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Happy Mother’s Day from The Fresh Air Fund

Gina Blum, one of many incredible Fresh Air host moms, reunited with her Fresh Air child. Photo credit: Marilyn Tschorke

This Mother’s Day, The Fresh Air Fund recognizes the many remarkable women in the Albany Area that take on the role of “Fresh Air mom” and open their hearts and homes to children from New York City’s low-income communities through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from seven to 18 years old, who live in New York City. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips.

“For us, Fresh Air Fund is a highlight of our year and we have a special bond with Adriana and I know other families will fall in love with the program, just like we did, if they volunteer,” said Kerry Ring, Fresh Air Fund host mom.

To learn more about hosting a Fresh Air child this summer, please contact Tenniel Hansen at 518-441-4407 or visit


Rensselaer Co. Youth Attend 4-H Tractor Safety Program

Rensselaer County Teens complete district wide 4-H Tractor Safety Program April 22-24, 2019.

Ten Rensselaer County residents participated in the annual 4-H Tractor Safety Program. Over the course of three days, youth from across the Capital District learned about the hazards of agricultural work by participating in a presentation by the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and by visiting local farms and business. The participants were also able to learn, and practice skills related to safe operation of agricultural machinery such as tractors, ATV’s and skid steers. On the final day of the program they were evaluated by written exam, practical skills, and tractor driving. Upon successful completion the participants were given their Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA) certification. Youth who complete this course are better prepared to work in an agricultural workplace and operate agricultural machinery that are appropriate for their skill level.

Rensselaer County participants included: Ian Giannone, Ben Howard, Josiah Howard, Sam Herrick Jr, Jamison Miller, Jessie Cameron, Wyatt Cameron, Lane Pelletier, Brayden McMillan, and Konnor McMillan.

The Capital District 4-H Tractor Safety Program would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support of this valuable program: Kinderhook Creek Farm, Becker’s Farm Garden Center, Tim Havens of Falls Farm & Garden Equipment Company, Capital Tractor Inc., Washington County Fair, Salem Farm Supply, and Sportline Power Products.

For more information on the program, please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office: 518-272-4210.


Sand Lake Ambulance Announces its 2019 Fund Drive

In conjunction with EMS Week, Sand Lake Ambulance (SLA) celebrating its 60th anniversary, is kicking off its 2019 Annual Fund Drive in the Town of Sand Lake. Mailers should be arriving soon. The Fund Drive is an integral part of SLA’s ability to continue to provide high level emergency services to town residents.

The money contributed by donors is used by SLA to obtain state of the art heart monitors, chest compression devices for doing CPR and automated breathing equipment. In addition, the ambulances and the paramedics carry Narcan to help in the fight against opioid addiction and other drugs that help stabilize people with breathing issues.

Your generous support is greatly appreciated and goes a long way toward keeping this service available in the town.


Highlights and Happenings— Troop 525, West Sand Lake

Troop 525 celebrates 80 years!

Are you an outdoors loving person who is seeking adventure? Do you want to be a future leader? Do you enjoy camping and cooking? Or are you just looking to make new friends and have fun? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should come check out Scout Troop 525 in West Sand Lake, New York. We are a very active and organized scout led Troop. All the meetings are organized and planned by the scouts catered to nurture our likes and interests. We work under supervision from our Adult Scout Masters and vote on activities that interest us.

Having just returned from an exciting trip to the Civil War battlefields in Gettysburg, PA, the troop is excited for a canoe trip in June and, of course, summer camp. This summer we have booked our spot at Camp Massawepie in Tupper Lake, NY. The greatest adventure is coming in August at Seabase High Adventure Camp in the Florida Keys for Coral reef sailing. We are beyond excited for this opportunity of a lifetime!

Learn more about us by visiting. We meet every Tuesday from 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM at the Salem United Methodist Church in West Sand Lake, NY. Anyone ages 11-17 are welcome to come check us out. You can email us at for more information. It is never too late! You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!

~Isaac Joseph, Historian and Life Scout Troop 525


Schodack Supervisor’s Report for April 2019

In a continuing effort to keep residents informed of my activities as well as issues pertaining to the Town, I submit to them this report for April of 2019. As always, further information can be found on the Town’s website or its social media pages.

Earlier this year, after the departure of our previous Animal Control officer, we began to look for a replacement. After beginning this process and looking into the duties and requirements of the position, we quickly determined we needed to make some updates in order to ensure the residents of Schodack receive the best possible service. Over the past several months, in conjunction with my fellow Town Board members, our attorney, and most recently Elizabeth Holmes from NYS Ag and Markets, we’ve worked to develop the new job description and we will be holding interviews to fill this position and should be announcing a new Animal Control Officer shortly.

On April 9th, I attended the Rensselaer County DWI Victim Memorial dedication ceremony. It was a somber but moving event that really drives home what a selfish and reckless decision drunk driving can be and highlighted the all too frequent cost innocent victims pay for it. In this day with ride share programs like Uber and Lyft, there really is no excuse for anyone to drink and drive. I thank Rensselaer County Stop DWI Coordinator John Hourigan for the work he does within our communities and with local law enforcement in the effort to eliminate these tragedies.

And finally, in celebration of Arbor Day and part of their journey to improve their community, Daisy Troop 1762 held a tree planting ceremony at our Town Park. With the help of Park Manager Dan Garvansites, the Daisies placed two trees near our pavilion which will help beatify our park for years to come. I admire these young ladies for their generosity and commitment to being a positive force in their community. I was honored to attend their ceremony and was joined by Town Clerk Deb Curtis, Town Board member Scott Swartz, and County Legislator Chuck Peter.

~Supervisor David Harris


Tracey Rex Reports to the People of Schodack

I believe staying in touch with constituents is an important part of serving in elective office. This monthly report is an example of my commitment to keeping residents informed of the activities of the Schodack Town Board. All town board meetings can be viewed live or at a later date at

During April, the Town Board accepted audits conducted by the Town Comptroller for the Building Department funds, Town Clerk funds, Justice Court funds and Petty Cash funds. The Comptroller performed the audits in accordance with guidelines provided by the Office of the State Comptroller. Performing internal audits of cash collection activities are essential for improving government operations, ensuring compliance with laws and regulations, and protecting assets.

The Town Board approved the Road Program as proposed by the Superintendent of Highways to resurface with hot-mix asphalt on Apple Tree Lane, Clove Road, Cynthia Lane, Jensis Road, Old Miller Road and Shelterwood Road. Additionally, crack fill/single chip seal treatments will be applied on Beaver Road, Knickerbocker Road, Lape Road, Palmer Road, Poyneer Road, Rice Road, Sagendorf Road and Schoolhouse Road. Thank you to our Highway Department workers for their dedicated service to maintaining over 100 miles of town-owned roads.

I believe the work of a Town Board member goes beyond attending meetings and casting votes on resolutions. To me, it is also important to be actively engaged in our community, attending events, and supporting local organizations and good causes.

