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A group of concerned local residents is looking into its options for buying and restoring the Doctor Crounse House, which was previously set to be demolished but now is being offered for sale.

Yet another banner project in the town of Guilderland would picture historic buildings in Guilderland Center.

Doug LaGrange

ALBANY COUNTY — Albany County’s proposed health consortium was announced this month following the introduction of a bill in the Albany County Legislature to set up the consortium.

After he was missing for days, an East Greenbush father, architect, and friend was found dead in the Hannacroix Ravine Preserve, an apparent suicide.

The Lake Myosotis dam has been suspected of leaking since winter, and will be inspected by a closed-circuit television feed and a diver.

Three Albany County legislators, who are also business owners, have formed a new caucus that will grade legislators based on their votes on measures related to small-businesses.

Speakers before the Albany County Legislature were about evenly divided as business owners and leaders of financially strapped not-for-profits opposed the bill while religious leaders and workers spoke in favor of it.

By summer 2019, Voorheesville hopes to have new sidewalks installed on Altamont Road and Maple and Voorheesville avenues.

GUILDERLAND — A farmers’ market also open to vendors is coming to Guilderland, says town resident and organizer Scott Abraham. It will be open every Sunday during August and September and will also feature “other mom-and-pops and crafters,” Abraham says. He hopes also to attract flower markets and tree farmers.

Changes in pavement markings on Route 20 in Guilderland this week, near the public library and near the town hall, are meant to improve safety.

GUILDERLAND — The property manager of Deer Valley Apartments has been charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony.

Radar signs telling drivers how fast they are going went up on May 24 at both ends of the section of Route 146 that runs from Park Guilderland to Depot Road.

Margaret Craven Snowden

Two women — both retired local doctors — believe terminally ill patients should have more control over how and when to die. They are fighting for state laws that would allow that.