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‘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. 

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.

Changing the face of suburbia


Planners approve SEFCU site plan
Thomas envisions Victorian gateway to village


Over neighbors’ protests
Planners OK 4-lot subdivision on McKown Road

“Tweaking” $84M spending plan
Supervisors and block schedule at issue


One for every fifth-grader
Laptops lead to a new world of learning

Nelligan named to Top 40
Irish roots lead to blossoming interests

GUILDERLAND — Matthew Nelligan is proud of his Irish heritage and active in promoting it.

Heaps of help
Community rallies behind Devon   

By David S. Lewis

ALTAMONT-Leukemia has not benched 5-year-old Devon Purzycki, but it has energized a community to support him. 

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND – While the Bender melon farm sits in limbo, the town’s supervisor supports a building moratorium as developers try to close on the 179-acre property.