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The Boyd Hilton Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies’ Auxiliary will be serving its annual Chicken ’N’ Biscuit Dinner on Saturday, April 26, starting at 4 p.m. and ending at 7 p.m. at the post on 11 Mill Street in Altamont.
My name is Josh Lare. I am the past chief of the Guilderland Center Fire Department and the father of a cancer survivor. I am writing in regard to an event we are putting on at the Guilderland Center Fire Department in conjunction with an incredible local organization, Maddie’s Mark Foundation.
If Hollywood is the ultimate litmus test when it comes to what is popular and the “in” thing, then we should be concerned about the effects that celebrity icons and their on-screen behavior have on our youth.