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The New York Army National Guard has recently promoted:

— Breanna Center from Singerlands, assigned to the 1427th Transportation Company, who received a promotion to the rank of staff sergeant on Nov. 20; and

Wreaths Across America says 1.7 million donated live balsam wreaths were placed on headstones across the country last weekend, with each veteran's name said aloud.

A drive thru event with Santa giving gifts to 98 families last Sunday at Knox.

On Monday, Dec. 21, the Guilderland Food Pantry packed 250 Christmas gifts for food-pantry recipients. Serving as Santa’s helpers are, from left, Cindy Wadach, Darciane Leizer, and Anne Cost. The gifts were provided by surrounding Guilderland churches.

VOORHEESVILLE — About a dozen students at Clayton A. Bouton High School are using a room at the school to “shop” — without cost — for food procured through donations from Hannaford Supermarkets.

Sound of Silence by Elise Josee Nigro is the winner of the 2020 Pine Bush Perspectives juried photo exhibit

The Guilderland Elks donated $2,000 to the Guilderland Food Pantry, which Executive Director Mac McDonnell, center, said will be used for holiday meals and for backpack programs at six Guilderland schools.

The Santa Car Parade was held on Sunday evening to cap off the Festival of Lights.

“Pet Pawrade”  during the Festival of Lights event put on by Altamont Community Tradition on Sunday afternoon

Reverend Matthew van Maastricht tells the story of the birth of baby Jesus on Sunday afternoon in front of the Altamont Reformed Church during the live Nativity event.

Enterprise photographer Michael Koff was honored this week with a plaque from the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Booster Club, which praises his years of Hilltown coverage “even through the Lost Season.” 

Altamont residents had their portraits taken by The Enterprise in Schilling Park during Sunday's festival of lights, presented by Altamont Community Tradition.

The annual Holiday Greens Show put on by the Guilderland Historical Society and the Guilderland Garden Club at the historic Frederick-Mynderse House was replaced with a holiday craft show and wreath sale at the open-door garage behind the house.

Decorated Cars and trucks joined the Hilltown holiday parade held last Sunday evening. 

The Future Farmers of America at Berne-Knox-Westerlo decorated this tree behind the Knox Town Hall.