It was an honor to attend the annual Rensselaer County DWI Memorial Ceremony hosted by Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly. Families of loved ones, community members and elected officials were in attendance to honor the lives lost to impaired drivers and to give hope in saving lives from being stolen by the dangerous decision to drive while impaired.

I had a great time participating in the East Greenbush-Castleton Youth Baseball and Softball League Opening Day Parade and Ceremony. Best wishes to the players and thank you to the coaches who teach our youth the game of baseball/softball and the important values of teamwork and fair play. Play ball!

~Tracey Rex, Member of Schodack Town Board


Singles Outreach Election of officers and board members

The Board of Singles Outreach congratulated and installed the newly elected officers and board members at special ceremonies held at the Singles Outreach Community Room on Wednesday, May 1st.

The officers elected were:
Jim Digioia – President
Gerald Boileau- Vice President
Scott Stewart – Treasurer
Luella Dozois – Secretary

The new board members elected were:
Tina Marie Cleveland
Dave Freeman

Following the elections, members present congratulated all new officers and board members.

4-H Members Participate At Communications Events

Brigham Logue, James Czub, Abigail Trinkle, and Kaylie Millar, Capital District 4-H Horse Communications Contestants

On Saturday, April 27th, the Capital District 4-H Public Presentations and Regional Horse Communications contests were held at Tamarac High School. 4-H members representing Albany, Columbia/ Greene, Fulton/Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie, Washington, and Warren counties presented on a variety of topics to volunteer evaluators.

Representing the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County 4-H program at the Capital District 4-H Public Presentations event was Emilee Roadcap of Troy. Emilee received a blue certificate for her presentation entitled, “The Rabbit Breeding Cycle”.

At the Regional 4-H Horse Communications contest, the Cornell Cooperative Extension Rensselaer County 4-H program was represented by: Brigham Logue of Johnsonville who placed first in the senior individual presentation category with his presentation “Bale Out”; James Czub of Schaghticoke placed second in the senior individual presentation with his presentation “Ranch Horse”. In the Junior Division, Abigail Trinkle of Nassau and Kaylie Millar of West Sand Lake placed first with their team presentation “Is It Worth It, Yay or Neigh”. All of the horse presenters qualified to compete at the NYS 4-H Horse Communications contest at Cornell University on May 11th.

To discover more about 4-H programs in your county, please go to http://cce.


Town of Schodack Spring Clean Up

Schodack residents please note the Town of Schodack is sponsoring Spring Clean-up Days on May 16th, 17th and 18th at the Transfer Station on Poyneer Rd.

During this event, many items that normally have a charge are free and others are reduced by up to 50%. This is a great time to clean out your garage to make room for that new lawn mower!

The following price list is only for the dates noted above.

Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners & dehumidifier…………$8.00
Tires, rimless (maximum size 16″)…..$2.00 larger and rimmed tires priced by size
TVs, computer monitors (Limit 2)…………………….FREE
Propane Tanks……………FREE
Furniture (Limit 3)..………FREE
Metal goods……………….FREE
Push mowers……………..FREE
Gas grills…………………..FREE

**All other prices remain the same**


Capital District Genealogical Society to meet

The Capital District Genealogical Society Finding “Unfindable” Ancestors with guest speaker Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS.

The failure of common research practices to identify ancestors does not mean they are unfindable. This session will describe and demonstrate nine approaches to locating difficult-to-trace ancestors. Tom is an award-winning writer, board-certified genealogist, editor of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, recipient of honors from genealogical organizations and author of the textbooks Mastering Genealogical Proof and Mastering Genealogical Documentation. Using his nearly lifelong career in education as a springboard, he enjoys teaching at weeklong genealogy institutes, weekend seminars, and local, national, and international genealogy conferences.

Refreshments will be served following speaker prior to computer resources.

Colonie Town Library, 629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 P.M.
(Note that this is the third Saturday of the month)
Please join us! The meetings are free and open to the public.



Interested in doing a Cruise?

A meeting will be held June 3 at 6pm at Latham Panera for those interested in doing a 50’s 60’s and 70’s Cruise, February of 2020.  Plenty of entertainment aboard.
Contact Milly at millyjr@aol. com or 518-273-7861.



What Can Your Community Do for You?

If you are interested in building a community with purpose (or we could say: If you are interested in a community working together, taking purposeful action), come for coffee, meet your neighbors and help answer this question.

Sat., May 11th, 10 am and/or Tues., May 21st, 6:30 pm. Friendship House at the Reformed Church of Schodack, 902 Schodack Landing Rd., Schodack Landing, NY.

Kids activities available. Can’t make it? Send your thoughts to or call 518-732-7500.


East Side Seniors

Our next meeting will be on May 14th, starting at 1:00pm at The American Legion Post on Main St. in Wynantskill. All meetings are preceded with the Pledge to The Flag, followed by a moment of silence. Our host/hostess will be Team 3. We still a few openings for Wildwood, June 9-14, for last minute consideration. Prices are $498 pp/dbl. and $643 single. Call BARB at 518-674-8325, for more details and reservations. A reminder that in the

SUMMER MONTHS, meetings will be once a month. They will be on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Join the fun and make a new friend.



Zara Davis named RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar

ROCHESTER, NY — More than 100 Rochester Institute of Technology students, including Zara Davis of Wynantskill (12198), were honored March 28 as Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars. The students were also able to invite the high school or community college teacher that made the most impact on their education.

The Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Awards held annually since 1976 honored students who have achieved at least a 3.85 GPA. The scholars have maintained a high standard of academic excellence while also giving back to their community through civic or volunteer work, conducting research or being engaged in a co-op or work in their field of study.

“You should be so proud of yourselves,” Ellen Granberg, RIT provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, told them at the ceremony. “The program lists many of your achievements, awards and research breakthroughs. However, what it doesn’t mention are the countless hours that you spent studying or working on a project, completing a piece of artwork or checking your research results. Your commitment to excellence shines through.”


More Than 700 Students Receive SUNY Oneonta Scholarships

ONEONTA, NY — More than 700 students have been awarded scholarships at the annual scholarship dinner held on April 4. SUNY Oneonta’s scholarship funds total over $60 million and are the result of contributions from donors, corporations and foundations. It is the largest endowment among SUNY comprehensive four-year colleges.

Awarded local students include:

Taylor Champagne of Johnsonville, NY (12094) – Jan Kee Ang Memorial Awards and Janet Perna ’70 Women in Technology Scholarship
Teresa Gonzalez of Stephentown, NY (12168) – Ilse Strauss Russell Scholarship
Aubrey Kirsch of Castleton, NY (12033) – Louis C. Jones Fellowship
Beth Laquidara of Mechanicville, NY (12118) – Paul O. Meadows Scholarship
Taylor Meyer of Stephentown, NY (12168) – Percy I. Bugbee School for Children Scholarship
Quwabe Rose of Troy, NY (12180) – Robin Ross Higgins ’72 Scholarship
Jordan Scott of Castleton, NY (12033) – Donald ’74 and Gail ’75 Baright Scholarship
Amanda Weaver of Troy, NY (12180) – Thomas Ryder Scholarship
Gabriel Woodley of Troy, NY (12182) – Alumni Association Scholarship.

