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Will GCSD retain Girvin & Ferlazzo?

GUILDERLAND — The school board here will discuss on Tuesday whether or not to retain the legal services of Girvin & Ferlazzo.

Five run for three seats on GCSD board

GUILDERLAND — It’s a five-way race for three seats on the Guilderland School Board this spring and, once again, a parents’ group is squaring off against the teachers’ union with endorsements.

Board interviews candidates for top cop slot

GUILDERLAND — Five candidates have been interviewed for police chief and there are three more to go.

Man arrested on Route 20

GUILDERLAND — On Sunday evening, police say, Jonathan D. Brainard stood in the middle of Western Avenue near the Princetown line, wearing an Albany Police Department jacket and holding a can of beer in his hand.

Mezza Notte wants to extend hours

GUILDERLAND — A flower-shop-turned-restaurant is looking to modify its operation after a year in business and the neighbors are still opposed.

Langevin says she’ll stay in community

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND –Voorheesville’s school superintendent, Linda Langevin, announced her resignation last night, citing an illness in the family as the cause.  Her resignation will be effective as of Aug. 31. 

Three to run for two open seats

BERNE — This spring, three candidates will vie for two seats on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board.  Both seats carry three-year terms.

ALBANY COUNTY — After a brushfire in Rensselaerville last Thursday, Albany County Executive Michael Breslin has declared a state of emergency and banned outdoor fires.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The town now has a new plan for spending. 

BERNE — Berne will soon be reviewing and updating its plan for land use, and the town’s planning and conservation boards have drafted a wind-tower ordinance. 

The town’s comprehensive plan was completed in April of 1992.

 BERNE — Community Cradle wants to interview Hilltown women about health issues to find out what kind of care they are getting and what they need.

Petitions circulate, questions percolate

GUILDERLAND — As the school board debates policy on campaign leafleting, the three incumbents — Catherine Barber, John Dornbush, and Peter Golden — are circulating petitions for re-election.

GUILDERLAND — As elections loom, the school board on Tuesday debated changes in its policy on campaigning.