Jonathan Cobb is expected to be sentenced on Oct. 18 in Albany County Court to spending weekends in jail for a year and spending five years on probation with sex-offender conditions.

Christopher Beckmann is saving a piece of local agrarian history by making a Civil-War era barn into his home.

GUILDERLAND CENTER — Helderberg Reformed Church, which has had five buildings and two locations, is celebrating the 250th anniversary of its founding. Longtime members recall when the church was the heart of Guilderland Center.

A 2-megawatt solar array proposed for Becker Road in western Guilderland would reduce the electricity bills of the Guilderland School District, the sole beneficiary — indirectly — of the array’s power output.

A developer wants to build a three-story apartment building for residents aged 55 and older at Mill Hill Court and Route 155, as the final phase of a Planned Unit Development. If approved, this 92-unit apartment building would be built instead of a planned 160-bed nursing home.

GUILDERLAND — Town planner Jan Weston, who had been on the job since 1988, retired at year’s end 2016, and the town has no immediate plan to replace her.

GUILDERLAND — The Republican challengers for town board did solidly in the Conservative and Independence party primaries in Guilderland Tuesday, but were bested by the Democratic incumbents.

“I’m proud that you guys are representing New York,” says Kevin Wisely, deputy commissioner of New York State Homeland Security and Emergency Services on Thursday evening inside the State Fire’s warehouse at the Northeastern Industrial Park in Guilderland before the group of 35 members, which include New York Task Force 2, an urban search and rescue team, travels to Florida.

The case of a pair of friends, students charged with making bomb threats at Guilderland High School, highlights two problems — how police treat people with disabilities and how 16-year-olds in New York are currently treated as adults under the law while 15-year-olds aren’t. New legislation will soon raise the age to 18.

Patricia Dudley, who police say tried to hurt her husband by crashing her car when he was her passenger, appeared in Guilderland Town Court Thursday and was ordered by Judge John Bailey to undergo a full exam to test her competency to stand trial.

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