Ciprioni Inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA — Jeremy Ciprioni of Rensselaer, New York, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Ciprioni is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Clarkson University.

Ciprioni is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.


Bell Top Elementary School Accepting “Wall of Fame” Nominees

The East Greenbush Central Schools’ Bell Top Elementary School is preparing for the

Annual Bell Ringers Wall of Fame. This honor is bestowed upon former Bell Top students who have attained significant accomplishments in the criteria areas of Academics, the Arts, Citizenship, or Athletics. According to the school’s selection committee, any citizen may nominate a former Bell Top student whom they believe has made an outstanding achievement and/or commitment in any of the criteria area.

The District’s June 2018 Columbia High School graduates will automatically be recognized and inducted to the school’s Wall of Fame if they have graduated Valedictorian, Salutatorian, or earned Summa Cum Laude honors.

Nomination applications can be requested by phone (518-207-2600) or on our website. All nominations must be received on/or before Friday, June 7, 2019.

This year’s selected Bell Top alumni will be invited to participate in the induction ceremony on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:15pm. The honorees will also have their names engraved on a plaque, which will be prominently displayed at the school.



News from Averill Park CSD

Averill Park CSD will hold a Meet the Candidates Night on Monday, May 13, at 6:00 p.m. in the LGI at the High School. Residents are encouraged to attend in order to make a well-informed decision on May 21 regarding the four candidates who are running for the three open seats.

Michael Beskid has been selected as a recipient of the 3M Merit Scholarship, which recognizes academic promise and distinguished performance in the 2019 competition. Congratulations Michael on a job well done!

Seventh grader Maggie Scannell recently traveled to Europe to compete in the Ice Hockey World Selects Invitational and placed first with her team, the Midwest Select! Maggie’s team faced off against, and beat, a team from Russia in the final game. Way to go Maggie!

As always, for the latest news from the District, please visit our website – You can also follow AP on Facebook and Twitter.

~Submitted by Dr. James Franchini, Averill Park CSD Superintendent


Local Hamilton College Student David Sills Performs in West Side Story

CLINTON, NY — David Sills, of East Greenbush (12061), was a member of the orchestra in the Hamilton College Spring Theatre production of West Side Story, based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer directed the play, and a live orchestra conducted by Heather Buchman accompanied the performance.

The classic American musical received an update with the Theatre Department’s production.
Sills, a junior majoring in music, is a graduate of Columbia High School.
West Side Story was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.


Jacob Henricks Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at St. Lawrence University

CANTON, NY — Jacob A. Henricks of West Sand Lake has been inducted into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society for liberal arts and sciences undergraduates.

Henricks is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in biochemistry. Henricks attended Averill Park High School.

The St. Lawrence chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, sponsored by Harvard University, celebrates its 120th anniversary in 2019. At St. Lawrence, 28 faculty and staff are members, and each year, approximately 40-45 senior students are elected.

With three elections each year in August, March and May, the faculty and staff who comprise the permanent chapter membership elect the top 10 percent of the members of the senior class. To be considered, students must earn a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average by the close of their junior year and have completed six semesters at St. Lawrence.


Maria Fontaine Named EGTA Teacher of the Year

School Social Worker Maria Fontaine with EGTA President Drew Romanowski at Red Mill Elementary School.

Congratulations to School Social Worker Maria Fontaine who was named Teacher of the Year by the East Greenbush Teachers Association. Ms. Fontaine serves students at Green Meadow and Red Mill Elementary Schools by providing individual and group counseling services; class lessons for character education traits, life skills and wellness topics; intervention services; and offering consultation to school staff and parents.

The annual award, which was first given out in 1970, is voted on by the hundreds of members in the EGTA.

“To be recognized as support personnel was even more of an honor for me because it truly means that my colleagues appreciate not just the support I may be giving them, but also their students and families,” said Ms. Fontaine. “I’m very humbled and grateful.”

Ms. Fontaine has worked in East Greenbush Central School District for the past 14 years. Prior to that, she worked as a school social worker in Florida.

In addition to her regular job duties, Ms. Fontaine contributes to special programs that directly benefit students. She coordinates the After-School Enrichment Program, the annual Character Education Walk and the new Backpack Program at Red Mill. She also serves on the Red Mill and Green Meadow Instructional Support Teams.

“My favorite part of my job is connecting with the students,” Ms. Fontaine said. “Just knowing that I am one part of their life that hopefully is meaningful and positive is so gratifying.”

Ms. Fontaine received the Teacher of the Year award from EGTA President Drew Romanowski at a surprise announcement on April 15 at Red Mill.

“The East Greenbush Teachers Association Teacher of the Year award is one of the most distinguished honors that any teacher can earn as it is decided upon by our teachers,” said EGTA President Drew Romanowski, who teaches social studies at Columbia High School. “Maria Fontaine is celebrated as one of our very best and joins some of the finest educators ever to earn the award.”



Averill Park High School Top Five in Each Class

3rd Quarter, 2018-2019
(listed alphabetically)

Grade 9
Sydney A Ferguson
Alexandra Illyana Gaboury
Sonja Jordan Kaye
Avery Kittleson
Francesca E Morone

Grade 10
Emma R Burdick
Benjamin Antonio Campbell
Fiona Carroll
Kendall E Dollard
Mackenzie Rockwell

Grade 11
Andrew Joseph Gorman
Adam Limoges
Triston Russell Lincoln
Bryanna Leigh Swinson
Lydia L. Ware

Grade 12
Noora Ahmed
Michael J Beskid
Ruthann Flick
Mariah H St Onge
Julia N Zaremba


April 2019 AMS Warriors of the Month

Each month teachers at Algonquin Middle School recognize students who demonstrate outstanding citizenship and work habits.

Students are selected for these honors based on the Algonquin “Warrior Way,” a set of three guiding principles that focus on respect for self and others, putting forth personal best effort in all activities and working to make our school and community a better place each day.

Congratulations go out to the students listed below for their outstanding contributions to the Algonquin Middle School community during the month of April:

Grade 6 Warrior Wall Students:
Veronica Cardillo
Jack Charron
Anthony Damiano
Carter Dee
Danielle Fazioli
Kaylie Koops
Riley Pember
Ciara Pogue
Anthony Polaro
Eva Sollohub

Grade 7 Warriors of the Month Students:
Cristian Abate
Cecelia Colton
John Grimmick, III
Lily Madison
Ethan Ruppe
Anna Wicks

Grade 8 Warrior Way Students:
Caroline Antolick
Grace Bursey
Gwendolyn Jamison
Olivia Pascarell
Ryan Richter
Bailey Vooris


Town of Schodack Summer Day Camp

The Town of Schodack is pleased to announce that the 2019 Summer Day Camp for children will run from July 8, 2019 through August 2, 2019. The program will operate Monday through Friday, grades K-3 from 9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. and grades 4-8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is $125.00 per child, with a $325.00 maximum per family, all inclusive. Applications will be available during regular business hours starting May 1st at the Schodack Town Clerk’s Office or online at (under Youth & Recreation). All health immunization forms are required with camper applications. No application will be accepted without proof of immunization. Bus service information will also be available. See registration applications for age requirements, camp locations and details. Completed applications and registration fees will be due no later than May 31, 2019. For further information, please contact the Recreation Director Shelia Golden at


Rensselaer City Historian’s Office seeking info. on Albany Woolen Mill

Rensselaer City Historian’s Office is seeking any information on the Albany Woolen Mill on Green Street in Rensselaer City. Personal remembrances, receipts, documents, advertisements, pay stubs, anything related to the AWM.

