The top line in the $1.6 million preliminary budget proposed by Supervisor Vasilios Lefkaditis calls for a 16-percent cut in town spending compared to the 2016  budget.


The opening of a new trail in the Bozen Kill Preserve is a good time to relish the benefits — physical, mental, and spiritual — of a walk in the woods.


After a stranger allegedly raped a UAlbany student in her dorm room early Sunday morning and then fled, university police began to intensively investigate. They had a suspect in custody less than 12 hours later.

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The board is looking at ways to balance the budget without depleting savings or exceeding the tax cap. The final meeting to discuss the proposed budget is next Wednesday.


Walter Cieszynski’s wife and son believe he acquired a tick-borne disease from a blood transfusion, although the Red Cross says he did not. There is no requirement to screen blood donors for the potentially fatal disease.


The roads they travelled now honor five Hilltown men who died in the Vietnam War.


Evan Gallup spins away from Bethlehem’s Steve Mendleson, Guilderland beats Bethlehem in sectional quarterfinal football game

Guilderland preserved its stellar record this season, largely with a strong defense against Bethlehem in the Class AA sectional quarter final. The Dutch won, 12 to 7.