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KNOX Rumors that the Father Peter Young Housing, Industries, and Treatment center in Knox has been sold are untrue, according to center officials.

GUILDERLAND — History is being made at Guilderland.

This year, more Guilderland entrants in the state level competition for History Day will proceed to the national level than ever before.

and they shape us

I carry with me, in a backpack that serves as my purse, a tiny inch-high replica of a thatch-roofed African hut. It is a favor from a wedding, which I was honored to attend several years ago.

GUILDERLAND — Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was a 19th-Century glass manufacturer, mineralogist, and ethnologist. His ancestry and accomplishments were chronicled in the 1930s by the late Guilderland historian Arthur B. Gregg, in his Altamont Enterprise columns

HOME AND GARDEN — When I was a child, it never occurred to me that other people didn’t grow their own vegetables.

Frozen and canned produce were completely foreign concepts to me. I didn’t even know they existed.

VOORHEESVILLE Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy met with village and town residents at Village Hall here Tuesday to give his overview of the county budget and a brief version of his State of the County address, but local supporters of the proposed rail trail derailed his visit.

NEW SCOTLAND –– To gauge public feedback, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is holding an open house this weekend at the Thompson’s Lake Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center.

GUILDERLAND — A Guilderland man pleaded guilty to driving drunk with minors in the car, and, on Tuesday, he was sentenced to one to three years in state prison.

ALBANY ––A Guilderland man appearing in Albany County Court Monday paid $1,500 to have his business associate kidnapped for $400,000 ransom in order to settle a financial dispute between the two, reported Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

NEW SCOTLAND –– It’s the morning after some past Voorheesville Memorial Day parade and celebration. It’s just after 6 a.m. and, despite being up late the night before, Bill Hotaling, along with the mayor and trustees, is picking up garbage along Main Street.


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