Melissa Hale-Spencer

Blanca Isabela Parker has graduated from Hudson Valley Community College at the age of 17.

The Guilderland GOP chose a candidate on Wednesday night to run for Laurel Bohl’s vacated town board seat but on Thursday — the last day to get on the ballot — he decided not to run.

Rachel Anderson, who had worked as Guilderland High School’s director of math, science, and technology, was appointed in June to the $125,000-a-year post of assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction.

ALBANY COUNTY — This week, the governor said the state will look at its pandemic past while at the same time she talked about proposals for containing COVID-19 in the near future.

The pandemic hit two months after Danielle Walsh became the chamber’s executive director. “We kind of had to throw everything out the window,” she said. “We found creative ways to stay relevant.”

He will run against an as-yet-unchosen Republican in the November election; the victor will fill out the remainder of Bohl’s term, which ends in 2023. The current board is made up entirely of Democrats in a town where Democratic enrollment dominates.

HILLTOWNS — Ashlyn Anne Hanley, who graduated in June from Berne-Knox-Westerlo, has put the life stories of nine Hilltown elders into a book she hopes kids at her school will read and learn from.

 Asked what Democrats might be nominated to run in November for Laurel Bohl’s now-vacant seat, Jacob Crawford, who chairs both Guilderland’s and Albany County’s Democratic committee, told The Enterprise, “John Haluska, Kevin McDonald, and myself are interested candidates at this point. Paul Pastore’s name was also suggested as a possible candidate.”

Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are four times more resistant to COVID-19 vaccines than was BA.2.12.1, meaning breakthrough infections are more likely, according to a new study.

New York State has been allocated 8,822 doses of vaccine from the federal government with an additional allocation of 23,963 for New York City alone, the governor’s office reported in a release on Tuesday. Forty doses are for Albany County.

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