GUILDERLAND — After long-time Supervisor Kenneth Runion announced last month that he would not be seeking re-election in the fall, notable town Democrats scrambled for the party’s nod.

Current town board members Al Maikels and Brian Forte, zoning board of appeals Chairman Peter Barber, and former executive director of the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce and Community Caregivers Kathy Burbank all interviewed for the spot.


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Meghan Cahill's platform for the competition — empowering women through self-defense — was sparked by a scary, late-night encounter at college.

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Camp and family will memorialize the former director, who had "an evangelistic heart."


Guilderland needed a clutch hit, but it didn't come.


A zoning review committee that  submitted its report last month put the town's new comprehensive plan to use in a major way for the first time.


Albany County Legislator Herbert W. Reilly Jr. will face Bethlehem Town Councilman William Reinhardt as members of the Democratic Party caucus this week.