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.

Parents of Altamont Elementary kindergartners asked the school board on Tuesday to create another classroom this year, to relieve overcrowding.

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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The two former University at Albany students got six years’ probation each, on misdemeanor charges. They also will need to register as sex offenders, and they were dismissed from the university.

There were no injuries in a house fire Thursday afternoon that destroyed the kitchen at 1154 Meadowdale Road in Guilderland Center.

Steve Oliver, president of the Helderberg Chapter of the American Legion Riders Post 977, on Saturday became one of just 120 people in the country to ever receive the national organization’s highest tribute, the American Legion Rider of Honor award.

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