VOORHEESVILLE — AARP Tax-Aide a free, volunteer-run assistance and preparation service, will once again be preparing income tax returns at St. Matthew's Parish Center in Voorheesville beginning in March.

Todd A. Slingerland, CFP, president and chief executive officer of Capital Financial Planning, headquartered at 6 Tower Place in Albany, announces the following financial advisors and associates were lauded at the firm’s annual awards banquet on Jan. 23 at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut:

Thompson’s Lake State Park in East Berne is cancelling the Feb. 6 annual ice-fishing contest due to warm weather raising safety concerns of insufficient thickness of ice.

For more information, call the park office at 518-872-1237.

St. John's Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Avenue in Altamont has an informal Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 a.m.

On January 31, the sermon at the 11 a.m. service is titled: "Love for All Seasons," based on 1 Corinthians 13:1-13.

Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m.

Peter Ten Eyck II of Indian Ladder Farms in New Scotland was awarded the Distinguished Service Citation at the New York State Agricultural Society Forum in early January. It is the highest honor bestowed by the society.