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VOORHEESVILLE — First Niagara and Citizens Bank have awarded the Albany County Rural Housing Alliance, based in Voorheesville, with a total of $7,500 in grant funds to be used for its emergency home repair program.

ALTAMONT — Divine Mercy Chaplet, Stations of the Cross and Liturgy of God Friday will take place at the La Salette Shrine on Leesome Lane in Altamont at 3 p.m. on Good Friday, April 19.

Director Rev. Jeffrey L’Arche says all are welcome.

I am I can is seeking gently used women’s professional attire for students to use for interviews and other professional endeavors.

Organizers urge, “Please make us a part of your spring cleaning and consider donating that suit, blouse or pair of shoes you’ve been holding onto but never seem to wear!”

Residential brush burning is prohibited from March 16 to May 14, the state’s historically high-fire-risk period.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave., in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, April 6: 

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

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