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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.

Services are at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.   Father. Scherck’s message will be: "An Understanding Mind.” The lectionary texts guide Father Scherck’s sermon through several ways to be directed by God’s eternal wisdom on the path of life.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave., Altamont.

— The summer worship schedule is one service at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, July 27, the sermon is “Joyful Living,” based on Matthew 13:44-52

 

These local members of the New York State National Guard have recently been promoted:

David Taylor, of Schenectady, serving with the 827th Engineer Company is promoted to the rank of Private First Class;

These local New York Army National Guard soldiers have recently re-enlisted:

Sergeant Christine Ross of Delmar, has re-enlisted to continue service with the 206th Military Police Company;

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