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New pipe shop near UAlbany won’t sell drugs or paraphernalia

By Zach Simeone

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Tea Party movement has spawned another Hilltown contingent, this time based in Rensselaerville. Dave Bowdish organized the new group.

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — The Fox Creek Market has been open for about a week now, “and we’re going to take it up, up, up,” the new owner said.

ALTAMONT — The soldier statue stolen from the Home Front Café has been returned.

“He’s been nicked up a little bit,” said the café’s owner, Cindy Pollard. “It wasn’t badly damaged. We’ll unveil it soon.”

Crisis Chat provides online help to deter suicide

Mr. Gonyea goes to Washington

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — Berne-Knox-Westerlo senior Jordan Gonyea returned recently from a trip to Washington.

By Zach Simeone

BERNE — Three decades into her career, Patricia Favreau has been honored as Clerk of the Year by the New York State Town Clerks Association.

Metro 20 will re-open as Capital City Diner

GUILDERLAND — The Metro 20 Diner is slated to re-open in November under new ownership, as the Capital City Diner.

GUILDERLAND — High school junior Jessie Doyle decided to enter the 2010 Miss Junior Teen Albany pageant on a whim.

KNOX — This Saturday, while runners enter the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Marie Viscio will be looking ahead to next year’s race.

GUILDERLAND — A bid for the first phase of a $5.27 million new Westmere firehouse project will be awarded on Oct. 4.

The old firehouse, built in 1956, will be torn down, and the new firehouse is slated to be complete by the spring of 2012.

NEW SCOTLAND — A 30-year-old error could cost the town more than $10,000.

No tax hike with $31M town budget

GUILDERLAND — The general town tax rate will not increase in 2011, according to Supervisor Kenneth Runion, who filed the preliminary budget on Wednesday, one day before the state-mandated deadline.

Third development for NE quadrant

Bolte gets Republican line

By Zach Simeone