Edna Litten, Altamont

Workers on Tuesday took down trees at 107-109 Helderberg Ave.

ALTAMONT – Pamala D. Spawn — whose most important job was being a mother, her family said — died peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving family and devoted friends. She was 54.

Stewart’s Shops proposed Altamont Boulevard project got a big boost this week after the village zoning board approved variances the company needed because building a project compliant with Altamont’s code was not possible.

Altamont’s proposed budget for next year is up about 3 percent over this year. 

Stewart’s Shops’ three variance requests for its Altamont Boulevard expansion project must pass five criteria used by the zoning board.

A proposed solar farm on Dunnsville Road in Guilderland could soon be subject to new regulations. 

The men said their pole is not even as tall as the 34 feet, 5 inches that will be the top of the Stewart’s cupola. A Stewart’s diagram shows the peak of the roof for the proposed building at 27 feet, 2 inches.


As scientists study a glacier many see as a keystone to the crumbling of glaciers in the Antarctic, teacher Sarah Slack will be on board, dispatching her observations so others can learn from the expedition. 


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