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By Zach Simeone

VOORHEESVILLE — As Atlas Copco Comptec saves money and water, the village of Voorheesville is making up for monetary losses.

HILLTOWNS — If a community wind project were built in the Helderbergs, it would be the first in the state.  Results on a year-and-a-half study in Knox were reported, but the consultants said the next step is up to the public. 

HILLTOWNS — If a community wind project were built in the Helderbergs, it would be the first in the state.  Results on a year-and-a-half study in Knox were reported, but the consultants said the next step is up to the public. 

GUILDERLAND — Michelle Lentini began a familiar trip last Friday, but ended up spending several days in Albany Medical Center.

GUILDERLAND — Five months after a contentious reappointment, Donald Csaposs stepped down from his post as chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Council.

Board concerned over unhealthy school foods

GUILDERLAND — As the district moves towards serving healthier foods at school, some board members still expressed concerns at their meeting on Tuesday night.

Thomas and Cring donate new bandstand with old look

ALTAMONT — A developer who has worked on multiple projects here is donating a new stage with an old look to the Altamont Fair.   

GUILDERLAND — Pamala McQuate has returned to her roots.

“I specialized in color correction,” she said of her 15 years as a hair-coloring expert.  “When I got sick at the age of 32… it was from snorting coal tar chemicals all day.”

WESTERLO — Yesterday, a 77-year-old woman from Medusa was killed in a car accident at the intersection of routes 401 and 404 in Westerlo. 

GUILDERLAND — Walgreens is worth half-a-million dollars less than what it was originally assessed for, since the town board settled last week with the company in a split party-line vote.

FMS students bring rare butterflies to life

GUILDERLAND — “One female laid eggs,” said Alan Fiero on Tuesday with the sound of victory in his voice.

Pickup hit by drunk driver, rolls over

 GUILDERLAND — After being hit by a drunk driver, a truck rolled over in front of the Metro 20 Diner last Sunday night, according to police.

DEC seeks comment on proposed burning ban

By Tyler Schuling

To burn or not to burn? 

That question is being put to New Yorkers this month. 

GUILDERLAND — With a sizable crowd and all three town-board Democrats as an audience, for the second time in as many weeks, a police department official was promoted yesterday.

 

GUILDERLAND — Tests this winter for radon at Guilderland High School revealed several areas with readings above federal guidelines.

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