Guilderland

GUILDERLAND — Major General Harold J. Greene, who was shot and killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday, was, from a young age, someone who could command a crowd.

His father, Harold F. Greene, recalled to The Enterprise the days in the hospital just after his son’s birth, 55 years ago.

To the Editor:

Your editorial, July 24, 2014 “Hail a state of feminine salvation,” states that the recent United States Supreme Court ruling is flawed science and women are burdened unequally by not having their unique health-care needs met.

ALTAMONT — Pastor Gregory Zajac, of St. John’s Lutheran Church, will give a sermon on Aug. 3 titled "Yes, With the Help of God," based on Matthew 14:13-21, the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand.

Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. and the church is located at 140 Maple Ave. in Altamont.

GUILDERLAND — St. Boniface Episcopal Church has Sunday services at 8 and 10 p.m. with children’s chapel and friendship coffee hour following. 

ALTAMONT — The “Canyon Country” tour offered by St. Lucy/St. Bernadette Church in Altamont is almost sold out. The trip to western national parks will leave from Albany on Oct. 15 and return on Oct. 23, led by Jean Gagnon, manager of the Travel Plaza Center in Latham. 

To the Editor:

This letter goes out to everyone who takes part in the loving community of Altamont.

To the Editor:

Lovers of quilts and fans of rural architecture are invited to “The Quilts of Berne and Knox” on Sunday, Aug. 3. They’ll see fabric quilts, both traditional and modern, and learn about barn quilts, the wooden painted patterns that are popping up on barns in the Hilltowns.

Last week, the Guilderland School District added future meetings to discuss a consultant’s report released last month that provided options to save the district money.  Five of the six options proposed closing elementary schools, and four of the five proposed closing Altamont Elementary School.

GUILDERLAND — While many churches are facing declining congregations, St. Boniface Episcopal Church in Guilderland is growing — both in congregants and space.

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