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Molly Foote of Guilderland, 9, likes to educate others about the “absence seizures” that come with her form of epilepsy, so that kids who have them can get treatment. But she doesn’t talk about her disease much, otherwise, and most of her friends don’t know she has it.

Ross Herzog's death certificate says the manner in which he died was “natural,” according to a doctor who works for the Albany County Coroner’s Office.

Back in June 1986, this newspaper reported that the annual Pucker Street Fair had been a bit wet “but the show went on.”

The 73-year-old motorcyclist, Charles Burchhardt, was described as an experienced rider, with years of riding under his belt.

Edie Abrams, an avid gardener, returned home after a week in the hospital — recovering from a tick-borne disease that can be fatal — and looked to see what flowers had bloomed in her absence. She discovered a tick crawling on her.

According to the State Education Department, a majority of BKW students in grade 3-8 who took the spring 2016 English Language Arts test  scored below proficiency levels.

The Vista Technology Campus has yet to fulfill its second phase of technology and office spaces. Now, Monolith Solar is looking to build its new headquarters in the park.

Guilderland’s Industrial Development Agency is providing two kinds of tax relief — but not property tax relief — to help Mill Hollow II realize its plans for constructing a luxury apartment complex in western Guilderland.

On Saturday August 20, the Budweiser Clydesdales made an apparence on the infield at the Altamont Fair in Altamont.

Last Sunday, August 21, Tony LaTorre organized the ride to help raise funds for any expenses or family donations was held at Westmere Fire Department in Guilderland.

Timothy Mundell is celebrating his one year anniversary as superintendent of the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District and feeling good about the future.

One neighborhood’s concern over dog feces has led the village to agree to post signs and bag dispensers in several Voorheesville locations.

An amendment to New Scotland’s zoning code changed the requirement of a special-use permit for agricultural activity outside of the agricultural district from those on five acres or less of property to those on seven acres or less.

A candlelight vigil was held at Hotaling Park in Voorheesville on Aug. 11 to call for unity and peace amid recent violence across the country.

In jail since his arrest, Frederick Basile, 23, has said that he has been threatened by other prisoners.