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ALTAMONT — Legal referrals will soon be added to the services offered by the Community Caregivers.

Kitto earns medal
Altamont soldier dives in to save lives

ALTAMONT — Each time Sgt. Christofer Kitto dove into the murky water of a canal off of the Euphrates, he brought a soldier up for air.

GUILDERLAND — Students became teachers on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, at Pine Bush Elementary School.

VOORHEESVILLE — John Krajewski won’t go to jail, but he will be supervised for the next three years, following his guilty plea in Albany County court last Friday.

NEW SCOTLAND – Both Republicans and Democrats will be represented on the Conservative Party line in the town’s November general election.

NEW SCOTLAND – Littering the local landscape with campaign signs during election season is a "time-tested phenomenon," says L. Michael Mackey, New Scotland’s Democratic Party chairman.

NEW SCOTLAND – Moving the basketball court from the back of Swift Road Park to the front would be a mistake, says Peter Baltis, a resident of Swift Road. The highway superintendent says otherwise.

NEW SCOTLAND – After sharp criticism from a few citizens, the drafter of a bill for a senior overlay zone agreed with the rest of the town board to send it to the planning board for further review and recommendations.

VOORHEESVILLE — The King of Bridge has been coronated, and he wears a plastic crown.

Andrew Dubay grew up with card-playing parents, which is how he learned the somewhat esoteric game of bridge, he said.

GUILDERLAND — A Republican challenger is saying his Democratic rival, David Bosworth, has a serious conflict of interest.
Bosworth says there is no conflict, and Republican Mark Grimm has gone "too far" in his accusations.

HILLTOWNS — Alexander "Sandy" Gordon, the incumbent Albany County legislator representing the Hilltowns, beat challenger Kevin Crosier in a landslide Tuesday, according to unofficial Democratic primary results from the county’s board of elections.

School leaders say
Project Strive is valuable

GUILDERLAND — Project Strive has been serving Guilderland students in need since 1993, and those who work closely with the program praise it.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Republicans running for town office swept a small Conservative Party primary on Tuesday.

Ten Conservatives voted.

GUILDERLAND — The complicated election law case between a Democratic Guilderland councilman — Michael Ricard — and a Republican challenger — Warren Redlich — just got more complicated.

GUILDERLAND — Angered over the removal of sidewalks around their office building, employees of the 1450 Western Ave. Picotte building have brought the matter to Town Hall.