KNOX — A bright man, quiet and capable, Daniel A. Driscoll devoted his life to public service.

When he was young, he served his country. He was in the Ohio Air National Guard while a student at the University of Cincinnati. In 1961, just after he graduated, his squadron was activated for the Berlin Crisis; he was commissioned as a second lieutenant, using radar to direct aircraft for close air support.

Opinion

We got frantic calls from people who could not get their prescriptions filled and outraged calls from people who had loved and trusted their doctor, demanding an answer. We have none.

Guilderland

At some point, someone has to push the pause button, said Yomika Bennett of the Albany County Planning Board, outlining her reservations about developers’ plans to build 173 apartments along Loughlin Street.

New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — A bobcat attack is being described as an out-of-the-ordinary event. The rabid animal attacked a couple and a dog last Wednesday.

Sports

The Voorheesville Youth Baseball League, which once went without a home field, celebrated its newly renovated field in Swift Road Park.

Hilltowns

At its most recent meeting, the planning board voted 3-to-1 to approve the Albany County Sheriff Department’s plan to construct a latticed metal, free standing communications tower.

Regional

Recent events in Dallas and Baton Rouge have police departments in the Capital District rethinking security.

Prose & Poetry

June Frances Coleman draws on her life to write, as honestly as she can, about what it is like to be black in America. In doing so, she captures a humanity larger than race.

Coleman’s short story, “Across 62nd Street,” is featured in our Prose & Poetry section.