Mary Clark put forth a bill — requiring schools to inform parents of special-education services — after her grandson committed suicide in 2010. The superintendent of his school believes it is unnecessary.
The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed.
During the months of July through December 2014, wildlife habitat restoration involving the removal of invasive, non-native trees will take place on 47 acres in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve near the intersection of Washington Avenue Extension and New Karner Road (Route 155) in Albany.
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission invites the public to the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center to view Karner blue butterflies raised for release as part of its effort to recover this endangered species.