Chief Building and Zoning Inspector Jacqueline M. Coons said this week that this debate might not have arisen at all, had the applicant’s sign been within the allowed 50 square feet.

Opinion

“How can you teach lack of prejudice if you don’t practice it?” asks Karol Harlow. She concludes, “It’s one heart at a time. It’s one thought at a time.”

Guilderland

This change is intended to create more social connections for kids while they still have a team of four teachers who can help ease the transition for them, says FMS principal Michael Laster.

New Scotland

The latest turn in the Baron-Voorheesville lawsuit has both sides submitting notes and emails that they claim support their arguments.

Regional

For the past 10 years, a group of volunteers have protected from peril the paths that frogs and salamanders use to migrate to return to the place where they can breed.

Hilltowns

The Berne Town Board decided in a split vote to reinstate the positions of liaisons a little over a month after the supervisor decided to do away with the posts.

Sports

The Voorheesville Blackbirds are in a good spot to defend their Section 2 title as the regular season winds down. On Friday evening at home, the Blackbirds did just that and a whole lot more. The Birds faced off against Watervliet — with a shortened bench — and won easily, 82 to 56.