Elizabeth Floyd Mair

This summer’s drought has dried even wetlands, raising concerns from at least one resident, although experts say it’s part of a natural cycle for wetlands.

John MacDonald, of 153 Altamont Road in Voorheesville, said that the wetland behind his house was “as dry as I’ve seen it in the 18 years we’ve been here.” 

The section proposed is between Route 146 and Carman Road, where a mural of Harold Greene was painted on the side of a bowling alley.

The symbolic “watchfire,” or very large ceremonial bonfire, is meant to honor all of those lost in United States military conflicts.

GUILDERLAND — It’s a house full of spirits and stories, said Scott Frush recently of his home at 6130 Nott Road in Guilderland.

At 82, the longest-serving pizzamaker in the area is retiring.

NEW SCOTLAND — He and his friends would film each other doing tricks on their skateboards or snowboards. That’s how Dylan Longton of Slingerlands first got into making videos.

ALTAMONT — The popular Italian restaurant Mio Vino at 186 Main Street in Altamont has been closed for quite a few weeks now, while owner Michael Giorgio regroups.

About 15 residents gave impassioned speeches, all of them opposed to the plan for a larger lot for the gas station and convenience store.

Why was the zoning for a property targeted by a proposal for Stewart's Shops changed from light commercial to residential by the comprehensive plan?

 The village board is set to make a decision on the application at the public hearing scheduled for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the village hall.

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