In Knox, a submission of a Freedom of Information Law request by a town councilman to the supervisor spiraled from a discussion about the duties of responding to such a request to arguments among both town officials and residents, resulting at one point in a scuffle between the supervisor’s wife and a co-chair of the town Democratic Committee.

Opinion

We can see, through our local University at Albany, the progress that has been made in dealing with rape on campus. We’re concerned that a change in federal guidelines will stunt gains made across the United States.

Guilderland

Employees and management of The Grand Guilderland — formerly the Guilderland Center Nursing Home — discussed why employees held an informational picket outside the facility last week.

New Scotland

The general election in November will feature one competitive race for town council. The candidates were asked to weigh in on issues facing the town and its residents.

Regional

A Syrian feminist is giving women a voice in peace talks. “We see the political solution is the only way to solve our tragedy, to stop the war,” she said.

Hilltowns

KNOX — In a hotly contested election here, there are full slates for the town board.

Sports

Volleyball teams for Guilderland boys, with a 2-6 record, and Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls, at 5-5, might be having rough seasons but they still play hard on the court as they push towards sectionals. This past week, both teams were victorious.