The Mendelssohn Club of Albany will hold auditions in October for male singers interested in joining the club for its 108th season. Interested tenors and basses are invited to rehearse with the club on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7:15 p.m. at the New Covenant Presbyterian Church at 916 Western Ave. in Albany.

People around the world will look at the moon on Sept. 19.

“It’s as easy as stepping out into their backyard,” said astronomer Dr. Valerie Rapson of the Dudley Observatory at The Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci).

The Guilderland, Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Voorheesville, and Bethlehem school districts have released the income criteria for students to qualify for free or re­duced-price lunches. All four dis­tricts have the same standard, based on family size and income.

ALBANY COUNTY — Democrats voting in Thursday’s primary showed overwhelming support for the incumbent county executive endorsed by the party. Daniel McCoy garnered 60 percent of the vote; his challenger, Daniel Egan, got 37 percent.

Michael Ardito has convinced three friends and his mother to traverse Boston Harbor in a race to raise funds for and awarness about hereditary angioedema, from which his sister suffers.

Family Danz Mechanical LLC of Albany was the low bidder for heating and ventilation work at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar, according to a release from the state’s Office of General Services.

Once again, John M. Bagyi has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, as he has since 2007, when he was the youngest labor and employment lawyer in New York State to receive that recognition.

The first Sunday following the Hurricane Irene, an ecumenical service was held on the lawn of Lasell Hall, known as D.A.R. Hall because the 18th-Century Federal building has been owned by the Schoharie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 1913.

John Kilcher, Knox

John Rosenbach, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Albany

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