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Corporal Frank Houser is this week's Hometown Hero
Corporal Frank Houser is this week's Hometown Hero
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Cpl. Frank Houser a ‘Hometown Hero’

This week's "Hometown Hero," Cpl. Frank Houser of The United States Marine Corps., of Wynantskill, became what some may call a "hero" after he returned from deployment in Afghanistan.

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Diana Wahid works as a housekeeper but had the surprise of her life when she delivered a baby.
Diana Wahid works as a housekeeper but had the surprise of her life when she delivered a baby.
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Schenectady Woman Delivers Baby in Apartment, Becomes a ‘Hometown Hero’

This week's "Hometown Hero," Diana Wahid, of Schenectady, became what some may call a "hero" after she delivered a baby in her own apartment building.

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Jessica Painter of Albany is a "Hometown Hero"
Jessica Painter of Albany is a "Hometown Hero"
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Philanthropic Pet Photographer a ‘Hometown Hero’

This week's "Hometown Hero," Jessica Painter, of Albany, works to give animals a second chance at life with new families. She does this by taking professional photographs of animals in shelters in hopes that those photographs will get the animals adopted...

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Adrienne Wilson
Adrienne Wilson
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Community Servant of Troy a ‘Hometown Hero’

This week's "Hometown Hero," Adrienne Wilson, works to bring a sense of community to Troy. Fittingly, her nominator listed her occupation as a "community servant," reflecting the time and energy she puts into where she calls home...

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Melissa Dubin
Melissa Dubin
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Guilderland Girl Scout Leader a ‘Hometown Hero’

Melissa Rosenthal-Dubin has been leading a troop of Girl Scouts for the past several years, showing passion for her troop and for her community...

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Kerry Lawler is a lyme disease advocate from Watervliet.
Kerry Lawler is a lyme disease advocate from Watervliet.
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Lyme Disease Advocate a ‘Hometown Hero’

Kerry Lawler of Watervliet is this week's "Hometown Hero." She earned this title because of her work as a Lyme disease advocate after being diagnosed with the disease herself...

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TJ created a charity to provide families in need with food for the holidays.
TJ created a charity to provide families in need with food for the holidays.
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13-Year-Old Founder of TJ’s Turkeys a ‘Hometown Hero’

TJ is a 13-year-old boy who is helping families that are less fortunate than his own celebrate the holidays.

He founded TJ's Turkeys when he was nine and has been working to give families in need food and gifts ever since...

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Clarence Jackson with his nominator  Denise Montemarano
Clarence Jackson with his nominator Denise Montemarano
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Director of Albany’s Cure The Violence a ‘Hometown Hero’

Clarence Jackson, of Albany, is the Director of Cure The Violence, an organization that works to protect the community and keep violence off the streets by hosting awareness events and rallies...

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Frank Zabinski
Frank Zabinski
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23-Year-Old Guilderland Asst. Fire Chief a ‘Hometown Hero’

Frank Zabinski may be one of the youngest assistant fire chiefs in the entire Capital Region.

At 23, Frank serves the Guilderland Fire Department  and goes above and beyond in his job...

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Chatham + Stockport Chief of Police a ‘Hometown Hero’

Peter Volkmann, of Stuyvesant, is the Chief of Chatham Police, Chief of Stockport Police, Police Academy Director, and a Certified Trainer for International Critical Incident Stress Foundation...

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Volunteer fighter, Donald Coons Jr.
Volunteer fighter, Donald Coons Jr.
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Taghkanic Firefighter a ‘Hometown Hero’

Donald Coons Jr., of Taghkanic, NY, has been a volunteer firefighter since he was 16 and is now the first Assistant Chief of Taghkanic Fire Company in Columbia County...

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Sharon Dion volunteers with the 4-H Youth Development Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension. She is pictured here (right) with the kids she volunteers with.
Sharon Dion volunteers with the 4-H Youth Development Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension. She is pictured here (right) with the kids she volunteers with.
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Gloversville Youth Volunteer a ‘Hometown Hero’

Sharon Dion, a Gloversville woman who volunteers her time with the 4-H Youth Development Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Fulton and Montgomery Counties, was recently honored as an "outstanding volunteer" for her commitment to serving the community's youth through the organization...

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