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GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Garden Club has elected these officers for 2022:

— President Merril-Lee Lenegar;

— First Vice President Maureen McNamara;

— Second vice President John Haluska;

— Secretaries Donna Mohr and  Linda Miller; and

— Treasurer Kris Vogt.

The state’s first Free Fishing Weekend of 2022 is on Feb. 19 and 20, when freshwater anglers are permitted to fish for free without a license.

The Elliott House Thrift Shop in Norton Hill will be open for the 2022 season beginning Wednesday, March 16.
The hours are Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is closed in inclement weather.

B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation brings back its “Synagogue Scholars” series with a discussion, led by University at Albany Professor Emerita Martha Rozett, of “Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued Millions of Yiddish Books” by Aaron Lansky, the founder and president of the National Yiddish Book Center.

GUILDERLAND — The chamber of commerce here is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration on Feb. 9, the day it was incorporated a half-century earlier, in 1972.

The celebration will last all year with new branding, events, programs, and a 50 New Member Challenge.

Qualified landowners may apply for a free bag of 25 tree and shrub seedlings for planting near streams, rivers, or lakes to help stabilize banks, protect water quality, and improve wildlife habitat.

A photography contest memorialized the early career photography work of the Stewarts’ son, Daniel Michael Stewart, who died in a 2020 traffic accident in Oregon