Russo to speak at fundraiser

JOHNSTOWN – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Gloversville native Richard Russo will speak at a dinner and fundraiser in honor of Leo and Virginia Hallenbeck at the Holiday Inn on Route 30A on July 26 at 6 p.m.

Leo Hallenbeck was a Gloversville teacher and coach, guidance counselor and former city councilman. Virginia Hallenbeck was a kindergarten teacher in Johnstown for more than 20 years, a news release said.

The dinner will raise money for the Langworthy Scholarship Fund at Gloversville High School. The public is welcome.

For registration information, call Tony Viola at 725-5280.