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The Old Songs festival is in its 37th year and draws performers and spectators from around the world.

KNOX — United States airman first class Annielaura M. Shafer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. She was at the top of her female division of over 300 and has earned four coins.

Classes might have been over but not for the Voorheesville AP Physics. On Wednesday, June 21, students in the class showed off their class project to some eighth-graders at the school.

The first annual Strawberry Festival was held at the Altamont Fairgrounds on June 17 to help raise funds for the regional food bank of Northeastern NY and the Patroon Land Farm.

The Voorheesville Farmers Market at the First Methodist Church opens for the season on Wednesday June 21.

Guilderland Elementary School’s 21st annual Fifth-Grade Follies were held at the school on Friday, June 16.

Health officials in New York have detected the first of the season’s mosquitoes with West Nile virus.

GUILDERLAND — On June 8, the Guilderland Chamber celebrated local businesses — and its 45th anniversary — with its annual awards dinner, held this year at the Appel Inn.

The dinner, catered by Elegant Touch catering, featured small business awards and town beautification awards:

GUILDERLAND — Stuyvesant Plaza merchants will bring their goods outdoors during the plaza’s first sidewalk sale of the season on Saturday, June 24. Stuyvesant Plaza will open at 9:30 a.m. and will remain open until 6 p.m.

On Friday May 19th eight scouts and three adults from Guilderland Troop 50 paddled against the wind and waves to Scout Island located near McMurray’s Boat Livery in Broadalbin NY.

GUILDERLAND — Two county legislators have recently gotten grants for seating projects in Guilderland.

Albany County Legislator Dennis Feeney got a $3,000 grant for the Guilderland library and fellow legislator legislator Mark Grimm got a $3,000 grant for the Guilderland Babe Ruth youth baseball organization.

The Renaissance Fair made it's annual trip to Indian Ladder Farms in Voorheesville last weekend, June 10-11.

Guilderland Central School District held it's 14th annual ENL extravaganza at Farnsworth Middle School last Wednesday, June 7.

People from all across the state, animal control, fire, ems, were all on hand for the weekend long animal water rescue class put on by the governors office and the ASPCA to help train for flood emergencies to help rescue animals. 

Bikers of all ages biked on over to the annual bike day on Grove Street in Voorheesville where the street was closed off so people could ride their bikes safely.