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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.

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. 

Plans dead?
Possible moratorium for big-box buildings

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND – Plans for a big-box mall in this still-rural town may have to wait.

By David S. Lewis

VOORHEESVILLE – A 10-year veteran of the school board is stepping down.

Thomas McKenna announced that he would not be running for re-election at the Voorheesville board’s regular meeting on Monday. 

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND — The Korean Conflict, which raged from 1950 to 1953, is known in China as the War to Resist America and Aid Korea.  In South Korea, it is known as the Fatherland Liberation War.