Out & About

For 37 years as a veterinarian, Robert Link traveled through the countryside of the Helderbergs and Catskills, tending to animals. Now he paints those scenes.

He lives in Delmar and enjoys time spent at his summer cottage overlooking Crystal Lake in Rensselaerville.

NEW SCOTLAND — Monday meals are back at the Voorheesville United Methodist Church at 38 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville.

Organizers use this slogan: Remember — a day without cooking and cleanup is a day without stress.

The menu for seven weeks is:

— Sept. 22, meatloaf;

— Sept. 29, pulled pork;

BERNE — A Red Cross blood drive will be held at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The school is located at 1738 Helderberg Trail in the hamlet of Berne.

GUILDERLAND — Curves of Altamont, at 2511 Western Ave., is hosting an open house the week of Sept. 15 to 20, and new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout. It is part of a national chain of fitness centers.

VOORHEESVILLE – Parishioners at St. Matthew’s Church hope to welcome new or returning members to their Back to Church Sunday celebration on September 21.