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GUILDERLAND—Responding to recommendations from a state audit, the school board here formally adopted a corrective action plan last Tuesday.

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Altamont elementary launches the Free Read

GUILDERLAND — Maddie Kuon is an always-stirring girl of action.

Schwarz ‘touched a lot of lives in such a short time’

ALBANY COUNTY — Sonja Schwarz was a beautiful, brilliant young woman who had a huge heart, said her aunt, Janice Willard.

Fatal crash on Route 32 scene of many accidents



NEW SCOTLAND — A young driver and her passenger died last week after her car crashed into a barn along a stretch of road where many accidents have occurred.

Drawing and dinner to raise funds for scholarship



BERNE — An annual fund-raiser for a scholarship honoring a deceased student will be held at the Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School next week.




RENSSELAERVILLE — At its first board meeting of the year, Rensselaerville’s town clerk looked up the definition of "nepotism" in a dictionary and read it to a large crowd at Town Hall.



By Zach Simeone
VOORHEESVILLE — Who would be responsible if environmental clean-up were needed on the old Delaware & Hudson railroad" The United States and Canada disagree on the matter.






NEW SCOTLAND — After nearly a century of Ten Eycks farming Indian Ladder, it looks like Peter Ten Eyck II will be the last.

FSA will stay open until the cows come home"



NEW SCOTLAND — As the local federal Farm Service Agency is slated to merge with another county office, legislation that is pending in Congress is keeping it from closing its doors.



ALBANY COUNTY — Jonathan P. Francis, a lawyer who waged a standoff in May with police after threatening suicide, was disbarred last week since he pleaded guilty to a felony charge.

Business is elementary for Mr. Holmes







KNOX — As the town board considers two sites for a cellular tower, residents and officials voiced concerns and asked questions Tuesday at an informational meeting.

Insider deal for new police chief"



GUILDERLAND — By the end of spring, the town will either have a new police chief or a lawsuit.






On Jan. 16, New York State was committed, by court order, to a strict schedule for compliance with federal voting regulations. Yesterday, the State Board of Elections deadlocked.

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