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Albany County will soon roll out a mobile application that will provide education and links to resources that will increase awareness about suicide and suicide prevention.

Services are at 8:00 a.m., and 10:00 a.m. with music, and Children’s Chapel at 10 a.m.

Father Scherck will deliver a sermon entitled “The Rock”, which outlines several ways in which the Scriptures employ the term rock referring to the things of God, in Christ, and the great benefits to those who believe. 

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont summer schedule:

— The summer worship schedule is one service at 9:30 a.m.

The service on Aug. 24 will be a special one marking the 30th anniversary of ordination of the pastor of St. John's, Rev. Gregory Zajac.

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

Sean Flynn from Delmar, serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th infantry is promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel;

BERNE — The second annual Summerfest, to be held Saturday at the Berne town park, will feature food, fun, crafts, and community — and quirky contests.

Gad-Zukes! It’s Sas-Squash in the Hilltowns!