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GUILDERLAND — Having answered about 3,000 calls and started a Home for the Holidays program, Western Turnpike Rescue Squad was named the Agency of the Year for 2007 by the Hudson-Mohawk Regional EMS Council.

By Zach Simeone

KNOX — A culvert pipe on Beebe Road is flooding properties along the street. Town and county officials say there is nothing they can do, but residents disagree, saying the county created the problem.

GUILDERLAND — Students from low-income homes here do markedly worse than their classmates, according to data compiled by the Guilderland School District in its annual report card.

School board members like English scores and like plans to reduce drop-out rate

NEW SCOTLAND — More than 150 residents turned out last Wednesday at the high school performing arts center to tell the five-member Commercial Zoning Advisory Committee how they want the town to be zoned for large-scale retail plazas.

By Zach Simeone

KNOX — A culvert pipe on Beebe Road is flooding properties along the street. Town and county officials say there is nothing they can do, but residents disagree, saying the county created the problem.

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s maintenance department has cut the district’s average annual fuel consumption nearly in half since 2000.

The Men’s Room opens third barbershop in Voorheesville

VOORHEESVILLE—It used to be that a Voorheesville man needing a haircut had to travel seven miles to reach a barber.  Not anymore.

“You can’t tell me no,” says new assistant super

GUILDERLAND — Lin Severance vividly remembers discovering the joy of teaching.

“Watching children learn was like watching flowers open,” she said.

GUILDERLAND — Almond Lane has been officially named for the second time in as many months.

Library objects to town’s plan

By Zach Simeone

RENSSELAERVILLE — The dam at Myosotis Lake is in good shape, but the town is taking measures to make sure it’s prepared in the event of a catastrophe.

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