Bill Carman Sr., Knox

James Conway, general manager, Voorheesville Baseball Club

VOORHEESVILLE — The village is calling, on its Facebook page, for residents to play pickleball on a new court for the up-and-coming sport installed behind Village Hall.

The intiative for "positive peer pressure" came about after a parent expressed worries about student athletes using drugs.

With Guilderland football facing Schenectady on Sept. 4, the new urban representation in the Suburban Council struggled.

For something a little different, Phil Carducci decided to organize the inaugural Voorheesville 5K Cross-Country Challenge, to be run on Sept. 5.

BERNE — Move over, American Pharaoh. Local runners are now racing for their own triple crown.

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is encouraging New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys throughout the month of August.

Trapshooting is for any age, according to Berne Conservation Club member Michael Vincent. Youth who can handle a shotgun are welcome, if accompanied by a guardian, he said.

“I’ve learned so much and gotten so much better, but I still have so much more to learn and grow," says athlete Shayla Lyons.


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