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Jaime Watson is the new Capital District Transportation Authority communications manager.

Before joining the team at CDTA, she served as the regional director of communications for the American Red Cross in Albany. And, before that, she was the director of college relations at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh.

“Old Man Winter” certainly had a frosty grip on us during January and February. Fortunately, the freezing temperatures, frequent snows, and a “bug named Stomach” did not interrupt the activity at the Knox Nursery School.

Ella Armstrong was celebrated at the Altamont Fire Department installation dinner, and Egeziaca Rufa, originally from Frosinone, Italy, turned 100 years old.

GUILDERLAND — Nicholas Algers, of Guilderland, has joined the Albany-office sales team of Weichert, Realtors – Northeast Group.

A 22-year resident of the area, he will assist property buyers and sellers throughout the Capital Region.

These local members of the New York Army National Guard have been promoted:

Justin Wemple from Altamont, and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry is promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class; and

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