Guilderland town hall
Property owners in town have filed 32 lawsuits against Guilderland, seeking to have a collective $378 million cut from the current assessed values of their properties. 

Alicia Rizzo

Alicia Rizzo, principal of Lynnwood Elementary School, knows how hard it can be for parents to decide whether to send their children back to school this fall, or to choose remote-only learning, perhaps because they have vulnerable relatives at home.

Crossgates Mall sign

Crossgates is dealing with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, suing retailers for not paying rent.  

Another Guilderland project is nearly through the approval process.  

The Guilderland School board set tax rates and approved putting about $1.2 million into reserves.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Fire District is being awarded $159,587.62 for emergency-response equipment, personal protective equipment, and training.

The federal judge that dismissed a suit from Guilderland residents concluded that, at worst, the town allowed Pyramid to clear-cut part of its property and, she wrote, “While this certainly could be seen as vexatious given that the property was undergoing a SEQRA review, it is not the sort of conduct that shocks the conscience or is ‘truly brutal and offensive to human dignity.’”

GUILDERLAND — On Sunday morning, when a car jumped lanes on Route 20 and hit a trailer, the trailer’s axle came loose, injuring a bystander, according to a release from the Guilderland Police.

GUILDERLAND — The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect alternating lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers on Carman Road (Route 146) between Western Avenue (Route 20) and Coons Road and Fuller Station Road from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., beginning Thursday, Aug. 13, for a repaving project.

Christmas Land in Guilderland wants to expand its hours for the upcoming holiday season, but the business is being criticized for its noncompliance.