local history

Coughed Up a Small Snake

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


At the meeting of the Reading Circle last week, Mrs. Basaler met with a serious loss. Any one finding a hand bag containing documents and money of the order is requested to leave it at the post office.


One of the larger historical homes in Guilderland has been rezoned from single-family residential to business non-retail professional, to help the owners, who have been trying to sell it for years, find a buyer.

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

"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.

From Enterprise archives, 100 years ago.


Sheridan Monument to Be Dedicated Saturday, October 7th.


—The members of the Bay View club and their friends enjoyed a corn roast Saturday evening.

—Remember the dance tomorrow (Saturday) night. O’Neil’s famous banjo orchestra will play.

Historical markers are guideposts to our past, bringing attention to local history that is rarely recognized outside of school.

A woman who gave her whole hearted support to female athletics at Berne-Knox-Westerlo is to be honored posthumously at the second annual induction ceremony of the BKW High School Athletic Hall of Fame next Thursday.


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