We are told AWM once manufactured Woolen sweaters and perhaps jackets for the US military during World War II. From time to time there was Surplus sales of irregular garments.

Any stories, photos, reports or artifacts, letters of Commerce, employee information documents. We are looking to reweave the story of the fabric dye and textile industry once prominent in Rensselaer City. Information can be sent to the Office of the Historian 62 Washington Street, Rensselaer City, Rensselaer, NY 12144.


Park Improvements Continue for the Town of East Greenbush

Improvements continue for the Parks in East Greenbush.  A new playground will be built at the Town Park.  The old playground will be coming down in the next few weeks and the new playground should be complete within the first few weeks of June.  Please use caution in this area of the park during demolition and construction.  Other improvements at the Town
park include paving of the new parking lot and the road inside the park and light posts along the road.

Improvements have begun at Woodland Park as well.  The fencing has been removed, a new gazebo will be placed in the park along with some picnic tables and seating. Any playground equipment that is dangerous and beyond repair will be removed.  The basketball court will be cleaned up and hoops repaired.  Fresh landscaping, shrubs and flowers will be planted, and a small parking area developed to implement safety and a more aesthetically appealing neighborhood park.

All Park improvements are guided by the Town’s updated 2016 Amenities Plan.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Community and Recreation Office at 518-477-4194.


Half Moon Button Club Monthly Meeting

The Half Moon Button Club will meet on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar 12054.

The social time starts at 11:00 a.m. and the business meeting starts at 12:00 noon followed by the program, which will be presented by Lea Mastrianni on Twinkles.

Bring a bag lunch. Dessert will be provided.  For more information, call Lisa at 518-469-7420 or Kirsti at 518-869-8125.  Everyone is welcome.


Ft. Crailo DAR to meet

On May 15th, the Ft. Crailo DAR will meet at 3pm at Ft. Crailo to plant the flower boxes and then go to Salisbury’s on Washington Ave. for a dinner meeting. Ladies remember to bring white and salmon begonias.


Poestenkill “Bread of Life” Food Pantry

Poestenkill “Bread of Life” food pantry, 772 Route 351, is stocked and ready to share.

Come check us out, take home some samples of what we have for you and your family.

We have a wonderfully generous and supportive community who care very much for anyone who could benefit with good nutritious food items.

We are here on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 5 to 7 pm and on the 4th Saturdays, 10 am to Noon every month.

Please come and visit us, see for yourself what we are all about.

For more information or if you may have questions, call 518-283-6045 and leave a name and phone number. We will return your call. Thanks.


Red Cross urges blood donations to help trauma patients

(April 25, 2019) — There’s no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That’s why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the moment an injured patient arrives.

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now to help meet the needs of trauma patients and others with serious medical conditions. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

In thanks, all those who come to donate blood, platelets or plasma with the Red Cross May 1 through June 10, 2019, will receive a $5 Gift Card via email. (Restrictions apply; see More information and details are available at

Upcoming blood donation opportunities May 1-23

Rensselaer County:

Castleton on Hudson
5/21/2019: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Comfort Inn and Suites, 99 Miller Road

Cherry Plain
5/23/2019: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Berlin High School, 17400 NY-22

East Greenbush
5/20/2019: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way

5/17/2019: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Evangelical Lutheran Church, 772 Route 351

5/16/2019: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Church of Saint Mary’s, 163 Columbia Turnpike
5/23/2019: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Rensselaer High School, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive

5/10/2019: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Troy Boys and Girls Club, 1700 7th Avenue
5/23/2019: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., RPI, 110 8th Street.


Sand Lake Union Cemetery Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Lot Owners of the Sand Lake Union Cemetery will be held at the Church of the Covenant on Tues., May 21st, at 7 pm.

Trustees will be elected to fill expired terms. Any concerns of Lot Owners will be addressed, and other business conducted as necessary. Trustees Meeting immediately following.


BCSD Accepting Registrations for Kindergarten

Brunswick Central School District is accepting registrations for our 2019-2020 Kindergarten class.

Do you reside in the Brunswick Central School District and have a child who will five (5) years old by December 1, 2019?

If so and you are interested in enrolling your child for Kindergarten, you may pick up a registration packet at the Registrar’s office located in Tamarac High School.

If you have any questions, please call Mabel Dumas in the Registrar’s Office 518-279-4600 ext. 2006.

Once the registration is completed, return it along with the supporting documentation to have a screenings appointment scheduled. We will be scheduling screening appointments during the days of May 29th through May 31st.


Sage Colleges Scholarship Benefits for APHS Students Enrolled in Arts or Education

TROY & ALBANY, N.Y. — The Sage Colleges and the Opalka family encourage Averill Park seniors to apply for the Opalka Family Scholarship.
Any student from Averill Park High School looking to enter the field of Art + Design at The Sage Colleges is eligible for a $5,000 yearly scholarship for a total of $20,000 over four years. Additionally, a $5,000 scholarship (total of $20,000 over four years) is offered to Averill Park students interested in majoring in Education at The Sage Colleges. The scholarship is offered to up to four students in the field of Education and four students in the field of Art + Design for a total of eight annual scholarships.
Established in 2001 by the Opalka family, the scholarship has supported Averill Park students for more than a decade. Chet and Karen Opalka continue to demonstrate their support for the community this year by offering the scholarship to seniors enrolled at Sage for the upcoming fall semester.
Chet Opalka also serves The Sage Colleges as part of their Board of Trustees.
For more information about scholarship qualifications, or to apply, contact Sarah Barrett, director of undergraduate enrollment management, at or at (518) 244-2441.


Veterans of Lansingburgh 23rd Annual Memorial Day Parade

Veterans of Lansingburgh 23rd Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on May 27, 2019, 11:00 am, rain or shine.

Grand Marshal: William B. Allendorph, Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Army.

Honorary Grand Marshal: William J. Atchinson III, Vietnam Veteran, U.S.M.C.

Parade Announcer: David Kissick, U.S. Marine Veteran.

Parade Route: Parade begins at 123rd St. & 5th Ave., parade heads South on 5th Ave.; turn on 115th St. and goes to 2nd Ave., heading North on 2nd Ave.

Reviewing Stand: East side of 2nd Ave. in front of Standard Manufacturing.

To Participate in the Parade: Contact PJ Higgitt 518-221-3428 to request a Parade Participation form.

