The biggest factor in the revenue jump is the state’s commitment to make Foundation Aid to schools whole. “It looks like that three-year phase-in, at least from the governor’s perspective, is going to happen, so that’s tremendous news for our school district and school districts throughout the state,” Guilderland’s assistant superintendent for business, Neil Sanders, said on Tuesday.

The use variance request was made by John Polk and and his wife, Rebecca Stump, to allow for up to six chickens on their nearly 20-acre Bozenkill Road property. 

Albany County has just directed schools to change from a 10-day period of isolation for infected students to a five-day period, so Guilderland is following suit, said Superintendent Marie Wiles.

GUILDERLAND — Daniel Darves-Bornoz, the owner of Provence, a French restaurant which closed during the pandemic, has opened a farm-to-table restaurant in the same Stuyvesant Plaza location.

Mayor Kerry Dineen noted that the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals rarely meets, its last meeting — prior to the one on Jan. 11 — having been in September 2020; it met six times that year. The zoning board met twice in 2019. 

Kentish Bennett

GUILDERLAND — Kentish Bennett, 41, died just before Christmas.

Jason Seminary, 43, was arrested on Dec. 26 for second-degree manslaughter.

GUILDERLAND — Jason Seminary, 43, has been arrested for second-degree manslaughter, a felony, in the death of Kentish Bennett, 41, according to a release from the Guilderland Police who made the arrest on Dec. 26.

GUILDERLAND — Guilderland Police are looking for a “person of interest” — Jason Seminary, age 43 — in a suspicious death investigation.

Joriohenen flows next to Altamont Elementary School, at right.

“The new culvert’s parapet will be designed to complement the nearby historic district,” said Guilderland Supervisor Peter Barber.

It was just one of four local sales made by Chicago-based Ventas, a real-estate investment trust, to Peregrine Senior Living of Syracuse, according to paperwork filed with the Albany County Clerk’s Office. 

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