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COLONIE — Jason Kutey, jailed for kidnapping and threatening his ex-girlfriend, killed himself in his cell Wednesday morning at the Albany County Correctional Facility, police say.

GUILDERLAND — The town board approved a two-year contract for the Guilderland Police last Tuesday.

GUILDERLAND — While angry residents stormed Town Hall several times this year, a resolution was found for nearly each conflict.

Robber takes cigs

GUILDERLAND — On Dec. 24 at about 6 a.m., a man walked into the CVS at 2040 Western Ave. and handed the cashier a note indicating it was a robbery, say Guilderland Police.

GUILDERLAND — A peace walk at the local mall Friday was a victory for free speech and a chance to protest the war for some of the two dozen who participated but, for some of the bystanders, it was an annoyance or even an insult.

GUILDERLAND — On Christmas Eve, the Berschwinger family fled their smoke-filled Belleview Drive home, and volunteer firefighters arrived to battle the blaze.

Altamont: 2005 in review
Village restructures PD, wrestles with water

NEW SCOTLAND — This still-rural town is on the threshold of development as several projects were proposed in 2005.

VOORHEESVILLE — The village of Voorheesville is in a fixing up mode heading into the new year.

The past year was spent working on budgets and passing plans for many projects that will be taking place in the 2006.

BERNE—Another contentious year in Berne was capped by the reelection of the town supervisor.

KNOX—Things went much more smoothly in Knox this election year than the last.

WESTERLO—The big job of the Westerlo Town Board in 2005 was setting up a water district in the hamlet of Westerlo. The largest portion of town board meetings was taken up by discussions of the details of the project.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The year 2005 saw a few moments of bitter division in Rensselaerville.

WESTERLO — While a developer is seeking to subdivide Westerlo farmland for 14 new homes, a town board member has proposed changes to local laws to prepare for development in the future.

After Christmas party
Man arrested for raping co-worker

GUILDERLAND — A man living in a Guilderland motel was arrested Saturday after, police say, he raped a co-worker there.