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Volunteer firefighters battle big blazes at hotel, at homes, and in barn

GUILDERLAND — Over 280 volunteer firefighters, belonging to eight different fire departments, battled several big blazes in Guilderland this year.

TSO plays high-tech holiday music with heart

By Michael Seinberg

ALBANY — As a record storm bore down on Albany the day after Christmas, the faithful filled the Times Union Center for their yearly dose of Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

Two Guilderland pols, Redlich and Danz, ran in state and national elections

GUILDERLAND — Two local politicians entered big races this year, neither with much chance of winning.

They used the platform to discuss issues they cared about.

Town court busy after two dogs are shot and two are dogs neglected,
Bridge rebuilt, store changes hands, and mill stays open

By Zach Simeone

Controversy ends in public vote as old school becomes new town hall

By Zach Simeone

An ambulance contract signed and another ready to go,
fire department wants a new truck, village limits development by controlling water

Commercial size-cap law still in limbo as plans for home developments mushroom

Pucci hired as new safety commissioner after Salerno failed to take required exam,
Bakery, salon, and martial arts school move in, village parks given memorial names

NEW SCOTLAND — Soot on snow surrounds the footprint of a house on New Salem South Road since a fire broke out near its wood stove just after midnight on Monday.

An expanded town hall, a rebuilt church, and a revitalized country store

By Zach Simeone

KNOX — It was a year that breathed life into old buildings and businesses in Knox, and brought with it new traditions.

Bolte ousted Dorner, county comptroller found flaws in internal controls,
Industrial-scale wind turbines prohibited, group formed to promote tourism

By Zach Simeone

Musical reunion at mall food court turns out tobe a blast

GUILDERLAND — “Hey Jo? The rehearsal for the Hallelujah is tonight at Saint Rose from 7 to 8...I just wanted to let you know, if you wanted to come.”

ALBANY COUNTY — The joy of Christmas is universal, but the sermons to celebrate it are as varied as the preachers who give them.

GUILDERLAND — Over 70 homeowners will see a $58 increase in their next sewage system bill. The bill for the private system will increase a total of $175 over the next three years, to match the public sewer rate.

Johnson gives up his rights as a father

GUILDERLAND — Timothy Johnson this week gave up his rights as a father to his two daughters.

“His rights were terminated as of 2 p.m. on Dec. 21,” said his wife, Jessica Johnson.

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