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GUILDERLAND — A Guilderland property owner says he will soon be forced to sell the Western Turnpike land he had rented to Victoria Acres Equine Facility for six years, so that he can concentrate on getting medical treatment.

Ed Czuchrey

A stark reminder of a dark moment in the nation’s past was on display this week at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland.

Darlene Stanton has been installed as the latest president of the Department of New York Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

GUILDERLAND — Banners of Hometown Heroes will be unfurled in Guilderland’s Tawasentha Park and at its public library on April 28 while, at the same time, the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be on display in the park.

A newly appointed alternate to the Knox Zoning Board signals a third change to the town’s planning and zoning boards, following several new appointments and the enactment of an attendance law.

Mental illness is not a moral failing. The brain, like any other part of the body, can suffer and need healing. We will be a better society if we provide well for people suffering from mental illness.

An Iraq War veteran was charged with a felony; his family says having him arrested was the only option to start treatment for his mental illness.

Thomas Joseph Smith Jr.

On Veterans Day, Thomas Joseph Smith Jr. will sign his book, “Marine #419322,” from 2 to 2:30 p.m. at The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza.

The outsized role played by New York during World War I is told in a new book from Aaron Noble, a senior historian and curator at the New York State Museum.

George Pratt, Altamont

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