Erin Musto of Rotterdam, founder of Maddie’s Mark, was honored by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara last week as one of Schenectady’s Women of Distinction.

Anita Murphy, the upcoming district superintendent for the Capital Region Board of Cooperative Educational Services, said that her arrival comes at important time for the program, where schools with restricted budgets may seek shared services and interest in vocational training continues to grow.

Towns and even school districts are vying for reimbursement for recent storm damage from the federal government.

Two local residents are among the 192 new members of the State Police: Trooper Joseph Turoski of Voorheesville, and Trooper Megan Lohman of Delmar.

Both were honored at the 205th session graduation ceremony from the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy was held on Wednesday, May 10.

Kristin Smith-Hoin

In Guilderland, people shared stories of opioid addiction and recovery in a high school forum last Wednesday  shortly after Albany County announced a task force to prevent and treat opioid abuse in the community.

Bragle house, Slingerlands Historic District

While town officials say there are guidelines in place to protect the district, members of a grassroots group want a change in the law to protect the area.

Mathew Manning

GUILDERLAND — Mathew Manning, 55, of Utica pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of alcohol and drugs, a felony, before the Judge Peter Lynch in Albany County Court Wednesday morning.

Countryside Tree Care and OSHA have been unable to come to an agreement through informal conferences, and the case is now set to go for trial in October.