We want to help neighbors, even those who don’t now know one another, to connect and have a conversation. These conversations, conducted through our website, will be rooted in a place — the community we cover. The first topic will be cancer.

Our readers will be in good hands with Enterprise staff past and present while the editor battles cancer.

A Farnsworth Middle School student is hosting a fun run to raise money for a Bethlehem family who is facing cancer.  The run is scheduled for June 2 starting at the Slingerlands firehouse.

VOORHEESVILLE — A 9-year-old Voorheesville Elementary School student has been collecting cans to help his aunt, who is battling cancer. He has collected around 10,000 returnable items over the course a month.

Westerlo has pitched in to help a local woman suffering from cancer. Orchestrated by her sister, Betty Filkins, with help from the Westerlo Reformed Church, the Westerlo Volunteer Fire Company, and the local band the Hilltown Ramblers, a fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 8, at 7 p.m. to benefit Ruth Savino.

A Hair Event

Because she has lost several friends and relatives to breast cancer, the owner of a new hair salon in Guilderland says that a percentage of the profit from all sales of wigs at her shop will go to research for a cure.

A 13-month cancer treatment plan calls for a young family to stay strong. And for a community to help.

Two sisters are battling together as one faces cancer; the community is invited to support the cause.

WESTERLO — A fund-raiser for Ruth Peck Savino, who is battling breast cancer, will be held next Saturday, April 26, by the Westerlo Reformed Church and the Auxiliary of the Westerlo Fire Company at Woodman’s Hall on Route 401.

Pink is more than pretty. Pink is power.


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