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To the Editor:

Did you know that over 38,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States? That's one person every 13 minutes. These are more than just numbers; they represent our family, friends, neighbors and colleagues.

Caregiving is a tough job. It’s especially tough when the one you’re caring for has Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia.

Everyone from New York who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program.

With one million members, the Arbor Day Foundation is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees.

Lack of attendance this Saturday at the Freedompalooza festival leaves organizers admitting error.

A next-generation artist, Kris Hauser, has honored one of the founding mothers of the Heldeberg Workshop, Jean Johnson, with a sculpture of her iconic emblem, now rooted on the land.

A center to educate visitors about the natural wonders of the Helderbergs is a grand idea and a worthwhile draw but we must avoid the irony and tragedy of an unsafe building for want of secure underpinnings.

The Albany Figure Skating Club will host a full-day United States Figure Skating Basic Skills Program workshop for coaches, skaters, and parents.  

Beginning its second century of song this fall in Schenectady, The Thursday Musical Club Women's Chorus is seeking female singers to prepare for its 101st Winter Concert on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy invites the public to come, hike, and enjoy the last bit of summer at its Normans Kill West Preserve this Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon.

These local students have recently earned diplomas:

— Matthew Siracusa of Guilderland, graduated from the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi with an associate of applied science degree in recreation and sports management;

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