The Mike Cole Memorial Golf Tournament will be help at the Canajoharie Golf & Country Club. $40 per player (2 firemen and 2 non members per team); $55 per player for non-fireman on a team. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner, and drawings. RSVP by September 5th.
The Charleston Historical Society will be hosting a program titled “History of the Amsterdam Trolleys.” The program will feature guest speaker, author Jerry Snyder. Jerry was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. and attended Wilbur Lynch High School. He graduated from Union College in Schenectady with a BS-ME degree in 1976. He worked as a Technical Service Engineer for Ingersoll-Rand in Elmira. In 1979, he moved back to Amsterdam and worked for General Electric in Schenectady. He worked there as Senior Project Engineer and Engineering Supervisor until he retired in 2014. Jerry always had an interest in the history of the area, particularly the industrial and infrastructure (canals, railroads, bridges, etc.).
Refreshments will follow the program. The program is free and open to the public. For additional information about the program please contact 518-829-7592. The Charleston Historical Society’s headquarters is the former First Baptist Church of Charleston, located on Polin Road in the Town of Charleston, just outside of Fultonville.