On Saturday, June 11, ILoVeterans held a fundraiser at the Altamont Fairgrounds to raise funds for the veterans at home while on Sunday June 12, a group of runners for the Run for the Fallen came through Guilderland honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
The charm and beauty of our village doesn't go without notice. Our village streets and public gardens are a tribute to the hard work of Department of Public Works staff and the meticulous work of garden volunteers.
GUILDERLAND — Police last week arrested a Guilderland High School student for cyberbullying an autistic schoolmate, Austin Carter. The unnamed 15-year-old was arrested for aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor.
“Omar Mateen does not represent us,” said one of three Muslim women addressing a crowd at the Guilderland library the day after the Orlando massacre. Fazana Saleem-Ismail quoted from the Qur’an: “Whoever kills a human being, it is as if he killed all of mankind.”
GUILDERLAND — The police department has a new volunteer: a pastor. A former paramedic who was injured on the job, Geoffrey Ekstein is returning to the work he has loved for many years, supporting families through tough times.
Rafael A. Nieves Sr. of Guilderland, whose son was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011, addresses the crowd that gathered at Town Hall Wednesday for a ceremony to mark the naming of a section of East Lydius Street where he lives after his son.