ALBANY COUNTY — More than $372 million in assistance is available to help older adults and low- and middle-income New Yorkers heat their homes this winter. Local departments of social services began accepting applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program on Tuesday, November 13.

Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” will be performed by over 65 middle school students at the Lydia C. Tobler Performing Arts Center at Clayton A. Bouton High School on Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and on Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for seniors.

“Take it From the Top,” written and directed by Penny Shaw and the show’s dates are Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School Auditorium.

The New York Best Bagger Competition was held at the Slingerlands ShopRite on Saturday, which brought in cashiers from around the state to show off their bagging skills to win a trip to Nationals in San Diego in February.

Glenn Durban had a career at General Electric and still lives in the Swift Road house he built himself where he and his wife, Sylvia, raised four sons and a daughter.