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ALBANY COUNTY — The Corporation for AIDS Research, Education, and Services, Albany County has been awarded $151,456 to support 10 single units and 14 family units in locations throughout the county, including case management, staff development, client events, and office supplies.

Empire State Development and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets are offering $1 million in funding to assist early-stage farmers through the New York State New Farmers Grant Fund.

These soldiers have recently completed Army basic combat training and advanced individual training for the New York Army National Guard:

— Pfc. David Hulbert from Guilderland was welcomed into the 42nd Infantry Division Signal Company during a transition ceremony 0n Sept. 8 at the Glenmore Road Armory in Troy; and

The 2018 New York Clean Energy Industry Report , released this month by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, shows that over 151,000 workers are now employed

On Saturday, Switzkill Farms in Berne held a Halloween party in the lodge were there was a costume parade, crafts and games.

Last Thursday, CDTA held their annual bus pull in efforts to raise money for breast cancer awareness. This year, it was held outside Jacob and Anthony's restaurant at Stuyvesant Plaza in Guilderland.

On Tuesday morning at Farnsworth Middle School, held it's annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day, an international campaign that encourages students to identify, question, and cross social boundaries.

On Wednesday afternoon, Pine Bush Elementary held a ceremony to officially open up the brand new adaptive playground at the school.

On Saturday on a cold and rainy morning at Thompson's Lake Campground held the annual Jean Forti 5K.

On Sunday, Crossgates mall hosted the Capital Capabilities with sponsor Market 32 in efforts to help people with disabilities to help them find work and show off their musical talent.

On October 6, Westerlo Town Park held it's inaugural harvest festival. 

Smokey the bear made a visit at the Albany Pine Bush on October 8.

People take photos after Saturday’s unveiling ceremony at the new Cumberland Farms in Guilderland, the site of the long-gone Polito’s Tavern.

GUILDERLAND — Daniel J. O’Keefe of Guilderland, a financial advisor with NLG Wealth Management and Capital Financial Planning at 6 Tower Place in Guilderland, has become the newest Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Zeroenergy Buildings Inc. and One Energy Inc. in Guilderland work with customers to retrofit existing buildings or build new — either way, dramatically reducing their energy use, according to George Keleshian.