For more than two decades, Alice Begley has been informing Guilderland residents about their history. At the end of this week, she’ll be stepping down as Guilderland’s town historian. 

A town park will be created in New Scotland at the site of the Hilton Barn. The land was given to the the town by the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy after it was donated by private landowners to the group.


The first grand ball given by the three bachelor girls of Clarksville will be given in Joslin’s hall Dec. 29. Good music will be in attendance. Refreshments will be served. All are invited.


Nary a trace remains of the long, slim, silver tracks that once carried the olive-drab, wicker three-seated trolley cars through our neighboring city of Albany to the town line of Mckownv

Vicious Elephant Hanged for Killing Man.


St. Paul’s Lutheran receives historic designation.

Joshua House, as it is now called, sits high above Leesome Lane on the Helderberg escarpment, at the end of a long driveway, dramatically revealing itself to visitors at the summit. 

John Meineker has pressed his memories of an Altamont boyhood — both humorous and poignant — into a book written for his grandchildren that he wants to share with the world.

Springsteen Road is renamed for Emma Dickson, the woman who helped create the historical legacy of the Rapp Road community. 


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