GUILDERLAND — As part of  the Albany County Traffic Safety Awareness Show this weekend at Crossgates Mall, car seats will be checked for free

The car seat check will run Saturday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to  2 p.m. in the overflow parking lot.

Funding is now available to help low-income households that have fallen behind on their utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BETHLEHEM — On Saturday, Oct. 2, Art on the Rail Trail, a committee of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, will hold the fourth annual chalk art contest.

On a day as clear and bright as Sept. 11, 2001, the wind blows a huge American flag suspended by Westmere and Guilderland fire trucks over the World Trade Center memorial at the Altamont fairgrounds. The memorial includes an actual piece from the Twin Towers. The display was part of a tribute held at the fairgrounds during Saturday’s demolition derby, delayed from Fair Week due to Tropical Storm Henri.

The Altamont Fire Department’s siren blared at 8:46 a.m. last Saturday, signifying the first plane that hit the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.

GUILDERLAND — Leaders from St. Madeleine Sophie Cub Pack and Scout Troop 50 will present an overview of their respective programs on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the St. Madeleine Sophie Parish Center, located at 3500 Carman Road in Guilderland.

There will be a question-and-answer period following the presentation.

GUILDERLAND — Boy Scouts in Troop 50 will hold their annual bottle drive on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Door-to-door pick-up will include Route 20 and all side roads from the train overpass to Willow Street, all of Carman Road, Old State Road, East and West Lydius, Lone Pine and all side roads off of them.

Capital District Scottish Games were held Sept. 4. To stem the spread of the coronavirus, the games did away with solo competition and with the highland dancers competition this year.

GUILDERLAND — Felthousen’s Florist and Greenhouse has opened a third location at Stuyvesant Plaza in Guilderland.

SCHOHARIE — The Schoharie Antiques Show is back for its 45th edition.

Presented by the Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association, the show will be held, as always, at 143 Depot Lane Center, off of Route 30 in the village of Schoharie, two miles south of Interstate 88’s exit 23.

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