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A century of faith, friendships

St. Peter Women’s Guild to commemorate 100th anniversary with dinner

Many things were different 100 years ago, with modern technology seeming more like science fiction. At least one thing remains unchanged — the dedication of a faithful group of women.

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Lightning hits local church

Bell tower damaged - church survives

The Ballston Center Reformed Presbyterian Church was the target of a lightning strike during the strong thunderstorms that rolled through on Wed. night.

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A festival for the senses

Cathedral of All Saints to present 'Vin de Choir: A Night of Song and Wine'

On Friday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., The Friends of the Choir will hold a wine tasting event at the The Cathedral of All Saints

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Catholic Charities expands furniture storage

Program seeing uptick in local need, struggling to meet demand

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany on Wednesday, Nov. 14, celebrated the grand opening of its new warehouse in the Rotterdam Corporate Park, which houses furniture and housewares donations for low-income individuals and families.

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Crossing cultures to break bread

Mosque hosts interfaith dinner for women to connect and feast during Ramadan

Religion can be a divisive force, but one group of women are devoted to breaking down barriers and inspiring unity, all while sharing some Nan.

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Green acres for eternity

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery offers new ‘eco’ burial plots, first of its kind in region

Being green is increasing in popularity and area environmental stewards can now rest easier knowing even after they pass their footprint will be a little smaller.

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Former Shen teacher to take part in Holocaust Remembrance service

Anthony McCann developed mini course, Literature of the Oppressed

McCann, 70, is a native of Ireland. He may be retired but he is still as passionate about his work as he was in the 1970s when he developed the course Literature of the Oppressed.

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Two wheels to Tanzania

Delmar man organizing bike collection for overseas aid

Delmar resident Charlie Hughes is leading a bicycle collection on Saturday, Sept. 17.

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Build your house on the web

Latham-based web company hopes to change the way churches get online

While in the online news world “pay walls” are the topic of the day, in the non-secular sphere some churches are thinking about “prayer walls.”

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Blood drive to commemorate 9/11

After more than 200 blood drives in the month of September, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hopes to have collected at least 10,000 units of blood, which could save 30,000 people.

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Halfmoon's new place to hang

New rec center will feature indoor rock climbing

The Town of Halfmoon will have a “state-of-the-art” recreational facility featuring an indoor climbing gym, multipurpose gym and café in October when Capital District Youth for Christ opens the doors of its latest ministry site.

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'Superman' of the backstretch

Chaplain handles issues big and small for the backstretch community

Humberto Chavez is a powerful man, but he doesn’t see himself that way.