Photos: History very much alive

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Perfect for Lilliput: Dennis Fancher of Westerlo places hay into his model of a stationary baler.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Tin man: Bill Valosin of Stillwater demonstrates tinsmithing during Clarksville Heritage Day on Saturday.

Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.

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After the county and town made resolutions, the company proposing a gas pipeline has agreed to hold a public meeting to answer residents' questions.

Kids here got a chance on Saturday to do what adults across the Americas have been doing for 115 years — going afield in the winter for the annual Christmas Bird Count.

The money, obtained by the Open Space Institute, will be spent on “exhibitry and other interpretive projects to help people understand" the park's geology and history.