Arthur Nebe

ALBANY COUNTY — A man who was speeding on the Northway in Guilderland last October was sentenced to state prison on Thursday for driving drunk.

Hiawatha Trails Executive Golf Course

Seven residents of Presidential Estates have sued the town’s zoning board of appeals, saying that the approval of the Hiawatha Trails senior independent-living project means they will suffer the “direct harm” of increased wait times to be able to get onto the only road out of their development, State Farm Road. 

Cameron Dobbs

GUILDERLAND — The New York State Police are looking for a Guilderland man suspected of fraudulent banking activities throughout the Capital Region.

GUILDERLAND — A jury has found Aric Lemon guilty of driving drunk and speeding on Interstate 87 in Guilderland.

Lemon, 40, of Watervliet, was found guilty of driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with .08 of 1 percent of alcohol or more, both misdemeanors, and of a speeding violation.

GUILDERLAND — Two Guilderland Police officers suffered minor injuries Saturday night when they tried to break up a fight at Crossgates Mall and the crowd became unruly, according to a release from the police; both refused medical attention.

ALBANY COUNTY — Justin Balicki, 26, of Albany, pleaded guilty to first-degree vehicular assault, a felony, for a car crash in Guilderland in May.

He appeared before Judge William A. Carter in Albany County Court on Thursday morning.

In federal court on Wednesday, Thomas Lagan, the former business partner and co-conspirator of Guilderland town judge Richard Sherwood, pleaded guilty to money-laundering and tax charges.

Kris Monforte

Owner Kris Monforte, 41, said his goal is to open the new restaurant, Orchard Tavern West, on Sept. 1. 

GUILDERLAND — After a car chase followed by a chase on foot, New York State Troopers arrested three young men in the early-morning hours of Sunday, July 28.

A release from the state police says events unfolded this way:

The Guilderland school district has just begun to work with a black consultant about how to increase its racial and cultural diversity and inclusion. Some African-American parents think it has a long way to go. 

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