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.
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
Scotia-Glenville schools staff fills bus with donations for City Mission
Scotia-Glenville School District staff on Wednesday, Nov. 21, filled a bus with donated gifts and wrapping supplies for the City Mission of Schenectady’s Holiday Toy Store.
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.
SJCC PTO honors longtime early childhood educator with celebration
The Parent Teacher Organization at the SJCC organized a retirement celebration for Ellen Carpenter, of Schenectady, who taught youngsters for more than three decades and helped shape programing.
Schenectady County residents help with Downstate relief efforts
The Capital District was largely spared from Hurricane Sandy’s devastating effects. To some, this was cause for a sigh of relief. To others, it was a signal to turn their attentions to the needs of others.
St. George church holds annual festival featuring culture
Two tons of food fuels a festive three-day celebration of culture that invites people to go Greek for at least a few days.
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.
Niskayuna Co-op to hold fundraiser for SICM summer lunch program
Many children are excited when the school bell rings for the last time before summer break, but some parents grapple with how they’ll be able to provide lunch during the summer months.
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.
Sonrise Bible Church holds its first Easter Egg Hunt
Sonrise Bible Church held its first Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, morning with many local families participating in the free event.
Two religious organizations team up to provide lunches for flood victims
Two religions came together to provide a hot lunch for Rotterdam Junction residents as they tried to make their houses homes again.
Delmar man organizing bike collection for overseas aid
Delmar resident Charlie Hughes is leading a bicycle collection on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Agudat Achim prepares for annual Carrot Festival with new theme
All of the staple carrot based dishes will be at Agudat Achim’s Carrot Festival this year, but some new treats will be enticing visitors.
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.”