Timothy Horan

GUILDERLAND — A lawsuit brought last May in federal court against Timothy Horan — a retired teacher turned school board member — and the Guilderland School District has been settled with a payment of $117,500, court documents show.

Jared Jeffrey

The two former University at Albany students got six years’ probation each, on misdemeanor charges. They also will need to register as sex offenders, and they were dismissed from the university.

BERNE — Taylor Repscher, 20, accused last summer of stealing from the town highway garage where he worked, was sentenced Tuesday night in Berne Town Court.


ALBANY COUNTY — “He’s a sweet kid,” said Tasheem Maeweather’s lawyer.

Their landlord says he has “thrown out” the spa business, A&B Western Spa, that did not have all of the proper licensing, as well as two women from China who worked and lived there.

Frederick Basile was recently sentenced to a year in jail for a series of charges of public lewdness, for exposing himself in public. He was also designated a Level 3 — the highest level — sex offender.

NEW SCOTLAND — A man of principle and passion, Peter Henner worked for causes he believed in with the same logic and commitment he used when playing chess. He tackled his legal work as he tackled mountains on climbs with his wife — with a sense of adventure.

The former Albany County Public Defender is moving on to direct a regional state office whose mission is  to strengthen legal protection for  non-citizen defendants.

Town Justice Margaret Adkins has served New Scotland for over 12 years. But now, with the pressures of being an educator increasing, she has announced her resignation in November. Looking back, Adkins says she can take much away from those on both sides of the bench.

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