Hometown Heroes

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...
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.
She is driven to improve the …
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.
When she's not helping her girls earn badges, the Guilderland resident also owns her own business and is raising four kids of her own...

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