The home of Frederick CrounseAltamont’s first doctor, at 759 Route 146, the village’s main street, has sat empty for about three decades.


Bill Donato has restored the cemetery Bill Bennett uncovered on land he purchased in Dunnsville.

NEW SCOTLAND — “The Battle of the Normanskill through African-American Eyes” will be presented by Aaron Mair, for the Nov. 1 program of the New Scotland Historical Association, from 2 to 4 p.m.

It is interesting to think that, back in time, the town of Guilderland didn't have defined roads.  In fact, in 1812, the recently named commissioners of the town highway department were just beginn

Dougherty’s hope is that the exhibition will “encourage people to investigate further all the astonishing windows in our three churches, as well as the legacy of remembrance they represent for each donor.”

NEW SCOTLAND — Shakers stressed aspects of community and unity; however, individuals that made up these villages had personalities, idiosyncrasies, and life experiences that made up dynamics within each Shaker family and sometimes led to surprising interactions, close friendships, or even divisions within the community.

CLARKSVILLE — Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church to meet Solomon Northrup, the central figure of the movie “12 Years A Slave.” 

“Welkom in Gelderland” — No, it’s not spelled wrong!

GUILDERLAND — It’s a house full of spirits and stories, said Scott Frush recently of his home at 6130 Nott Road in Guilderland.

RENSSELAERVILLE — “From Deterioration to Rebirth” will be the program at the annual meeting of the Rensselaerville Historical Society on Saturday, Sept. 26.


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