The Albany County Legislature passed a bill that would ban “conversion therapy” for minors.

Opinion

Objects outlive the people who assemble them and so will be dispersed again.

Guilderland

If the governor signs the bill into law, the Pine Bush Commission will be able to move more quickly to purchase undeveloped properties.

New Scotland

Niaz Goodbee, a 2018 graduate of Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville, this year became the first African American to reach the rank of Eagle from Voorheesville’s Troop 73 of the Boy Scouts of America.

Regional

When Joy Hamlin visited a family of refugees from war-torn Myanmar living in Albany’s Arbor Hill, “She found them huddled in the middle of a room, freezing to death,” said her husband, Shawn.

Hilltowns

After a number of abstentions stalled appointment of a board member’s wife as a substitute teacher, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board appointed Carli Elble with four votes in favor and only one abstention from her husband.

Sports

Varsity teams from Guilderland, Voorheesville, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo showed the state and Section 2 competition their mettle when the temperatures went up this spring — that is, once the snow melted.