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Berne-Knox-Westerlo school teachers have been giving away care-package to dozens of students who have been studying online due to the coronavirus

The Voorheesville Key Club hosted pick-up sites at the Voorheesville Public Library and at Clayton A. Bouton High School to benefit the Albany Veterans Miracle Center.

Veterans were honored by families in Westerlo Rural Cemetery by placing an American flag on their graves last Saturday.

Susan Togut to create an art installation along the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail between Main Street and Grove Street in Voorheesville.

Memorial Day wreath ceremony at Altamont’s Orsini Park on Monday.

The Hudson Mohawk Chapter of NY-Penn Military Vehicle Collectors Club held a “Convoy for Heroes” to recognize both fallen veterans as well as current first responders and health-care workers.

Boy Scouts salute from the steps of the Knox Town Hall as the American flag is raised, while Captain Javid Afzail and his wife, First Lieutenant Mara Afzali were honored as members of the National Guard during the wreath-laying ceremony in Knox.

GUILDERLAND — Community Caregivers Inc., in cooperation with The Albany Guardian Society, is now offering a service for those seeking a productive distraction from pandemic-related matters.

ALBANY COUNTY — Former Albany County Executive Michael G. Breslin has joined AARP New York’s Executive Council. He will help shape AARP New York’s strategic priorities, build community partnerships with key decision-makers and serve as a volunteer spokesperson for AARP in New York.

Opening day at the Elm Avenue Park in Bethlehem, a new location for the Delmar Farmers’ Market on Saturday.

KNOX — Taryn Hanley of Knox, a senior at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, is completing her Girl Scout Gold Award.

The daughter of Tami and Dan Hanley, she has been a Girl Scout since she was in first grade.

GUILDERLAND — The town and the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce are honoring local veterans and residents currently in the military by placing pictures of them on banners.

Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York will not be holding traditional summer camp this season due to concerns for the health and safety of its campers, staff, and families.

A statue resembling a moai on Easter Island with a mask scaled to fit by Nick Miller.

Donations to benefit the Veterans and Community Housing Coalition and The Veterans Miracle Center.