“Honoring Those Who Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice”


Rensselaer Co. Is Seeking Volunteers

The Rensselaer County’s Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) is looking for people who want to enrich their minds about Medicare and to help educate others.  Come to a short presentation and Meet & Greet on Wednesday, June 5th, from 2-3pm at the East Greenbush Library.  There we will have the HIICAP coordinator and active program volunteers to talk with about the program, training and general information.  Please RSVP by calling 518-270-2768 or by emailing  We can’t wait to see you there!


APHS Class of ’69 Looking for members

APHS Class of ’69 is looking for Linda Abbott, Caroline Corey, Paul Dinovo, Mary Ann Farron, Linda Defiglio, Bill Ilves, Linda Johnson, Nancy Kemmy, Sharon Lewis, Roger Parrotte, Nancy Revoir, Richard Schmidt, Albert Tinker, Sue Walters.

Any info, please contact Jackie Tremont at 518 527-9926 and leave message.


Norton Cemetery Association Annual Meeting

The Norton Cemetery Association, Nortonville Road, Pittstown, NY will hold its Annual Meeting on Monday, May 13, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Pittstown United Methodist Church.

All lot owners, anyone who has a loved one buried at Norton and any interested persons are invited to attend. Our new West Section has lots available by contacting the Superintendent at (518) 421-5559.


Scholarship offered for high school senior

The Stephentown Memorial Library will be granting a $2000 scholarship to one graduating high school senior for his or her demonstration of community service. To be eligible for consideration, the student must be a Stephentown resident and have been accepted to a two or four-year college or university. Go to our website at to download and print the application. Applications are also available at the following places:

  • Stephentown Memorial Library
  • Berlin High School Guidance Office
  • New Lebanon High School Guidance Office
  • Averill Park High School Guidance Office

Please email SML Director Kim Roppolo at with any questions.


Class Reunion Save The Date

Save the date, October 4, 2019, Catholic Central High School Class of 1969 50th Reunion at Franklin Terrace. More information to follow.


Dunham Hollow-West Stephentown Scholarship available to APCSD resident

The scholarship committee announces the availability of the Dunham Hollow-West Stephentown Scholarship.

The scholarship is in memory of Frank Johnson. It is open to anyone (graduating senior, post-graduate, or adult wishing retraining) living within the boundaries of the Averill Park School District and has been accepted to a trade or vocational school.

The deadline for submission of an application is May 22nd. Scholarship applications may be obtained by contacting the Averill Park High School guidance department at 518.674-7025 or by emailing


Poestenkill Seniors

Weekly meetings every Tuesday at 1pm at the Sullivan-Jones Post in Poestenkill. All seniors are welcome. Coffee and refreshments are served after the meeting, followed by Bingo and cards. The hall is handicapped accessible with sufficient parking. The Poestenkill Seniors have catered lunches, pizza, clam steams, fish fries and luncheons at various restaurants, informational talks on senior safety and bus trips to casinos, theaters and other points of interest.


Support Future Teachers

Elmer E. Stahlman

Congratulations repeated to the 44 recipients of awards of the Elmer E. Stahlman Scholarship fund. Started in 1996 by the Class of 1955 to honor the first principal of the school district in 1929 to assist graduates of Averill Park High School who pursue education to be teachers.

Recalling as stated by Judy Rowe, former Sand Lake Town Historian, “Elmer E. Stahlman was considered one of the best educators in our area. His caring and encouragement of students to further their education exemplified his dedication.”

She added, “Continuing support depends on you.”

Your support is needed, great or modest, all needed. Thank you for your participation. Donations can be sent to Averill Park High School, 146 Gettle Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Att: Elmer E. Stahlman Scholarship Fund.

~Nancy W. Davis, Class of 1955, APCSD #1



APHS Class of 1989 30th Year Reunion

Planning is in the works to celebrate our 30th year reunion. August 17th is the tentative date and we are currently looking into possible venues.  An email address has been set up for questions, or to contact the planning committee. For classmates who are not on Facebook, please send an email to: and provide your contact information. For those without access to a computer, you may call or text 518 378-5318. Friends and family of alumni, please spread the word and forward the email address to classmates. We are hoping for a great turnout!



Rensselaer County Recovery Helpline


Do you need help with substance use issues? Are you interested in volunteering for the helpline? The Rensselaer County Recovery Helpline offers information, local resources, and referrals for individuals and their families regarding substance use issues. The toll-free line is available 7 days a week from 9am-9pm. Each volunteer chooses shifts of 4 hours at a time to be on-call. When someone calls the number, a volunteer answers on their own smartphone, and can enter information to a database on their own computer, allowing for easy and quick access to resources. The information is sent to one of the 9 leaders, who will then assist the caller. If you or someone you know needs information, resources, or a referral for a substance use problem, call 1-833-467-3123. For more information, or if you are interested in volunteering, contact


Supporting Local Charities Has Never Been Easier!

The St Jude the Apostle Knights of Columbus have teamed up with 6 Center Redemption Center located at 461 Main Street in Wynantskill to accept qualifying bottle and can donations to support local charities and those in need.

Simply bring your clean, qualifying empties to 6 Center Redemption in Wynantskill and say they are to support the St Jude Knights of Columbus. They’ll do the rest! That’s it!

Thanks for your support.


FREE Prayer Circle….

The Power of Prayer Can Move Mountains, Work Miracles, Achieve Serenity and Give You Strength.

With Fr. Billy Clark/Denise Tally/Patrick Clark, every Fourth Sunday, 1:00 PM.

Prayer is a universal way for you to connect to your soul and communicate with a higher power. Whether you are new to the ways of prayer or perhaps you pray daily / or you might have prayed as a child but may have gradually lost the habit / or maybe you feel your prayers are never answered.

This group is open to all religions & spiritual backgrounds.

Join us as we explore the power of coming together to Pray for help, guidance, health, healing and answers.

We gather to pray for ourselves/our loved ones/the world.


Information: Denise Tally 518 339-8386.

VENTURE INWARD, 568 Columbia Turnpike #16 VanDenHouten Square (back entrance), East Greenbush, visit: www.VentureInwardCenter. com.



Capital Dist. Chapter of the Embroider’s Guild of America

Do you enjoy needlework?  Would you like to stitch with others that have similar interests?  Whether you are a beginner or have experience, come join us.  The NY Capital District Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets in various locations and at various times.  The Day Group meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Blooming Grove Reformed Church in Defreetsville.  Evening meetings are offered in two locations:  The Community Room at The Terrace at Beverwyck in Slingerlands from 7p-9p on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month and from 6:30p-9p in the Fellowship Hall of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Clifton Park on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.  In addition, there are specialty interest groups that also meet.  For more information, check out our website at or on  Come Join Us!


Poestenkill Youth Summer Camp

Poestenkill Summer Camp will be held July 8th-August 2nd at Poestenkill Elementary School from 9am-4pm.  Each week will be filled with field trips to a variety of locations around the Capital Region including Grafton, Billy Beez, Fun Plex, Liberty Ridge Farm, Valley Cats, Zoom Flume, etc, art projects, STEM challenges, physical activities, water activities and visitors to camp.  Swim lessons will be offered at Grafton. Registration information can be found at

Contact Town Office at 518-283-5100 with any questions. Submitted by: Tiffany Buker, Camp Director, Town of Poestenkill


Spring forward…and join the Nassau Sunshine Fund

Want to help your Nassau neighbors?

