Melissa Hale-Spencer

In Guilderland
Five run for three school board seats

GUILDERLAND — Five candidates are vying for three Guilderland School Board seats in the May 16 election.

GUILDERLAND — The school district here wants to understand the "why" and "how" behind the budget vote this year.

Laurel Tormey Cole is a woman with a mission. She has filled her Knox yard with native plants. She likes them because they are beautiful to look at and simple to care for.

GUILDERLAND — For the first time in years, there’s a race for the library’s board of trustees.

Four candidates — three of them incumbents — are vying for three seats.

GUILDERLAND — The trustees for the Guilderland Public Library, by unanimous vote, have proposed a $2.66 million budget for next year, up about $238,000 or 9.85 percent from this year.

GUILDERLAND — Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Guilderland School Board. Only one incumbent, Richard Weisz, is in the race.

From the editor
We’re ready to press on for another 120 years

BERNE — Everything Amanda Tubbs tries — from cheerleading for Berne-Knox-Westerlo sports teams to crashing cars at the Altamont Fair’s demolition derby — she does with enthusiasm.

$79 million proposed budget
Tax-rate increase predicted at 4.2 percent

GUILDERLAND — After months of debate and public discussion, the school board unanimously adopted a $79 million budget proposal Tuesday night.


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