“I never intended to be a career politician,” Republican Senator George Amedore told The Enterprise this week after announcing on Friday that he won’t run for re-election in 2020.

Amedore, who is 50, served in the State Assembly for six years, until 2012, and has represented District 46 in the State Senate since 2014.

Pickleball courts, a pool, and a clubhouse are among the amenities proposed for a new residential development on Carman Road in Guilderland.

On Monday morning, after the season’s first major storm dumped a foot and a half of snow in Altamont, Rhonda Flansburg cleared a path to her Re-Nue Spa on Maple Avenue. The snow banks were nearly half as tall as the 5 foot, 1 inch red-haired dynamo. Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency for seven counties, including Albany, deploying 300 members of the National Guard to help with snow removal.

A traffic analysis says a drive-in bank would generate fewer trips than the current conditions. 

Srikar Ganapathiraju says the medical internship he did while a senior at Guilderland High School has opened many doors for him as a pre-med student at Boston University. 

Neil Gifford of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission said that Pyramid has already suggested adding about 8 acres of land north of the butterfly preserve as part of its mitigation for the proposed apartments on Rapp Road. 

The company cannot “double dip,” he said, and claim that that proposed additional eight acres of butterfly habitat would also mitigate a higher theater. But what Pyramid could do, he said, is put in more money to support management efforts. 

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Aneesa Waheed, originally from India, met her Pakistani husband in Morocco. They offer the Morrocan food they enjoy at home in their restaurants; the third will open in Guilderland soon.

Spruce Plaza would house a restaurant, a law firm, a dentist’s office, and a nail salon. 

GUILDERLAND — Fifteen-year-old Gabriella Cusato, described by her family in a tribute as a “true spark of joy that blessed the lives of many,” died early Saturday morning, Nov 23, 2019. She was a sophomore at Guilderland High School. 

After a video was shared widely online of a woman taking packages from a Guilderland home, the packages were returned.