Looking for a way to do something important that requires a minimal time commitment?

Spring forward and join us as a board member of the Nassau Sunshine Fund.

For ten years, we’ve been helping our neighbors during times of financial strain by providing no-interest loans (maximum $500). Because we are a local organization, we only accept loan requests from residents of the town and the villages of Nassau. We’ve been doing it for ten years. Interested? Want more information?

Please, contact us at



Wynantskill UFSD- Register Kindergartners Now for 2019-20 School Year

Parents of children who will attend kindergarten at Gardner-Dickinson School in the fall are encouraged to register their children now. Your child must be 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2019 to attend kindergarten in September.

To register, parents are asked to call Ms. Fazioli at 518-283-4600 ext. 10, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Forms and registration information are also available at

Registering your child for kindergarten now will make sure your child is ready to start the school year by ensuring all the necessary paperwork is on file. It also helps Wynantskill UFSD plan for the upcoming school year by providing school officials a better estimate of how many kindergarteners will attend school.


Sheriff Patrick Russo Announces Membership Drive

The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Rensselaer County according to Sheriff Patrick Russo.

The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute was established in 1979. It is a not-for-profit corporation, tax exempt organization, and contributions to the Institute are tax deductible.

While the Sheriff’s Office is a unit of county government, many of the concerns of Sheriffs and other law enforcement agencies are best addressed on a statewide level. The Sheriffs’ Institute provides centralized training programs and services for all Sheriffs’ Offices, where those programs and services would be unavailable or impractical on a single county basis.

The flagship program of the Sheriffs’ Institute is the Sheriffs’ Summer Camp for economically challenged children. The Sheriffs’ Camp, in its 42nd year of operation, is located on Keuka Lake and 840 children from across New York State attend each summer. The Sheriffs’ Institute pays the entire cost of the camp stay and transportation. Most children attending wouldn’t otherwise have an opportunity for vacation travel or a summer camp experience.

“In these difficult economic times we cannot forget our youth who will not have the opportunity for a summer camp experience or a summer vacation,” Sheriff Patrick Russo said. “By becoming an honorary member, you are supporting the Sheriffs’ Summer Camp for economically disadvantaged children.”

In addition, the Sheriffs’ Institute operates a scholarship program that provides one scholarship to each of New York State’s Community College’s Criminal Justice Programs. This program is designed to help attract the best and the brightest to the criminal justice vocation.

For more information about the Sheriffs’ Summer Camp and other Sheriffs’ Institute Programs, visit our website, or simply google “Sheriffs’ Institute kids” and it will be your first option.

Financial support for many of the Sheriffs’ Institute programs comes from Honorary Membership dues. Any persons interested in supporting the efforts of the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute by becoming an Honorary Member should contact the Sheriff if they do not receive an invitation in the mail or visit our web site at: to download an application.


Land Trust Spring Bottle Drive

Return your bottles and cans and help the Schodack Area Land Trust (SALT).

Through an arrangement with Six-Cent Redemption, behind Starbucks in Hannaford Plaza, SALT will receive six cents for every container you donate to the cause. Simply drop off your containers and say, “These are for SALT.” No need to wait or feed cans into a machine.

SALT is a 13-year-old not-for-profit which manages 60 acres of land open to the public for passive recreation. Access to the property is from Thoroughbred Dr. off Palmer Rd. SALT’s biggest expense is insurance.


Scholarships for high school seniors

The Rensselaer Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 2073 is pleased to announce Applications are now available for the 2019 Jack Stewart/Ann Collins Memorial Scholarships. if you are a senior at Maple Hill, Averill Park, Rensselaer or Columbia High School, please see your guidance counselor for details. Applications are due back to guidance counselors by May 15, 2019. One boy and one girl from each high school will be awarded a scholarship in June.


Applications for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Available

Wynantskill UFSD would like to inform our community that information and applications for the Free and Reduced- Price Lunch Program are available on the district website,, or by calling Food Services Director Lori Audi at 518-283-4600 ext. 22.

The National School Lunch Program is a completely confidential program that has helped ensure children have access to nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches since 1946.


Rensselaer Senior Center Community Service Volunteers Needed

Looking For Dedicated Seniors To Help With our Community Service Program Every Thursday After Lunch. Making Afghans and Lap Robes For People in Nursing Homes, Stuffed Animals For The Pediatric Departments in hospitals and emergency rooms, Heart Pillows for Heart and Lung Surgery patients. This Is a Very Rewarding Program and we are Needing A Few More Angels to keep this program in place, or if you are homebound and willing to Crochet or knit from home to help us out, then please call us if interested.

We Are Open Monday thru Friday, 9am-3pm. We are Located in Rensselaer on East and Herrick Streets. Call for Further Info. 518-463-2166.
We Are Taking Empty Clear Pill Bottles; Must Be See Thru.


Sand Lake Summer Day Camp!!

The Town of Sand Lake is Happy to Provide a Summer Day Camp program for 5 weeks during the summer. The Summer Camp will be located at the Miller Hill Elementary School from July 8th through August 9th. The Summer Camp is open to children entering 1st grade in the fall through children entering 7th grade. This year’s Summer Camp will provide both regular and extended hours. Families may sign up for the weeks that they choose. Registration is open until June 1st. In order for camp to run and be fiscally responsible, we will need a certain amount of kids to sign up.

  • Regular Hours- 9:00 am to 3:00 pm -$120 per week
  • Extended Hours-7:30 am to 5:30 pm- $150 per week

(10% discount for more than one child)

Registration forms are available at the Town Clerk’s Office at the Sand Lake Town Hall or on the web site at Parents can contact Lindsy Marshall, Youth Program Supervisor with any questions or concerns at or 518-526-0938.


Attention Poestenkill High School Seniors

The Leo B. Clement/ Poestenkill Library Scholarship of $500 is ready to be claimed by a High School Senior who is a resident of the town of Poestenkill. The student, from a public, private or home school must be planning to attend a two or four-year college after graduation.

A 500-750-word essay based on the applicant’s love of reading is due by May 31, 2019. No specific font or spacing is required. Applicant’s name should not be on the essay page since the judging is done solely on the content of the essay.  A cover sheet must be attached which includes: applicant’s name, address, phone #, High School currently attending (or equivalent) and College attending in the Fall.

Essay can be e-mailed to:, sent by regular mail to PO Box 305, Poestenkill, NY 12140, or hand delivered to the library.




