Children and teens stepped into characters with their costumes last week, seeking sweets and new personas at Guilderland and Voorheesville schools.

A bridge replaced on Grant Hill Road was funded with $1.9 million from federal, state, an county sources.

Scenes of cattle in different seasons show off the natural light of the countryside.

The public got a look at how to preempt risk, with simulated impairment goggles and talks with safety experts at the Traffic Safety Awareness event at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland last weekend.

With bright fall leaves as a backdrop to the Rensselaerville hamlet, local residents came out Sunday in colorful ways themselves, cheering on the cyclists who passed through on the town’s first Gran Fondo and cycling festival.

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

At Lynnwood Elementary School last Friday afternoon, children raced through the forest during the annual Apple Fun Run. 

Intrigued by history, John Boyd Thacher Park aficionados weathered Saturday’s rain to celebrate the state park’s centennial.

The Guilderland Teachers’ Association held a back-to-school barbecue last Thursday at Tawasentha Park.

At 75 years, the Rensselaerville Volunteer Fire Department showed little weariness Saturday. The ceremonial moments at the all-day celebration had the air and intimacy of a family reunion that ended with music and fireworks.


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