Altamont

Men marched and fire trucks rolled — they came from all across Albany County — down Altamont's Main Street Saturday. The day, which ended with a picnic, was a celebration of volunteerism

The fastest man and woman earned double crowns in the last leg of the inaugural Hilltown Triple Crown Series.

Police Chief Todd Pucci said a plea deal offering Kevin R. Willsey six months in jail for three felonies is fair since Willsey, an Altamont mechanic, had no prior arrests. Pucci said Willsey was a chop-shop  "customer."

The Music Mobile will stop in seven Albany County sites this summer, including the Altamont Free Library on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 3:30 p.m.

To the Editor:

The inaugural Hilltown Triple Crown 5K Series has put a new spin on competitive running in the area. Runners can increase their point total from week to week.   

Leon Rothenberg won a Tony Award this year for sound design for The Nance

Stephen A. Venear was born Athanasium Frank Venearski, on Feb. 2, 1887 in Chemerootza, Russia and arrived in America in 1908, at the Port of New York, on the ship Statendam out of Rotterdam, Holland. He was 21 years old and already a trained nurse.

The diverse boyhood Leon Rothenberg had in Altamont led to a career on two coasts manipulating sound.

As villagers mourned the loss of Altamont’s landmark garage this week, speculation was rampant about the cause of the June 5 fire that gutted the long-time repair shop.

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