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Police Chief Todd Pucci said a plea deal offering Kevin R. Willsey six months in jail for three felonies is fair since Willsey, an Altamont mechanic, had no prior arrests. Pucci said Willsey was a chop-shop  "customer."

The Music Mobile will stop in seven Albany County sites this summer, including the Altamont Free Library on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 3:30 p.m.

Guilderland joined the rest of the state in receiving disappointing state test scores. School leaders say the tests don't reflect the Common Core Standards and students weren't taught the new material.

A next-generation artist, Kris Hauser, has honored one of the founding mothers of the Heldeberg Workshop, Jean Johnson, with a sculpture of her iconic emblem, now rooted on the land.

After two years of sometimes difficult negotiations, the Guilderland Employees' Association and the school district cleared the hurdle of an impasse to agree on a four-year contract.

Councilman Nicholas Viscio suggested the board schedule a hearing on the district because he had news from the postal service, which left town nine months ago.

Battles leave scars that sometimes aren't seen. The American Legion Riders are hosting a poker run to raise funds for the Wounded Warriors Project, which helps veterans with both mental and physical ailments.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The people wanted to sit inside, and, with a show of hands, so they did.

Once said to have been given a cold-shoulder, Dianne Sefcik is now embraced for her input on the long-awaited document.

After waiting 15 years to expand its firehouse, the Guilderland Fire Department hopes voters will support the upgrade.

Howard Brent did not agree with the Guilderland Police Department’s approach to enforcing the proper use of the turning lane, calling the stationing of four police cars at the intersection “Gestapo-like” and saying the department must have issued “hundreds of tickets.”

On July 19, 2013, Brennan pleaded guilty to two felonies — first-degree reckless endangerment and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle.

Sloan said, as Catholic schools in general are facing an exodus of students, one of her biggest goals as the new principal is to increase enrollment, and she already has a committee in place to move her enrollment plan forward.

The tiny village at the foot of the Helderbergs will see athletes running, constitutionalists protesting, firefighters marching, and motorcyclists riding — all in one day.

Firefighters will return to the village to share and celebrate. The public is encouraged to join in the festivities.