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On Monday afternoon following the Berne parade, Knox held it's own Memorial Day parade.

On Monday morning, the theme for the Berne Memorial Day parade was "Honor and Sacrifice" that traveled down Helderberg Trail to the high school.

On Saturday morning in Voorheesville, the village held it's annual Memorial Day parade along with the American Legion celebrating 100 years.

On Sunday, the Fasulos' brought an old horse-trailer that they turned into a bar to the Homefront cafe and decked it out in Americana.

Girl Scouts in Troop 5013 planted wildflowers in two community garden plots at Switzkill Farm on May 17. “We have more available for anyone to use,” said Mark Hohengasser who helped organize the event.

VOORHEESVILLE — Spc. Bashant Sara from Voorheesville was formally welcomed into the Joint Force Headquarters of the New York Army National Guard during a transition ceremony held May 4 at the Leeds Armory in Catskill.

Research is being done locally to better diagnose Lyme disease, often caught by tick bites. The researchers are asking anyone who has a circular rash after being bitten to volunteer to have blood drawn.

Participants will be treated for Lyme free of charge.

Every year in May, the Altamont Veterans of Foreign Wars post hosts the annual Loyalty Day to honor our veterans living and who gave the ultimate sacrifice to this country.

At a press conference on Wednesday morning at the BKW elementary, Maggie the therapy dog gets the Albany County citizen of the month from Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy.

Voorheesville Elementary presents The Little Mermaid this weekend at the Lydia Tobler Performing Arts Center at Clayton A. Bouton High School.

WESTERLO — Veterans will now be able to access Albany County services once a week at the Westerlo Reformed Church.

Every year for about a month, Indian Ladder Farms in New Scotland hosts baby animal days inside one of the barns to show kids an upclose view of what adult animals look like when they are babies.

Girl Scout Troop 1482 is holding a shoe-drive fundraiser through the Funds2Orgs Organization. All shoes collected will be repurposed and sent to developing nations, in an effort to provide economic opportunities for micro-entrepreneurs, as well as to help the environment through the use of recycling.

Trivia Night Fundraiser on April 25 at Lucky Strike Social in Guilderland’s Crossgates Mall.

Last weekend, the Westmere Fire department along with the other Town of Guilderland fire departments opened their doors in hopes of recruiting some new members to join since the number of volunteers are dropping across the nation.