New York City children visit the Albany area in the summer, some as young as 6 years old, to enjoy the outdoors and open spaces.

“Mammography saves lives and women should be proactive about seeking screening,” said Dr. Raymond in the release.

NEW SCOTLAND — AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, will once again be preparing income tax returns at St. Matthew’s Parish Center in Voorheesville beginning on Feb. 13.

St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont will hold Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.

Pastor Gregory Zaja will give a sermon at the 11 a.m. service titled Something More Important Than Being Right, based on First Corinthians 8:1-13.

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy has been elected to serve as first vice president of the New York State County Executives’ Association, a statewide bipartisan association of county executives from across the state.