Averill Park High School Honor Roll Students

3rd Quarter, 2018-2019

High Honors – 90 and above:

Grade 9: Jack F Adams, Annalise Marie Agostine, Emma Lyn Alberino, Mackenzie Fitzgerald Anslow, Wolfgang Balga, Avery Barber, Jessica Lynn Barbour, Ashlee Marie Bayer, Alexander Mikael Bipat, Cole J Boughton, Nathaniel B Bourgault, Lauren Nicole Bradley, Libby Bulmer, Mason Bryce Buttaci, Nicholas James Carbone, Isabella Dora Cardillo, Colin M Catlin, Kayleigh Jane Charron, Daniel John Coiteux, Grant Conlee, Alysha Marie Costa, Rielly E Countois, Tucker Cylkoff, Elizabeth S Daly, Dayna G Densmore, Ava C Faragon, Sydney A Ferguson, Margaret K Finnerty, Alexandra Illyana Gaboury, Meredith Anna Gaylord, Isadora Nobre Geise, Chloe Noelle Grimm, Jillian F Hogle, Isaac Vazhayil Joseph, Sonja Jordan Kaye, Justin Tyler Kendall, Makayla Rose Kieley, Avery Kittleson, Belle Klimek, Amira Fatima Kouidri, Stephen M Koval IV, Danielle Sue LaPier, Christopher John Leon, Ella Lindheimer, Mara Christine Little, Michelina Lisa Lombardi, Jaiden C Magill, Isabella Elizabeth Mahar, Machara Malone, Madison Noelle Matice, Carli McShane, Ashleigh Helen Mein, Terry M Meissner Jr, Joseph Edward Minehan, McKenzie Leigh Miner, Sophia Minich, Gabrielle Kathleen Mohos, Jeana Marie Monaco, Francesca E Morone, Abigayle E Nagel, Thomas John Nero, Lauren C Nolan, Alexander Michael Norton, Michael N O’Connor, Jessica Lynn Ody, John Paul O’Neill-Knasick, Kayley Christine Orologio, Bailey Theresa Ouimet, Alayna Penman, Alyssa Kay Pickard, Logan Neal Powell, Liam Joseph Rounds, Zachary Ryan, Erin Leigh Schulz, Julia Teresa Skiba, Tyler Deven Spink, Evan M Sweet, Nickolas Anthony Tempel, Payton C Van Aken, Lillian H Vrsalovic, Emily A Walsh, Rebecca J Ware, Jenyka Pylant White, Norman Eugene Wootton IV, Anna Zusy

Grade 10: Lucas M Abate, Michael Agro, Maddie S Allegretta, Katherine E Armlin, Bailey L Bates, Noah J Bonesteel, Kallianna Elizabeth Brady, Emma R Burdick, Lillian J Bursey, Benjamin Antonio Campbell, Fiona Carroll, Cameron Carter, Shaylin X Chan, Emily Clark, Samantha Coluccio, Emily I Consula, Zachariah W Coons, Anthony James Cordero, Molly Cummins, Geoffrey M Dawes, Gabrielle Deck, Gavin Sol Dees, Lorelai Denley, Kendall E Dollard, Elizabeth DuBois, Scott Ferlito, Olivia Mae Flagg, Julia S Foster, Grace M Fuller, Abigail Elizabeth Garrison, Catherine Grace Gaylord, Julia G Gelder, Isabella Guyer, Rachel Lynne Haner, Julia Mary Hanlon, Colin W Hansen, Marissa Hanson, Matthew Harmer, Emma Elizabeth Harriman, Alexander C Heap, Hailey D Hodge, Hannah Mae Horrocks, Emily Elizabeth Horton, Roy A Jacobson III, Anna S Jankovic, Augustin Gantt Johnson, Haley E Johnson, Rose Elizabeth Jokiel, Collin Kelly, Allison V Lapinski, Jared T Lee, Aidan Loucks, Grace A Mackey, Sean M Malenfant, Dominic Marrochello, Ashley Mazzacco, Rebecca Moore, Lydia R Munandi, Madelynn Murray, Elizabeth M Owens, Jared Pardo, Lauren E Paris, Emma Clement Parker, Keri Paulson, Rachel G Peckham, Allie Isabelle Pember, Bellazara M Polaro, Maddia P Reiter, Nicholas R Reohr, Joseph T Richter, Eric C Ries, Anna S Rizzo, Mackenzie Rockwell, Kyle Patrick Roth, Davis E Snyder, Jeanine Morgan Spierre, Sophia Stern, Madalyn M Stevens, Katherine Grace Emeline Story, McKenzie Erin Swinson, Layla E Tune, Olin R Wagner, Sarah Rose Wallace, Meghan Walsh, Sarah Courtney Wing, Caryn N Zimmerman

Grade 11: Guiliana M Adamo, Jane E Adams, Adam N Balogh, Riley Bennett, Matthew J Bielawa, Delaney G Burton, Dean R Buttaci, Hayden M Chenette, Tatiana I Damiano, Joshua H DeJulio, Lorenzo T Elliott, Christopher James Evans, Adam J Film, Claire Elizabeth Flynn, Mark R Goca, Andrew Joseph Gorman, Noelle Elissa Hall, Katherine Grace Happy, Lauren Elizabeth Harland, Madelyn E Harris, Jessica Haskin, Sydney Haskin, Mario P Hepp, Abigayle Beatrice Jorden, Mackenzie D Julien, Ryan C Kasuba, Emma G Kehn, Ashley Marie Kerwin, Caitlin M Kerwin, Lena G Kiehl, Joseph Scott Kocsis, Lillian M Kronau, Caleb Kronau, Matthew S Lettko, Adam Limoges, Triston Russell Lincoln, Alyssa R Lindheimer, Emily Julia Lubas, Joseph Manfred, Dani L Martuscello, Jason E Meyer, Lauren C Meyers, Alexander C Michaels, Joseph Paul Milanese Jr, Arica Miller, Jack T Nichols, Audrey R Oliver, Anella Mary Olsen, Anna Olson, Kelly Jean O’Neill-Knasick, Luke Pelcher, Helen T X W Pond, Taisei Reale, Fabiola Nicolle Rodriguez-Borrero, Ainsley P Rogers, Hannah C Ryan, Carley Marie Salerno, Dominic M Scattareggia, Eric R Schuman, Whitney Helen Shelhamer, Austin Sicko, Amy Dorothy Simpson, Gabrielle E Skiba, Julianna Sorriento, Haley M Surprenant, Emily M Sweet, Bryanna Leigh Swinson, Skye Anne Taylor, Alexis M Thompson, Alexandria Grace VanDerKar, Lydia L Ware, Justin R Weaver, Max Tyler Willson, Ian Zieske

