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Staff written stories for the week of December 29, 2011


2011 Byrd’s-Eye Review

 Albany County

Rebuilding follows Irene’s destruction


2011 in review: Guilderland
Dems take town board, budget won’t raise taxes, neighborhoods fight to retain quality of life


2011 in review: Altamont
Village welcomes visitors for concerts, fair, congressman’s meeting, and Victorian Holidays

New Scotland

2011 in review: New Scotland
Elected candidates promise to pass size-cap law, fracking debated,
school and post office close in Clarksville, three walkers struck dead by SUV

Doppelganger arrested, charged with felony forgery


2011 in review: Voorheesville
Village wrangles over ambulance squad and fire-truck options,
mourns the passing of William Hotaling, upgrades parks, and welcomes new businesses


2011 in review: Berne
Land-use plan retooled, GOP candidate elected to town board,
library gets a new home, plane crash takes pilot’s life, and Croote charged with rape

2011 in review: Knox
New districts and an anti-tax message oust two county incumbents,
Dems win Knox board seats, and impoverished mother gets a beautiful new home

2011 in review: Rensselaerville
After decades, Dems lose majority on town board,
Institue puts land up for sale, Trinity Episcopal celebrates its bicentennial

2011 in review: Westerlo
Dems sweep elections, school becomes Town Hall as Helderberg Christian works on new home,
recycling is redefined at the transfer station, and Sharpley is arrested for keeping 100 cats

Epoxy fumes contained


Dutchmen hockey wins with improbable comeback


Obituary notices for the week of December 29, 2011

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