GUILDERLAND — Homeowner Todd Slingerland and real estate agent Christy Center wanted to come up with an incentive to pique the interest of high-end buyers in 819 Greenthorne Blvd., which they had listed at $1.25 million, a very high price for Guilderland.

Altamont held a wreath laying ceremony in honor of fallen soldiers last weekend. This weekend, Memorial Day parades will march through Voorheesville, Berne, and Knox.

On Thursday afternoon, the Guilderland Dutchmen girls' lacrosse team battled Shenendehowa for the Class A sectional final in the rain at Mohonasen High School. The Dutch made the sectional final 13-years straight and won the title 9-8 in overtime.

Nicole Van Oort, a Guilderland High School graduate, has been selected for an honors rowing team in college.

GUILDERLAND CENTER —  Douglas King Bailey, a World War II veteran who lived in Guilderland Center and worked for General Electric, died on Friday, May 19, 2017. He was 91.

“He joined his loving wife, Dorothy Moras Bailey, in eternal peace,” his family wrote in a tribute.

Don Reeb has headed of the McKownville Improvement Association for 15 years. At 83, he stepped aside last Thursday. He will, however, remain on the board. The new president is Reeb’s next-door neighbor, Ellen Manning.

School officials are calling foul on campaign tactics for the district’s newest elected board member, Timothy Horan — but the results of the vote will likely still stand, according to the district’s attorney, Jeffrey Honeywell.

GUILDERLAND — It’s been an “extremely busy year” for the Guilderland Industrial Development Agency, said Chief Executive Officer Donald Csaposs.

Hon James M. Gaughan , Mayor of Altamont, 2005-2017


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