Scouts seek food for needy

ALTAMONT — Boy Scout Troop 264 of Altamont will conduct its annual food drive in November.

Bags will be delivered to homes in Altamont on Saturday, Nov. 2.  The Scouts will return the following Saturday, Nov. 9, to retrieve donations.

Residents are asked to place food and household items for donation in bags, which are visible from the road, no later than 10 a.m.

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