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The Guilderland, Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Voorheesville, and Bethlehem school districts have released the income criteria for students to qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. All four districts have the same standard, based on family size and income. 

On Saturday morning at the Voorheesville firehouse the American Legion Riders held their Seventh Annual Poker Run that helps raise money for veterans.

These attorneys at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP have received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2019: James B. Ayers, Terresa M. Bakner, Beth A. Bourassa, Heather D. Diddel, David R. Everett, Scott N. Fein, Philip H. Gitlen, Norma G. Meacham, William S. Nolan, Daniel A. Ruzow, Robert T.

The American Legion Riders Seventh Annual Poker Run held last Saturday to raise funds for local, grassroots groups that support veterans.

VOORHEESVILLE — Voorheesville Dollars for Scholars will hold a Vendor & Craft Fair on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Voorheesville’s Clayton A. Bouton High School at 432 New Salem Rd.

The event is a fundraiser for scholarships for seniors.

New Yorkers can choose the state’s next license-plate design by voting for one of five candidates at the Governor's website.

Leslie M. Apple, Norma G. Meacham, and Daniel A. Ruzow, partners at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, have been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America.

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

— Justin Lee from Voorheesville, assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry, received a promotion to the rank of specialist; and

Ji Ung Lee, a professor of nanoscale engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded $6.25 million in federal funding from the Naval Research Laboratory to fabricate advanced electronic devices for more functionalities to future computer chips.

Guilderland Police officers stayed inside the Dunkin’ shop to due to unsafe conditions during the fundraising for the Special Olympics.

Altamont Corners SitScape located at the corner of Main Street and Helderberg Avenue. The eco-friendly space was built by Flanagin’s co-creator and father, Jeff Thomas, the owner of Altamont Corners.

GUILDERLAND — CoreLife Eatery is a national chain with a mission — getting people to eat right.

On Aug. 15, it opened its third Albany-area store, next to the entrance of the uptown University at Albany campus, at 1229 Western Ave. in Guilderland.

“Earth Day 2030”. Shot at St. Matthew’s Church in Voorheesville and at Elm Avenue Park in Bethlehem.

Registration is now open for Adult Practical Nursing Programs that start in September at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Albany campus.

Sylvester Schiltz is celebrating his 90th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Altamont Village Hall at 1:30 p.m.