ALTAMONT — Altamont firefighters raised about $5,500 at Friday’s open house, which they plan to give to three families whose homes were damaged or destroyed by recent fires.

"American Stoneware: Objects Both Utilitarian and Beautiful" will be Robert Halley's presentation for the Guilderland Historical Society's program at its Thursday, Oct. 20, meeting.

Developer Gregory Wolanin will need to find a new place to store the World War II vehicles he collects and exhibits, the Guilderland zoning board decided Oct. 5.

The Guilderland Senior Services is offering the following activities the week of Oct. 10. Call the senior office at 356-1980, ext. 1048 with any questions or for information.

On Tuesday evening, a fire broke out at 3935 Western Turnpike in Altamont. A signal 30 was declared and crews battled the fire for quite some time.

The discovery that one Guilderland farmer has paid taxes for years on land that he did not actually own, at the edge of his property, has prompted the town and the county to redraw the tax map and look at a refund.

A man who came to Altamont as a fair worker, police say, was a fugitive from justice and will be flown back to Florida once his felony heroin arrest here is settled.

The new owner of the Old Stone Inn — built in 1773 — doesn’t want a nine-acre solar farm in his front yard. But Guilderland okayed these farms for rural areas as well as industrial areas just a few months ago.

The Guilderland Town Historian first learned that a man had already painted 22 markers when she saw a photo of him posing before a half-painted sign in The Enterprise.

“It was barely a bump,” said Marie Wiles, Superintendent of Guilderland schools, of a slight collision in stop-and-go traffic Tuesday morning.


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