Melissa Hale-Spencer

Scott Sheak, 41, of Berne, pleaded guilty to all charges on Wednesday in Albany County’s first conviction under Vince’s Law.

Knox's new supervisor, Vasilios Lefkaditis, needs a board majority to make the changes he says the public wants.

The Guilderland school district has not before tried adopting a budget that would raise the tax levy over the state-set limit.

Despite differences in 2015 — ranging from placement of a sheriff’s tower to politics — residents of Rensselaerville pulled together.

A full slate of Republicans challenged the Democratic incumbents on the Westerlo Town Board and one of the GOP newcomers won a seat.

Death took its toll this year as two community leaders died of cancer. The aftermath of a boy's murder was ever present.

A Berne jury found Brian Hoover, 43, of East Berne, guilty of two misdemeanors — driving while ability impaired by a drug, and driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs.

Timothy Mundell wants to tap into the energy of the Hilltown agricultural community to shape school courses.

The school district here is in a "wait-and-see mode" since “things are flying around fast and furious,” according to the curriculum director.

People are always concerned about health and safety and damage but they continue to enjoy and value the presence of deer," says a Cornell researcher who helps develop a process for setting limits on deer.


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