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GUILDERLAND — Denise Deitz noticed a gap in services in the town, and, being entrepreneurial, she decided to fill it.

Deitz has an 8-year-old son with special needs, and she said that, in the past, getting his hair cut was a traumatic experience for the whole family.

VOORHEESVILLE — The school district has extended property-tax relief to flood victims, although it doesn’t expect anyone to claim the benefit.

NEW SCOTLAND — A recent decision in a suit against the town may be appealed to the state’s highest court.

GUILDERLAND — After nearly two decades of suffering with heart and breathing problems, David Morey is facing his future with optimism.

GUILDERLAND — Despite the $805 million in increased school aid proposed by the governor, Guilderland still faces a funding gap of over $3 million with a roll-over budget — keeping the same staff and programs — for next year.

VOORHEESVILLE — In a split vote Monday, the school board doubled the length of the kindergarten day.  The full-day program will start next fall.

NEW SCOTLAND — After years of dealing with scarce water and crumbling infrastructure, the residents of New Salem may soon get reliable access to municipal water.

CLARKSVILLE — The post office here has gotten a reprieve from its slated closure since the Postal Regulatory Commission decided that the postal service did not sufficiently consider the effect of closing.

GUILDERLAND — Nurses Gertrude Hutchinson and Debra Wolff hope their display at the Guilderland Public Library this month will help encourage others to pursue nursing as a career.


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