Honoring Altamont's own

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Rally ’round the Tony Award: Supporters of Leon Rothenberg, at left in front, stand with him Tuesday after a ceremony at Altamont’s Orsini Park. Behind him are his girlfriend, Jenny Slattery, left, and his mother, Carol Rothenberg. Politicians who honored Rothenberg are Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, at right in front, and, behind him, Altamont Mayor James Gaughan, and State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Leon Rothenberg, an Altamont native, listens to praise Tuesday from officials for his recent Tony Award. 

Leon Rothenberg won a Tony Award this year for sound design for The Nance. Many of his boyhood music teachers sat behind him on the Altamont Village green at a July 30 event honoring him. “I had the honor, privilege, and cooperation of working with the music teachers of Guilderland,” Rothenberg told the crowd.

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