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Most customers shopping at the Stewart's at Gipp Road and Western Avenue in Guilderland on Tuesday night were taken aback.

Westmere and McKownville Fire Departments held a breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 21 for a family that escaped a devastating house fire in January.

WESTMERE — Planners who have been working on a vision for the future of the Westmere corridor — which stretches from Route 155 in the west to Church Road in the east, connecting 20 Mall with Crossgates and Stuyvesant Plaza — will share their vision and ask for community input at an open-house meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11.

fire, Regency Park Apartments, Guilderland, Westmere

GUILDERLAND — Early Sunday morning, software programmer Premjeet Sougrakpam was at home, sleeping in his Regency Park apartment, as were his wife, her mother, and the couple’s two sons — one of them three years old and th

Residents voiced concerns about lack of trees and dangerous traffic on Route 20 as consultants discussed possible plans in a grant-funded study.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Police have dealt with five homicide cases in the last 27 years.

Unlike the current investigation of murder of a family of four, the earlier Guilderland homicides, each involved one victim and were solved relatively rapidly without so many different police agencies involved.

"A barbershop should be a man's playground," said Michael Blake who is bringing younger clientele to his grandfather's Westmere shop.

GUILDERLAND — With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the kindergartners in Amy McFarren’s class told each other what they were thankful for.

Five-year-old Dylon Conboy told his classmates, “I’m thankful my Daddy donated platelets to kids that need them.”

Dylon knows about illness and about generosity.

In the 19th Century, her father learned to dance on logs rolling down a Nova Scotia river. Vera Brooks, who turns 100 on Oct. 4 has navigated her own life with equal finesse and good balance.

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