We would first like to thank all those who made our fund-raising campaign such a success by donating the money needed to buy paint so the town can begin the process of completing painting the house this coming spring.
As the holidays approach and we dash around frantically buying gifts for everyone, consider buying a family journal. Between Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year, congregate as a family and have each member no matter how old or young contribute something to share in the journal.
I would like to know if any other people who live in Altamont, or Guilderland Center, or, of course, the Hilltowns, really enjoy the new paving/blacktop that was put down leading into Altamont. Myself, I think it is great, nice and smooth, a great improvement.
I applaud the editor of The Altamont Enterprise for last week's editorial shedding light again on issues related to impacts of hydrofracking, and especially for reminding us that we have a choice about how we respond to those (and other) issues.
The New Salem Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is having its Sixth Annual Teddy Bear Tea with Mrs. Claus for boys and girls on Sunday, Dec. 15, with seating at 1 p.m. at the New Salem firehouse at 694 New Salem Road in New Scotland.
As a former teacher at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, and a current mother to three high school children, each of whom are three-sport athletes, I would like to express my concern with regard to certain members of the current school board and administration, and the choices they have made lately.
The Helderberg Hilltowns Association is offering a $90 scholarship for an interested farmer from the Albany County Hilltowns to attend the “Harvesting Opportunities in New York: Growing Local Food Economies and Protecting Farmland” conference on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Hilton Albany.
May I begin by referencing your editorial of Oct. 3, 2013, which began with a quotation by Margaret Mead: “ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
One-hundred-and-forty people or more crowded the Octagon Barn in Knox on Oct. 30 to view a rough edit of Righteous Rebellion: America’s Anti-Rent War on Privilege. They met filmmaker Bruce Kennedy and offered him feedback about the documentary.