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The boy who wouldn’t grow up lights the stage"
Othello’s dark tale unfolds

NEW SCOTLAND – Community theater draws people together, says Ed Bablin of the Classic Theatre Guild.

VOORHEESVILLE — When Elex Scheels bought her triplets a snack billed as health food, she didn’t expect to end up at the doctor’s office.

VOORHEESVILLE — Cake is more than just another confection for Giovanni Morina; it’s a canvas.
"This is butter cream country now," he said. "People don’t realize what you can do with cake."

BERNE — A town highway worker is questioning the purchase of a truck he says is too small and also alleging the town supervisor slandered him in an illegal secret meeting.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Alden Pierce, the town’s deputy supervisor, was recently appointed the chairman of the zoning board of appeals.

WESTERLO — The Helderberg Christian School’s new administrator is excited about her new role within the school and the upcoming school year.

ALBANY COUNTY – Gardening used to be something that Phyllis Rosenblum did, but now, she says, "It’s who I am."

GUILDERLAND — The town’s zoning board and enforcement practices are being questioned in the midst of an escalating dispute between two neighbors on Route 158.

Seeking permit
Reed wants to keep on breeding and selling dogs

GUILDERLAND — A woman who raises dogs for both love and money says she hadn’t known she was in violation of town codes.

GUILDERLAND — Put a flower in your hair and head over to the Guilderland Public Library, because, 40 years later, it’s the summer of love all over again.

Ties that bind
Kids sew quilts for other kids — unknown and in need

ALTAMONT — Nine-year-old Mark Sagar is making his third quilt.

Altamont doubles its water supply

ALTAMONT — After years of uncertainty, the water-strapped village has relief.

Fair pageant
Seeking "good girls who want to volunteer"

ALTAMONT — "We’re not a beauty pageant; we’re a personality pageant," says Bobbi-Jean Jeune, coordinator for the Miss Altamont Fair pageant.

NEW SCOTLAND – David Zwack enjoys being his own boss. "I agree with myself at least half the time, anyway," Zwack said with a smile.

Neighbors lend support
Zwack granted use variance