Seussical Jr., directed by Robert Whiteman, plays at Altamont Elementary School on March 28 and 29 at 7 p.m.; tickets cost $5 at the door.

When twice the number of people expected showed up to take Civil Service tests at Farnsworth Middle School, the overflow parked in frozen fields that thawed as the day warmed.

Britton Schnurr, the psychologist at Lynnwood Elementary School, being honored with a Champions of Character award, has discovered that the kids most at risk are those who bully.

GUILDERLAND — Matthew C. Woelfersheim, 37, pleaded guilty to burglary and arson in Albany County Court on March 21, before Judge Stephen Herrick, and faces time in state prison.

Father Peter Young said his moral guide in life is the Beatitudes, written in the Bible as teachings from Jesus. “It is a struggle between following the Beatitudes and following state regulations,” he said.

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