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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.

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

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.

GUILDERLAND — The new superintendent of schools here — whoever he or she turns out to be — won’t make a first public appearance on TV.

Contract ratified
School office workers get 4-percent raise for three years

GUILDERLAND — The office workers at Guilderland schools have a new three-year contract, providing 3.95 percent raises each year.