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GUILDERLAND — Schoolchildren lined Coons Road on Tuesday afternoon, quietly holding patriotic signs they had made; many placed their hands over their hearts. They were waiting for a hearse.

Signs of protest dotted the crowd Saturday at the State Capitol in a protest of standardized tests. 

"Keep very busy, and maintain a good sense of humor."

The contractor agreed to some additions and stipulations, aimed at addressing concerns that development at the rural site might alter water drainage and negatively impact neighbors.

The diverse boyhood Leon Rothenberg had in Altamont led to a career on two coasts manipulating sound.

Resident says land use not subject to public vote; attorney affirms.

Sequestration hits County program started in the Hilltowns by knocking on doors decades ago.

As villagers mourned the loss of Altamont’s landmark garage this week, speculation was rampant about the cause of the June 5 fire that gutted the long-time repair shop.

The McKownville Reservoir Park will loose land to new parking lot.

The interim superintendent for BKW takes the mantle left by Paul Dorward with a contract for one year.

Kimberly Dott, 44, turned herself in to Altamont Police in May. 

BERNE — The Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board is planning to present details of its negotiations with the Teachers Association at its June 17 meeting, two years after an impasse and four years after the last extension of their agreement.

VOORHEESVILLE — Residents packed village hall Tuesday to ask the board to use village water as a tool to control the next phase of Claremont Estates, a housing development in their neighborhood, only weeks after the town’s planning board reviewed the plan for the second phase of the development that falls outside the village limits.