At a raucous meeting, the Knox Town Board agreed unanimously to hold a hearing on five potential new business districts, overriding a planning board recommendation.

Opinion

Civil discourse at Knox Town board meetings would yield solutions. The board should not pass up a $12,000 grant that would lead to a $100,000 grant.

Guilderland

Marcia Ranieri

The newest language spoken by Guilderland students who are learning English is Chuukese, an Austronesian language found in the islands of Micronesia.

New Scotland

The new executive director of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity feels she has come full circle, using her years of experience to let innovation proceed.

Regional

In Altamont, Kerry Dineen, submitted the sole petition for mayor. She will be the village’s first female mayor and will serve for four years.

Hilltowns

Knox Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis

Knox’s town board held a special meeting to host a tour of its facilities, highlighting items in need of repair — some simple and some not as much.

Sports

In a two-day event, the Guilderland Dutchmen winter track-and-field team took to the track Saturday, Feb. 18, in Saratoga and Monday morning, Feb. 20 at the University at Albany, in attempt to win a sectional title and to move onto the state qualifiers this Sunday.

Letters to the Editor

Although there has already been one Guilderland Board of Education meeting in the fall where the district asked for input on the school budget, I am unsure what was the extent of public input.

As I entered a gas station this morning, a fresh wave of artificial, forced-air heat smacked me across the face, causing a shudder down my entire body.

Patty (née Burgoon) Miller, Sherry Burgoon

Catherine Cunningham​, Voorheesville

Pat Lightbody, Deputy Senior Advocate, Knox

Ray Kosorek, chairman, Capital District SCOPE

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