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Capital Holiday Lights — a popular Christmas time fundraiser for the Albany Police Athletic Association — will come to the Altamont fairgrounds next year.

ALBANY COUNTY — At a time when bird populations worldwide are in decline, the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation is expanding its bird trail and encouraging residents to use the trail.

Four of the 13 new State Birding Trail locations announced this month are in Albany County.

The redone space — bright and cheerful — long the site of the Home Front Café.

Up to $110,000 of a $250,000 grant was used to upgrade the park while $90,000 was used for two lifts for the town’s ambulances and $50,000 was to improve the historic Mynderse-Frederick House in Guilderland Center with a new roof, new windows, and exterior painting.

B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will stream “The Ritchie Boys” as a Veterans Day tribute.

Hellmut Frankenberg, was a Ritchie Boy — a graduate of the Army’s elite military intelligence training program at Camp Ritchie, Maryland.

BETHLEHEM — The Fisher Trail at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center was officially opened on Tuesday.

Most of the trail’s 0.66-mile length is constructed in compliance with accessibility guidelines from the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation for people with mobility disabilities.

After the Apple Fun Run, each Pine Bush Elementary student received a bookmark.