Marey Bailey is a no-nonsense kind of woman. Among other things, she has worked for the Albany County Hall of Records and History.

ALBANY COUNTY — Twenty-four emergency response organizations in Albany County will receive a new radio as part of a system to improve communications.

It was to be an ordinary flight from Baltimore to Albany, the final leg home from a business trip to Atlanta. He hadn’t planned to save anybody that day. 

Why do people volunteer?  The answers are as varied as the people I interviewed. I asked some of Caregivers’ volunteers what actually motivated them to volunteer.

On Tuesday, June 9, The Old Men of the Mountain met at the Middleburgh Diner in Middleburgh, and did they meet!

“A neighbor in need would enjoy spending time with you,” states a release from the 20-year-old not-for-profit group.

Deborah Katz, Altamont

Arlene Herzog, secretary and treasurer, New Scotland Cemetery Association

Janna Shillinglaw, New Scotland Kiwanis Coordinator for Town-Wide Volunteer Day

To the Editor:

We would like to take this opportunity to commend both the East Berne and Berne volunteer fire departments for their unbelievably quick response to a 911 call to a fire at our home.


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