Sean Mulkerrin

ALBANY COUNTY — In December, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that, after nearly a decade of ever-increasing opioid-related overdose deaths in New York State, there was a near

Stewart’s Shops’ three variance requests for its Altamont Boulevard expansion project must pass five criteria used by the zoning board.

Pressure from the governor to rein in Medicaid costs will affect Albany county, starting in 2021, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy says.

In back-to-back court filings, Stewart’s Shops states that its lawsuit against the village of Voorheesville should not be dismissed because the village’s adoption of a new zoning code was “far from an ordinary municipal comprehensive planning and zoning enactment process.” Voorheesville responded, again, that the case should be dismissed because Stewart’s latest argument does nothing to alter “the conclusion that the Village lawfully changed its zoning code for the district in which the subject property is located.”

Organizers of county fairs are worried the extended schedule of the New York State Fair could affect them.

A proposed solar farm on Dunnsville Road in Guilderland could soon be subject to new regulations. 

Robert Baron, the former Voorheesville girls’ varsity basketball coach, suffered a setback on Jan. 28 in his lawsuit against the school district.

The upcoming Altamont Board of Trustees’ meeting has a bit of a renewable-energy theme.  

 After four decades of “preaching the gospel of school-boardsmanship,” Timothy Kremer, the former executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, decided it was time to get in the trenches.

Classes resumed on Wednesday after temporary heat and hot water had been set up.


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