“Basically, you are now in charge of your own health,” said Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kathy Burbank, of what the legislation is trying to accomplish. “It’s supposed to make people more aware of their health and how much it costs.”
Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.
The first hearing on Thacher's inaugural master plan elicited kudos and concerns, the most troubling from a geologist who said building a visitors' center close to the edge of the escarpment is unwise.