Last Friday, the students at Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland released the butterflies that they raised from eggs into freedom. The Monarch butterflies will be migrating to Mexico.

A committee of five Westerlo residents helped led the way to put banners in the town to honor the local military heroes.

More photos through out the opening day of the Altamont Fair 2018.

BERNE — On Sunday, Aug. 19, a community worship service will be held at the Berne town park beginning at 10 a.m.

The service is sponsored by Helderberg Lutheran, Berne Reformed, Rock Road Chapel, Knox Reformed and Thompson’s Lake Reformed churches.

On the opening day of the Altamont Fair, 27 young women, ages 5-40, compete in the Miss Altamont Fair pageant for the fair week and other community events through out the year.