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A small handful of kids took to the hill at Tawasentha Park on Tuesday morning after a fresh snowfall dropped about 5 inches on Christmas Day in Guilderland.

Robert J. LaCosta

Each page of Robert LaCosta’s book of devotions provides a portal — 365 in all.

RENSSELAERVILLE — After its launch in 2016, the Center for Learning in Practice, known as CLiP, at the Carey Institute for Global Good is working to alleviate the global crisis in education.

The New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act has driven the collection and recycling of more than 520 million pounds — or 260,000 tons — of electronic waste from 2011 to 2016, according to a release from the state’s Department of Environmental conservation.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County was accepted into a Whole Farm Planning in the North East grant program as part of Holistic Management International.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission will be offering programs at the Discovery Center during the school break, from Dec. 26 to 30:

— The ninth annual Cookie Burner Stroll is on Tuesday, Dec. 26.  This 2.6-mile hike is for people 8 and older;

At an assembly at Westmere Elementary on Tuesday morning, Fifth grade teach Mrs. Gejay's class stood in front of their classmates to show off the amount of food the school will be donating to the Guilderland Food Pantry.

On Tuesday morning, The Grand Nursing and Rehabilitation delivered food and gifts to make sure a Cohoes family who, temporary live in Guilderland, that lost everything in a fire back on March 28th make sure they have something for Christmas.

Aleesa, Nihla, and Ilana

Visitors to The Altamont Enterprise on Maple Avenue had their portraits taken during the annual Victorian Holiday event in Altamont, Dec. 14.

Another $2 million is available through the Climate Resilient Farming grant program to help farms reduce their impact on the environment and to better prepare for, and recover from, severe weather events.

Visitors to the Adirondacks should be prepared with proper clothing and equipment for snow, ice, and cold to ensure a safe and enjoyable winter experience.

After a month-long toy drive, the Guilderland Teacher Assistants deliver and drop off the donated toys to be handed out to children in need.

New Salem Fire Department held their 10th annual Teddy Bear Tea with Mrs. Claus event on Sunday.

Altamont held their annual Victorian holiday celebration on Sunday that ended with Santa visiting the village by train.