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Two daughters remember
Mary Ellen Gordon, a farmer and a fighter

ALBANY COUNTY – Municipalities will now be able to seek grant money from the state for farmland protection planning.

Stories of compassion and collaboration are
|told as three faiths share their holy days

Sharifa Din spoke in a soft voice as the circle of three dozen listeners leaned forward to hear her words.

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.

Piles of files
FOIL boxes in Comp’s office since 14

ALBANY COUNTY — The Democrat challenging the incumbent comptroller has made a campaign issue of his not answering her request to see his audits.

Golden’s rule
Compare unto others in the largest league

GUILDERLAND — One school board member says the district is selling its students short by not comparing itself to similar schools from across the state.

GUILDERLAND — Voters will decide on Nov. 13 whether the school district should spend $27 million to renovate five elementary schools, improve technology and safety, and build a new district office.

Bids $171K
CM Fox plans more senior housing

VOORHEESVILLE — Potential for senior housing has increased the value of a piece of village property 12 fold.

Farmer’s say ‘no’
County office to buy the farm"

NEW SCOTLAND — At a public hearing last week, farmers said ‘No’ to closing a federal farm service office in Albany County.

Cash-strapped cemetery proposes cell tower be erected,
Voss says hardship must be proven for use variance

Bust in Berne
Found pot leads to cop getting shot

BERNE — If police hadn’t come across Kevin O’Reilly last Thursday afternoon, they wouldn’t have pursued him, they say.

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