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ALTAMONT — In an effort to garner new members, Altamont’s Boyd Hilton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post is joining Excelsior College in a program to help veterans get their college degrees.

Jeffrey Multari, of Schoolhouse Road, in Guilderland, was arrested in Albany on Sunday after he tried to steal construction materials from a hotel.

North Bethlehem Fire District puts up $265K bond for land purchase

NORTH BETHLEHEM — A controversial $315,000 bond vote for the North Bethlehem Fire District this month ended in a tie after one vote had to be thrown out.

Overcrowded library looks to expand

GUILDERLAND — Continuing on a course that has been waylaid by the recession, the Guilderland library trustees are moving towards a public vote in 2012 on their expansion plan.

Board members pleased with budget process, hold varied views on what to cut

GUILDERLAND  — As the school board gears up for the March 1 presentation of the superintendent’s budget, members said they are largely pleased with this year’s process.

NEW SCOTLAND — About 10 years after the town first started exploring the idea of renovating its highway garage, it might soon take action.

Clarksville on the line

GUILDERLAND — An existing facility at Mill Hill for patients with memory loss doesn’t want a new memory-care center built there. Atria asserts there is no need, while Crestmoore says there is.

Mateen Sharif, Farnsworth sixth-grader, doesn’t plan to lose in national bee

Old fault lines close as town chooses committee

GUILDERLAND — Programs for students at both ends of the learning spectrum were highlighted at Tuesday’s school board meeting as the district wrestles with a projected $4 million budget gap for next year.

Citizens complain about raises for administrators

GUILDERLAND — More than three hours into a school board meeting filled with talk of tough budget choices, Superintendent Marie Wiles announced she would not take an agreed-upon raise next year.

Cutting boughs so that deer may browse is a way to help sustain them in winter when snow is deep.

GUILDERLAND — Edward Lysiak has been working at Greulich’s Market for 50 of the 61 years it’s been open.

A small, neighborhood market on Carman Road, the store offers fresh meat, baked goods, and farm-fresh produce.