To make way for a new Stewart's shop, the Victorian two-family home at 107-109 Helderberg Ave. was torn down this week.

Although she is grateful for the pledged donations, Altamont Fair Manager Amy Anderson says money for cameras isn’t what is needed right now. 

GUILDERLAND — Guilderland and neighboring communities have experienced an uptick in thefts from unlocked motor vehicles during overnight hours, according to a notice from the Guilderland Police.

With mail-in ballots, Guilderland had triple the votes usual for its school and library elections — yet both budgets passed by wide margins.

After five years, three village boards, two rezones, and one lawsuit, Stewart’s Shops has the approval it needs to build a new shop in Altamont.

Neighbors of the motel at 2019 Western Ave. were worried by “a large police presence” there on June 8, which police say “was a domestic incident with reports of shots fired inside” but investigation found “no evidence of any gunshots.”

Mall brawls, a problem that had ceased with the shutdown of Crossgates Mall, has reemerged as mall stores with outdoor entrances reopen.

As the governor is requiring municipal police departments to come up with reform plans based on community input, Guilderland’s deputy chief, Curtis Cox, says his department has always welcomed public input, and already trains on strategies like de-escalation and has an anti-racial-profiling policy.

While many retailers were allowed to reopen as part of Phase 2, businesses in large malls without their own exterior entrances were excluded.

GUILDERLAND — When stylists Erika Bates and Rebecca Riggi signed their lease for a space in Guilderland Center earlier this year, it was the culmination of a years-long desire to own their salon. But then the coronavirus was declared a pandemic.