Guilderland

All eyes are on the prize as a Reithoffer worker reaches for a stuffed toy soon to be in the hands of the winning girl whose shot landed in the fish bowl opening day at the Altamont Fair.

Two fair workers — Daniel and Larry — see from their booths on the midway a chance to help others, through a shelter for battered women or the chance to ring the Kitty Striker.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Aug. 19. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

GUILDERLAND CENTER — After the Helderberg Reformed Church burned more than two decades ago, and the congregation was organizing to rebuild, Henry Adams Jr., the church’s secretary-treasurer, wrote out thank-you notes to every donor.

Serge Coronas Jr. and his family have been a part of the big top for five generations. He talked about his life and Circus Hollywood while visiting the Altamont Fair this week.

ALTAMONT –– Native and traditional living has practically gone out the window these days, but some people still hold true to their upbringing and culture.

For example, do you know anyone who doesn’t own a cellular phone?

Sport is everywhere, even at the Altamont Fair...

Barbara Stevens, a 4-H leader and the judge of the dog show at the Altamont Fair, said the Cornell Cooperative Extension has a dog-obedience series as well as the week-long camp in the summer.

Marijo Dougherty, curator of the village archives and museum, has displayed an auto-racing poster for the upcoming Fair Week, as well as reproduced pictures of Lee Wallard, a famed dirt track racer who won the 1951 Indianapolis 500.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Aug. 12. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

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