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St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, Dec. 29:

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2014 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New York State.

WorkFit Medical has a new home in Guilderland.

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for landowners who want to help with the second year of a research project on the survival of wild turkey hens.

GUILDERLAND — The Westmere Fire Department held its annual officer elections on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Civil officers for 2014 are:

— President Barry Nelson

— First Vice President Mike Koff;

— Second Vice President Anthony Cannistraci;

— Treasurer Don Burkett;

— Recording Secretary Mark Topper;

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont has the following schedule for Sunday, Dec. 15: 

— 8:30 a.m. there will be an informal worship including modern and ethnic hymns plus a discussion of the format for the sermon; and

Two local members of the New York Army National Guard have been promoted:

— Nicholas Bellizzi from Altamont and serving with the Company B, 3-142nd Aviation is promoted to the rank of sergeant; and

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for landowners who want to help with the second year of a research project on the survival of wild turkey hens.

On Nov. 11, eight Scouts and three adults from St. Madeleine Sophie Troop 50 went on a hike to Sleeping Beauty Mountain in the Adirondacks.  Sleeping Beauty, which is 2,129 feet, has a great view of Lake George to the west and the Green Mountains of Vermont to the east.

ALTAMONT — The annual Angel of Hope Candlelight Vigil will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the village of Altamont park on Main Street adjoining the Key Bank property, where the Angel of Hope statue stands.

The vigil is a public gathering for anyone who has lost a child.

Courtney Van Dyke, the new director of activities for The Massry Residence, the assisted living residence at Daughters of Sarah Senior Community, in Albany, takes her job personally.

Melissa Nettleton has joined S & B Staffing on Washington Avenue Extension as staffing supervisor for permanent and temporary job placement at the company.

In her new role, Nettleton will work with candidates and clients throughout the Capital Region to assist companies in the hiring of new staff.

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