A set of shared services and consolidation plans have not realized the savings that were projected, leaving Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board members hoping for additional savings and revenue for next year's budget.

Opinion

Roger had no family and yet he was cared for because he was caring. He said he did not want to die alone, in the dark. The nurse who was with him said, "We all love you." That, to us, is the sign of a life well lived.

Guilderland

Miss Siggy, a social service dog, has helped social worker Catherine Ricchetti in the Guilderland schools for over a decade; soon she'll be joined by five puppies

New Scotland

Marion Parmenter remembers the Voorheesville library from when she was a child; she worked there as a teenager in the 1950s; and now she enjoys sewing there with the Nimblefingers.

Sports

Rachel Blow played the hero for Voorheesville as the Blackbirds snuck past Johnstown and into the quarterfinals. 

Hilltowns

Marcia Pangburn's lawyer thinks she should have a jury of her own peers, in Berne, where she was arrested but both town judges believe there's an appearance of bias; a county judge will decide.

Regional

After the jail suicide of her son, Adam, Maryanne Rappaport says she will be guided by the counsel of her other children on whether to sue; the goal, she said, would be have the county jail make changes.