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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.

APD gets $12K more
“Lean” village budget keeps tax rate the same

By Zach Simeone

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. 

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.

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND Five parents spoke to voice their support for sixth-grade science teacher John Curran.