie is a miracle maker. It has nothing to do with the food and ice cream – it’s because of what the franchise owner is doing in addition to that. Mark Goldberg has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Goldberg has been a franchise owner for 10 years. In addition to the Albany location, he owns Dairy Queen locations in Buffalo, Syracuse and Rochester.