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Altamont held a wreath laying ceremony in honor of fallen soldiers last weekend. This weekend, Memorial Day parades will march through Voorheesville, Berne, and Knox.

Maria Duarte, who moved to the United States to live with her daughter in Guilderland in 2006, turned 100 last week.

Voorheesville: Saturday, May 27

Betty Filkins, of Westerlo, was recently recognized as a New York State Woman of Distinction.

Laurel Tormey Cole

Guilderland Center’s yoga studio is aiming to appeal to the whole community and bring in people who might not normally try the practice.

Last Saturday morning at Guilderland High School money was being raised for drug awareness. 

On Thursday, June 8, at 5:30 p.m., the Guilderland chamber will celebrate local businesses and its 45th anniversary at its annual awards dinner.

Lynnwood Elementary students learn about spirographs from artist Saul Schilser and help from their teacher Timothy Fry about the mathematics side of the spirographs last Friday.

The Memorial Day Parade in Berne will have veterans and active-duty military members marching or riding in the parade for the first time this year. One veteran who will be partaking helped bring the parade to fruition during its first year.

It’s a brick-and-mortar store offering virtual services.

DELMAR — The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with local restaurants to present Bethlehem Restaurant Week on Monday, May 15, through Sunday, May 21.  Participating restaurants will offer a three-course dinner for $25.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP of Albany has announced two new partners: Robert Rosborough and Robert Stout, and Of Counsel Michelle Kennedy.

BERNE — A 9-year-old Berne-Knox-Westerlo student has placed third in the annual Child Abuse Prevention Posters Contest.

The student, Sadie Poole, had drawn herself and her family to demonstrate the love a family has. The poster includes herself, her brother and sister, her parents, her dog Max, and her cat Pumpkin.

On a beautiful April 28 evening, 15 teams participated in the third annual Amazing Earth Day Race organized by the Friends of Five Rivers at the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar.