For national Mix It Up at Lunch Day, athletes from the College of Saint Rose and high school students in Guilderland sat in the seats of a local middle school, where lunch tables can represent social boundaries.

Children and teens stepped into characters with their costumes last week, seeking sweets and new personas at Guilderland and Voorheesville schools.

Prior to becoming a stay at home mother, I worked on Elk St. in Albany. In the morning, on my way to work, I drove past the Freihofer Bakery and was tantalized by the wonderful aroma wafting through the air of their fresh baked bread.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Nov. 3. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

ALTAMONT — Boy Scout Troop 264 of Altamont will conduct its Annual Food and Can Drive in November.

Bags will be delivered to homes in Altamont on Saturday, Nov. 1. The Scouts will return the following Saturday, Nov. 8, to pick-up donations

To the Editor:

OK, I'm on a mission — a fundraising mission; it's been a few years since I've asked friends and family for money, so I figure you must have a few dollars burning a hole in your pockets or purses — especially if you were a former camper up at Camp Little Notch in Fort Ann, New York.

To the Editor:

The environment is the most important part of our community.

We think that we should start a program called Green.  In the program, we would clean up the environment.

To the Editor:

Every year at one of the town's parks they should have a fundraiser to donate money, food, toys, blankets, and clothes to people in need of them.

They should do this because it is for charity and a very good cause.  At this donation, we could sell Girl Scout cookies, baked goods, and other items.

Jeremy Collen scored the sudden-death overtime winning goal for Guilderland on Monday in the Class AA soccer quarterfinals against Saratoga.

Volunteers at Farnsworth Middle School Saturday collected and sorted the objects neglected by homeowners and prepared them for taking on new forms at a recycling facility or new homes through reuse.


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