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KNOX — Free masks will be given to Knox residents on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to noon or while supplies last.

Residents may drive through at the town hall, at 2192 Berne-Altamont Road, and receive a free mask without having to leave their vehicle.

WESTERLO — The First Baptist Church of Westerlo is hosting an Outdoor Drive-In Worship Service in its parking lot on Sunday, May 3, and Sunday, May 10. Both services will start at 10 a.m.

The church is located at 618 Route 143 in Westerlo.

Scam alert

A recent email received at The Enterprise purports to be from the federal government, speeding up the processing of stimulus checks by asking the recipient for a full name, address, Social Security number and phone number.

This is a scam.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, as well as the state economy, and it will be a long road to recovery,” said Thomas Dinapoli in an announcement.

ALTAMONT — Coronavirus isolation did not stop the children of Mary and Hal Hughes from celebrating their birthdays — 92 and 90 — which are just a week apart.

Send us your photos of the season.

New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, has issued guidance to New Yorkers, highlighting how to navigate tenant issues related to the coronavirus disease 2019.

 ALBANY COUNTY — Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering two free online courses for parents. Each course is given in four sessions.

The Magic Years is for parents or caregivers of children up to age 4 is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Cindy Wadach sent in an example of human spirit and social needs during a time of social distancing.

Charlotte Palmeri played music for the Sunday's Easter service.

Due to the coronavirus, Guilderhaven Inc. and Gade Farm are cancelling this year’s Spring Weekend Charity Event. Though this cancellation is a sign of the times, Gade Farm and Bonide are still teaming up to support Guilderhaven.

GUILDERLAND — Stuyvesant Plaza will purchase $10,000 in gift cards from its restaurants to donate to local health-care workers who are helping COVID-19 patients.

The Washington Park and Guilderland farmers’ markets are going to start up an online market.

A domestic mask-maker, Shannon Duerr, makes and donates masks and are available outside their home in Altamont.

The United States Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses in New York that are suffering substantial economic loss as a result of the coronavirus.