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Claims humane act
Brannigan pleads guilty to cruelty

GUILDERLAND — After serving 60 days in jail, William Brannigan accepted a plea bargin Friday in town court.

Concerns raised about 20% who don’t pass
Reading scores rise at GCSD and statewide

GUILDERLAND — The new superintendent of buildings and grounds for the Guilderland School District grew up working on a farm.

Despite neighbors’ complaints
Conceptual approval given for 6 lots on Church Road

GUILDERLAND — Make way for the new Subway.

The new owners of the Subway in Cosmos Plaza at 1800 Western Ave. say it is a completely different restaurant.

BERNE — Middle-school students at Berne-Knox-Westerlo have solved real-life problems with their inventions, which are being recognized at the regional Invention Convention.

BERNE — An arrest for a domestic dispute in February led to the arrest this week of a 42-year-old man after, police say, he attempted to illegally purchase a firearm from a licensed dealer in town.

BERNE — After winning first place in the state culinary arts competition in January, a team of local students went on to nationals and earned the best finish in the state’s history.

BERNE — As a student fought cancer to the death, his teacher stayed by his side right up to the end, and now uses his life as a foundation.

ALBANY COUNTY — Local restaurants are preparing to change how they cook since the county legislature voted to ban trans fat.

Farm aid
Assistance for local agriculturists

Carl Peterson is fond of his cows; he refers to his heifers as his "girls" – they are his livelihood.

ALBANY COUNTY — Municipalities in Albany County now have a vehicle to discuss shared services.

In an effort to cut costs, the county legislature formed a Municipal Highway Services Board last week.

Slavick backed
Favorite for Albany County comptroller

ALBANY COUNTY — County Democrats said "yes" to Guilderland’s Patricia Slavick for comptroller in 2007.

ALBANY COUNTY — Seven people were arrested for welfare fraud last week; the Albany County Sheriff’s Department says they fraudulently received nearly $125,000 in benefits.