Jarrett Carroll

GUILDERLAND - After years of waiting and planning and revising, the Rubins were given permits to build a bigger Shabbos House in McKownville by a unanimous vote of the town's zoning board last Wednesday.

GUILDERLAND - Developer Brandon Quadrini won't be able to build eight two-story English Tudor-style townhouses on Ashford Drive as he had planned.

The town board last Thursday unanimously denied his request for a re-zone.

GUILDERLAND - In recent years, budget hearings held by the all-Democratic town board have been short and quiet. That changed with last Tuesday's upset election by two Republicans to the board.

GUILDERLAND - In an upset, the town's Democratic leader and the town's longest-serving councilman were ousted in Tuesday's election.

GUILDERLAND — Police, firefighters, and trained dogs searched Regal Cinemas at Crossgates Mall for a bomb last Thursday, ending in the arrest of a 39-year-old Albany man. No bombs were found.

Appeals for freedom

ALBANY — Two-and-a-half years into a 25-year-to-life sentence, Erick Westervelt is pinning his hopes on an appeal.

Campaign spending in Guilderland races

GUILDERLAND — Advertising, campaign palm cards, mass-mailings of letters and postcards, debates, luncheons, lawn signs, and just getting the word out.

They all have one thing in common: They cost money.

GUILDERLAND — The town board has tabled a local developer’s application for a zoning change because land for a required pocket park is wet.

UAlbany protest called political grandstanding by election official

Guilderland propose $30M budget

GUILDERLAND — During an election year, the same budget can often be interpreted in two different ways.


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