Area residents gathered Aug. 1 at the Elm Street Pavilion to celebrate National Night Out, an annual event meant to promote community-building partnerships with police and neighborhoods.

Photos by Dusten Rader/Express Editor

Gloversville Police Department Capt. Mike Scott, right, stands with Caleb Devanney, left, who just had his face painted by Henry Araujo, center, of Extreme Ink in Gloversville.

Gloversville Police Department Capt. Mike Scott, right, stands with Caleb Devanney, left, who just had his face painted by Henry Araujo, center, of Extreme Ink in Gloversville.

Lt. Mark Devanney and Lt. Ann Marie Devanney volunteer with the Salvation Army to provide attendees with hotdogs.

Lt. Mark Devanney and Lt. Ann Marie Devanney volunteer with the Salvation Army to provide attendees with hotdogs.