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Suburban clerk seeks state seat

ALBANY COUNTY — When Assemblyman John McEneny challenged the presumptive state Democratic committee representatives two years ago, he came out on top.  Kind of.

Memories of a Sixties Kid

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — Local writer Joyce L. Abele is hoping that her new book, a recount of experiences from her childhood, will become a fun tool for teaching kids about some key points in our country’s history.

GUILDERLAND — Last May, George Keleshian got a new address and, when he recites it, he enunciates every syllable with a propriety tone.

GUILDERLAND — The seven people who provide tech support for the Guilderland schools will get 3.9-percent raises for each of the next four years.

Contractor threatens suit

VOORHEESVILLE — The contractor who did the million-dollar firehouse renovation for Voorheesville said yesterday he plans to sue the village.

Village will gauge response before paying for CFL program

VOORHEESVILLE — The village is going to gauge public response before starting a recycling program for compact fluorescent light bulbs.

GUILDERLAND — A 77-year-old man had a “medical problem” while he was driving by Crossgates Mall, causing him to hit the car in front of him before he was pronounced dead, according to Guilderland Police.

New zone for Vista Tech Park

GCSD to review honor society admission

What’s new with nepotism?

By Zach Simeone

RENSSELAERVILLE — The town board passed a code of ethics Thursday that, among other things, puts a stranglehold on nepotism, long a contentious issue in the town. It also calls for the creation of a board of ethics.

Kriger preaches “no harm” for development

GUILDERLAND — When she was 8 years old, Vanessa Viscusi saw the Nutcracker ballet and decided that she would be a ballerina.

NEW SCOTLAND — Local seniors may soon have more flexible, and more comfortable, transportation, if the town board approves the purchase of one or two used buses from the senior program in Bethlehem.

Voorheesville library reaches out to families,
offers workshops on caring for toddlers and the chronically ill