Guilderland

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:

GUILDERLAND — Stuyvesant Plaza merchants will bring their goods outdoors during the plaza’s first sidewalk sale of the season on Saturday, June 24. Stuyvesant Plaza will open at 9:30 a.m. and will remain open until 6 p.m.

Caregivers’ corner

Summertime in upstate New York is a great time to walk for good health.

Marguerite Witherwax

Shirley Herchenroder, who still lives in Guilderland Center, is one of the last living former students of the Cobblestone Schoolhouse.

Efforts to rename a road for Major General Harold Greene in his hometown of Guilderland uncovered a little-known fact — that Route 20 is already dedicated, to the memory of a disabled veterans’ organization.

GUILDERLAND — Thomas T. Van Wagenen Jr., a lifelong resident of Guilderland, was remembered by his family this week as a man with a strong sense of fairness and a good sense of humor.

GUILDERLAND — Two county legislators have recently gotten grants for seating projects in Guilderland.

Albany County Legislator Dennis Feeney got a $3,000 grant for the Guilderland library and fellow legislator legislator Mark Grimm got a $3,000 grant for the Guilderland Babe Ruth youth baseball organization.

GUILDERLAND — Josuelle Ortiz, an employee of the Crossgates Mall security office, was arrested on May 21 for taking a wallet from the lost-and-found drawer.

Guilderland Police were called to the security office for a report of an “internal theft,” the arrest report says.

Defeated in his bid for a seat on the school board, Sean Maguire joins the Industrial Development Agency, and retired state worker Darrell A. McKnight takes over the late David Bosworth’s seat on the Environmental Conservation Advisory Council.

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