Sean Mulkerrin

State Senator George Amedore 

State legislators representing Guilderland have written to the governor asking for changes in how the state-set equalization rate is handled.

ALTAMONT — Altamont resident Victor Tomelden has been named STRIDE Adaptive Sports Athlete of the year.

Tomelden graduated from Guilderland High School last year and is now a student at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.

The Voorheesville Board of Education approved new reserve funds that will help the sometimes-difficult process of school budgeting.

The New Scotland Town Board adopted a $7.7 million budget for next year.

Congressman Paul Tonko

A letter to the editor makes the specious claim that Congressman Paul Tonko was in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels. The Enterprise found a lot more that was not said in the letter.

The outsized role played by New York during World War I is told in a new book from Aaron Noble, a senior historian and curator at the New York State Museum.

In his first run for office, Democrat Daniel Leinung, a member of the New Scotland Planning Board was the top vote-getter in a three-way race for two seats on the town board, while incumbent Democrat Adam Greenberg cruised to re-election.

The New Scotland Planning Board dropped its appeal to the zoning board over the building inspector’s determination as to what constitutes a flashing sign, after the town board’s passing of a new law rendered the appeal moot.

Feura Bush Park is being renamed for Charles Houghtaling, a New Scotland civic and business leader.

At the Oct. 16 Voorheesville School Board meeting, an independent audit of the district showed it to be in good shape financially, but the district’s rainy-day savings is over the state-set cap. It was also reported that fundraising for a new playground went better than expected. And residents of Guilderland voiced disapproval over the increase in their school-tax bills.

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