A recent National Natural Landmark designation shows the Albany Pine bush Preserve is rare for inland pinebarrens because of its wind-formed dunes.

Intrigued by history, John Boyd Thacher Park aficionados weathered Saturday’s rain to celebrate the state park’s centennial.

Charles Giglio teaches life when he teaches Latin.

“I try to link the present and the past,” he said; that includes “philosophy, theology, medicine, law, art, and architecture.”

Back-to-school supplies and athletics funds were handed over from community organizations to local school districts.