Melissa Hale-Spencer

Seven-year-old Emma Detlefsen likes wearing a cape like a super hero and her mother says she is one as she raises money to fight lymphedema from which she suffers.

Five Rivers, developed as a Civilian Conservation Corps project in the Great Depression, was the site of an announcement for a new initiative to harness young talent for parks work, the Excelsior Conservation Corps.

Benjamin Rauf, the grandson of a Westerlo dairy farmer, is accused of murdering a classmate from the Temple University law school.

Friday was a busy day in Berne as two public works projects brought officials to the Helderberg Hilltown — one project was completed and another is about to begin.

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.


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