Within weeks after the discovery of lead-contaminated water in its elementary school, the Voorheesville school district has done further tests as well as held a community forum on Monday night to educate parents about what the discovery means.

Ticks can carry diseases besides Lyme, fatal diseases that few of us know about. 

Phil Livingston, 73, of Guilderland, rarely exercised until a couple of years ago. That all changed when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

This is the second of a series on why people volunteer with Community Caregivers. What led them to pick up the phone and call Community Caregivers to make an appointment for an orientation?

Linda Fahd, membership associate, Guilderland Chamber of Commerce

Erika Gauthier, president, The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce

Joseph J. Merli, Duanesburg

Scores of contestants woke up early to face the bracing February air on Thompson's Lake on Feb. 1. The ice-fishing contest was less about competition or comfort than it was for the camaraderie and relaxation of sitting on an otherwise barren sheet of ice.

As the board and parents pushed back on limiting the schedule of in-school nurses, Interim Superintendent Lonnie Palmer deferred, but he said he's still committed to supporting preschoolers.


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