GUILDERLAND — Tasheem Maeweather, 21, was sentenced in Albany County Court Friday for his role in the firing of a gun last November in Guilderland’s Crossgates Mall. Judge Roger D. McDonough sentenced Maeweather to 3-½ to seven years for reckless endangerment, a felony.  Maeweather’s lawyer plans to appeal.

Fred Wagner’s proposal for a five-acre gravel mine has been mired in conflict so far.

In former Albany County Legislator Brian Scavo’s trial in Guilderland for harassment, the judge heard that he had repeatedly approached a young woman who was a stranger to him in Crossgates Mall, asking for her phone number, offering her chocolates and candy, and inviting her to dinner, and following her when she tried to walk away.

Matthew Manning

GUILDERLAND — A Utica man who last summer drove erratically on Interstate 90 in Guilderland was sentenced on Wednesday morning to one to three years in state prison.

Efforts to rename a road for Major General Harold Greene in his hometown of Guilderland uncovered a little-known fact — that Route 20 is already dedicated, to the memory of a disabled veterans’ organization.

GUILDERLAND — Josuelle Ortiz, an employee of the Crossgates Mall security office, was arrested on May 21 for taking a wallet from the lost-and-found drawer.

Guilderland Police were called to the security office for a report of an “internal theft,” the arrest report says.

Defeated in his bid for a seat on the school board, Sean Maguire joins the Industrial Development Agency, and retired state worker Darrell A. McKnight takes over the late David Bosworth’s seat on the Environmental Conservation Advisory Council.

GUILDERLAND — Amanda Bailly — a 2006 graduate of Guilderland High School now living in the Middle East — returned home this week for a free showing and discussion of her film, “8 Borders 8 Days,” which tracks the efforts of a single Syrian mother and her two children to travel to freedom in Europe.

A new apartment complex of 96 units proposed for Western Avenue near Guilderland’s Hannaford is one of many apartment projects recently approved or under consideration along the length of that road.

A call from a woman whose mother-in-law was scammed led Senator George Amedore, who serves on the Senate’s Consumer Protection Committee, to host sessions, aimed at the elderly, on how to avoid scams. Last Friday, 140 people attended such a session at the Guilderland Public Library.