Eric K. Meyette

COHOES —  Eric K. Meyette died peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 35.

He was the son of Jennifer Meyette and Howard Meyette. Raised on Quay Road in Knox, he was a Berne-Knox-Westerlo student until the eighth grade.

Curling, says Kathy Bentley, is like playing chess on ice. The ancient Scottish game is not just about technique and precision, but also about strategy. Listen to this week's podcast.

John B. Haluska, Guilderland

Robyn Gray, Gordon McClelland, Guilderland Coalition for Responsible Growth

Altamont Community Tradition’s Festival of Lights raised $2,550, to be divided among the pantries along with food donations. In addition, Phillips Hardware raised $3,070 during its holiday fundraising program.

The Guilderville boys swim team faced off Saratoga at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. It was a back and forth match but the Guilderville team held on to a 90-to-86 win on Jan. 4.

On Jan. 2, the Voorheesville Blackbirds indoor track team, coming off quarantine, showed their talents at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy in the Tri County Indoor Track League 5D meet. The girls team finished ninth with 14.50 points while the boys finished 12th with eight points.

Altamont Seniors will be meeting for lunch at the St. Lucy/St. Bernadette Parish Center on Grand Street on Jan. 11 and Jan. 25.  There will be no lunch on Jan.

Bud Kenyon

Legendary high school football coach, Bud Kenyon, died peacefully with his family present on Christmas morning, 2021, at his home in Greenwich, New York. He was 93.

Coach Kenyon found football as a 17-year-old Marine stationed in China — and he never let go.

Dean Whalen, Altamont Community Tradition Holiday Decorating Committee


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