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McCann named acting GHS principal

GUILDERLAND — The high school here has an enthused acting principal — a self-described “Guilderland devotee” — following a string of short-timers.

Westmere Elementary earns a Blue Ribbon

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — Two long-standing issues were addressed at last week’s town board meeting: the relocation of the library, and Berne’s decade-old sewer project.

Historical group honors old farm

By Zach Simeone

HILLTOWNS — The Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District received a notice from the Albany County Sheriff’s Department that two registered sex offenders have moved to the Hilltowns.

ALBANY COUNTY — Betty Barnette won a seat Tuesday on the state Democratic committee against the will of the county committee leaders.

GUILDERLAND — A masked robber stole $2,500 from a man making a night deposit at the Bank of America in a case with striking similarities to an armed robbery at the same bank in May, according to Guilderland Police.

Remembering Woodstock
Museum commemorates the culminating event of a tumultuous decade of change

By Zach Simeone

Kitchen-knife stabbing
Westerlo man charged with attempted murder

By Zach Simeone

Town to fill post

GUILDERLAND — John Macejka Jr. oversaw the first revaluation in the history of Rotterdam and he will likely conduct the next one in Guilderland.

GUILDERLAND — Matthew Nelligan, the outspoken schoolteacher who rallied hundreds of students to keep his job, announced this week that he has resigned as a teacher in the Guilderland School District.

After research, village allows cap signs

VOORHEESVILLE — Signs promoting a 50,000-square-foot cap on commercial development have been appearing, and disappearing, in and around the village here.

Senior district goes through

NEW SCOTLAND — With a split vote, the planning board here last week approved the creation of a residential senior-housing district behind the medical building on New Scotland Road.