Guilderland resident Aaron Mair envisions standing with Barack Obama at Yosemite as a modern recasting of an iconic image of John Muir, the club's founder, with Theodore Roosevelt.

Opinion

In a home-rule state like New York, zoning can counterbalance larger economic forces that shape the way we live.

Guilderland

"It still comes out to about five to seven dollars an hour," Nivene Rophael said of cake-making profits. "I'm very detail-oriented, so it takes me a lot longer than it would take other people."

New Scotland

Voters also passed a $22.8 million Voorheesville school budget and a $1.1 million library budget.

Sports

It's a three-peat for the Dutchmen tennis team.

Hilltowns

Amid the back-and-forth of a neighbor dispute in Knox, Kevin Willsey feels especially fraught, citing stigma from his past in Altamont and a desire to be left alone. His neighbor, John Rodd, just wants the lawn clean.

Regional

Both candidates vying to represent western Guilderland and part of the Hilltowns in the Albany County Legislature live in Knox.