Guilderland

When the Altamont Fair was in town, I mentioned our friend Fran Ripley. A few days after the Enterprise was delivered, Harvey Levin saw me and said, “I wish I had known Fran was here. When we had the Masonic fast food booth, Fran was my working partner.

ALTAMONT — Harry Jackson L’Hommedieu, an aviator and an architect, died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.  He was 86.

These local students have recently distinguished themselves:

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Sept. 16. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

The worship schedule at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 140 Maple Ave., in Altamont on Sunday, Sept. 15, with a special guest, is as follows:

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Historical Society’s Sept. 19 meeting features another of our Civil War Sesquicentennial programs when Dr. Matthew Farina discusses “Civil War Medicine: Myth and Reality.”

GUILDERLAND — Scouts from St. Madeleine Sophie’s Boy Scout Troop 50 kept themselves active over the summer. In July, the boys attended Camp Wakpominee.

Bryan Best, who is running for Guilderland’s receiver of taxes on the Republican line, also wants to secure the Independence Party line and, along with his fellow Republicans, has launched a write-in campaign for Tuesday’s primary.

We have no problem with that. It’s always good to give voters a choice.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Sept. 9. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

A small country community named Knowersville was developing around the railroad station following the Civil War. With rail access, it was becoming a summer retreat for families from New York and Albany.

There were several hotels by the railway and a resort hotel on the hill beyond named Kushaqua.

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