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Planning board supports first country hamlet in Guilderland


GUILDERLAND — Weathered by the same desert sun as the minarets of Fallujah’s mosques, a Pennsylvania-made flag has come home to roost.

VCSD approves $22M plan

By David S. Lewis

VOORHEESVILLE – The school board unanimously here unanimously adopted a $22 million spending plan last Monday, two days before the state budget was finalized, restoring BOCES aid to the schools.

By David S. Lewis

VOORHEESVILLE – This year’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualified for the World Finals, where it will compete against countries such as Germany, Hong Kong, China, and Great Britain. 

Laub booted off Westerlo Planning Board

WESTERLO — Leonard Laub, the chairman of the town’s planning board, was removed from office Tuesday night.  After holding a public hearing, the town board’s vote was unanimous. 

KNOX — Knox is moving forward with plans to build a cellular tower on Street Road. 

BERNE — Respect yourself.  Treat others with respect.  And make The Rest of Your Life the most fantastic story you have ever told. 

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.

WESTERLO — In a unanimous decision, the Westerlo Town Board last week appointed Susan Walter, a Democrat, to the town board. 

Tax hike of 2 %
School board adopts $83.8M plan

GUILDERLAND — Larry McBride brings salvation to state prisons once a month.

Fireman offers a home
Neighbors rally as house burns, Kosiers plan to rebuild

DUANSBURG — Four inches of snow kept the school buses at bay on the day that the Kosiers’ house burned.