Human beings need to relate to one another in person, not just virtually, but for real. Seeing and hearing players on a stage can expand our understanding of humanity.

To the Editor:

The members of the Boyd Hilton Ladies’ Auxiliary would like to say thank-you to all who, once again, make our Chicken ’n’ Biscuit Dinner a success.

To the Editor:

Last week, all of the property owners in the Guilderland School District received their tax-freeze rebate checks.  Ours was a big whopping $56 and was a “reward” for the school board staying under the 2-percent tax cap.  But it got us thinking, what is the cost of this check?

To the Editor:

A special thank-you to those of you who attended our First Annual Punkintown Scare this past weekend!  We had a fantastic turnout on both evenings, even with the cold rain on Saturday night.

GUILDERLAND — Jane “Mitch” Harrington, a dedicated volunteer who enjoyed the outdoors, died on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 64.

Mrs. Harrington was born on Sept. 27, 1950, in Schenectady, the daughter of the late Stanley and Roberta (née Jette) Mitchell.

GUILDERLAND — Named Citizen of the Year for the town she loved and served, Bertie Chesebrough was active in church, Scouts, the fire department, and more. A devoted wife and mother, she taught children Bible stories and helped feed the needy.

The Guilderland girls’ soccer team was knocked out of the Class AA playoffs on Oct. 28 with a 5-to-0 loss to Niskayuna at home in the quarterfinals.

The Guilderland girls' volleyball team won in three straight sets (25-11, 25-21, and 25-16) against Shaker on Oct. 28.  The boys won their matchup against Colonie on Friday to advance in the playoffs.

On Oct. 13, the Guilderville swim team competed against Albany at home for Senior Night.

GUILDERLAND — Supervisor Kenneth Runion says the proposed $33 million budget for 2015 will not raise the town tax rate for residents — it will remain at 25 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

The budget will also remain under the state-set tax-levy cap by $224,000.


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