Blood drives

The American Red Cross Blood Services is holding these local drives in November:

— On Monday, Nov. 4 from 1 to 6 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville in the social hall, 68 Maple Ave., Voorheesville;

— On Thursday, Nov. 7, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the Bethlehem Public Library in the community room, 451 Delaware Ave., Delmar;

— On Monday, Nov. 25, from 1 to 6:30 p.m., at the First Reformed Church in the Friendship House, 1663 Helderberg Trail, Berne; and

— On Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the Guilderland Public Library in the Helderberg Room, Guilderland. 

More Community news

  • WESTERLO — The Westerlo Reformed Church will have a free Christmas music program for anyone who enjoys great Christmas music. Wally Jones and Jeanne Ryan will provide beautiful music on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.

    The senior lunch — of lasagna, salad, and dessert — will be Dec. 12 at noon.

  • Thanksgiving Eve, which has also been called “Blackout Wednesday,” is one of the busiest drinking nights of the year and the beginning of the holiday season, when there is an increase in instances of impaired driving.

  • These members of the New York Army National Guard have recently been promoted:

    — Frank Quintana from Slingerlands, assigned to the Joint Force Headquarters, received a promotion to the rank of lieutenant colonel;

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