ALBANY COUNTY — In a county dominated by Democratic voters, next Thursday’s primary will decide the next county executive.

Opinion

The middle- and working-class families among us may be forgoing the necessities of life to have a roof over their heads; we must build communities that allow for a mix of housing, affordable toall classes of natives and newcomers alike.

Guilderland

The county needs to bring services into communities where suburban and rural poverty is prevalent she said.

New Scotland

Residents of the Heldervale water district in Slingerlands asked town officials to re-examine their water rates, and to exercise care with older asbestos pipes if the Creekside housing development receives final approval. 

Sports

For something a little different, Phil Carducci decided to organize the inaugural Voorheesville 5K Cross-Country Challenge, to be run on Sept. 5.

Hilltowns

In a town of 3,400, 500 voters turned out Sept. 1 and overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to repair and replace town buildings.

Regional

County Legislator Herbert Reilly says he recalls the pain he saw in Clarksville years ago from polluted water and so has drafted a bill to protect public water supplies from blasting.