Cancellations and closing changing minute-to-minute


Cancellations and postponements as a result of COVID-19 are happening hour-to-hour—if not minute-to-minute.
Changes we’ve received as of press time follow.
Be sure to check with your event, venue, or meeting before showing up.
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The East Point Energy Center public hearing scheduled for this Thursday, March 19, at the Sharon Springs Firehouse has been postponed indefinitely.
For more information, see the related story on page 11.
Beginning March 15 and through at least Sunday, March 22, the Warnerville United Methodist Church is suspending in-person worship services, gathering online on the church’s Facebook page to share a recorded MOSAIC worship service and will continue to monitor the situation.
The Central Bridge United Methodist Church has cancelled services for Sunday, March 15 and 22. The church’s Community Dinner set for March 20 has also been cancelled.
Bethany Lutheran Church has also cancelled services for the rest of the month.
The Community Library, Cobleskill will follow the C-RCS closure schedule and will be closed Tuesday, March 17-Saturday, March 28.
All fines are being suspended until further notice.
Also closed: the Schoharie, Middleburgh, and Sharon libraries.
See the Library News column for more information.
The Town of Middleburgh offices will be closed until March 23 so staff can work from home and still provide essential services and will re-evaluate the situation this week.
This includes Town Court.
The Town of Jefferson is canceling all public meetings and the town offices will be closed until further notice beginning March 13.
The Village of Middleburgh offices will be closed beginning Monday for at least one week.
This includes almost all Highway Department activity; all sewer and water operations, however, will be in place.
Call or text Mayor Mathew Avitabile at (518) 763-6854 or Superintendent Steve Kowalski at (518) 231-0934 for more information.
All elections, including Middleburgh’s village election today, Wednesday, have been postponed until Tuesday, April 28.
More information in on page 11.
The Village of Sharon Springs office will be working remotely until further notice.
Thursday’s board meeting is cancelled.
To pay a bill, leave your payment in an envelope in the drop box to the left of the door.
Email or call (518) 284-2625 Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm, Thursday, 10am-2pm, or leave a message anytime.
The Packaging Workshop that was planned for today, Wednesday, March 18 at SUNY Cobleskill and co-hosted by the Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce and Destination Marketing Corporation, Schoharie County's Tourism Promotion Agency, has been cancelled.
The Central Bridge Civic Association meeting scheduled for March 18 has been cancelled.
The March 18 meeting of the Cobleskill Historical Society has been cancelled.
The group hopes to have a presentation in April.
The annual All-County Music Festival set for Thursday, March 19 and Saturday, March 21 at Middleburgh Central School has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled this year.
Literacy Volunteers’ fundraising SCRABBLE Tournament, originally scheduled for this Saturday, March 21, at Radez School in Richmondville, has been postponed to a later date.
SCHA’s Antiques in Schoharie, set for this Saturday, the 21st, has been cancelled.
The Sharon Springs Fire Department’s steak dinner, scheduled for this Saturday, March 21, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
To receive a refund, people should contact the FD member who sold them their tickets.
Caroline Borst’s Cupcakes for a Cure fundraiser, Sunday, March 22 at the Schoharie Fire House has been postponed.
Schoharie County Community Action Program’s Board of Directors meeting on March 23 has been cancelled.   The next monthly meeting will be held on Monday, April 27 at 5pm in the SCCAP Employment Training Center. 
SUNY Cobleskill’s Agricultural Solutions Fair Thursday, March 26, is cancelled.
The Animal Shelter of the Schoharie Valley’s jewelry sale, March 27-28, has been postponed until further notice.
The Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce has postponed its Cobleskill Region Home & Garden Show, set for March 28-29 at Cobleskill Richmondville High School.
Hero Fund America’s May 2 Run 4 the Hills for First Responders, which had been set for Saturday, May 2 in Sharon Springs, has been cancelled.
See President Garth Roberts’ letter to the editor for more information.