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.
Church holds ice cream social to benefit trip to Nicaragua
Next month, 15 people from Bethlehem Lutheran Church will donate their time to children in need by participating in a service trip to Nicaragua. But to make the trip possible, donations are still needed from members of the community.
Money, building supplies will benefit Schoharie County
It’s been more than a half-year since Hurricane Irene wrought devastation in Schoharie County, but one local church is still working to provide for those in need there.
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.
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.
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.
Goods destined for hard-hit Schoharie County
Members of the Delmar United Methodist Church loaded up trucks with household supplies and furniture on Wednesday, Sept. 14, to go to people in Schoharie County impacted by Tropical Storm Irene and the subsequent flooding.
Delmar man organizing bike collection for overseas aid
Delmar resident Charlie Hughes is leading a bicycle collection on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Pine Hollow Arboretum hosts concert to benefit Irene victims
The Pine Hollow Arboretum is hosting a unique musical evening on Sunday, Sept. 25, to benefit the victim of Tropical Storm Irene.
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.”
As the summer nears an end and the air starts to chill, parishioners at St. Gabriel’s Church want to warm you up with homemade food and a festive atmosphere.
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.