“We so depend on everybody doing their part,” said Superintendent Marie Wiles. This means, she said, continuing with wellness checks, maintaining social distancing, wearing masks, and frequently washing hands.

GUILDERLAND — A pedestrian was struck in the Crossgates Mall parking lot on Monday afternoon as a man suspected of larceny was driving away, police say.

“The pedestrian was trying to assist our officers in stopping the vehicle before it sped away,” Guilderland Police Chief Daniel McNally told The Enterprise.

Guilderland library trustees voted unanimously to reopen the library — as coronavirus restrictions allow — while construction is underway for an $8 million upgrade. The director will present a reopening plan at the board’s next meeting, on Sept. 17.

GUILDERLAND — At about midnight on Friday, Sept. 4, two dirt bikes collided, causing serious injuries to both 21-year-old drivers.

On Sunday afternoon, Guilderland Police reported that one of the drivers died: Jonwilliam “Jon” P. Foreman of Loudonville.

Chris VanPatten, whose family owned a Guilderland farmhouse for nearly a century, before selling it five years ago, was sad to see it burn on Friday.

The Altamont Board of Trustees voted this week to solicit bids for the demolition of the Doctor Frederick Crounse House.

The amendment to the agreement is for a period not to exceed three years, with quarterly reviews. 

activists who had assembled

Guilderland Planning Board members avoided walking through the front door of town hall to avoid activists who had assembled there on Wednesday to protest the board’s vote to approve Pyramid’s Rapp Road and Western Avenue projects.

“The whole key to this is to get community involvement so that we foster that trust and fairness that I think we’re losing right now nationwide. It just opens up that dialogue so we’re all kind of on the same page, solving our problems together,” said Guilderland Police Chief Daniel McNally of the newly formed committee that will carry out the governor’s order to reform and reinvent the town’s police department.

GUILDERLAND — On Wednesday, Guilderland Police Department arrested a 15-year-old juvenile male in connection with the Crossgates Mall shooting on July 22.

His name is not being released because of his age.

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