Emma Cunningham smiles

The program allows the students to explore their career goals and work with an individual business or organization.

Kristin Gundersen, the owner of Alternative Veterinary Therapies, started her own practice in the spring of 2014. With an increase in demand for her practice, Gundersen’s business will be moving to a larger building in Clarksville this weekend.

Amber Pitch, Adirondack 46er, Ariel, dogs

Saturday, Aug. 20, will be a red-letter day for a young woman named Amber and a 11-year old mixed-breed dog named Ariel. A triumphant day really.

Kids and their parents at the fair will have a chance to test their fearlessness by holding an eight-foot boa constrictor or petting an 18-pound lizard. It’s all done to show them that they don’t need to fear reptiles, says Adam Bornt of Uncharted Wild.

GUILDERLAND — Thank you to the Guilderland Public Library and the many young (and older) participants who volunteered their time and talents to make pet toys.

The youngsters were naturals, but some of the adults, myself included, struggled with the “braiding” process.

Around the Capital Region, dogs and cats who hang out in their owners’ shops and businesses are brightening the days of customers with a lick or a purr.

Edna Litten, Altamont

A student who killed a giraffe was scorned when his family placed a trophy photo in his high school yearbook; we need to care about the many species in our midst that are suffering from our abuses.

Deborah Katz, Altamont

In 1852, the United States Senate published the findings of Captain Howard Stansbury’s 1849-1850 expedition to the Great Salt Lake.


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