Photos: Hill of Dreams

Kids hopped on their sleds and took off as looks of glee or concern cross their faces at Guilderland's Tawasentha Park on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5. A mother and her daughter, having finished a run, climb up the steep hill. 

Harold Gosling takes a tumble as a younger sledder, fur rippling to frame his face, appears serene.

— Photographs by Michael Koff

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