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GUILDERLAND — Once a year, Guilderhaven reaches out to our generous community, asking for assistance in dealing with the avalanche of small, helpless wildlife babies that have come into our care.

ALTAMONT — Altamont’s Scout troop, Troop 264, which meets at the American Legion Post 977, spent the week of July 8 to 14 at Rotary Scout Reservation in Poestenkill, New York. The Scouts had a productive and enjoyable week; and the adult leaders enjoyed themselves, too!

Opened on Monday July 16, Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland is holding it's annual Butterfly Station at the school to show the evolution of a butterfly.

On the weekend of June 29 through July 1, the Town of Knox held the Pucker Street Fair at the town park.

Skip Francis

BETHLEHEM — Skip Francis has joined the Sustainable Planning & Design group at Barton & Loguidice as a senior managing engineer in the firm’s Albany office. He lives in Delmar.

Melissa K. Stephens has been named vice president of philanthropy for the Capital District YMCA, effective Aug. 6.

BETHLEHEM — Barbara Devore of Delmar has been elected president of the board of trustees for B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation.

BETHLEHEM — The Four Corners Pharmacy, at 360 Delaware Avenue in Delmar, has recently installed a secure drug-disposal box for people to discard, for free, unwanted and unneeded prescriptions and controlled or uncontrolled substances in a manner that is both anonymous, and safe for the environment.

Jared S. Foro, a teacher at Guilderland High School, was one of 24 teachers from across the country selected to attend the 25th annual session of the Maury Project Workshop offered by the United States Naval Academy in July.

Barbers Farmers Market and the Voorheesville Farmers Market are open for business Monday through Friday and Wednesday afternoon respectively. 

On Wednesday June 27, Don and Sue Brittion donated a set of pet masks to three hilltown fire departments.

ALBANY COUNTY — In the course of two decades, from 1998 to 2018, the Albany County Traffic Safety Program has held child safety-seat checkup events to help parents and caregivers protect children in motor vehicles; 2,147 seats have been checked and only 91 of those were correctly instaled.