Community news

NEW SCOTLAND — On Oct. 1, Louise A. Basa, of the Schenectady County Community College Archaeology Program, will present recent discoveries in the Schenectady Stockade.

GUILDERLAND — On Saturday at Crossgates Mall, certified technicians checked 124 car seats to see if they were safely installed.

This was the most seats ever inspected at events like this run by Albany County, according to a release from the county executive’s office.

BERNE — Musical instruments with quality sound can have stratospheric prices. Not least of which among their materials is the rare wood from the endangered African Blackwood tree.

KNOX — Debris has been cleaned from the ground, the roof secured, and the windows boarded up. But a group from Duanesburg High School has been planning to help Nicole Burian further, as her Bozenkill Road home is in need of major repairs after a tornado touched down in May.

ALBANY — Art is on the walls and on the tables at a new restaurant a block away from the buzzing Capitol building and the Fort Orange Club, opened last month in downtown Albany.

The restaurant’s proprietor, Bonnie Kohl, is a resident of Westerlo.