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The state comptroller told town officials that Guilderland should always verify the golf course’s calculations of driving-range fees earned.

Peter Blackman, owner of Altamont’s fine-dining restaurant, has made the fare and prices more accessible since it bought it in June. The eatery now has a new name as well.

A new shop in Star Plaza, Urban Tailor, is run by Euni Yang, wife of the pastor of McKownville United Methodist Church. Yang previously worked for 10 years as a tailor at Men’s Wearhouse, where one repeat customer who came to her for alterations was Bernie Sanders.

It wasn’t clear Tuesday morning how many of the dozen or so cats that lived at 2973 Curry Rd. had survived the house fire.

The owners of Crossgates Mall, who are hoping to build a hotel next door, are seeking tax exemptions of $2.4 million from Guilderland’s Industrial Development Agency.

ALBANY — Bail was set at $20,000 Friday morning for Justin Hope, the Guilderland man charged with bringing to his apartment and sexually abusing a resident of Vanderheyden Hall in Rensselaer County, where he had worked.

A proposal for a nine-acre array on Route 156 that would have been Guilderland’s first solar farm was withdrawn this fall. Now the town is considering a proposal for a zoning district change to allow for construction of a solar farm about twice the size.

A building plan for a medical office at Western Avenue and Hague Drive that was approved years ago was never built, and now a new proposal for the same site — this time, a mixed-use building with both apartments and office or retail space — is back before the planning board.

Surprising facts about the new Guilderland town historian, Ann Wemple-Person, include that she knows how to wrangle chickens and drive a tractor.

The Bulldogs of Berne-Knox-Westerlo and the Dutchmen of Guilderland smile, tumble, and fly high during the Section 2 winter cheer championships last Saturday at Colonie High School in efforts to head to Syracuse for the state competition. 

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