At his State of the County address on Monday night, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy brought up new initiatives such as expanding internet access in the Hilltowns and efforts to finish paving the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail.

Although schools we cover have policies to support transgender students, the great danger in having a federal directive that chips away at the civil rights of any of us is it weakens all of us.

Golf season is right around the corner; the days are getting longer and we can feel it in our bones.



In Altamont, Kerry Dineen, submitted the sole petition for mayor. She will be the village’s first female mayor and will serve for four years.

More than 50 species of trees and shrubs from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Saratoga Tree Nursery are now available to public and private landowners and schools.

Stephen Tompkins, 63, is conducting a solitary protest, standing in the snow and cold by the road with a sign. We like his idea of patriotism. It belongs to each of us. We need to act on our convictions.

LATHAM — Two independent medical groups announced their intent to merge Friday morning. Although the consolidation must first be approved by the government, the two organizations — Community Care Physicians and CapitalCare Medical Group — are touting this an opportunity to connect more practices to a wider range of specialties.

Cora Marion Harwood was born on Thursday, Jan. 19,  2017, to Anne Hayden Harwood and David Harwood.

Her mother is the former Guilderland reporter for The Altamont Enterprise.

Cora Marion weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and measured 19.5 inches long.

She lives with her parents in East Greenbush.


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