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Paul Malecki, an Albany resident, has just started a project looking at the history of car racing at the Altamont fairgrounds.

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The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has launched two new historic marker programs available in New York State.

As the youngest boy in a family of nine children, Robert Snyder devoted himself to keeping the farm running as his sisters left to marry and three of his brothers served in the military.
 

Ray Wood’s hobby of finding the fathers of Amerasians living in the United States has brought peace and contentment to local restaurant owner Van Nguyen, who was able to meet and bond with his father over the months before the older man’s death in 2018.

Don Rittner believes that the Altamont Fair, with its many museums and long-standing traditions, can fill the gap left by schools that no longer teach civics or history. He’s writing a book on the fair’s 125-year history.

GUILDERLAND — The citizens’ group Historic Altamont Inc. wrote a letter this week to Guilderland Supervisor Peter Barber and Altamont Mayor Kerry Dineen advising them that it would no longer seek ownership of the historic Doctor Crounse House, at the gateway to the village.

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The Mohicans have purchased tribal lands in Bethlehem where human remains of their ancestors were found.

The New Scotland Historical Association will soon begin working on a way to preserve the town’s past.

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A group of local Model T enthusiasts tries to make its cars as historically accurate as possible.

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