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VOORHEESVILLE — Timothy Blow is finishing his fifth year on the school board, and has decided to run for re-election this year.

GUILDERLAND — The four-way race for three Guilderland School Board seats features incumbent Emilio Genzano, three-term member Catherine Barber who retired a year ago, and newcomers Jennifer Charron and Christine Hayes.

VOORHEESVILLE — Incumbent Timothy Blow will be challenged by two newcomers — Diana Straut and Jason Windsor — in a three-way race for two seats on the Voorheesville School Board.

Lisa Henkel, who served one term, is not seeking re-election.

NEW SCOTLAND –– The town board is considering appointing a new highway superintendent after Darrell Duncan accepted a job as head of Public Works in early March.

Darrell Duncan served the New Scotland Town Highway Department for the last 18 years.

GUILDERLAND — Amber Tomaso, a teenager managing to care for her baby while going to school and living in a group home, will be recognized on May 16 by the Rotary of Albany Youth Recognition Program.

GUILDERLAND — Catherine Barber served three terms on the school board — in each election garnering the most votes — before retiring last year when she was the board’s vice president.

After a year as an outsider looking in, she’s decided it’s time to run for a fourth three-year term.

VOORHEESVILLE –– A Voorheesville Elementary School teacher arrested in December for biting one of his fifth-grade students is having his case dismissed after the alleged victims’ parents told officials they wanted the charges dropped, reported his attorney, James Knox.

GUILDERLAND — Jennifer Charron, who has two children in Guilderland schools, would like to use her business acumen to reduce the budget without cutting teachers, she said.

GUILDERLAND — Emilio Genzano, who has been on the Guilderland School Board for three years, says he wants to use what he’s learned to help the schools weather the economic storm.

VOORHEESVILLE Village residents will see a 3-cent tax increase, if the village board adopts its proposed $1.99 million budget next week.

The tax rate will be $1.18 per $1,000 of assessed value, up from $1.15 per $1,000 this year.


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