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RENSSELAERVILLE — Bob Bolte is still asking for donations for the town’s senior and youth bus. 

Lanzas’ yard the site of the Johnston flood

GUILDERLAND — Spring rains bring frustration to the Lanza household.

GUILDERLAND — Just around the corner from the high school, in the Berean Baptist Church on Route 146, is the newest satellite for the Alpha Pregnancy Care Center.

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND — A crowd of over 275 New Scotland residents yesterday voiced nearly unanimous opposition to the large-scale development of the old Bender melon farm.

Board mulls $22M budget proposal
Costs up, enrollment down at VCSD

By David S. Lewis

Going Out for enlightening drama
Secret Garden blooms on Voorheesville stage

By Zach Simeone


ALBANY — Last Friday, the lawyers for Rensselaerville Farmland Protection and the town of Rensselaerville argued in court.  The citizens group is suing the town to preserve farmland. 


BERNE — As Berne-Knox-Westerlo officials have fought a proposal that would send the school’s resource officer to a higher-crime area, BKW’s superintendent was encouraged yesterday.

Selecting town’s  top cop
Board talks of process — at last

GUILDERLAND — After months of disagreement, the town board discussed on Tuesday some aspects of the selection process for a police chief.

Mystery down under
Century-old sewer to be upgraded

By Zach Simeone

ALTAMONT — The village underbelly is due for a renovation, and it’s in the works.

GUILDERLAND — After being arrested on several charges, Omar S. Lyons head-butted a Guilderland police officer, according to the department.

Hungry for change
Mezza Notte to open longer, Mangia to re-build restaurant

GUILDERLAND — The Mezza Notte restaurant on Western Avenue may soon say “good evening” more often to patrons of this specialty Italian eatery.

Overlay approved
Carrow can develop senior-housing plan


NEW SCOTLAND — A year and a half after it was first requested, the senior overlay district is covering the town.

BERNE — Berne now has a minivan for transporting the town’s elderly and disabled residents.