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GUILDERLAND — A motorcyclist was badly hurt on Wednesday when he lost control of his bike, according to Guilderland Police.

GOP chair colludes with Dem super?

GUILDERLAND — The GOP Party chairman is blasting the only two elected Republicans in town as the party is on the brink of choosing candidates for the fall election.

GUILDERLAND — A fire blazed in the home of a new Westmere Fire Department member this week.

Fire departments received a call at 5:42 p.m. on Saturday that a single family home at 11 Ruth Terrace was on fire.

Clarksville Post Office considered for closure

CLARKSVILLE — The post office in this rural hamlet is being considered for closure as the financially strapped U. S. Postal Service looks for ways to cut costs.

“No hemorrhaging”

GUILDERLAND CENTER — Scores of residents gathered last night to express their opposition to the prospect of closing Guilderland Center’s post office, an option being considered by the U. S. Postal Service.

ALBANY COUNTY — Hilltowners stormed the flatlands on Tuesday to tell the county re-districting committee not to split them up.

GUILDERLAND — Police arrested Andrew R. Alsante, 20, for vandalizing Christ the King Church on Easter Sunday and, over the course of their interview, found that he was responsible for four other areas marked by graffiti in town.

GUILDERLAND — After months of negotiations, the town and the police benevolent association have agreed on a union contract — with no raises for 2011.

$89M budget and $780K bus prop pass, Levy leads candidates

GUILDERLAND — After the second year in a row facing drastic cuts, Guilderland voters again passed the school budget by a comfortable margin: 55.5 percent.

C’ville trio defeated

BETHLEHEM — Two incumbents kept their seats on the school board and newcomer Caitrin Navarro came in third, filling the empty seat left by outgoing board president James Dering, who chose not to seek re-election.

Brett Hotaling appointed to his father’s seat

VOORHEESVILLE — The village board last week swore in Brett Hotaling to fill the trustee seat left empty by the death of Hotaling’s father, Deputy Mayor William Hotaling, the week before.

BERNE — Tom Cavanagh always wears an American flag do-rag. “I show the colors because a lot of people are not proud of being American,” he said.

No raises for GCSD principals

All four candidates back $89M budget plan

GUILDERLAND — All four candidates running for the Guilderland School Board support the $89 million budget proposal. Voters will decide on both the budget and the board on May 17.