Grade 12: Noora Ahmed, Emily C Armlin, Ryan G Baker, William R Ballard, Samuel H Bendett, Michael J Beskid, Jessica E Beskid, Logan B Bielawski, Martin L Bond, Olivia M Bonesteel, Jacqueline J Borland, Brian M Bourne, Jacquelin Boyd, Victoria A Bubie, Emily A Bulmer, Caterina Burns, Iris A Bursey, Emma P Card, Molly Abigail Cardamone, Anthony Carucci, Taya A Catlin, Morgan L Catlin, Hadley J Chan, Trevor J Collins, Kathleen A Cone, Katelyn Rose Cooper, Shauna A Corry, Jesse C Crawford-Harris, Emma N Crawley, Henry Joseph Eann Crawley, Christina R DeGroff, Karisa Dell, Arlo J DeSimone, Kara F Dodge, Justice Joseph Dominy, Nicholas J DonVito, Wesley W Doscher, Anna F Doyle, Gracie Ann Driscoll, Eamon P Finnerty, William F Fleming, Ruthann Flick, Jason Foust, Matthew Daniel Gaston, Rachel E Gates, Gabrielle Lily Geerholt, Sydney N Gile, Megan Glanton, Jeremy Gregware, Marissa L Guilbault, Thomas K Hacker, Megan M Hale, Dylan A Hansen, Julia Haworth, Jamie Elissa Holzman, Leena Victoria Horrocks, Nathaniel P Jamison, Emily Catherine Jaworski, Emily Kay Jorden, Owen P Joyce, Andrew G Kardelky, Matthew Kenneally, Nixon Kwok, Dylan W LaPorta, Jadyn A Lee, Taylor A Liberty, Isabella R Maddalone, Nancy Mainville, Stephanie C Mangene, James I McDade, Zachary M McGrath, John H McKenna, Olivia Lorraine Meemken, Jenna M Miller, Colin T Miller, Kelsey Christine Mohl, Josephine S Morelli, Sophia N Morone, Zachary Thomas Moskov, Alexis Dale Moskov, Marissa A Nagel, Carl L Nitz, Katherine Elizabeth O’Neill-Knasick, Christina Marie Parrottino, Nicholas C Pastizzo, Lauren E Pelletier, Kelsey Grace Perala, Joan F Quinones, Audrey Lynn C Rafferty, Ryan Ranken, Kyle S Reasor, Jason L Reed, Anita R Reitano, Samantha M Schupp, Micayla E Slattery, Nicholas Mark Spink, Mariah H St Onge, Aaron E Styczynski, Kristen Thomas, Celina Rose Tomlinson, Jacob W Unser, Petra A Valenti, Madelyn J Van Aken, Abigail Vandenberg, Morgan P VanDervoort, Jack T Wendell, Aidan R Westfall, Alexander C Williams-Mitchell, Izabella D With, Merrill A Wrenn, Julia N Zaremba, Keating Zelenke, Rebekah M Zimmerman

Honors – 85 and above:

Grade 9: Ty Michael Ardman, Joel D Bieg, John Thomas Bonacquisti, Austin J Brundige, Annabella Nina Bushnell, Mackenzie Liegh Catlin, Connor Clark, Zara Mae Cole, Aidan M Covert, Lauren Elizabeth Cox, Hannah M Crupi, Kayla Marie Cushing, Brier Cylkoff, Riley M DeCamp, Molly L Eaton, Sean Fagan, Nicholas C Foster, Meya Rae Francis, Isabella Emily George, Paige Chloe Graham, Asher Lawrence Hall, Ethan Jamison, Jesse James Knefley, Olivia Kronau, Avery Jane Leveroni, Sophia M Maddalone, Adrianna F Maxfield, Josie Alice McKee, Spence Vink Mereness, Zachary Mills, Miranda Olivia Minkler, Carter Ross Morse, Brett Matthew Nardacci, Nadia L Pascucci, Natalia Simone Phelan, Kaelin A Pogue, Madison Leigh Rose, Breonna Noel Schreiner, Macenzie C Slattery, Evan Boyer Vejvoda, Kylie Weaver, Amelia Wood, Haley Wright

Grade 10: Theodore James Apfel, Tyler B Basle, Adam Borland, Kevin John Bryant, Marissa R Carey, Vincent Ronald Carucci, Nicholas Anthony Clemenzi, Taylor Cooke, Jacob Striker Coonan, Owen J Dell, Giovanna Maria Dooley, Emily L Face, Logan Robert Feathers, Benjamin Ferlito, Andre Galipeau III, Madeline P Gile, Jessie A Guilbault, Taylor Johnston, Kyra Marie Kusalonis, Irene Leonard, Alyssa R Maiello, Matthew P Marks, Damon Mason, Lukas Francis Miorin, Anthony M Pastizzo, Henry B Powers, Meghan R Ratigan, Hannah M Rivers, Zachary Roman, Benjamin D Romer, Maddox Ruschmeyer, Vita Marie Spence, Delaney C Sutton, Mia F Tessitore, Nicole Marie Angel Thorburn, Donald Ullman, Lindsey Rebekka Van Alstyne, Aidan Wallen, Aidan Winkler

Grade 11: Lucas J Angrisano, Madeleine M Balga, Abigail L Bergerson, DeLana Castle, Alex B Cooper, Avriana M Davis, Bianca DeFlumer, Lindsey Catherine Despart, Jonathon D DeWolf, Quinn T Dzembo, Quinn Jordan Goddard-Hathaway, Allayanna Austen Halloran, Abby R Heier, Jacob A Herter, Madyson Rae Heslin, Gabriel S Hildebrandt, Lindsey M Hitchcock, Keston C Holohan, Samantha Hubbard, Erik Jeschke, Spencer D Johnson, Isabella Jean LaFreniere, Jack T Long, Ty Mazzeo, Austin Phillip Millette, Aidan Millington, Matthew J Morin, Faith Murray, Alessandro V Pascarella, Marie T Patanian, Kristian Edward Powell, Meghan E Prouty, Zachary B Purdy, Skyler L Rafferty, Michael Re, Kaylee Morgan Romano, Emma B Scheeren, Robert E Sherman, Cameron D Shoemaker, Matthew E Shoemaker, Ethan S Simard, Seth A Smith, Kamryn Shelby Stone, Joseph A Vargonen, Nathaniel White, Kelsey S Wood

Grade 12: Emily Isabelle Benoit, Jake R Bornt, Lillian Bushey, Lucas G Corbo, Shawn C Cornelius, James M Finelli, Konnor Fink, Nicholas F Gelder, Sean P Graf, Margaret E Gray, Bruce Allen Gumlaw Jr, Kyle Arthur Harvey, Carley D Hinman, Lauren D Hogle, Jacob Alain Jokiel, Aiden Jones, Olivia A Kelley, Michael LaChance, Genna E LaRose, John T Leonard, Nicholas Marshall Maggio, Morgan C Mason, Michael McCarty, Morgan McIntyre, EmmaLee A Morgan, Joshua Morra, Bridget Catherine Mulligan, Kyle B Nethercott, Zephryn A Noble, Avery M Pascucci, Jewelia Mae D Pasinello, Grace T Powers, Zachary Price, John Rapello, Emily T Ruppert, Samantha S Schroeder, Tristan Michael Shelhamer, Logan E Southard, Collin James St Pierre, Anna L Stern, Kalila Elizabeth Swan, Angela Elizabeth Thomas, Derek Tobin, Alexander Joseph Verardi, MeiLin Wachtel, Bradley Joseph Willett, Laura Elizabeth Williams, Nikolas C Yash.

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