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

GUILDERLAND — Two of the three incumbents on the Guilderland School Board say they are not yet sure if they’ll seek re-election on May 20, although all three are circulating petitions.

Ever since Rodger Sample was a kid, he’s been enthralled with the instruments of war — the guns and Jeeps, the cannons and tanks.

“I’ve always been interested in military equipment,” he said. “I was 10 when World War II started.”

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. 

‘What’s going on?’
More special-needs students at BKW

BERNE — On Monday, Kimberly LaBelle, Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s assistant superintendent for elementary and special education, outlined the school’s program for disabled students.

1.95-percent tax-levy increase
BKW board adopts $20.5M budget

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