COVID-19

On Sunday, February 21 the Guilderland Indoor track team held their 5th Frigid Cup meet outside on their track at Guilderland High School in Guilderland. Since a lot of schools didn’t approve of the sport and meets couldn’t be held on college campuses.

On Feb. 16, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo boys basketball team was itching to get back on the hardwood since COVID-19 hit. The State, which designated basketball as a “high-risk” sport, finally gave the sport the green light with the help from Albany County and BKW school board to return.

KNOX — Free masks will be given to Knox residents on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to noon or while supplies last.

Residents may drive through at the town hall, at 2192 Berne-Altamont Road, and receive a free mask without having to leave their vehicle.

Due to the coronavirus, Guilderhaven Inc. and Gade Farm are cancelling this year’s Spring Weekend Charity Event. Though this cancellation is a sign of the times, Gade Farm and Bonide are still teaming up to support Guilderhaven.

GUILDERLAND — Stuyvesant Plaza will purchase $10,000 in gift cards from its restaurants to donate to local health-care workers who are helping COVID-19 patients.

A domestic mask-maker, Shannon Duerr, makes and donates masks and are available outside their home in Altamont.

A Internet Application Design student at BOCES posted a comment to stay indoors and stay safe during this COVID-19 pandemic.

“With more people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, essential services are more vital than ever before,” says a release from Dig Safely New York. “Being home means that we are more reliant than ever on having our electricity, gas, telecom, and water services on and working.”

On Tuesday, the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York — which represents almost 8,500 Girl Scouts in 15 counties including Albany — suspended or delayed all activities through Sunday, April 19.

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