“Bears can obtain all of the nourishment they need from the forest, but they are intelligent and opportunistic animals,” says the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. “They will find and consume the easiest food they can access.” 

A score of volunteers worked on the green spaces in Altamont during Earth Week.

BETHLEHEM — The Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, home of the Bethlehem Historical Association, is open Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. beginning May 2.

GUILDERLAND — “Remembering the past is conserving strength for the future”: These were the beginning words of a memorial service held on Saturday, April 10, by members of the Old Hellebergh Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, to celebrate the life and legacy of a Revolutionary War soldier who lived in Guilderland from 1732 t

Registration is now open for the 10th annual I Love My Park Day, which will be held over the weekend of May 1 and May 2 at state parks, historic sites, and public lands across New York.

The state’s Department of Taxation and Finance encourages eligible taxpayers to register for a free virtual tax-filing assistance session.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day is organizing a community bicycling challenge during the month of May which is National Bike month. The organization is encouraging community members to explore the many beautiful dirt, gravel, and paved bicycle routes available in the area.

BETHLEHEM — Nicholas Suhr, a Delmar resident, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the New York Army National Guard, during a ceremony at New York National Guard headquarters on Friday, March 26.