WRIGHT — A Marine and World War II veteran, Fred Osterman worked for and identified with the military all of his life.

County legislator L. Michael Mackey said this week that Kinder Morgan attorneys he spoke with “agreed with me this may well result in less blasting, and the use of other technology when the pipeline comes through."

GUILDERLAND — An educational heroin forum on Monday, May 18, at the Guilderland Public Library.

Richard J. Herrick, President and CEO of New York State Health Facilities Association, Albany

School board candidates — one in Voorheesville and one in Guilderland — have decided not to run in the May 19 elections; both had submitted valid petitions by the April 20 deadline.

True barriers to learning in our state too often fall along racial and income lines.

For many women, Mother’s Day is a holiday tinged with grief. For those who have miscarried or who have struggled with infertility, the holiday is a reminder of the children they long for.

JEFFERSON — Joseph W. Merwin, who painted industrial equipment and loved the freedom of the wilderness, died on Monday, May 4, 2015, after a long illness, surrounded by family at his home. He was 68.

New Yorkers may sign up to volunteer at their favorite state park or historic site as part of the fourth annual I Love My Park Day to be held Saturday, May 2. John Boyd Thacher State Park in the Helderbergs is among the parks participating in the event.

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