Sean Mulkerrin

After last year, the Altamont Fair's director said that she learned to have back-up plans for her back-up plans.

Looking to become a viable alternative to the Democratic and Republican parties, Libertarians have begun grassroots organizing to grow the party.

In federal court on Wednesday, Thomas Lagan, the former business partner and co-conspirator of Guilderland town judge Richard Sherwood, pleaded guilty to money-laundering and tax charges.

Jeffrey Moller, Altamont’s Superintendent of Public Works, said the need to use chemicals to kill weeds along parts of Main Street and Maple Avenue was necessary because milder options had failed. 

The lawsuit filed by a group of Altamont residents over the village board’s 2018 rezone of 107-109 Helderberg Ave., has triggered an entire review of Stewart’s application. On Monday, the planning board got its chance to weigh in on the proposal. 

Historic Altamont Inc. has made several unsuccessful attempts to save the Doctor Crounse House. Now it has gotten a previous prospective buyer to make another bid, provided the house’s owners, the town of Guilderland and village of Altamont, take out a loan to rid the house of asbestos. 

The Federal Communications Commission says TV antenna users have to update settings to avoid loss in programming. 

For well over a decade, the former Bender melon farm in New Scotland has languished on the market for the princely sum of $4 million. Now, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has the opportunity to purchase the 198-acre property for about a quarter of list price, but still well over the full-market assessment of under $800,000 on the county tax rolls.

Less than a year after the Altamont Board of Trustees approved the rezoning of 107-109 Helderberg Ave. so that Stewart’s could expand its Altamont Boulevard shop, the village board will again take up the rezone request. 

Albany County is encouraging senior citizens to get out of the house and socialize with others by offering them free meals at participating local restaurants. 

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