Grant M. Sacca

GUILDERLAND — A young man from Loudonville led police on a car chase as he tried to flee and then parked his car and fled on foot, police say.

Grant M. Sacca, 19, of 17 Hawthorne Court, was arrested by Guilderland Police on Sunday, May 21.

GUILDERLAND — Mariah M. Surgick, 18, of Schenectady, was killed in the early morning hours of May 13 when she attempted to cross the Thruway on foot and was struck by a tractor-trailer, according to the New York State Police.

Timothy Horan, election night

GUILDERLAND — Timothy Horan, a 30-year career teacher set to retire at the end of the school year, won over 25 percent of the vote, making him the clear frontrunner in a five-way race for three school board seats.

“Real good night,” said Horan after the tally was announced Tuesday night.

ALBANY — Former childcare provider James Hockenbury of Guilderland Center pleaded guilty in Albany County Court on Monday to engaging in oral sexual conduct with a then-3-year-old child he was babysitting.

The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce is looking for a president, with the departure of Cheryl Lasher at the end of April after just one year.

GUILDERLAND — Neighbors say that the stream that runs parallel to Western Avenue and behind their homes on Concord Hill Drive and Halfmoon Drive is now as much as 25 feet closer to their homes, threatening to swallow their outbuildings. The water is directed through culverts toward Route 146 and the Normanskill.

Daniel McCoy, Albany County executive, spoke in Altamont this month, as part of an annual county-wide tour, to highlight new services and programs

A week before the Guilderland school board election, one candidate faces a lawsuit.

Frederick Wagner wants to begin mining on a 5-acre portion of the land he owns in Guilderland, at Stitt Road and Route 158. He would also continue to operate the excavating and landscape contracting facility he owns, off Maeotsa Lane.

A Farnsworth Middle School student is hosting a fun run to raise money for a Bethlehem family who is facing cancer.  The run is scheduled for June 2 starting at the Slingerlands firehouse.

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