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Visiting students, ages 15 to 18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand, are seeking host families in and around Altamont for the upcoming 2014-15 academic school year.  Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year.

GUILDERLAND — Restaurant Week is hosted by the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce twice a year where participating restaurants create special menus and offer reduced prices.

The current Restaurant Week runs till July 26.

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy was elected the Northeast Region vice president of the County Executives of America at its annual conference in New Orleans. This year’s conference coincided with the annual conference of the National Association of Counties.

John M. Bagyi, a 1989 graduate of Guilderland High School and member in Bond, Schoeneck & King’s Albany office, was named one of 40 Up-and-Comers, in the Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys survey published in the June 16, 2014 edition of Human Resource Executive.

The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed.

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