Often, a memorial grows up at the site of a fatal car crash, as it did at the tree in Bethlehem where Thomas Brown died last November. What’s unusual this time is that town officials have taken it down.

Memorials to  a much-loved town clerk and to Rensselaerville veterans look their mid-summer best.

A village memorial  to Christine Marshall, an Altamont trustee from 2007 to 2016, is dedicated on June 30 in the triangular green space formed by the intersection of Maple Avenue and Bozenkill Road.

On May 23 at the Town of Guilderland Highway Garage in Guilderland, a memorial service was held for Sean McCutcheon, who died on the job last year.

Camp and family will memorialize the former director, who had "an evangelistic heart."

The stretch of Route 146 that would be dedicated to the late Lt. Col. Todd Clark would be from the intersection with Route 20 to just past St. Madeleine Sophie Church, where he was married and where his funeral was held.

A memorial placed on Robert Furnia’s lawn in Delanson Saturday is a customary symbol in military ceremony. Dog tags hung from a hard rubber training rifle that balanced a helmet on top and stood between a pair of military boots.

To the Editor:

Last week, the Knox Volunteer Fire Department hosted a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Due to the rainy weather, the gathering was held inside the firehouse. 

“He gave his life in the line of duty” says the new gravestone for Harold C. Mattice, a corporal with the New York State Police, buried in Berne’s Woodlawn Cemetery.

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