Local beekeepers looking to spur interest in honey hobby, offer guidance
Jennifer Ford and Keith Freeman conducted their first beehive inspection Friday morning, July 18, at Farnsworth Middle School’s Organic Garden. The couple has kept beehives at their home since 2008 and started maintaining one at the garden this summer.
Landis Arboretum program will take people on a dragonfly hunt
Get an up close look at some unique insects during “Dragonflies and Damselflies,” on Saturday, July 19, at the Landis Arboretum. Anne Donnelly, dragonfly surveyor for the New York State Natural Heritage Program, will lead the afternoon "field trip."
Turner Construction Company to oversee $17M improvements project
Guilderland Central School District ended its contract with a familiar company from overseeing construction of an improvements project after expectations were reportedly not met.
Cue Theatre makes its move to a permanent space in Delmar
Unfortunate circumstances sometimes afford new opportunities. After learning Community United Methodist Church in Slingerlands was closing its doors, the operators of The Cue Theatre didn’t know what was next.
Administrators urge pay restoration after trouble attracting substitute teachers
Guilderland Board of Education members Tuesday, July 1, voted 5-4 to maintain daily rates for substitute teachers during the 2014-15 school year. District administrators recommended restoring the daily pay rates after difficulties getting substitutes.
Bethlehem passes responsibility back to district officials
In a move to help Bethlehem residents save money, the town will no longer be collecting taxes on behalf of two local school districts.
Board says no to price hike; new director to take over program in August
A proposal to increase prices for elementary and middle school lunches was rejected by members of the Bethlehem Central Board of Education.
State designation spurs funding for professional development
Altamont Elementary School’s designation as a Reward School has led to the district receiving $75,000 to enhance professional development.
District, board members mum on scenarios; school closure advised
Guilderland Central School District held a community meeting Monday, June 16, for consultant Paul Seversky to discuss findings from his building capacity study, along with some scenarios the district could pursue to reduce expenses.
Village officials finalize plan, target state funds for enhancing trail’s end
Voorheesville Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 27, approved submitting an application requesting $1.3 million of federal Transportation Alternatives Program funding for its rail trail project.
Guilderland students hold 11th annual Living Museum; program to be cut next year
The likes of Thomas Edison, Davy Crockett and Helen Keller will probably not be seen again in Guilderland High School.
District’s vehicle purchase proposition approved; library budget passed
Guilderland Central School District voters on Tuesday, May 20, approved a $92.13 million 2014-15 budget, along with a nearly $1 million proposition to purchase seven buses and a maintenance truck.
District’s vehicle purchase and capital improvement plans approved; library budget passed
Voorheesville Central School District’s proposed $22.7 million budget was comfortably approved by residents on Tuesday, May 20, along with both propositions before voters.
Board members walking “fine line,” tutors could be tapped for input
Discussions over private tutors using space at the Guilderland Public Library and what procedures or policies should be implemented continued at the library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, May 8.
Educators ask to restore 0.25 FTE, Wiles says need not yet demonstrated
Several Guilderland school district music teachers are petitioning proposed cuts to their department, which totals less than half of one full-time equivalent position next school year.
- Voorheesville MS drafts pilot policy for electronic devices
- School board approves three-year agreement with Guilderland Teachers
- BCSD informs parents about centralized bus stops for 2012-13
- BOU to hold B-ball fundraiser
- BC to hold budget forum
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- Students thank BC music teacher with song
- Recent events lead to postponement of BHS dance
- BC High principal warns of increased drug use