Community news

NEW SCOTLAND — Albany Therapeutic Riding Center has launched a fundraising drive to help with operational expenses including but not limited to: veterinary and farrier care, horse feed, equipment, lesson supplies, retired therapy horse care, and maintenance.

Kimberly Bryant, a faculty member in the Dental Hygiene Department at Hudson Valley Community College, was recently honored with the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland chamber of commerce is holding a Shop ’n’ Hop promotion.

NEW SCOTLAND — Clare Mertz of Voorheesville has joined the board of the Albany Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

The summer outdoor recreation season is well underway and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is advising homeowners and tourists about ways to discourage bears from becoming a nuisance.

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