It was Aug. 15, and The Old Men of the Mountain met at the Middleburgh Diner in Middleburgh and for some reason the OMOTM arrived at the restaurant in dribs and drabs.

Over 100 motorcyclists are expected to ride Saturday in the fifth annual poker run held by the American Legion Riders to help local veterans. Last year’s run raised $30,000.

Mildred Elley, a for-profit two-year college founded in Albany, is celebrating its centennial this year. The Mildred Elley Alumni Association is searching for its oldest living graduate to help commemorate the 100th anniversary.

In New York State, qualifying clothing and footwear purchases are exempt from state sales tax year-round. Many states offer sales-tax breaks leading up to the school year, but in New York State clothing and footwear are always exempt from the state’s 4-percent sales tax when they are sold for less than $110.

BETHLEHEM — Art on the Rail Trail, a committee of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, is holding a Meet the Artists Community Meeting at the Bethlehem Town Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Climate change is here and harming us. While we commend those who are heroically acting to help, it is not enough. An overarching national policy and a global commitment are needed.

Suzanne Barry, D.O., a pediatric intensivist with interests in resident education, pediatric respiratory failure, sepsis, and pediatric sedation, has joined Albany Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics.

Adam Howe, M.D., a pediatric urologist who specializes in minimally invasive surgery, has joined Albany Medical Center’s Division of Urology.

The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest level that Boy Scouts can attain after several years of earning badges for skills and for knowledge accrued during a Scout’s many years of participation.


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