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Carol DuBrin, Altamont

Sue Britton, a long-time member of her local American Legion Auxiliary unit in Rensselaerville, has recently completed a months-long search for photos of armed forces members whose names are engraved at the Vietnam War memorial. 

Bill Donato, Altamont

The historic Mynderse-Frederick House at 451 Route 146 in Guilderland Center will hold an open house on Saturday, June 17. The event, from 1 to 4 p.m., will include tours of the award-winning gardens and the building’s interior, which will be decorated with flower arrangements.

The White Sulphur Springs Hotel, a resort over 100 years ago, and later owned by a church in Queens, was torn down Wednesday.

GERMAN CAMP NEARBY

Federal Government Looking Over Land in Towns of Berne, Coeymans and Westerlo for Farm for Interned Germans — May Raise Food Stuffs for Mobilization Camp.

45,845 MEN NECESSARY

For New York State’s Quota to Make Up Initial Draft of 500,000 Soldiers — This State Furnishes Largest Number and Nevada the Smallest, 500.

A piece of history that Joe Merli salvaged now has a place of honor on the Gas Up grounds.

When the old Mobil station in Duanesburg was demolished, Merli had saved its cupola.

Bragle house, Slingerlands Historic District

While town officials say there are guidelines in place to protect the district, members of a grassroots group want a change in the law to protect the area.

KNOX.

Next Thursday evening, May 3rd, there will be the opening dance at Weaver’s saw-mill. The floor has been enlarged and other improvements made. Dances will be continued every two weeks thereafter on Thursday evenings.

VILLAGE NOTES.

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