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Outdoor fire quelled near Farnsworth Middle School [photo gallery] 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
Bethlehem parents protest Lab School cuts 4 days, 12 hours ago
New Scotland reviewing solar panel options 4 days, 22 hours ago
Taking a flight to remember 5 days, 20 hours ago
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- [STORIFY] Cuomo's 2014 State of the State
- Thacher Park Final Master Plan
- New Scotland 2014 Adopted Budget
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- Youth leads the way at the 2014 Delmar Dash
- Photo gallery: Delmar Dash 2014
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Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: Smaller legislature makes good sense
- LETTER: Disabled deserve more respect
- LETTER: Equity lacking in reassessment
- LETTER: Letter-writer’s claims are totally off base
- LETTER: Property tax increase too much to bear
- Police: New Scotland woman stole from step-grandmother
- Drugs and gun found during traffic stop
- Man guilty of heroin use prior to driving
- Police: Housekeeper stole jewelry from two clients
- Delmar man faces child porn charges
- Lafarge breaks ground on plant modernization
- Upgrading tradition
- Survey: Health care costs loom over businesses
- Dolin: Target realistic commercial development
- Western Avenue apartment complex plan resurfaces
Village Board finalizes $2.05M budget, 4.5 percent tax levy hike
No residents on Monday, April 7, spoke during a low-key public hearing on Voorheesville proposed budget. Local officials, while not advertising the move, are looking to exceed the tax cap.
Cause of blaze remains under investigation, limited damage to area
More than two-dozen first responders were at the scene of a small fire near the edge of the Farnsworth Middle School’s baseball field. The fire started around 5 p.m. Monday, April 21, and was extinguished approximately a half-hour later.
Concerns are raised about reduction in staffing for program
As the Bethlehem Central Board of Education continued budget discussions last week, a group of parents came out to protest potential cuts to classes at the high school.
Company estimates photovoltaic system would be $93.6K savings over 20 years
Sunny days could be ahead for New Scotland if energy savings from a photovoltaic system are as much as an area company forecasts. The system would also provide more reliable energy costs.
Local towns to see additional ‘extreme weather assistance’
A harsh winter left many areas throughout Albany County with heavily damaged roads, prompting the state to funnel additional money to local municipalities to tackle surface and pothole repairs.
Patriot Flight departs next month for a visit to the national WWII memorial in honor of D-Day anniversary
Dozens of World War II veterans are set to take a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the WWII memorial on the 70th anniversary of D-Day next month.
Young and old are often surprised at what they learn at Troy’s Discovery Hall’s ‘Jewels of the Sea’ exhibit
Tucked between two walls on Second Street in Troy exists a little taste of nature. It is here where collector and curator, Ron Glasser keeps his collection of more than 1,000 seashells from all over the world.
‘The Voice’ contestant visits her old stomping grounds with stops at Bethlehem schools
Not everyone can be sure they will receive a warm reception when returning to their hometown. Danielle Mozeleski can be counted as one of the lucky ones.
Weeklong campaign will also focus on aggressive and distracted driving
State Police will hold a “Speed Week” campaign from Thursday, April 17, through the following Thursday, which focuses on increased enforcement of speeding and aggressive driving violations. The campaign seeks to reduce speed-related crashes and improve traffic safety.
Spending plan within tax cap, largely unchanged from superintendent’s initial proposal
The Guilderland Board of Education on Tuesday, April 8, unanimously adopted a 2014-15 budget totaling slightly more than $92.13 million, which increases spending around $1.1 million, or 1.22 percent. The budget holds a property tax levy increase of 1.94 percent.
Ravena facility renovation will replace kilns and cut emissions, retain jobs
Federal, state, and local officials and business leaders gathered on Friday, April 11, for Lafarge North America’s groundbreaking ceremony at its Ravena plant. The project will replace the more than 50-year-old equipment with “state-of-the-art” technology.
Annual Canstruction event moves up the national rankings
Engineers, architects and students from around the Capital District got together in a competition to construct displays out of canned goods to raise food and money for local food pantries.
Village board adopts 2014-15 totaling $2.14M, taps reserves
The Altamont Board of Trustees adopted a $2.14 million 2014-15 budget at the beginning of the month, which increases spending almost 1.65 percent or around $34,650. More general fund reserves are tapped to help ease the tax burden.
Residents employing housekeeper urged to report any missing jewelry
Last summer, an elderly woman reported jewelry was stolen from her basement. The case remained cold until police discovered a family member allegedly pawned the jewelry this month.