Guilderland

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Aug. 5. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 for any questions or information.

Work will not occur from Aug. 12 to 16 to accommodate visitors to the Altamont Fair. For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.

Deadline to enter is Aug. 3. Contestants must be residents of Albany, Schenectady, or Greene counties. 

MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) is a continent-wide coordinated bird banding effort that monitors breeding-season, landbird populations and helps inform conservation and management efforts.

Frederick Crounse, who lives in the Altamont home of his ancestors, contemplates events which he says skepticism hasn't been able to explain.

Participants in the event camp in tents, in Tawasentha Park, for one to four nights, from Aug. 8 to 12, to demonstrate their commitment to eliminating poverty and substandard housing, and raise money for Habitat for Humanity. 

The Albany County Sheriff's Office reported using an informant and an undercover investigator to arrest three Albany men who tried to sell them a stolen motorcycle from an Old Navy store parking lot in Guilderland.

The new U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, visited the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering  along with Congressman Paul Tonko who said it was "a classic example of where the president wants to take this country."

Dylan Collett may not be the most intimidating pitcher in the collegiate game, but his chances of getting batters out is very high. The Guilderland native has a passion for baseball, and his confidence has given him an edge. 

Spring is here, the days are longer, prairie willow is blooming in the preserve, and the woodcocks are displaying. 

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