Melissa Hale-Spencer

Curtis Brisson, who broke into the Touch of Country shop will now be serving time for an earlier burglary, too, since he violated the rules of the Drug Court program.

GUILDERLAND — On either side of the familiar town board members seated at the dais for Tuesday’s reorganizational meeting — the incumbent supervisor and councilmembers were re-elected in November — were two new faces.

The new clerk, Jean Cataldo, a Democrat like the five board members, had been the receiver of taxes.

GUILDERLAND — A planning-board post that became a political hot seat in last November’s town elections was quietly filled Tuesday night with a new appointee.

By unanimous vote at its re-organizational meeting, the town board appointed Bruce Sherwin to fill out the three years left in Paul Caputo’s seven-year term.

GUILDERLAND — The beat of a drum sounded in the clear winter air on Tuesday morning, ricocheting off the Helderbergs as a band of five walked the road that wends its way along the base of the escarpment.

Town board members have plans for 2014  that include repairing storm-damaged roads, developing the local economy, making long-term plans for land use, and saving a historic barn.

With few changes from November's elections, New Year's Day in Knox saw the town board reappoint current committee members and officials.

In the wake of a motorcycle plunging through Thompson's Lake in a Friday night drag race, the county sheriff is stressing the importance of wearing a life vest when venturing on ice.

The odor of marijuana led police to search the car, where marijuana, crack cocaine, and scales were found.

While politics were static in 2013 — the incumbents faced no challengers in town elections — the future of Thacher State Park drew regional interest as did the disposition of an unprecedented negligent-homicide case

"Timing is everything and resources are necessary," Guilderland's assistant superintendent for business told the school board members who are enthusiastic about expanding the technology program.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Melissa Hale-Spencer