Now the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail welcomes walkers and cyclists heading for Albany.

The Enterprise and the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy gave away free seeds for Bender melons this spring from which Don Meacham of Voorheesville grew this beauty.

ALTAMONT — Jeffrey Jensen from Altamont, assigned to the 206th Military Police Company of the New York Army National Guard received a promotion to the rank of private first class on June 27.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Awards Celebration online this year, in two parts.

Two Hilltown Scouts — Emily Purcell and Taryn Hanley — have earned the Girl Scouts’ highest honor, the Gold Award.

The Gold Award is earned by girls in grades nine through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership in developing sustainable solutions to local, national, and global challenges. 

ALBANY COUNTY — Every year, the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District holds a fish sale for the convenience of local pond owners.

Members of the American Legion Riders Post 977 visit the Guilderland home of Harold F. Greene every year on the anniversary of his son’s death.

In the wake of the coronavirus shutdown, the county has allowed food trucks for the first time along the rail trail that spans nine miles from Voorheesville to Albany.

Voorheesville Public Library at Clayton A. Bouton High School hosted the drive-through fairy tale and nursery rhyme event on Saturday morning.

On weekend of July 18, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy hosted its annual Hike-a-thon event.