The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is holding its fall fundraiser, Stories from the Land, on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the New York State Museum.

The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of engaging conservation stories by Mark King, the conservancy’s executive director.

A collection of photos from readers and staff this past week covers the bright glimmers of the fall season, a Voorheesville soccer moment of glee, a five generation family, and more.

Ted Kunker, chairman, Switzkill Farm, Berne

My empty canning jars are stockpiled and ready for harvest season. I saved them all year, filling a few here and there with pickles from a friend’s leftover cucumbers and jam from a couple pints of strawberries. The majority, however, sit empty. I set out last week to rectify that with some donated elderberries.

Back in June 1986, this newspaper reported that the annual Pucker Street Fair had been a bit wet “but the show went on.”

KNOX — Knox Youth Soccer will begin on Sept. 11 and alternate Sundays from 3 to 4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 4 (with a rain date of Oct. 9).

Students from Altamont Cooperative Preschool visited Indian Ladder Farms in New Scotland to celebrate fall.

Hundreds came out on Sunday, Sept. 22, to pick Cortland, McIntosh, and Macoun apples.

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