Few voters cast ballots in uncontested elections in Voorheesville and Altamont.

The Albany County Veterans Services Bureau has sent officials to speak in towns across the county in order to encourage veterans to register with them. Registered as a veteran will make them not only eligible for benefits, but allows the bureau to receive more federal aid based on the number of veterans in their care.

New Yorkers who need help paying their heating bills must apply to the Home Energy Assistance Program by Friday, March 17.

BETHLEHEM — After a jury trial, Lina Michaels, 32, of Delmar, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated per se, a felony, and driving while ability impaired, a misdemeanor.

The trial was presided over by Debra J. Young in Albany County Court on March 9.

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new electric-vehicle campaign that includes the installation of charging stations, incentives for employers to encourage employees to drive electric vehicles, and extensive public education and outreach.

At his State of the County address on Monday night, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy brought up new initiatives such as expanding internet access in the Hilltowns and efforts to finish paving the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail.