VOORHEESVILLE — Three brothers from a small school have all been chosen by the nation’s top military academy — West Point.

Their care for each other belies the reputation of an armored soldier.

Ben Denn, a senior at Voorheesville, just became the third Denn brother — Will and Dan are the others — to chose West Point to start his career. This raises the question of whether or not military service runs in the blood of a family.

Opinion

The monarch massacre — the billion butterflies that made the epic flight from the eastern United States to Mexico each fall has fallen to only about 33 million — should served to warn us like the proverbial canary in the coal mine.

Guilderland

Within 24 hours after the announcement, several prominent Democrats said they were interested in running for town supervisor.

New Scotland

Margaret Craven Snowden called conservation easements along the Helderberg escarpments “a miracle,” allowing her to fulfill her decade-long dream of preserving her land. 

Sports

Baseball's relaxed pace of play may be adding to its uniqueness in such a fast-paced world.

Hilltowns

President Joan Adriance gave the board its needed majority, voting through video conference.

Regional

Highway superintendents are largely pleased with extra state funds to fix winter damage; the Guilderland superintendent called the unlooked-for funds "awesome."