ALBANY COUNTY —  Flag football in Bethlehem and track and field in Voorheesville have been added this summer to the county’s free Amateur Athletic Union sports program.

Dylan Haugen from Slingerlands, who serves in the New York Army National Guard and is assigned to the Division Signal Company, 42nd Infantry Division received a promotion to the rank of specialist.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

On June 15, it was a walking through history weekend. A trolley went through the Albany Pine Bush learning about the history there.

On June 15th, the Altamont Fairgrounds held a fundraiser for the Regional Food Bank and Patroon Land Farm. 

The E=MC2 program ended their year long independent study at a June 13th presentation at Guilderland High School.

On June 14, the American Legion post 977 held a flag day ceremony with the help of the Boy Scouts to help burn retired, torn and tathered flags.

Last Tuesday morning during a ceremony held at Crossgates Mall, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy honored three local veterans while the first annual Military Health Expo went on.

Last weekend at Indian Ladder Farms held the annual NY Capital District Renaissance Festival.

The first annual Girls Day in Sports held at Guilderland High School, offered girls in first through sixth grades learned how to play eight different sports, taught by coaches and high school players.

KNOX — The Helderberg Family and Community Organization, which formed just last year, is offering these opportunities for area youth and the community: