A total of 98 sinks or water fountains in the Guilderland school district’s five elementary schools have been found to contain lead levels higher than the allowable amount. The highest number of unsafe outlets was found at the newest school.


A Guilderland man with cancer also faced a serious tick-borne disease. He believes he got it from a blood transfusion. Donated blood is not screened for anaplasmosis; it should be.


An elderly woman crashed her van into the SEFCU building on Route 20 in Guilderland Monday morning; no one was hurt.

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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 town's hopes for an updated town hall hang on voter approval Nov. 8.


Playing hard for a good sectional seed, the Guilderland boys’ soccer team did well last Saturday afternoon, Oct 8, at home against Colonie.