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The owners of a recently approved snack bar in Knox hope to make use of the influx of visitors at John Boyd Thacher State Park.

Michael Merwin, a 22-year veteran of the Navy, recently had his beef-jerky company certified as a service-disabled veteran-owned business.

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

— Tyler Center from Slingerlands, assigned to the Joint Force Headquarters, who received a promotion to the rank of Sergeant; and

Discovery Workshops were presented at Town Hall by the Knox Youth Council and the Knox Town Board this past weekend.

ALBANY COUNTY — The county’s Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting spring plant and fish sales.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Central School District will hold its bi-annual Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Farnsworth Middle School at 6072 State Farm Rd.

The Delmar Farmers’ Market will prohibit the use of plastic bags by vendors for the May 5 kickoff of its 10th season.

VOORHEESVILLE — Having raised close to a quarter-million dollars, the Voorheesville Playground committee is now looking to the community to raise a playground at Voorheesville Elementary School.

Eun-ha Park has taken over a long-established dental practice on Carman Road in Guilderland.

Kind Performing Arts keeps growing. The dance studio has moved to a space in Voorheesville that is double the size of its previous studio.

Westmere Elementary physical education classes took to the snow last week to introduce the students to new ways of getting exercise.

Guilderland High School hosted their 10th annual dodgeball tournament in efforts to raise money for the Altamont Food Pantry.

On Mar. 9, Altamont Elementary held their Celebrate America Festival raised funds for end-of-the-year celebrations.

GUILDERLAND — Astral Journeys Center, a new business at 1811 Western Ave. in Guilderland, is owned by Christine Seebold, who has been a medium, she says, since she was 2.

“I would predict things and they would come true,” she said.

BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce has announced the Award Winners for the 33rd Annual Chamber Awards Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, April 26.