Melissa Hale-Spencer

The week before school opened, Guilderland district leaders got a behind-the-scenes look at the work completed over the summer in Phase One of a $17 million project.

Security was a priority for the school board, and all school lobbies now have a double-door entrance, more cameras, and computerized swipe-card systems instead of keys.

Our newspaper's founder wrote that the 1884 launching had gone on merrily. "We shall have no use for life preservers," wrote David Crowe. We still don't.

Michael Ardito has convinced three friends and his mother to traverse Boston Harbor in a race to raise funds for and awarness about hereditary angioedema, from which his sister suffers.

Altamont’s 5K race on Saturday was the last leg of the Hilltown Triple Crown that started in Berne and then traveled to Voorheesville.

The Altamont 5K Run and Walk, held at Benjamin M. Crupe Bozenkill Park, is in its 18th year.

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

The Enterprise asked candidates about issues facing the county, including heroin use, county consolidation, suburban poverty, veterans' services, and care for the elderly.

Suburban schools — for decades a beacon, attracting city dwellers — are now feeling the effects of poverty, too.

The $1.01 million project was completed in two phases over two summers to accommodate school-year traffic.

 

Rather than closing a school to solve the problem of empty classrooms, the Guilderland School Board will pursue filling the space with pre-kindergarten programs.

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