Melissa Hale-Spencer

A two-year-old trespassing conviction was overturned by a Washington County judge on June 29 — providing welcome relief for Deborah Busch of Knox, and her boyfriend, Rory Russell.

GUILDERLAND — The school board here has new leaders, elected in split votes on July 5 at its annual reorganizational meeting.

The Bethlehem Class of 2016 memorialized the 49 people slain in Orlando with rainbow pinwheels in front of their school.

GUILDERLAND — More than two years after the Guilderland School District, faced with declining enrollment, sought ways to contend with empty classrooms, the school board Tuesday agreed to a contract with Victory Child Care.

The 8-year-old said he would go to San Diego for Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run national competition — and he is.

Biddies will ride in a refurbished Ferris wheel as part of the Chick Follies at the Altamont Fair in August; the state ban on live fowl competitions has been lifted.

Those who work most closely with property values in Guilderland say it would be cost-prohibitive to undergo a town-wide revaluation.

ALTAMONT — Christine Marshall will be honored on June 28 at 6 p.m. when the parkland at the foot of Maple Avenue Extension is named for her. The triangular green space is planted with exotic grasses.

Marshall, who had served as a trustee on the village board since 2007, died on April 16.

KNOX — After a long and contentious public hearing on zoning amendments, the Knox Town Board on June 14 unanimously rejected measures that would have regulated light and noise for new businesses.

GUILDERLAND — In September, ninety 3- and 4-year-olds are expected to attend pre-kindergarten in Victory Child Care classes housed in Guilderland schools.


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