Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy will host a stakeholders’ meeting for over 200 representatives of area agencies on Wednesday, July 12, for the Age Friendly Albany County initiative he announce

The first annual Strawberry Festival was held at the Altamont Fairgrounds on June 17 to help raise funds for the regional food bank of Northeastern NY and the Patroon Land Farm.

The spring season for the Guilderland Dutchmen, Voorheesville Blackbirds, and the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Bulldogs brought excitement to the field and in the stands, with some teams showing off their skills at state competitions.

Guilderland Elementary School’s 21st annual Fifth-Grade Follies were held at the school on Friday, June 16.

GUILDERLAND — Tasheem Maeweather, 21, was sentenced in Albany County Court Friday for his role in the firing of a gun last November in Guilderland’s Crossgates Mall. Judge Roger D. McDonough sentenced Maeweather to 3-½ to seven years for reckless endangerment, a felony.  Maeweather’s lawyer plans to appeal.

Fred Wagner’s proposal for a five-acre gravel mine has been mired in conflict so far.

In former Albany County Legislator Brian Scavo’s trial in Guilderland for harassment, the judge heard that he had repeatedly approached a young woman who was a stranger to him in Crossgates Mall, asking for her phone number, offering her chocolates and candy, and inviting her to dinner, and following her when she tried to walk away.

GUILDERLAND —  The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission is hosting its first-ever Pine Bush Big Birding Day from Friday, June 30, at 6 p.m. to Saturday, July 1, at 8:30 p.m.

Matthew Manning

GUILDERLAND — A Utica man who last summer drove erratically on Interstate 90 in Guilderland was sentenced on Wednesday morning to one to three years in state prison.

GUILDERLAND — On June 8, the Guilderland Chamber celebrated local businesses — and its 45th anniversary — with its annual awards dinner, held this year at the Appel Inn.

The dinner, catered by Elegant Touch catering, featured small business awards and town beautification awards:


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