Running fast and flying high, the Guilderland boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams took to the track on Sunday morning, Dec. 18, at Union College in a league meet against seven other schools.

Guilderland High School senior Joe Giordano will be headed to the Grammys in February. But he won’t just be watching from the audience. He’ll also be performing at the after-party and at a number of events leading up to the awards show.

A public session Monday night was meant to close out a former burn-pit area at the now-defunct Army depot near Guilderland Center as requiring “no further action.” But two important questions were raised: What if future property owners are not aware of dangers from remaining vapors, and will the federal government cover costs to mitigate “vapor intrusion” if a new structure is built in the area with elevated concentrations?

On Dec. 10th, Veterans and a small gathering took place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 7062 in Altamont help raise funds for a memorial in Albany for Gold Star families.

Last Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, members of the Guilderland Teachers Assistants drop of donated toys from all Guilderland Schools to help out children in need.

A new interactive adventure located in Crossgates Mall by Regal Cinemas 18 opens.

The Albany Pine Bush is one of the best remaining inland pitch pine-scrub oak barrens in the world. It is a truly unique place right here in the Capital District.

Franklin Casatelli, who is accused of the rape in October of a young woman sleeping in her dorm room at UAlbany, pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday.

ALTAMONT — Just after midnight today, the village went dark — no streetlamps, no glow from inside homes, no bright Christmas lights.

“A tree went down on a line,” said Patrick Stella, a spokesman for National Grid. It affected 2,500 customers, he said, and power was restored by 1:30 a.m.

Tasheem Maeweather, accused of firing a gun in Crossgates in November, was sentenced today in Albany County Court to nine years in state prison for violating the terms of his probation on an earlier felony drug charge. 


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