The garage was a shell, but no one was injured, according to firefighters.

Opinion

Photojournalists in Afghanistan are risking their lives to tell stories of their country. The least we can do is look.

Guilderland

Two of Guilderland’s longest-established golf courses are closing.

New Scotland

The New Scotland Town Board is delaying a vote on the proposed creation of a hamlet zoning district after receiving mostly negative feedback from a familiar few.

Regional

Kathy Meany

Kathy Meany, an Altamont resident, will be honored for her dedication and support of conservation efforts in the Capital Region at an upcoming Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy awards dinner.

Hilltowns

While the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society describes fee increases for towns it has contracts with as moderate, the Hilltowns are seeking other options for sheltering stray dogs.

Sports

The Guilderland gymnastics team — with 10 girls, three of them in middle school — showed grace, flexibility, and smiles to the judges in efforts to win a sectional title on Wednesday at Shaker High School in Latham.

Letters to the Editor

The month of January was another busy time for the Helderberg Ambulance Squad. On Jan. 20, the squad hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive, headed up by Cynthia Johnson.

Judy Kimes, publicist, New Scotland Historical Association

Edie Abrams, New Scotland

Janet L. Betlejeski , Mary Betlejeski , Owners, French’s Hollow Fairways, Guilderland Center

Susan D. Kidder, Senior Outreach Liaison, Town of New Scotland

Pat Lightbody , Knox