The annual luncheon to honor Community Caregivers’ volunteers was postponed because of the pandemic but reborn as a drive-through picnic on Wednesday on Altamont Fairground.

Altamont’s firehouse siren blasted at 8:46 a.m., marking the time Flight 11, hijacked by terrorists, crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

Westmere Elementary School starts on Monday with students wearing their masks for their first in-person day of classes.

ALBANY COUNTY — The public is invited to become inaugural Five Rivers “5Rs” this fall.

In just the last month, the American Red Cross has helped tens of thousands of people whose lives were uprooted by massive back-to-back disasters — the Midwest derecho, the continuing and relentless wildfires in the west, Hurricane Laura — and now the not-for-profit organization is mobilizing supplies and volunteers to help again as Hu

ALBANY COUNTY — The public is invited to become inaugural Five Rivers “5Rs” this fall.

In a Friday ceremony, Altamont’s firehouse siren blasted at 8:46 a.m., marking the time Flight 11, hijacked by terrorists, crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

ALBANY COUNTY — Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a new parent-education workshop: Managing the 2020-21 School Year for Remote or In-Person Learners.

The workshop, hosted by the Watervliet Public Library via Google Meet, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from either 1 to 2 p.m. for from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

ALBANY COUNTY — The Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a free tire recycling event for county residents. Made possible through the use of state’s Conservation Project Financial Assistance funds, the event will take place during the week of Oct.

VOORHEESVILLE — “The Coronavirus pandemic is still with us and your community needs your help,” said Gary Kubitz, pastor with the First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville who organized a coalition to help the community when the coronavirus pandemic first hit.

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