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VOORHEESVILLE — The 2007 teachers’ contract has been extended for a year with some changes to parental-leave guidelines, the salary schedule, and longevity payments.

    GUILDERLAND — The search is on to replace two top Guilderland administrators who will retire in June.

    GUILDERLAND — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend $2.5 million to cap and cover an old Army landfill.

      GUILDERLAND — The school board, in a split vote, chose the middle of three options for bus purchases next year.

      When voters go to the polls on May 17, they will decide on the bus proposition separately from the 2011-12 budget.

      Embracing diversity in Voorheesville

      NEW SCOTLAND — Like the other patrons of the Voorheesville Mobil station, Dianne Luci was charmed by the family who bought it a year ago.

      Board split on raises for worker

      A new law charges manufacturers for recycling electronics

        GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland transfer station will no longer charge residents to recycle electronics.

        Bill broached for new size cap

        NEW SCOTLAND — Two years after the first bill that would have capped the size of shopping centers, and a year after the last size-cap bill was defeated, a new proposal is on the table.

        GUILDERLAND — A Guilderland man accused of cyber-stalking a young woman with whom he went to Guilderland High School has been sentenced to three years of probation and was issued a five-year restraining order.

        ALTAMONT — A woman was arrested at Altamont Elementary School yesterday because, police say, she was driving with a blood alcohol level of nearly three times the legal limit.

        Students plead for programs

        A Golden opportunity for Comeback Love

        GUILDERLAND — Staff Pick’s Press achieved success “right out of the gate,” according to its owner, Susan Novotny.

        Slack and Genzano ready to run, Barber steps down, Simpson undecided

        GUILDERLAND — Two of the school board members whose seats will be up for election in May — Judy Slack and Emilio Genzano — are planning to run.

        Assistant supers forego raises

        GUILDERLAND — For the second year in a row, Guilderland’s three assistant superintendents have agreed to forego raises.