ALBANY COUNTY — It’s the “short memories of American voters” that keep   “our politicians in office,” Will Rogers, the early 20th-Century entertainer and newspaper columnist, wrote in his April 1930 “Will Rogers Sa

Judy Slack

GUILDERLAND — “I love working with kids,” says Judy Slack who has served on the Guilderland School board for 12 years and is now seeking a fifth term.

Rebecca Butterfield

GUILDERLAND — Rebecca Butterfiled is a child-health advocate who believes her expertise is especially valuable to the Guilderland School Board now as it faces educating children in the midst of a pandemic.

Angelo Santabarbara

Angelo Santabarbara, a Democrat who has represented the 111th Assembly District since its creation, is being challenged by a Republican Schenectady County legislator, Brian McGarry, who said he is looking to win the rural portions of a district that runs from Montgomery County, to Schenectady County, and to the Hilltowns.

Randy Bashwinger, Berne’s highway superintendent, is challenging incumbent Lillian Sisson-Chrysler, a nurse, for a seat on the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board.

Chris Tague

Chris Tague, the Republican town supervisor of Schoharie, has won the 102nd New York State Assembly seat by fewer than 300 votes.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo capital project was approved by a wide margin. The $20 million project will fund infrastructure, security, design, and technology improvements for the district’s two buildings, primarily for the elementary school.

At its May 23 meeting, several Guilderland school board members did raise questions about whether incidents from Horan’s campaign violated regulations.

School officials are calling foul on campaign tactics for the district’s newest elected board member, Timothy Horan — but the results of the vote will likely still stand, according to the district’s attorney, Jeffrey Honeywell.

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland Public Library’s board of trustees has approved an operating budget for 2017-18 of $4,038,583, based on a tax levy of $3,689,217.


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