ALTAMONT — Old-fashioned police work, combined with newer technologies and media —including social media — led police to the second suspect in an attempted Jan. 8 burglary at the Altamont laundry theft. Jason Murray-Craig, 24, of Berne, turned himself in on Feb. 16.

Opinion

New York's educational system is ostensibly one of home rule; forcing all schools into the same mold is not the best way to help students. Programs should be tailored by each district to fit its needs.

Guilderland

A middle-aged, middle-class mason says painkillers from work-related injuries led him to heroin and that his first-ever arrest has caused him to turn his life around.

New Scotland

As Roger Spencer's grave was being dug, a far-off cousin called the funeral home to have Spencer buried near his mother in Schenectady under a stone bearing his name and birth date.

Sports

Guilderland gets another chance at a Class AA championship after surviving another wild semifinal.

Hilltowns

A medical examination performed after the 5-year-old was found dead and his sisters were taken into foster care showed the girls had bruising on their bodies, Judge Gerard Maney said in family court Tuesday.

Regional

Farmers gathered in Syracuse last week to sell, to visit, and to celebrate New York's agricultural community at the state's annual farm show.